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Elsenheimer, Kevin A. (R)State Representative District 105
Representative Kevin Elsenheimer was elected in November 2004 to his first term in the Michigan House to represent residents of Antrim, Charlevoix, Otsego and most of Cheboygan counties. In late 2006, Elsenheimber was elected as Assistant Minority Leader for the 94th Legislature by his GOP colleagues. Elsenheimer served as Antrim County Republican Party chair for many years and is still an active member of the local party. He also served on the Bellaire Public Schools Board of Education for a term-and-a-half, from 1998 to 2004. He was re-elected to the seat in 2002, but stepped down to run for the state Legislature.
Elsenheimer served as assistant prosecuting attorney for Antrim County, where he handled a variety of criminal and civil cases. He then formed his own law firm with two former Antrim County prosecuting attorneys, Young, Graham, & Elsenheimer, PC. The company currently employs six attorneys and an office staff of three to focus on the representation of municipal government units throughout Michigan. He is a member of the State Bar of Michigan.
Rep. Elsenheimer graduated from Traverse City Central High School and then attended Northwestern Michigan College, where he received an Associate of Arts degree. He then earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Michigan State University in 1987 studying Psychology, History and Philosophy. Elsenheimer continued his education at Wayne State University Law School where he obtained his law degree. While in law school, Kevin served as a Student Attorney for Legal Services of Northern Michigan and Lakeshore Legal Services. He was also a founding member of the Wayne State University Environmental Law Society.
Rep. Elsenheimer, born Aug. 21, 1965, was raised in Northern Michigan. He and his wife Ann live in Bellaire with their three children -- Emma, Noah and Jacob. He and his family attend St. Lukeís Catholic Church in Bellaire.
Rep. Elsenheimer is a member of the NRA and MCRGO, he is an avid sportsman and enjoys outdoor recreational activities and time spent with his family.
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