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Rep. Mike Bishop, R-Mich.

Member of the House (2nd term)

Republican



Biography

District: Michigan - 8th District
Political Highlights: Republican nominee for U. of Michigan Board of Regents, 1996; Mich. House, 1999-2003; Mich. Senate, 2003-11; Republican nomination for Mich. attorney general, 2010; Republican nominee for Oakland County prosecutor, 2012
Born: March 18, 1967; Almont, Mich.
Residence: Rochester
Religion: Congregationalist
Family: Wife, Cristina Bishop; three children
Education: Michigan State U., attended 1985-86; U. of Michigan, B.A. 1989; Detroit College of Law, J.D. 1993
Elected: 2014
Committee Assignments: Ways & Means (Human Resources; Oversight)
Social Media:

Roll Call Vitals

District Rating: Favored Republican
House Seniority: 205th ranked House Republican
Twitter: 7,613 followers
State Clout: Michigan is 7th on Roll Call's Clout Index, which measures influence in Congress by state


Election History

2014 Election Results

Candidate

Mike Bishop (R)
Eric Schertzing (D)
James Weeks (LIBERT)
Jim Casha (GREEN)
Jeremy Burgess (NL)

Votes

132,739
102,269
4,557
1,880
1,680

%

54.6%
42.1%
1.9%
0.8%
0.7%