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James Higgs
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Candidate for
Michigan House of Representatives, District 102
Elections and appointments
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Bachelor'sGreat Lakes Christian College
J.D.Thomas M. Cooley Law School
Campaign website
James Higgs is a 2014 Republican candidate for District 102 of the Michigan House of Representatives.[1]


Although born in Mason, Michigan, Higgs grew up in Puerto Rico. After returning to the United States at age 14, he graduated from high school in Atlanta, Georgia. He went on to earn his bachelor's degree in Ministry from Great Lakes Christian College. He then earned his J.D., magna cum laude, from Cooley Law School.[2]

Professionally, Higgs practices estate planning, long term care planning, real estate transaction, probate and business organization and formation.[2]


Campaign issues


Higgs submitted the following statement to Ballotpedia:[3]

I am a fiscal and social conservative, and I believe in bringing common sense budgeting principals to the State budgeting process.[4]



See also: Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Michigan House of Representatives will consist of a primary election on August 5, 2014, and a general election on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was April 22, 2014. John Ruggles is unopposed in the Democratic primary. Incumbent Phil Potvin is challenged by James Higgs in the Republican primary.[1]


Higgs and his wife, Becky, live in Barryton, Michigan. They have three children.Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; invalid names, e.g. too many

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Michigan Secretary of State, "2014 Official Michigan Primary Candidate Listing," accessed May 27, 2014
  2. 2.0 2.1 James Higgs: House of Representatives, "About," accessed June 3, 2014
  3. Information submitted through Ballotpedia's biographical submission form on June 2, 2014
  4. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.