Wendell Byrd

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Wendell Byrd
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Michigan House of Representatives, District 3
In office
January 1, 2015 - present
Term ends
December 31, 2016
Years in position 0
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 4, 2014
Term limits3 terms
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Wendell Byrd is a Democratic member of the Michigan House of Representatives, representing District 3. He was first elected to the chamber in 2014.

Committee assignments

2015 legislative session

At the beginning of the 2015 legislative session, Byrd served on the following committees:

Michigan Committee Assignments, 2015
Commerce and Trade
Energy Policy
Tax Policy



See also: Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Michigan House of Representatives took place in 2014. A primary election was held on August 5, 2014, and a general election was held on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was April 22, 2014. Wendell Byrd defeated seven other candidates in the Democratic primary. Dolores Brodersen was unopposed in the Republican primary. Byrd defeated Brodersen in the general election.[1][2][3][4]

Michigan House of Representatives, District 3 General Election, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngWendell Byrd 97.1% 19,481
     Republican Dolores Brodersen 2.9% 583
Total Votes 20,064
Michigan House of Representatives, District 3 Democratic Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngWendell Byrd 24.2% 1,775
Clarence Gayles 20.9% 1,534
Carron Pinkins 17.3% 1,269
Steven Lett 14.3% 1,050
Vanessa Simpson Olive 8.6% 633
Dorthea Thomas 6.5% 480
Melia Howard 4.6% 340
Jermaine Davis 3.4% 250
Total Votes 7,331

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Preceded by
John Olumba (I)
Michigan House of Representatives District 3
Succeeded by