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Gary Glenn

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Gary Glenn
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Michigan House of Representatives, District 98
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 3 terms
Bachelor'sLenoir-Rhyne University
Military service
Service/branchU.S. Army Reserve
ProfessionPresident, American Family Association of Michigan
Campaign website
Gary Glenn is a Republican member of the Michigan House of Representatives, representing District 98. He was first elected to the chamber in 2014.

Glenn ran unsuccessfully for the United States Senate in 2012.

Gary Glenn for Congress campaign logo.

Glenn served an Ada County, Idaho County Commissioner for two terms.


Glenn earned his B.S. from Lenoir-Rhyne University. His professional experience includes working as an intern for Jesse Helms and James Broyhill, Executive Director of the Idaho Freedom to Work Committee, President of "School Choice YES!," a ballot campaign committee supported by the Mackinac Center for Public Policy and President of the American Family Association in Michigan. He served in the United States Army Reserve.[1]

Committee assignments

2015 legislative session

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

Michigan Committee Assignments, 2015
Commerce and Trade
Energy Policy, Majority Vice Chair
Military and Veterans Affairs
Tax Policy


Campaign themes


Glenn's website highlighted the following campaign themes:[2]

  • Excerpt: "Create new, better, and higher-paying jobs for families here in mid-Michigan."
  • Excerpt: "Push for the best and safest schools to meet the education needs of all students in mid-Michigan."
  • Excerpt: "Protect Michigan from ObamaCare and restore the freedom to control our personal healthcare decisions without government interference."
  • Excerpt: "Support values that encourage strong marriages, families, neighborhoods, and communities."



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. Joan Brausch was unopposed in the Democratic primary. Gary Glenn defeated Karl Ieuter in the Republican primary. Glenn defeated Brausch in the general election.[3][4][5][6]

Michigan House of Representatives, District 98 General Election, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngGary Glenn 55.2% 16,388
     Democratic Joan Brausch 44.8% 13,322
Total Votes 29,710
Michigan House of Representatives, District 98 Republican Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngGary Glenn 51.4% 6,039
Karl Ieuter 48.6% 5,708
Total Votes 11,747


See also: United States Senate elections in Michigan, 2012

Glenn ran in the 2012 election for the U.S. Senate, representing Michigan.[7] He was defeated by Pete Hoekstra in the Republican primary on August 7, 2012.[8]

Campaign donors


Candidates for Congress were required to file up to seven main reports with the Federal Election Commission during the 2012 elections season. Below are Glenn's reports.[9]

Gary Glenn (2012) Campaign Finance Reports
ReportDate FiledBeginning BalanceTotal Contributions
for Reporting Period
ExpendituresCash on Hand
April Quarterly[10]March 31, 2012$21,215.28$46,693.83$(46,470.43)$21,438.68
July Quarterly[11]June 30, 2012$21,438.68$42,082.69$(52,555.62)$10,965.75
Running totals



In 2014, Glenn's endorsements included the following:[12]

  • Right to Life of Michigan[13]
  • Amy Hawkins, Executive Director, Citizens for Traditional Values PAC
  • National Rifle Association
  • Michigan Coalition of Responsible Gun Owners
  • Ron Beebe, Finance Chairman, Glenn for Representative
  • Commissioner James Leigeb
  • Commissioner Nicolas Finley
  • Commissioner Richard Keenan
  • Commissioner Dan McGillivray
  • Richard Stoesser
  • Governor Mike Huckabee
  • National Right to Work Committee PAC
  • Tom Monaghan
  • Senator Pat Colbeck, R-Canton
  • Rep. Mike Shirkey, R-Clarklake
  • Adam de Angeli
  • Brian Pannebacker
  • Gene Clem
  • Rep. Dave Agema
  • Priscilla Miller


Glenn and his wife, Annette, have five children.[14]

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Political offices
Preceded by
Jim Stamas (R)
Michigan House of Representatives District 98
Succeeded by