|Michigan House of Representatives District 3|
|January 1, 2011-Present|
|January 1, 2015|
|Years in position||2|
|Per diem||$10,800 yearly expense allowance|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|Term limits||3 terms|
|Bachelor's||University of Michigan|
|J.D.||Northern Illinois University College of Law|
|Birthday||July 12, 1981|
|Place of birth||Detroit, MI|
Olumba graduated from the University of Michigan with two majors, Economics and Political Science. He was then admitted to Northern Illinois University College of Law. He has also studied British Law at the University College of London.
After completing an internship with Brookins & Wilson, Olumba decided to forfeit private law practice in favor of a career in law making.
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Olumba served on the following committees:
|Michigan Committee Assignments, 2012|
|• Oversight, Vice-chair|
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Olumba served on these committees:
|Michigan Committee Assignments, 2011|
Olumba won re-election in the 2012 election for Michigan House of Representatives District 3. He defeated Veronica Brown, Christopher Alan Owens, and incumbent Jimmy Womack in the August 7 Democratic primary and defeated Dolores Broderson (R) and Louis M. Novak (G) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.
|Michigan House of Representatives, District 3, General Election, 2012|
|Democratic||John Olumba Incumbent||95.9%||33,938|
|Michigan House of Representatives, District 3 Democratic Primary, 2012|
|John Olumba Incumbent||52.1%||5,030|
|Jimmy Womack Incumbent||38.1%||3,676|
Olumba won election to the District 5 Seat in 2010. He defeated Shahab Ahmed, Abdul Algazali, Terry Catchings, Carmen Davis, Anthony Ewell, Burgess Foster, Abu Mafuz, DeAmo Murphy, Vanessa Peake, William Phillips, Akm Rahman, LaTrello Sephers, Sigmunt Szczepkowski Jr. and Robert Zwolak in the August 3 Democratic primary. He faced Jermain Jones (R) in the general election on November 2, 2010.
|Michigan House of Representatives, District 5 General election (2010)|
|John Olumba (D)||11,763|
|Jermain Jones (R)||779|
|Muhammad Alim (I)||
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More voting record details
- List of all of John Olumba’s roll call votes, bills introduced, and floor amendments from MichiganVotes.org (use site’s “advanced search” to narrow by date range, issue category and/or keyword).
Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.
In 2010, Olumba raised $14,486 in contributions. 
His three largest contributors were:
|Michigan Automobile Dealers Association||$1,000|
Tea Party Scorecard
The Independent Tea Party Patriots, a Michigan Tea Party group, grades the votes of this and every other Michigan legislator on “core tea party issues” in a regularly-updated scorecard. 100% is considered an ideal rating.
January 2011 - March 2012
John Olumba received a 13% rating on the January 2011 - March 2012 Tea Party Scorecard.
Olumba and his wife Charsha have three young daughters, Eliezra, Keziah, and Azariah.
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- How they voted: Health care, meeting presence for public officials among ... - MLive.com
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- Official campaign website
- Official Biography
- Olumba on Facebook
- Follow Olumba on Twitter
- Voting Record on MichiganVotes.org
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign contributions: 2010
- ↑ MLive, "Michigan state Rep. John Olumba leaves Democratic Caucus, declares himself Independent," February 19, 2013
- ↑ Michigan House Democrats, "Official Biography of Rep. John Olumba," accessed August 2, 2012
- ↑ Michigan Secretary of State "General Election Results" Accessed November 7, 2012
- ↑ 2010 contributions
- ↑ 5.0 5.1 Michigan Votes, "Tea Party Scorecard Jan 2011-Mar 2012," accessed June 22, 2012
- ↑ Olumba for Hope, "John's Background," accessed August 2, 2012
Bert Johnson (D)
|Michigan House of Representatives District 5
| Succeeded by|
Fred Durhal, Jr. (D)
Alberta Tinsley Talabi (D)
|Michigan House of Representatives District 3
| Succeeded by|
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