Randy Hekman

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Randy Hekman
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Candidate for
U.S. Senate, Michigan
Prior offices
Probate- Juvenile Judge, Kent County, MI
High schoolWheaton Academy, West Chicago, IL
Bachelor'sMassachusetts Institute of Technology
J.D.George Washington University Law School
Military service
Service/branchU.S. Navy
Years of service1969-1972
Place of birthGrand Rapids, MI
ProfessionEnergy Consultant
Campaign website
Randy Hekman was a 2012 Republican candidate who sought election to the U.S. Senate from Michigan.
Randy Hekman for Congress campaign logo.


Hekman attended Wheaton Academy and graduated from MIT with a B.S. in 1969. He then earned his J.D. from the George Washington Law School in 1972, during which time he also served as a lieutenant in the U.S. Navy. He then returned to Grand Rapids to act as Assistant Prosecuting Attorney for Kent County. In 1975, he was elected as Probate-Juvenile Judge on the Kent County Probate Court. In the early 1990s, Hekman left to become the founding executive director of the Michigan Family Forum. He then served as executive director of CBH ministries before taking the role of pastor at Crossroads Bible Church.[1]



See also: United States Senate elections in Michigan, 2012

Hekman ran in the 2012 election for the U.S. Senate, representing Michigan.[2] He was defeated by Pete Hoekstra in the Republican primary on August 7, 2012.[3]

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 Hekman's reports.[4]

Randy Hekman (2012) Campaign Finance Reports
ReportDate FiledBeginning BalanceTotal Contributions
for Reporting Period
ExpendituresCash on Hand
April Quarterly[5]March 31, 2012$23,300.03$27,608.29$(44,051.20)$6,857.12
July Quarterly[6]June 30, 2012$6,857.12$38,991.65$(33,731.49)$12,117.28
Running totals


Hekman has been married to his wife, Marcia, since 1969. They have twelve children and twenty one grand children.[7]

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