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Walker graduated from Michigan Technological University with a degree in Forestry.
 
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==Committee assignments==
 
==Committee assignments==

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Howard Walker
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Michigan State Senate District 37
Incumbent
Assumed office
January 1, 2011
Current term ends
January 1, 2015
Political party Republican
Website Senate site
Howard Walker is a Republican member of the Michigan State Senate, representing the 37th District since January 1, 2011. Prior to his time in the Senate, Walker served three 2-year terms representing District 104 in the Michigan House of Representatives. He served his final term in the House in 2008.

Before his election to the legislature, Howard owned a land surveying business, and enjoyed a career in the oil and gas industries.

Walker graduated from Michigan Technological University with a degree in Forestry.

Committee assignments

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Walker has been appointed to these committees:

  • Appropriations
  • Energy and Technology
  • Subcommittee on Higher Education, Vice Chair
  • Subcommittee on K-12, School Aid, Education
  • Subcommittee on the Department of Corrections, Vice Chair
  • Subcommittee on the Department of Environmental Quality, Vice Chair
  • Subcommittee on the Department of Natural Resources, Vice Chair

Elections

2010

See also: Michigan State Senate elections, 2010

Walker won election to the 37th District of the Michigan State Senate in 2010. He defeated Democrat Bob Carr in the November 2 general election.[1]

Michigan State Senate, District 37 General election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Howard Walker (R) 62,697
Bob Carr (D) 34,122

Personal

Walker currently resides in Grand Traverse County with his wife Dianne, and daughter.

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Political offices
Preceded by
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Michigan State Senate District 37
2011–present
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