|Michigan State Senate District 37|
|January 1, 2011 - present|
|January 1, 2015|
|Years in position||4|
|Elections and appointments|
|First elected||November 2, 2010|
|Next general||November 4, 2014|
|Term limits||2 terms (8 years)|
|Michigan House of Representatives|
|2002 – 2008|
|Traverse City School Board|
|1996 – 1998|
|Bachelor's||Michigan Technological University|
|Date of birth||December 12, 1954|
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.
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Walker served on these committees:
- 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
- See also: Michigan State Senate elections, 2010
|Michigan State Senate, District 37 General election (2010)|
|Howard Walker (R)||62,697|
|Bob Carr (D)||34,122|
In 2010, Walker raised $223,872 in contributions. 
His four largest contributors were:
|Michigan Chamber Of Commerce||$6,000|
|Kahn Leadership Fund||$5,000|
|Fund For A Republican Majority||$4,000|
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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
Howard Walker received a 66% rating on the January 2011 - March 2012 Tea Party Scorecard.
Walker currently resides in Grand Traverse County with his wife Dianne, and daughter.
- Howard Walker for State Senate 2010
- Senate website
- Project Vote Smart biography
- Project Vote Smart legislative profile
- Campaign Contributions: 2010
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