John Olumba

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John Olumba
Michigan House of Representatives District 5
Assumed office
January 1, 2011
Current term ends
January 1, 2013
Political party Democratic
Profession Lawmaker
Website House site
John Olumba (b. July 12, 1981) is a Democratic member of the Michigan House of Representatives, representing the 5th District since January 1, 2011.

Olumba is lawmaker. He decided against practicing law after an internship with Brookins & Wilson and decided to focus on law making.

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.

Committee assignments


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



See also: Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2010

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)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png John Olumba (D) 11,763
Jermain Jones (R) 779
Muhammad Alim (I)

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Campaign donors


In 2010, Olumba raised $14,486 in contributions. [1]

His three largest contributors were:

Donor Amount
Olumba, John $5,200
AFSCME $2,000
Michigan Automobile Dealers Association $1,000


Olumba and his wife Charsha have two children.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Bert Johnson
Michigan House of Representatives District 5
Succeeded by