Mark Ouimet

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Mark Ouimet
Mark Ouimet.jpg
Michigan House of Representatives District 52
Former member
In office
2011 - 2013
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
Term limits3 terms
Prior offices
Ann Arbor City Council
Bachelor'sLaSalle University
Master'sLaSalle University
Office website
Mark Ouimet was a Republican member of the Michigan House of Representatives, representing District 52 from January 1, 2011 until January 1, 2013.

Ouimet has served as president and chairman of the board on a bank, and Vice President, Chancellor and Chief Operating Officer of Northwood University. Mark has also served as the manager and fundraiser for Ann Arbor Chamber of Commerce, the Ypsilanti Chamber of Commerce, The Council of Chambers, Ele’s Place, Mott Children’s Hospital, Ann Arbor SPARK, the Red Cross of Washtenaw County, the United Way of Washtenaw County, and Ann Arbor Area Visitors and Convention Bureau, and the Washtenaw Economic Development Council.

Ouimet graduated from Northwood University with a Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration.

Committee assignments


In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Ouimet served on these committees:


Presidential preference


See also: Endorsements by state officials of presidential candidates in the 2012 election

Mark Ouimet endorsed Mitt Romney in the 2012 presidential election. [1]



See also: Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012

Ouimet ran for re-election in the 2012 election for Michigan House of Representatives District 52. He ran unopposed in the August 7 Republican primary and was defeated by Gretchen Driskell (D) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[2]

Michigan House of Representatives, District 52, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngGretchen Driskell 53% 26,647
     Republican Mark Ouimet Incumbent 47% 23,610
Total Votes 50,257


See also: Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2010

Ouimet won election to the District 52 seat in 2010. He had no primary opposition. He defeated Christine Green (D) in the general election on November 2, 2010.[3][4]

Michigan House of Representatives, District 52 General election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Mark Ouimet (R) 21,879
Christine Green (D) 20,287

Campaign donors


In 2010, Ouimet raised $290,550 in contributions.[5]

His four largest contributors were:

Donor Amount
Ouimet, Mark $82,043
Michigan Republican Party $5,000
Washtenaw County Republicans $5,000
Friends Of Mark Ouimet $3,505

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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.[6]

January 2011 - March 2012

Mark Ouimet received a 77% rating on the January 2011 - March 2012 Tea Party Scorecard.[6]


Ouimet and his wife Donna have two children.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Pamela Byrnes (D)
Michigan House of Representatives District 52
Succeeded by
Gretchen Driskell (D)