Martin Howrylak

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Martin Howrylak
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Michigan House of Representatives District 41
In office
January 1, 2013 - Present
Term ends
January 1, 2015
Base salary$71,865/year
Per diem$10,800 yearly expense allowance
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 6, 2012
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limits3 terms
Prior offices
Troy City Councilman
Bachelor'sUniversity of Michigan
Master'sUniversity of Michigan
Place of birthTroy, MI
ProfessionCertified Public Accountant
Office website
Campaign website
Martin Howrylak is a Republican member of the Michigan House of Representatives, representing District 41 since January 1, 2013.

Howrylak is a certified public accountant who has held several offices, including that of city councilman, city trustee, and mayor pro-tem in Troy, Michigan, where he has been a lifelong resident. He has a B.S. in Geological Sciences and a Master in Accounting degree, both from the University of Michigan. He is an Eagle Scout.[1]


Campaign Themes

Howrylak's website highlights the following campaign themes:[2]

Jobs and the Economy

  • Excerpt:"Introduce a mandatory phase-out of the personal income tax."

Fiscal Health

  • Excerpt:"Prohibit local governments from running unbalanced budgets. Our formerly great cities of Detroit and Flint should not have been allowed to fall apart as catastrophically as they have."


  • Excerpt:"Michigan children deserve a better education. We must demand accountability from public schools. Those that fail should be eliminated. Teachers that excel should be rewarded. Children born to poor families should not be punished with sub-standard education and deserve a quality education."

Committee assignments


At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Howrylak served on the following committees:

Michigan Committee Assignments, 2012



See also: Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012

Howrylak won election in the 2012 election for Michigan House of Representatives District 41. He defeated Deborah DeBacker and Matt Pryor in the August 7 Republican primary and defeated Mary Kerwin (D) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012. [3][4]

Michigan House of Representatives, District 41, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngMartin Howrylak 50.5% 23,404
     Democratic Mary Kerwin 49.5% 22,977
Total Votes 46,381

Michigan House of Representatives, District 41 Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngMartin Howrylak 37.7% 3,907
Deborah Debacker 34% 3,527
Matt Pryor 28.2% 2,926
Total Votes 10,360

Campaign donors


Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.


Howrylak is married to his wife, Jane.[1]

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Preceded by
Martin Knollenberg (R)
Michigan House of Representatives District 41
2013 – Present
Succeeded by