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|Michigan House of Representatives District 67|
|Board Member, Mason School District|
|Bachelor's||Siena Heights University|
|Place of birth||Lansing|
|Profession||Lansing Fire Chief|
Cochran's website highlights the following campaign themes:
Voice your opinion
- Excerpt:"I care about the issues facing Mid-Michigan, and more importantly I care to hear your opinion."
- Excerpt:"Public safety is about caring for citizens within a community and keeping them safe. This is the primary objective and goal for police, emergency medical services (EMS) and firefighters."
Senior & Middle Class Taxes
- Excerpt:"I seek to change the Michigan tax code imposed by our current Republican-led Legislature, which negatively impacts seniors and the hard-working middle class citizens of Michigan."
Elder Care and Rights
- Excerpt:"An estimated 90,000 older and vulnerable adults are victims of abuse, neglect or exploitation each year. It’s an alarming number that needs to be and can be reduced with the right amount of education and awareness."
- Excerpt:"Job creation and strengthening Michigan’s economy should be the legislature's top priorities. I believe that by taking advantage of our highly skill workforce and by fostering opportunities in renewable energy, high tech new manufacturing while encouraging small business entrepreneurs we can get people back to work."
Cochran is running in the 2012 election for Michigan House of Representatives District 67. He defeated Walt Sorg and Jerry Ketchum in the Democratic primary on August 7. The general election takes place on November 6, 2012. 
|Michigan House of Representatives, District 67 Democratic Primary, 2012|
Cochran and his wife Kathy have three sons.
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