Gretchen Whitmer facts for kids
|49th Governor of Michigan|
January 1, 2019
|Preceded by||Rick Snyder|
|Prosecutor of Ingham County|
July 2, 2016 – December 31, 2016
|Preceded by||Stuart Dunnings III|
|Succeeded by||Carol Siemon|
|Minority Leader of the Michigan Senate|
January 12, 2011 – January 1, 2015
|Preceded by||Mike Prusi|
|Succeeded by||Jim Ananich|
|Member of the Michigan Senate
from the 23rd district
March 21, 2006 – January 1, 2015
|Preceded by||Virg Bernero|
|Succeeded by||Curtis Hertel Jr.|
|Member of the Michigan House of Representatives|
January 1, 2001 – March 16, 2006
|Preceded by||Laura Baird|
|Succeeded by||Mark Meadows|
|Constituency||70th district (2001–2003)
69th district (2003–2006)
Gretchen Esther Whitmer
August 23, 1971
Lansing, Michigan, U.S.
|Spouse(s)||Gary Shrewsbury (divorced)
Marc Mallory (m. 2011)
|Children||2 (3 stepchildren)|
|Education||Michigan State University (BA, JD)|
Whitmer is a former Democratic member of the Michigan Senate and Senate Democratic Leader. Whitmer was a member of the Michigan House of Representatives from 2000 to 2006.
On January 3, 2017, Whitmer announced her plans to run for governor, making her among the first to announce. On August 7, 2018, she became the Democratic nominee in the 2018 gubernatorial election. She won the general election on November 6, 2018.
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