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Jon Hoadley Biography
Jon Hoadley is a Democratic politician from Michigan representing the 60th District; the entire City of Kalamazoo and the majority of Kalamazoo Township—in the Michigan House of Representatives after being elected in November 2014. He was re-elected for a second term in 2016.Jon Hoadley
He announced on April 8, 2019 that he will be challenging incumbent Republican Rep. Fred Upton in the 2020 election for U.S. Representative from Michigan’s 6th congressional district.
He serves on the Mothers of Hope board of directors, a local organization supporting women and their families in recovery for addiction related issues. Hoadley also serves on the board of the Michigan Democratic Party Justice Caucus and the Kalamazoo County Democratic Party Executive Board.
Previously, he served on the board of directors of CARES, a local HIV/AIDS direct service organization. He has also served on the Michigan Democratic Party’s Executive Committee and on the board of the state party’s Justice Caucus. He is a member of various membership organizations including: ACLU of Michigan, UAW Local 1981, Sierra Club of Michigan, Progressive Women’s Caucus, League of Women Voters Kalamazoo Area, Metropolitan Kalamazoo Branch of the NAACP, and Black Arts and Cultural Center.
He has been involved in LGBT and progressive political advocacy since college, and has worked on political campaigns since 2004. He worked for the Gill Action Fund, managed the campaign opposing South Dakota Amendment C, and served as executive director of the National Stonewall Democrats. He serves on the Michigan Advisory Committee to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights.
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Before his election, he became president and owner of Badlands Strategies, a progressive public affairs consulting firm.At this time, he managed a local campaign to defend Kalamazoo’s local non-discrimination ordinance, and assisted with a similar campaign in Royal Oak. Hoadley also managed a campaign to elect Justice Bridget Mary McCormack and worked with the Unity Michigan Coalition.
Jon Hoadley Education
After high school, Hoadley moved to Michigan and graduated from Michigan State University.
Jon Hoadley Age
Hoadley was born on 14 August 1983. He is 35 years old as of 2018.
Jon Hoadley Family
His father is Michael Hoadley and his mother Diane Hoadley. Jon has an older sister, Sara Hoadley Anderson. He was brought up in Vermillion, South Dakota.
Sara lives with her husband Joe and their two children in Minnesota.
Jon Hoadley Gay
Hoadley is openly gay and has a partner Kris. The couple live together in Kalamazoo where Hoadley has lived since 2009.
Jon Hoadley House of Representatives
He defeated David Buskirk and Pamela Brown Goodacre in the Democratic primary for the 60th District of the Michigan House of Representatives on August 5, 2014. Hoadley then went on to defeat Republican Party candidate Mike Perrin in the general election on November 4, 2014.
In this first term in he Michigan House of Representatives, he served on the House Elections Committee and the House Appropriations Committee. There, he was the Democratic vice chair of the Judiciary and Agriculture subcommittees and also sits on the Higher Education subcommittee.
In the 2016 election, he was unopposed in the Democratic Party Primary for the 60th District of the Michigan House of Representatives. Hoadley defeated the Republican Party nominee, Kalamazoo College student Alexander Ross, and Libertarian Party nominee, activist Logan Fleckenstein returning to office for a second term.
In this term, he serves on the Appropriations Committee. Hoadley is also the Democratic vice chair of the Higher Education and Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development subcommittees. Jon also serves on the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality Subcommittee.
Jon Hoadley Congress
Hoadley is running for Congress because he believes its time the politicians put people and community back at the center of their decisions. He announced his candidature on On April 8, 2019. He will be challenging incumbent Republican Rep. Fred Upton for U.S. Representative from Michigan’s 6th congressional district.
Jon Hoadley Salary
According to his duties, Hoadley receives a very good amount of money as his annual salary, the amount is not disclosed.
Jon Hoadley Net Worth
Hoadley’s net worth is not yet disclosed.