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  Schuitmaker, Tonya
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AffiliationRepublican  
 
NameTonya Schuitmaker
Address29924 60th Ave
Lawton, Michigan , United States
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Born March 10, 1968 (53 years)
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Info TONYA SCHUITMAKER
R-Lawton
80th District

Committees: Judiciary (Vice Chair); Commerce; Energy & Technology; Local Government & Urban Policy



POLITICAL
State Representative Tonya Schuitmaker was elected to the Michigan House in November 2004 to represent the 80th district, which includes all of Van Buren County, Otsego and the townships of Otsego and Watson in Allegan County.

EDUCATION
Schuitmaker is a 1986 graduate of Mattawan Consolidated Schools. She holds a B.A. in business from Michigan State University and graduated Cum Laude from the Detroit College of Law in 1993.

PROFESSIONAL
Before being elected to the Michigan House, Schuitmaker was a partner in the law firm of Schuitmaker, Cooper and Schuitmaker. She began practicing law in 1993 and concentrated in the family, estate, business and governmental law.

PAST POLITICAL AFFLIATIONS
Schuitmaker has served as president of the Van Buren County Republican Women and as Vice Chair for the 6th Congressional Republican District and the Van Buren County Republicans. Schuitmaker has also served on several occasions as a precinct delegate to the Republican state party convention.

COMMUNITY SERVICE & AFFILIATIONS
Schuitmaker has been actively involved in her community. She has served on the State of Michigan Board of Medicine and Intercare Community Health Network and on the Van Buren Community Mental Health Board.

In addition to her involvement in health-care causes, Schuitmaker serves as a member of the Van Buren County Community Corrections Advisory Board. She is also a member of the Paw Paw Rotary, the Paw Paw Optimist Club, Daughters of the American Revolution and the Farm Bureau in addition to other local, state and national groups.

PERSONAL
Schuitmaker was born March 10, 1968. She and her husband Steve live in Lawton with their two children, Jordan and Savina.

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RACES
  11/03/2020 Michigan State University Board of Trustees Lost 23.41% (-0.77%)
  08/25/2018 MI Attorney General - R Selection Lost 0.00% (-100.00%)
  01/14/2015 MI State Senate President Pro Tempore Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/04/2014 MI State Senate 26 Won 61.38% (+26.59%)
  01/12/2011 MI State Senate President Pro Tempore Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/02/2010 MI State Senate 20 Won 58.01% (+16.03%)
  08/03/2010 MI State Senate 20 - R Primary Won 52.65% (+24.40%)
  11/04/2008 MI State House 080 Won 61.06% (+22.13%)
  01/03/2007 Assistant Minority Floor Leader Won 50.00% (+0.00%)
  11/07/2006 MI State House 080 Won 61.49% (+22.97%)
  08/08/2006 MI State House 080- R Primary Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/02/2004 MI State House 080 Won 58.30% (+16.59%)
SPECULATIVE, DID NOT RUN
  08/15/2018 MI Lt. Governor - R Selection Lost 0.00% (-100.00%)
ENDORSEMENTS
MI US President - R Primary - Feb 28, 2012 R Mitt Romney