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Limelight - State Rep Mark Huizenga (R-74th District) - Episode 10

October 24, 2019

Emily Kieliszewski, Membership Engagement Specialist, Michigan Municipal League

State Representative Mark Huizenga (D-74th District)

For some local leaders, running for state office is the next logical step. But what's the difference? How can officials translate their local experience to a statewide race? What should those considering a run for higher office be thinking about and focusing on? We dive in on those questions and more with our guest, State Representative Mark Huizenga (D-74th District). Rep. Huizenga shares his path from planning commissioner to city commissioner to mayor of the City of Walker and how that led him all the way to his current seat.