Dayna (Dayna) Polehanki (D-05)

State Senator Dayna Polehanki

Dayna (Dayna) Polehanki (D-05)
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Capitol: 517.373.7350
FAX: 517.373.9635
Michigan State Senate
Room S-310 Connie B. Binsfeld Office Building 201 Townsend Street
Lansing, MI 48933
201 Townsend Street
Lansing, MI 48933
Residence:Livonia, MI

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Before her election to the state legislature, Sen. Dayna Polehanki was a leader in the classroom. She is a two-time Teacher of the Year award winner and has almost 19 years of experience in the classroom. As a public school teacher and small business owner, Polehanki understands how policies affect our ability to prepare students for college, skilled-trades training and good-paying jobs. She is a champion for better investment in public schools and roads, as well as policies that lower prescription drug prices and that protect our air and water. Polehanki holds a bachelor's degree in Psychology from Central Michigan University, a major in English and teacher certification from Alma College, and a master's degree in teaching from Marygrove College. She and her husband, Jim, an auto company supervisor, live in Livonia. District- 7 Terms Elected- 2018 (Senate) Area Represented- located in Wayne county and includes- Canton Township, Livonia City, Northville City, Northville Township, Plymouth City, Plymouth Township, Wayne City Committees- Agriculture, Education and Career Readiness (MVC), Regulatory Reform

Election / Personal Info

First Elected: 2018    Next Election: 2026
Spouse: Jim Walkup   DOB: 12/3/1969
Counties Representing