Jeff (Jeff) Irwin (D-18)

State Senator Jeff Irwin

Jeff (Jeff) Irwin (D-18)
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Capitol: 517.373.2406
FAX: 517.373.5679
District: 734.834.7152
Michigan State Senate
Room 5300 Connie B. Binsfeld Office Building 201 Townsend Street
Lansing, MI 48933
201 Townsend Street
Lansing, MI 48933
Residence:Ann Arbor, MI

Committee Assignments


Sen. Jeff Irwin was raised in Sault Ste. Marie, but his family made Washtenaw County their home. While a student at the University of Michigan, Irwin took an organizing job with the Michigan League of Conservation voters. His work and leadership in the community led to a seat on the Washtenaw County Board of Commissioners, where he was instrumental in instituting a living wage policy, extending health insurance for uninsured workers and protecting our natural resources. Irwin was then elected to the Michigan House of Representatives where he served for six years. He led the charge to protect drinking water from high levels of toxic, dangerous chemicals, including 1,4-dioxane. He also introduced and supported legislation that supported better funding for education, protected our environment from polluters and created jobs. He remains a strong voice for the rights of all Michiganders, including equal pay for equal work. Irwin earned a bachelor's degree in political science from the University of Michigan. He lives in Ann Arbor with his wife, Kathryn, and their two children, Sylvia and Mackinac. District- 18 Terms Elected- 2010 (House), 2018 (Senate) Area Represented- Washtenaw County and includes- Ann Arbor City, Ann Arbor Township, Augusta Township, Milan City, Pittsfield Township, Salem Township, Saline City, Superior Township, York Township, Ypsilanti City, Ypsilanti Township Committees- Appropriations , Appropriations - General Government, Appropriations - Universities and Community Colleges (MVC), JCAR, Judiciary and Public Safety

Election / Personal Info

First Elected: 2018    Next Election: 2022
Spouse: Kathryn Loomis   DOB: 6/19/1977
Counties Representing