Justin Amash

SpecialityFormer US Congressman

Justin is a former Representative from Michigan; born in Grand Rapids, Kent County, Mich., April 18, 1980; graduated from Grand Rapids Christian High School, Grand Rapids, Mich., 1998; A.B., University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Mich., 2002; J.D., University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Mich., 2005; lawyer, private practice; member of the Michigan state house of representatives, 2008-2010; elected as a Republican to the One Hundred Twelfth and to the four succeeding Congresses (January 3, 2011-January 3, 2021); changed party affiliation from a Republican to an Independent on July 4, 2019; changed party affiliation from an Independent to a Libertarian on May 1, 2020; was not a candidate for reelection to the One Hundred Seventeenth Congress in 2020.