Mike Bishop’s proven leadership and diverse experiences have prepared him to represent Michigan’s Eighth Congressional District. The district includes all of Ingham County, Livingston County, and north Oakland County.
A lifelong resident of Oakland County, Mike is fighting for families across the region. He currently serves on the House Committee on Ways and Means, which is responsible for issues including tax reform, health care, Medicare, Social Security and welfare.
Mike previously served as Michigan’s Senate Majority Leader. While in the Senate, Mike sponsored legislation that improved the lives of children and families across Michigan, including the creation of the Michigan Child Protection Registry and the Michigan Identity Theft Protection Act. He also served two terms in the Michigan House of Representatives.
Mike also worked as Chief Legal Officer for International Bancard Corporation and taught at Thomas M. Cooley Law School following his time in the State Legislature. Before government service, he was a private attorney representing families, small business and local governments.
Mike received his J.D. from the Michigan State University College of Law and earned his bachelor’s degree from the University of Michigan. He is a graduate of Rochester Adams High School and is raising his three kids with his wife, Cristina, in Rochester, Michigan.