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Brandon Dillon

Brandon Dillon (born April 27, 1972) is an American politician. He is the current Chair of the Michigan Democratic Party.[1]

Brandon Dillon
Chair of the Michigan Democratic Party
Assumed office
July 11, 2015
Preceded by Lon Johnson
Member of the Michigan House of Representatives
from the 75th district
In office
January 1, 2011 – August 3, 2015
Preceded by Robert Dean
Succeeded by David LaGrand
Personal details
Born (1972-04-27) April 27, 1972 (age 46)
Grand Rapids, Michigan, U.S.
Political party Democratic
Education Grand Rapids Community College
Aquinas College, Michigan (BA)
Northeastern University (MA)
Website Official website


Early life and educationEdit

Dillon is a graduate of Catholic Central High School (1990), Grand Rapids Community College (1993), and Aquinas College (1996).[2][3][4]


Dillon was elected Chair of the Michigan Democratic Party in July 2015 after partnering with former Oakland County, Michigan Deputy Clerk Lavora Barnes to run as a team.[5] In 2010, he was a Kent County Commissioner.[4][6][7] From 2011 to 2015, Dillon was a Democratic member of the Michigan House of Representatives. As a legislator, Dillon strongly opposed Michigan's Right-to-work law.[8]


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Party political offices
Preceded by
Lon Johnson
Chair of the Michigan Democratic Party