Brian Elder is a Democratic member of the Michigan House of Representatives, representing the 96th House District which includes Bay City, Essexville, Bangor, Frankenlust, Hampton, Kawkawlin, Merritt, Monitor and Portsmouth townships in Bay County.[1]

Brian Elder
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Member of the Michigan House of Representatives
from the 96th district
Assumed office
January 1, 2017
Preceded byCharles Brunner
Personal details
Political partyDemocratic
Alma materUCLA School of Law
Wayne State University
WebsiteState Rep. Brian Elder

Prior to his election to the House, Elder was a member of the Bay County Board of Commissioners.[2]

Personal lifeEdit

Elder graduated Summa Cum Laude and Phi Beta Kappa from Wayne State University with a degree in History. He then went on to graduate from the UCLA School of Law.[3]

Elder has been practicing law since in Michigan since 1998 and currently owns Brian K. Elder, P.L.C., a general civil law practice.[4]

Elder lives in Bay City and is married to Susan Elder. He is the father of three children.

Political careerEdit

Elder served eight years as a Bay County Commissioner and served as the Chairman of the Bay County Board of Commissioners.[5]

Brian was elected to the Michigan House of Representatives in 2016.[6]


  1. ^ State Representative Brian Elder
  2. ^ Dodson, Andrew (January 6, 2017). "State Rep. Brian Elder sworn into 96th District office". The Bay City Times.
  3. ^ "Biography For Rep. Elder". 2016-12-21. Retrieved 2017-08-24.
  4. ^ "Biography For Rep. Elder". 2016-12-21. Retrieved 2017-08-24.
  5. ^ "Brian Elder wins Democratic primary race for Michigan 96th District". Retrieved 2017-08-24.
  6. ^ "Michigan 96th District State House Results: Brian Elder Wins". Retrieved 2017-08-24.

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