State Representative Lana Theis Earns Endorsements of Major Elected Officials

State Senator Joe Hune, State Rep Hank Vaupel, Livingston County Board of Commissioners and County Elected Officials Endorse Lana Theis for State Senate

Brighton, Michigan – Today, the Lana Theis for State Senate campaign announced that State Senator Joe Hune, State Representative Hank Vaupel, all nine members of the Livingston County Board of Commissioners and five county wide elected have endorsed Lana Theis running for State Senate.

Those endorsing Lana Theis include State Senator Joe Hune, State Representative Hank Vaupel, Commissioner Donald Parker, Commissioner Kate Lawrence, Commissioner Carol Griffith, Commissioner Bob Bezotte, Commissioner Douglas Helzerman, Commissioner David Domas, Commissioner Gary Childs, Commissioner Bill Green, Commissioner Dennis Dolan, Sheriff Mike Murphy, County Treasurer Jennifer Nash, Drain Commissioner Brian Jonckheere, Register of Deeds Brandon Denby and Prosecutor Bill Vailliencourt.

“Honest leadership is rare thing; and it is a quality embodied in State Representative Lana Theis,” said Commissioner Lawrence. “Her willingness and courage to take on the tough issues and her ability to bring new ideas to the table are unusual in politics today. I am honored to call her a friend and I am proud to support her for state senate.”

“[Lana] thoroughly vets and understands any proposed legislation prior to voting,” said Sheriff Murphy. “She has the integrity and humility I wish all public servants had; and she is truly passionate about representing her constituency. Lana will make a great Senator.”

"As a state representative, Lana Theis has a voting record that proves she stands up for the everyday families of Livingston County and not special interest groups,” said State Representative Hank Vaupel. “Lana is a genuine, honest, accessible, and effective representative. She is a friend and I have no doubt that Lana will continue to exude these qualities as our next senator. I am proud to endorse Lana Theis as our next state senator."

Lana Theis is the State Representative for the 42nd district and serves as Chair of the House Insurance Committee. Prior to being elected as State Representative in 2014 she served as Treasurer of Brighton Township from 2008-2014. For more information on Representative Lana Theis and her campaign for State Senate, please visit