Gretchen Whitmer

Gretchen Whitmer

State

Michigan

Party

Democrat

Gender

Female

Birth Date

8/23/71

Birth Place

Lansing, Michigan

Marital Status

Married: Marc Mallory

Number of Children

2

Profile

Sworn into Office

1/1/19

Next Election

2022

Eligible for Reelection

Yes

Term Limited

2 lifetime term limit

Factoids

Whitmer was the target of a kidnapping plot conceived by right-wing agents.

Family

Parents

Richard Whitmer and Sharon H. "Sherry" Reisig

Parent's Profession

Both parents attorneys

Background

Prior Public Service

County Prosecutor, State Senator, State Representative

Professional Background

Politics

Highest Level of Education

Juris Doctorate

Undergrad University

Michigan State University

Graduate Universities

Detroit College of Law at Michigan State University