Pete Lund
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Pete Lund
Pete Lund
Member of the Michigan House of Representatives
from the 36th district

January 2009 - January 2015
Brian Palmer
Peter J. Lucido
Personal details
Born (1964-03-01) March 1, 1964 (age 55)
Detroit, Michigan, U.S.
Political partyRepublican
Spouse(s)Karen Potchynok
Alma mater

Pete Lund is a political activist from the U.S. state of Michigan. In 2008, he was elected as a Republican to the Michigan State House of Representatives, taking office in 2009. He represented the 36th District, which is located in Macomb County and consists of the townships, or parts of the townships, of Bruce Township, Shelby Township, and Washington Township.


Lund received a B.A. in Economics and Political Science from Adrian College and an M.B.A. with an emphasis in Finance from Wayne State University.[1] He is the former owner of Direct Mailers, and taught Public Finance part-time as an adjunct professor at Walsh College of Accountancy and Business.[2]

Prior to his service as a state representative, Lund served as Macomb County Commissioner for eleven years.[]

In 2008, Lund defeated is general election opponent, Democrat Robert Murphy, 61% to 39% to win a seat in the Michigan State House of Representatives, representing District 36.[3]

On November 14, 2008, Lund was selected to head the House Republican Campaign Review Task Force,[4] a precursor to being selected as Chairman of the House Republican Campaign Committee.[]

Lund won reelection in 2010 and 2012, defeating Democrat Robert Murphy both times.[]

Lund served as State Representative until 2015, when he reached his term limit.[]

Since 2015, Lund has worked as the Michigan state director for Americans for Prosperity.[5][2]

Lund resides in Shelby Township with his wife, Karen Potchynok-Lund. He has two daughters.[1][2]

Results of 2008 general election

2008 Michigan State House election, District 36[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Pete Lund 30,753 61%
Democratic Robert Murphy 19,904 39%


  1. ^ a b "Representative Pete Lund :: House District 36". Michigan House Republicans. Archived from the original on 2012-02-15. Retrieved .
  2. ^ a b c "Pete Lund". Americans for Prosperity. Retrieved .
  3. ^ a b "2008 Michigan election results: State House". 2008-11-05. Retrieved .
  4. ^ "Elsenheimer: 'It's Time to Get to Work'". Michigan House Republicans. 2008-11-14. Archived from the original on 2009-01-05.
  5. ^ Egan, Paul (2015-05-20). "Former GOP lawmaker Lund to head anti-tax group". Detroit Free Press. Retrieved .
Political offices
Preceded by
Brian Palmer
Member of the Michigan House of Representatives
from the 36th district

Succeeded by
Peter J. Lucido

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