Inkster Councilman Makes Bid for State Rep

Steven Chisholm has filed to run for State Representative in the upcoming primary election that is scheduled for August 2nd, 2022. New state house districts have emerged following last years redistricting efforts. Several Westland neighborhoods are now part of the new House District 26. This includes Westland voting precincts 2, 9, 10, 11, 14, 20, 23, 28, 32, & 33. To find out if you’re in one of these precincts, please visit the Westland Interactive Precinct Map.

PRESS RELEASE: Inkster City Councilman, Steven Chisholm, Announces Candidacy For State Representative, HD26

INKSTER, Michigan – Chisholm, 34, a 2nd generation life-long Inkster resident, has served on the Inkster Planning Commission since 2016, the Inkster City Council since 2017, and he has worked at the Michigan House of Representatives from 2019 to 2022 for a Democratic State Representative. He is presently a Building Substitute/Interventionist where he assists in educating students at Summit Academy Middle School – Romulus, MI. In January 2022, Chisholm filed to run for the term limited seat and is now formally announcing his candidacy.
The district is presently known as House District 11, but after redistricting it will become House District 26, which covers all of Garden City, Inkster, parts of Romulus and Westland. He’s grounded by 15 years of governmental leadership through the Episcopal Diocese of Michigan as well as dedicated service to these principles. Chisholm utilizes this foundation to direct actions based on honesty, integrity, and respect. All politics being local, Chisholm has immersed himself in community endeavors, establishing programs that enhance community building, locally as a councilman in the City of Inkster for over 6 years. Additionally serving in state government through the Michigan House of Representatives.

Chisholm offers an ideal perspective on the union and working class having spent 11 years at
AT&T under the union, CWA Local 4100. Chisholm commits to utilizing his gifts, talents, knowledge, and leadership qualities to lead House District 26. He states, “My personal health challenges emphasize the importance of accessible, quality healthcare; my time in many forms of government have provided me the opportunity to lead by example and set precedence; presently my involvement in the education field has exhibited how necessary it is to provide competitive education for all students, assigning an imperative to support and value our teachers as they prepare future leaders to assume the reins of responsibility. I am excited about the energy and renewed interest in activism throughout the district and the world. I look forward to speaking to you and hearing from you during this decision making season.”

Chisholm for State Rep Campaign Team

To see the new State House districts for the 2022 election, please visit the Michigan Redistricting Commission Interactive Map. Stay tuned to the Westland Gazette for more coverage on local candidates.