About Rep. Wendell Byrd

State Representative Wendell Byrd is currently serving in his first term representing Michigan’s 3rd District, which comprises parts of northern Detroit.

Before serving in the Legislature, Rep. Byrd worked as an accountant and tax auditor for the state of Michigan, as well as deputy comptroller for the city of Ecorse. He retired from the state after 28 years and in 2013, was elected to the recently formed Detroit Police Commission. He is also a small-business owner.

In his first term, Rep. Byrd will prioritize repealing new taxes placed on seniors, working and middle-class families; fighting against foreclosure; working to build small businesses and spur job creation; and revitalizing Michigan’s great cities to attract the workers of the future. Rep. Byrd has a bachelor’s degree in accounting development from the Detroit College of Business. He lives in Detroit and is the proud father of one son, Phillip.


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