Scott Dianda

Michigan State Senate District 38

2018 Race Update: Scott lost 43.57% to 54.63%

State Representative Scott Dianda is running for Michigan’s 38th State Senate District which comprises Alger, Baraga, Delta, Dickinson, Gogebic, Houghton, Iron, Keweenaw, Marquette, Menominee, Ontonagon, and Schoolcraft counties.

Dianda is currently serving his third term representing Michigan’s 110th House District, which comprises Baraga, Gogebic, Houghton, Iron, Keweenaw, and Ontonagon counties, as well as Powell and Ishpeming Townships in Marquette County.

A lifelong resident of the Upper Peninsula, Dianda previously worked as a transportation maintenance worker for the Michigan Department of Transportation after owning a small retail store in Calumet. He also served as the president of Calumet village and the Michigan State Employees Association. Dianda attended Lake Superior State University.

He and his wife, Debbie, live in Calumet. Together, they own and operate a small business in Houghton.

Rep. Dianda serves as the minority vice chair on the House Tourism & Outdoor Recreation Committee, and also serves on the House Committees on Energy Policy and Regulatory Reform.