Maurice Imhoff

Michigan State House District 46

Jackson historian Maurice Imhoff is running for State Representative in the newly drawn 46th State House district spanning Jackson and Washtenaw Counties. At 20 years old, if elected, Imhoff would be the youngest person ever to serve as State Representative, and the first African American elected to the state legislature from Jackson County. Maurice is an avid historian, and he currently serves as founder and President of the Jackson County Historical Society, where he leads research projects, educational initiatives, and historical marker placements. 

Imhoff spearheaded the return of the Jackson Civil War Society’s Civil War Muster and now serves as the Jackson Civil War Society’s new president. In the Jackson community, Imhoff serves on a variety of boards including the Jackson Salvation Army, Jackson Young Professionals, and more. Appointed by Mayor Dobies at the age of 18, Imhoff became the youngest Commissioner in city history on the City of Jackson’s Historic District Commission and the Human Relations Commission. Imhoff currently works as a Policy Associate for Michigan AFL-CIO Advocates. Maurice is committed to providing real change to improve community members’ lives and protect the rights of Michiganders.