Meet Senator Jon Bumstead


Sen. Jon Bumstead was reelected to the Michigan Senate in 2022 to represent the newly drawn 32nd District, including all of Oceana, Mason and Benzie counties, the majority of Muskegon County, and the western part of Manistee County.

He began his own construction firm 39 years ago and over the years, Bumstead Construction has built and remodeled many homes.


From 2018 to 2022, Bumstead represented the former 34th Senate District, which included Muskegon, Newaygo and Oceana counties. During that time, he served as chair of the Appropriations Subcommittee on Natural Resources and Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy.

Bumstead first came to the Legislature following his 2010 election to represent the 100th District in the Michigan House of Representatives. He served three terms in the state House and was term limited in 2016. In that time, he served as vice chair for the House Committee on Appropriations and was a member on several appropriations subcommittees.

The senator was born in Fremont and is a graduate of Newaygo High School and the Newaygo County Career Tech Educational Center Building Trades Program.


He also is an avid sportsman, member of the National Rifle Association and Michigan United Conservation Corps, and is the former president of the Safari Club International’s Michigan chapter.

Bumstead is also active in his community. He is a member of several Chambers of Commerce throughout the district and many other local groups. He also served as a volunteer firefighter with the Newaygo Area Fire and Rescue Command.


He currently lives in North Muskegon, with his wife Cindi.
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