State Senate District 22

Eric Borregard
Green Party

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Eric Borregard

Eric Borregard is a visual artist and TV producer who owns EB Graphics (formerly EB Graphics/Artech). He is running for the District 22 Senate seat that’s currently held by Republican Joe Hune, who is term-limited. He faces Republican Lana Theis and Democrat Adam Dreher in the Nov. 6 general election.

He has run for several public offices in the past, either as a Democrat or Green Party candidate. In 2016 he was a Green Party candidate for the Michigan House of Representatives in District 52.

In 2014, Borregard ran for a seat on the Washtenaw Community College board of trustees, a nonpartisan position. He came in eighth in a field of eight candidates. In 2012 he ran unsuccessfully for a seat on the University of Michigan board of regents as a Green Party candidate in a statewide race. In 2010 he ran as a Democrat for the District 1 seat on the Washtenaw County board of commissioners, but was defeated by Adam Zemke in the Democratic primary. In 2008 he was unopposed in the Democratic primary for District 1, but was defeated in the November general election against Republican Mark Ouimet. He also ran for U.S. Senate in 2002 as a Green Party candidate.

He has served on the Southwest Oakland County cable commission promotions committee.

Borregard received an associate's degree from Oakland Community College in 1985 and a bachelor's degree in broadcasting and cinema arts from Madonna University in 2015. He lives in Webster Township. 

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Eric Borregard:  In The News

Jill Stein & Green Party Help Elect Climate Denier, Regret NothingDaily Beast, Dec. 14, 2016

Education a top issue in Michigan House race featuring 2 school board treasurers – MLive, Oct. 12, 2016

Candidate presentations at Green Party state convention (Borregard starts at the 14:56 mark) – Green Party video posted on YouTube, July 30, 2016

Washtenaw Community College board candidates address variety of issues at forumsMLive, Oct. 17, 2014

Many choices for U-M Board of RegentsWashtenaw Voice, Nov. 9, 2012

Senate Assembly hosts regent candidates at forum University Record, Oct. 23, 2012

Faculty meet with regent candidatesMichigan Daily, Oct. 22, 2012

Green Party candidates emerge in Washtenaw County for state House, Congress, U-M regents, June 7, 2012

Eric Borregard files for Washtenaw County BoardAnn Arbor News, May 10, 2008