State Senate District 22
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.
Eric Borregard: In The News
Jill Stein & Green Party Help Elect Climate Denier, Regret Nothing – Daily 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 forums – MLive, Oct. 17, 2014
Many choices for U-M Board of Regents – Washtenaw Voice, Nov. 9, 2012
Senate Assembly hosts regent candidates at forum – University Record, Oct. 23, 2012
Faculty meet with regent candidates – Michigan Daily, Oct. 22, 2012
Green Party candidates emerge in Washtenaw County for state House, Congress, U-M regents seats – AnnArbor.com, June 7, 2012
Eric Borregard files for Washtenaw County Board – Ann Arbor News, May 10, 2008