Marlin Andrew Stutzman is an American politician who was born in the year 1976, in the month of August which makes his age 40 years at present. He used to be one of the members of the United States House of Representatives where he represented Indiana’s 3rd Congressional district.
He also used to serve as the member of the Indiana’s House of Representatives from the year 2002 to 2008 which was roughly six years of time where he represented district 52 and also as a member of the Indiana Senate. More of his bio includes the following details.
He was a candidate in the 2010 US Senate Election but unfortunately, he got defeated in the primary election in the year 2010 in the month of May by the former Senator Dan Coats.
In the year 2010, he won the Republican nomination for the general election and special election because Mark Souder had resigned and the seat was vacant. He defeated other 14 candidates on the second ballot which was cast by precinct committee members.
In the year 2015, on 9th May, he announced that he would be running for the Unites States Senate seat which was held by Dan Coats.
Regarding his personal life and history, he is the fourth generation farmer who was brought up in Saint Joseph County which is situated in Michigan. He completed his graduation from Lake Area Christian high School in the year 1994.
He then went to Glen Oaks Community College in the year 1999 and Tri-State university which is currently known as Trine University and completed his education from the University in the year 2007. He did not obtain any kinds of the degree from the school. He runs Stutzman Farm as a co-owner along with his father where he has farmed 4,000 acres of land.
He also received 90% ratings from the Chamber of Commerce and other local business associations for his help and support of the pro-business legislation. In the year 2008, he won the Small Business Champion Award from the Indiana Chamber of Commerce and furthermore, he was announced as the Taxpayer friendly State Legislators by Indiana WatchDog which is an independent voluntary organization.
He also has served as a member of Indiana State Senate Utilities and Technology Committee and has aided in passing alternative energy incentive legislation in Indiana.
In the year 2006, he was assigned as the chairman of the Indiana Public Policy Committee for taking a stand for the conservative values on some controversial issues.
He also authored a bill that required money to go directly to the classroom. It was an instrument in paying back 600 million dollars that were owed by the state government to the schools.
Currently, he is running for the US Senate seat. He also will face fellow republican Todd Young in the primary election.
His wife’s name is Christy and they have been married for a long time now. The couple is blessed with two children whose names are Payton and Preston. He has an estimated net worth of a million dollars. More of his opinions can be obtained from the news, his interviews and tv show.