Michigan's U.S. House delegation:
NAME: Dan Benishek
AGE: 58 (Born April 20, 1952)
RESIDENCE: Crystal Falls
EDUCATION: Bachelor's degree in biology, University of Michigan, 1974; medical degree, Wayne State University, 1978.
POLITICAL CAREER: Has not previously run for political office.
PROFESSIONAL CAREER: General surgeon in Iron Mountain, 1983-present.
PERSONAL: Married to Judy; five children.
NAME: Bill Huizenga
AGE: 41 (Born Jan. 31, 1969)
EDUCATION: Bachelor's degree in political science, Calvin College, 1992.
POLITICAL CAREER: 2nd Congressional District Republican Party chairman, 2007-08; state representative, 2003-08; district director for U.S. Rep. Pete Hoekstra, 1996-2002.
PROFESSIONAL CAREER: Co-owner, Huizenga Gravel Inc. in Jenison, 1998-present; director of advancement and promotion, Zeeland Christian School, 2008-present; licensed Realtor and developer, 1993-99.