Name: Matt Erard
AGE: 26 (Born January 11,1985)
RESIDENCE: The Leland building (400 Bagley St., Detroit )
PARTY: Socialist Party USA (Detroit Socialist Party local).
EDUCATION: B.A. (Political Science), University of Michigan, 2007; B.A. (Sociology), University of Michigan, 2007.
PRIOR POLITICAL EXPERIENCE: State Chairperson, Socialist Party of Michigan, 2001 – present (term ending, April 2011); State Secretary-Elect, Socialist Party of Michigan (term beginning April 2011); Candidate for 53rd District State Representative, 2008 and 2006 November general elections; Founding organizer, Michigan Third Parties Coalition, 2007.
OCCUPATIONAL CAREER: Telecommunications contractor.
PERSONAL: Never married, no children.