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MIRS News: Hernandez Record ‘Most Conservative’ in Michigan House

MIRS News is reporting that after comparing all Michigan State House members in 2017, freshman legislator Shane Hernandez (R-Port Huron) was found to have the most conservative voting record. MIRS News (also know as Michigan Information & research Service Inc.) is Michigan oldest daily capitol newsletter, and is widely respected by Republicans and Democrats alike….

Representative Hernandez praises House passage of UIA reform legislation

State Representative Shane Hernandez (R-Port Huron) praised his colleagues in the Michigan House of representatives today for the passage of bipartisan legislation that helps fix many issues within the Unemployment Insurance Agency (UIA). The package of bills that passed with widespread bipartisan support addresses the failures of the IUA based on the findings of…


State Rep. Shane Hernandez is a lifelong resident of the 83rd House District and was first elected in 2016 to the Michigan House. He represents the people of Sanilac County and Burtchville Township, Fort Gratiot Township, and the city of Port Huron in St. Clair County.


Rep. Hernandez attended Croswell-Lexington High School and Lawrence Technological University in Southfield.


Rep. Hernandez worked as the Vice President of design at a small architectural firm in Port Huron. The Hernandez family is an active part of Port Huron First United Methodist Church, where his wife Renee works in the nursery and serves as Secretary of the Evangelism Committee.  Hernandez is chair of the church’s Digital Media Committee and President of the Methodist Men’s Group.


Hernandez is a conservative Republican who believes in limited government, fiscal responsibility and individual liberties, which begin at conception with the right to life.


Hernandez grew up in Croswell and now lives in Port Huron with his wife Renee and two children, Kelsey and Kara. Hernandez credits his family upbringing for his conservative principles. His father, Salvador Hernandez Jr., worked his way up from general laborer to boiler operator at the Croswell pickle factory.  Hernandez witnessed firsthand that hard work and determination can lead to success.