Rachelle Smit
Rachelle Smit
District 43


Rep. Rachelle Smit was elected to the Michigan House of Representatives in 2022 to represent the residents of Michigan’s 43rd House District.

The district encompasses most of Allegan County, including the cities of Allegan, Fennville and Wayland, and the townships of Fillmore, Manilus, Clyde, Overisel, Heath, Valley, Salem, Monterey, Dorr, Hopkins, Watson, Wayland and Martin. It also includes Barry, Yankee, Orangeville, Hope, Prairieville, Johnstown and Assyria townships in Barry County, Bellevue City and Township in Eaton County and part of Jamestown Township in Ottawa County.


Rep. Smit serves as Republican vice chair of the House Elections Committee. She also serves as a member of the Agriculture, Insurance, and Financial Services Committees.

Professional and Public Office Affiliations

Rachelle served as the Martin Township Clerk for seven years, a position that drove her passion for election integrity.

She and her husband, Dave, are also partners in their family dairy farm.


Rachelle was born and raised in West Michigan. She and Dave have been married for 23 years and have 3 sons. They have also had the opportunity to serve as foster parents for several wonderful children over the years and are passionate about adoption. The Smit family lives in Shelbyville and they are members of Georgetown Christian Fellowship. Rachelle enjoys the outdoors, playing golf and hiking trials at the beautiful state parks in the communities she serves.

District Map

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Contact Info

Lansing Office

Anderson House Office Building
N-892 House Office Building
Lansing, MI 48933

Mailing Address

N-892 House Office Building
P.O. Box 30014
Lansing, MI 48909

Phone: (517) 373-0615

Email: [email protected]

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