65-year-old Shri Thanedar got 93% of votes polled
Shri Thanedar, a wealthy businessman from Belagavi in Karnataka, representing the Democrats, has been elected to the Michigan House of Representatives with 93 per cent of the votes in his favour.
Ran for Guv earlier
The 65-year-old scientist and tycoon also contested the post of Michigan Governor two years ago.
Thanedar has a Master’s degree in Chemistry from the University of Mumbai. He moved to the United States in 1979 for higher studies at the University of Akron and the University of Michigan.