|Full Name:||Douglas P. Dern|
|Family:||Wife: Kathy; 3 Step-children: Josh, Jake, Justin|
|Birth Place:||Columbus, Ohio|
|Home City:||Hartland, MI|
Douglas Dern repeatedly refused to provide any responses to citizens on the issues through the 2008 Political Courage Test when asked to do so by national leaders of the political parties, prominent members of the media, Project Vote Smart President Richard Kimball, and Project Vote Smart staff.