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Sherry Gay-Dagnogo

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Sherry Gay-Dagnogo
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Michigan House of Representatives, District 8
Incumbent
In office
January 1, 2015 - present
Term ends
December 31, 2016
Years in position 0
PartyDemocratic
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
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Sherry Gay-Dagnogo is a Democratic member of the Michigan House of Representatives, representing District 8. She was first elected to the chamber in 2014.

Committee assignments

2015 legislative session

At the beginning of the 2015 legislative session, Gay-Dagnogo served on the following committees:

Michigan Committee Assignments, 2015
Financial Services
Tourism and Outdoor Recreation

Issues

Campaign themes

2014

Gay-Dagnogo's website highlighted the following campaign themes:[1]

An Education-Driven Platform

  • Excerpt: "Education must become our number one priority! As the mom of a Detroit Public Schools K-12 graduate (he is currently attending South Carolina State University) and a certified science teacher with more than seven years of middle school teaching experience with Detroit students, I offer a blended perspective of how to ensure all students reach their true potential."

Elections

2014

See also: Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Michigan House of Representatives took place in 2014. A primary election was held on August 5, 2014, and a general election was held on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was April 22, 2014. Sherry Gay-Dagnogo defeated five other challengers in the Democratic primary. Christopher Ewald was unopposed in the Republican primary. Gay-Dagnogo defeated Ewald in the general election.[2][3][4][5]

Michigan House of Representatives, District 8 General Election, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngSherry Gay-Dagnogo 96.8% 23,008
     Republican Christopher Ewald 3.2% 770
Total Votes 23,778
Michigan House of Representatives, District 8 Democratic Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngSherry Gay-Dagnogo 45.5% 4,318
Stacy Pugh 28.2% 2,674
Muhsin Muhammad 8.4% 793
Nichole Hampton 8% 760
Mia Grillier 7.3% 696
Cyrus Wheeler 2.7% 254
Total Votes 9,495

2012

See also: Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012

Gay-Dagnogo ran in the 2012 election for Michigan House of Representatives District 8. She ran against Mia Grillier, Taryn Jones and David E. Nathan in the Democratic primary on August 7 and was defeated.[6][7]

Michigan House of Representatives, District 8 Democratic Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngDavid Nathan Incumbent 44.9% 4,790
Sherry Gay-Dagnogo 34.2% 3,646
Taryn Jones 10.9% 1,162
Mia Grillier 10% 1,064
Total Votes 10,662

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Political offices
Preceded by
David Nathan (D)
Michigan House of Representatives District 8
2015–present
Succeeded by
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