Marcia Hovey-Wright

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Marcia Hovey-Wright
Marcia Hovey-Wright.jpg
Michigan House of Representatives District 92
Assumed office
January 1, 2011
Current term ends
January 1, 2013
Political party Democratic
Profession Social worker and small business owner
Website House site
Marcia Hovey-Wright is a Democratic member of the Michigan House of Representatives, representing District 92 since January 1, 2011.

Hovey-Wright is the owner of Marcia Hovey-Wright Counseling Service. She started the business in 1989, and serves as a social worker. She previously worked as a social worker for Holton Public Schools (1994-1996) and Orchard View School (1996-2004). She was also the Executive Director of Muskegon Area Planned Parenthood from 1980-1985.

Hovey-Wright graduated from Pennsylvania State University in 1967 with a Bachelor's degree in Social Work. She then earned two Master's Degrees, from the University of Michigan (Social Work) in 1973 and from the Aquinas College (Management) in 1989.

Committee assignments


In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Hovey-Wright has been appointed to these committees:



See also: Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2010

Hovey-Wright won election to the District 92 Seat in 2010. She defeated Steven Markel, Scott McNeill, Sean Mullally, Charles Nash, Scott Nesbit, David Takitaki, Willie Walton and Steve Warmington in the August 3 Democratic primary. He defeated John McNally (R) in the general election on November 2, 2010.

Michigan House of Representatives, District 92 General election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Marcia Hovey-Wright (D) 13,102
John McNally (R) 7,486

Campaign donors


In 2010, Hovey-Wright raised $66,613 in contributions. [1]

Her four largest contributors were:

Donor Amount
Hovey-Wright Marcia For State Representative $6,804
Wright, Wm $2,500
Progressive Womens Alliance Of West Michigan $2,100
Michigan Education Association $2,000


Hovey-Wright and her husband Bill have two children.