Martha O'Kray

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Martha O'Kray
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Candidate for
Michigan House of Representatives District 33
PartyDemocratic
Education
Bachelor'sWayne State University
Master'sEastern Michigan University
Ph.D.Western Michigan University
Personal
Place of birthDetroit, Michigan
ProfessionEducator
Websites
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Martha O'Kray was a 2012 Democratic candidate for District 33 of the Michigan House of Representatives.

O'Kray made her career as an educator, serving in various positions in the Roseville Community Schools. Starting as an elementary school teacher, she retired in 2001 as the Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum and Instruction.

O'Kray was inducted into the National Women's Hall of Fame in 2001, cited for finding "practical ways to solve problems" as well as "outstanding service" to her district.[1]

Elections

2012

See also: Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012

O'Kray ran in the 2012 election for Michigan House of Representatives District 33. She ran unopposed in the August 7 Democratic primary and was defeated by incumbent Ken Goike (R) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[2]

Michigan House of Representatives, District 33, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngKen Goike Incumbent 61.9% 24,163
     Democratic Martha O'Kray 38.1% 14,869
Total Votes 39,032

Personal

O'Kray is widowed and has two children.[1]

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