Shanelle Jackson

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Shanelle Jackson
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Michigan House of Representatives District 9
Incumbent
In office
2007-Present
Term ends
January 1, 2013
Years in position 7
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$71,865/year
Per diem$10,800 yearly expense allowance
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First elected2006
Next generalNovember 6, 2012
Term limits3 terms
Education
Bachelor'sUniversity of Michigan-Dearborn
Master'sMarygrove College
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Shanelle Jackson is a Democratic member of the Michigan House of Representatives, representing the 9th District since January 1, 2007.

Rep. Jackson earned a bachelor's degree in political science from the University of Michigan-Dearborn and a master’s degree in social justice from Marygrove College in Detroit.

Previous offices held

Rep. Jackson served as the deputy chief of staff for State Rep. Virgil Smith, a fellow Detroit lawmaker, for two years. Rep. Jackson also has done work with Michigan Young Democrats, the NAACP and Project Vote Smart.

Political campaign history

Voting record

Key votes of 2009-2010

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  • Super Speedway, Lawmakers voting on whether TO EXTEND A SPECIAL TAX PERK for a super speedway.
  • Driver Responsibility Fees, Lawmakers voting on whether TO IMPOSE 'driver responsibility fees.'
  • Crony Capitalism, Lawmakers voting on whether TO RESTRICT THE RIGHT of shareholders to sell their own stock.
  • Right to Work, Lawmakers voting on an amendment SUPPORTING RIGHT-TO-WORK zones.
  • Dept. of State Cost-Saving, Lawmakers voting on whether TO SLOW DOWN PROGRESS ON THE SECRETARY OF STATE'S COST-SAVING CONSOLIDATION PLAN.
  • Golf Carts, Lawmakers voting on whether TO SUBSIDIZE the production of electric vehicle batteries.
  • Home Court Disadvantage, Lawmakers voting on whether TO GIVE MORE TAXING POWER to local government in Kalamazoo so it can finance a taxpayer-subsidized sports arena.
  • Fire Safe Cigarettes, Lawmakers voting on whether TO BAN the sale of cigarettes that are not "fire safe."
  • Balancing Act, Lawmakers voting on a budget to CUT REVENUE SHARING PAYMENTS to local governments as a way to balance the state budget without raising taxes.
  • Balancing Act 2, Lawmakers voting on a cut of less than 3 percent to K-12 school aid payments so as to balance the state budget without tax increases.
  • A Good Tax Gone Bad?, Lawmakers voting on the Michigan Business Tax.
  • It’s From the Children, Lawmakers voting on whether to RAID $90 MILLION from the Michigan Higher Education Student Loan Authority.
  • Left Behind, Lawmakers voting on whether TO FINANCE "No Worker Left Behind" with a 59.9 percent increase in general fund spending in the 2009 DELEG budget.
  • First Class Schools, Lawmakers voting on whether to keep Detroit Public Schools' "first class" status even though the district no longer meets the population standard.
  • Politically Correct Capitalism, Lawmakers voting on whether to INCREASE SUBSIDIES for plug-in traction battery packs used in electric cars.
  • Politically Correct Capitalism 2, Lawmakers voting on whether to GIVE SUBSIDIES for Michigan film production.
  • Politically Correct Capitalism 3, Lawmakers voting on whether to INCREASE ELECTRIC CAR SUBSIDIES for a subsidiary of a Korean battery company.
  • Secret Ballot, Lawmakers voting on whether to keep a SECRET BALLOT for union elections.
  • Property Taxes Assaulted Again, Lawmakers voting on whether to allow public schools to EXPAND THE USE OF SINKING FUND property tax spending.
  • Sneak Attack, Lawmakers voting on whether to allow public schools to EXPAND THE USE OF SINKING FUND property tax spending.
  • Grapes of Wrath, Lawmakers voting on whether TO BAN home shipment of beer and wine to Michigan consumers.
  • Subsidize Manufacture of Electric Cars, Lawmakers voting on whether to authorize a refundable Michigan Business Tax credit for makers of plug-in traction battery packs used in electric cars.
  • Authorize Special Tax Breaks for Ethanol Gas Stations, Lawmakers voting on whether to authorize a non-refundable Michigan Business Tax credit equal to 30 percent of the costs incurred by a gas station to convert existing pumps and tanks, or acquire new ones that deliver E85 ethanol or biodiesel fuel.

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Committee assignments

2011-2012

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

  • Appropriations
  • Subcommittee on Higher Education
  • Subcommittee on Human Services, Vice Chair
  • Subcommittee on Joint Capital Outlay, Vice Chair

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Jackson served on these committees:

Elections

2010

See also: Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2010

Jackson won re-election to the District 9 Seat in 2010. She defeated Danyelle Coleman, Reggie Davis, Choka Johnson]], Daniel McFarland, Audrey Smith, Michael Terrell and Mary Thomas in the August 3 Democratic primary. She faced Richard Zeile (R) in the general election on November 2, 2010.

Michigan House of Representatives, District 9 General election (2010)
Candidates Votes


Green check mark transparent.png Shanelle Jackson (D) 19,300
Richard Zeile (R) 694
D'Artagnan Collier (I) 138
Kenneth Haney (I) 188

2008

On November 04, 2008, Shanelle Jackson ran unopposed for District 9 of the Michigan House of Representatives. [1]

Shanelle Jackson raised $32,174 for her campaign.[2]

Michigan House of Representatives, District 9
Candidates Votes


Green check mark transparent.png Shanelle Jackson (D) 34,062

Campaign donors

2010

In 2010, Jackson received $35,675 in campaign donations. The largest contributors are listed below.[3]


2008

In 2008 Shanelle Jackson collected $32,174 in donations. [4]

Her five largest contributors in 2008 were:

Donor Amount
Auto Workers Region 1A $3,000
Michigan Beer & Wine Wholesalers Association $2,839
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan $1,900
DTE Energy $1,700
Michigan Automobile Dealers Association $1,350

Campaign contributions

Contributions Report from Michigan Secretary of State

Contact

Rep. Shanelle Jackson
S0688 House Office Building
P.O. Box 30014
Lansing, MI 48909-7514
(517) 373-1705
shanellejackson@house.mi.gov

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Michigan House of Representatives District 9
2007–present
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