|U.S. House, Michigan, District 13|
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.
Jackson intended to run in the 2012 election for the U.S. House, representing Michigan's 13th District, but the Secretary of State's office ruled that her 1,625 delivered signatures contained less than 1,000 valid signatures. On May 29, 2012, however, Jackson said she would appeal the decision. 
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)|
|Shanelle Jackson (D)||19,300|
|Richard Zeile (R)||694|
|D'Artagnan Collier (I)||138|
|Kenneth Haney (I)||188|
Shanelle Jackson raised $32,174 for her campaign.
|Michigan House of Representatives, District 9|
|Shanelle Jackson (D)||34,062|
State legislature committee assignments
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Jackson has been appointed to these committees:
- Subcommittee on Higher Education
- Subcommittee on Human Services, Vice Chair
- Subcommittee on Joint Capital Outlay, Vice Chair
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Jackson served on these committees:
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