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|Position             = Michigan House of Representatives District 8
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|Position = Michigan House of Representatives, District 8
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|Last election = [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 8|November 4, 2014]]
}}{{tnr}}'''Sherry Gay-Dagnogo''' was a [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012]] [[Democratic]] candidate for [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012#District 8|District 8]] of the [[Michigan House of Representatives]].  
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}}{{tnr}}'''Sherry Gay-Dagnogo''' is a [[Democratic]] member of the [[Michigan House of Representatives]], representing [[Michigan House of Representatives District 8|District 8]]. She was first elected to the chamber in 2014.
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==Committee assignments==
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===2015 legislative session===
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At the beginning of the 2015 legislative session, Gay-Dagnogo served on the following committees:
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|Committee1 = Financial Services
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|Committee2 = Tourism and Outdoor Recreation
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==Issues==
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===Campaign themes===
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====2014====
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Gay-Dagnogo's website highlighted the following campaign themes:<ref>[http://www.dagnogo4detroit.com/platform.html ''dagnogo4detroit.com'', "Platform," accessed July 22, 2014]</ref>
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'''An Education-Driven Platform'''
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*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==
 
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===2012===
 
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:: ''See also: [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012]]''
  
Gay-Dagnogo ran in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012|Michigan House of Representatives]] District 8. She ran against [[Mia Grillier]], [[Taryn Jones]], [[David E. Nathan]], and [[Ramon Patrick]] in the Democratic primary on August 7 and was defeated.<ref>[http://miboecfr.nictusa.com/election/candlist/12PRI/12PRI_CL.HTM ''Michigan Department of State'' "2012 Unofficial Michigan Primary Candidate Listing," Accessed June 4, 2012]</ref><ref>[http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/files/elections/2012/by_state/MI_State_House_0807.html?SITE=CSPANELN&SECTION=POLITICS ''Associated Press'' "Michigan - Summary Vote Results," Accessed August 7, 2012]</ref>
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Gay-Dagnogo ran in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012|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.<ref>[http://miboecfr.nictusa.com/election/candlist/12PRI/12PRI_CL.HTM ''Michigan Department of State'', "2012 Official Michigan Primary Candidate Listing," accessed June 4, 2012]</ref><ref>[http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/files/elections/2012/by_state/MI_State_House_0807.html?SITE=CSPANELN&SECTION=POLITICS ''Associated Press'', "Michigan - Summary Vote Results," accessed August 7, 2012]</ref>
  
 
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===Campaign themes===
 
Gay-Dagnogo lists education, small business and jobs, and safety as her top campaign themes on her [http://www.dagnogo4detroit.com/index.html official campaign website].
 
 
*'''Academic accountability and education quality'''<ref name=issues>[http://www.dagnogo4detroit.com/education.html ''Official Campaign Website,'' "My Platform," accessed August 7, 2012]</ref>
 
Her education platform calls for:
 
::*No Emergency Manager - No EAA-EAS
 
::*Increase Clean Safe High Performing Schools
 
::*Increase Talented & Globally Competitive Workforce
 
::*Increase Parental Involvement & Teacher Effectiveness
 
::*Increase Early Childhood Investments & Decrease College Tuition
 
 
*'''Small Business & Job Development'''<ref name=issues/>
 
::*Decrease Tax & Insurance Rates for Detroit-based Businesses
 
::*Foster Detroit-based Business to Business & Customer Partnerships
 
::*Advance Green Technology Jobs | Community & Economic Development Partnerships
 
 
*'''Safer Communities'''<ref name=issues/>
 
Her platform on safety calls for increased funding for:
 
::*Fire, Police and EMS
 
::*Community Law Enforcement Partnerships
 
::*Community Policing , Security & Radio Patrol
 
::*Deconstruction of Blighted Abandoned Properties
 
::*Civic Engagement, Community Group, and Block Clubs
 
 
==Personal==
 
Gay-Dagnogo has been married for 19 years and has a teenage son named Jordan.<ref>[http://www.dagnogo4detroit.com/about.html ''Official Campaign Website,'' "About Sherry," accessed August 7, 2012]</ref>
 
  
 
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==See also==
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*[[Michigan House of Representatives]]
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*[[Michigan House of Representatives District 8]]
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*[[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2014]]
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*[[Michigan State Legislature]]
  
 
==External links==
 
==External links==
*[http://www.dagnogo4detroit.com/ Official Campaign Website]
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*[https://www.facebook.com/pages/Sherry-Gay-Dagnogo-for-State-Rep-Dist-8/285723578143145 Gay-Dagnogo on Facebook]
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*[http://008.housedems.com/ Michigan House Democrats - State Representative Sherry Gay-Dagnogo]
*[http://twitter.com/DetroitEducator Follow Gay-Dagnogo on Twitter]
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*[http://www.dagnogo4detroit.com/ Official campaign website]
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*[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=139881 Legislative Profile from Project Vote Smart]
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*[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=139881 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
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*[https://www.facebook.com/pages/Sherry-Gay-Dagnogo-for-State-Rep-Dist-8/285723578143145 Sherry Gay-Dagnogo on Facebook]
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*[http://twitter.com/DetroitEducator Sherry Gay-Dagnogo on Twitter]
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Sherry Gay-Dagnogo
Sherry Gay-Dagnogo.jpg
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
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
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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