Sherry Gay-Dagnogo

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Sherry Gay-Dagnogo
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Candidate for
Michigan House of Representatives District 8
PartyDemocratic
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Sherry Gay-Dagnogo is a 2014 Democratic candidate for District 8 of the Michigan House of Representatives.

Elections

2014

See also: Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Michigan House of Representatives will take place in 2014. A primary election was held on August 5, 2014, and a general election will take place 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.[1][2][3]

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.[4][5]

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

Campaign themes

Gay-Dagnogo listed education, small business and jobs, and safety as her top campaign themes on her official campaign website.

  • Academic accountability and education quality[6]

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[6]
  • 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[6]

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

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