Taryn Jones

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Candidate for
Michigan House of Representatives, District 1
PartyDemocratic
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ProfessionMathematician, Economist
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Taryn Jones was a 2012 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. Incumbent Brian Banks defeated six other candidates in the Democratic primary; Rebecca Thompson came in second. John Hauler was unopposed in the Republican primary.[1][2][3]

Michigan House of Representatives, District 1 Democratic Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngBrian Banks Incumbent 42.8% 3,140
Rebecca Thompson 36.1% 2,645
Michael Koester 11.1% 813
Taryn Jones 4% 296
Harry Scott 2.2% 159
Paul Fillmore 2.1% 152
Corey Gilchrist 1.7% 123
Total Votes 7,328

2012

See also: Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012

Jones ran in the 2012 election for Michigan House of Representatives District 8. She ran against Mia Grillier, Sherry Gay-Dagnogo 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

  • More Detroit police officers
  • More government spending on quality public education
  • More black men going to college than to prison
  • More resources to help families and seniors with mortgage foreclosure
  • More quality job creation[6]

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