This was announced on Monday by the representative of the state of Michigan Mary Cavanaugh, D-Redford candidacy for Michigan new The state’s 6th Senate County, which includes the cities of Farmington, Farmington Hills, Redford, Livonia and Northwest Detroit. The primary elections a seat in the Michigan Senate will be held on August 2, followed by a general election on November 8.
In December 2021, Michigan Independent Citizens Redistribution commission approved new legislative districts. Part of the new congressional map, Michigan Senate Lime the map includes the 6th constituency of the state senate. The commission simultaneously approved Chestnut a map to establish new constituency lines in the Michigan State Congress, which determines which areas are represented by candidates for Congress, and Hickory a map for establishing Michigan constituency lines, which determines which areas are represented by candidates for the Michigan State House of Representatives.
On February 21 video In a statement announcing her candidacy, Kavanagh outlined the challenges she seeks to address as a future state senator, including voting rights, access to low-cost children’s services and increased investment in infrastructure. She stressed that the COVID-19 pandemic has only exacerbated the challenges facing Michigan communities.
“The cost of healthcare and food just forces many of us to struggle with loans and make ends meet, not to mention trying to start a family,” Cavanaugh said. “We can and should do more to achieve real results for families and our future.”
In 2020, Cavanaugh was chosen to the Michigan House as Fr. representative the House 10 area, which served the city of Redford Charter and the Northwest District of Detroit. Under the new county lines held for the Michigan State House of Representatives, District 10 will now consist of Gross Pointe communities, and Districts 16 and 17 will include the City of Redford Charter.
Prior to joining Kavanagh, he worked with a service organization AmeriCorpswhere she worked full-time as a teacher and tutor for Osborne High School students in Detroit. She also previously worked as a project development director A new beginning of constructiona company dedicated to preserving home ownership and revitalizing the community in Wayne County.
Reverend Sherris Butler, a supporter of education reform in Detroit, supported Cavanaugh’s candidacy and said she would be a strong voice for the Metro Detroit community in Lansing, according to a press release received by The Michigan Daily.
“Mary has my full support and approval as we work together to improve the quality of life and access to education, health and sustainable housing for children and families in the Detroit and Michigan Metro,” Butler wrote in a release.
Brian Goldes, head of the South Redford School District, also backed Cavanaugh in a press release, stressing his belief that Cavanaugh would put Michigan’s teachers, students and parents at the forefront of policy-making.
“Mary understands the pressures and stress that are in our public schools and will continue to be a great partner for us in the Michigan Senate,” Galdes wrote.
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