Running for:

Michigan House of Representatives District 8

Current Position:

State House (D-MI) Incumbent

Party Affiliation:


Sherry Gay-Dagnogo

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Sherry Gay-Dagnogo, M.Ed., is in her third term as state representative of Michigan’s 8th District, serving northwest Detroit, including the Bethune, Brightmoor, Castle Rouge, College Park, and Grandmont-Rosedale communities. Gay-Dagnogo is a Detroit Public Schools science teacher and a former Detroit City Council staff member and community organizer dedicated to transforming Michigan’s education systems. She has previously led community engagement projects funded by the city of Detroit, UAW Region 1A, AFL-CIO, AFSCME Council 25, Great Start Collaborative, the Kresge Foundation, the Kellogg Foundation, UCLA, United Way of Southeast Michigan, and the Skillman Foundation.