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Jones, Jewell (D)State Representative District 11
Rep. Jewell Jones became the youngest Inkster City Council-member in 2015 at the age of 20. His term would end in 2019. In 2014, Jones worked as a field organizer for the David Knezek for State Senate campaign.
A second term was secured by Jones in 2018 when easily defeated Randy W. WALKER in the primary 62.2% to 37.7%. In the general, he defeated GOP nominee James TOWNSEND 66.8% to 33.1%.
Jones secured his third term in the House in August 2020 when he ran unopposed in the primary. He secured 65.2% of the vote in the November general election, again defeating Townsend.
The 11th district has a partisan Democratic base of 68 percent according to calculations by Target Insyght.
To read MIRS biography of Rep. Jones, click here.
He is attending the University of Michigan-Dearborn and is in the Army Reserve Officers Training Corps (ROTC).
Rep. Jones is an executive board member of the Inkster Chamber of Commerce, a member of The Inkster Task Force, Inkster Youth Coalition, and the NAACP.
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