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Jones, Jewell (D)

State Representative District 11
Office: N690 HOB
Term: 3rd
Phone: (517) 373-0849
Home Address: 4014 Farnum, Inkster, MI 48141
Seat Number: 83

BB - Binsfeld Building,  BT - Boji Tower,  CB - Capitol Building,  HOB - House Office Building  


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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Additional Information

Rep. Jones Remains Jailed After Judge Denies Release Request (10-15-2021)

Bits And Tidbits (10-13-2021)

Bits And Tidbits (09-29-2021)

Bits And Tidbits (09-28-2021)

Jones To Undergo Mental Health Evaluation; Supporters Vouch For His Character (09-17-2021)

Wentworth Yanks Jones From Committees After New Felony Charges (09-16-2021)

Jones Facing New Charges After Bringing Handcuff Key To Jail (09-15-2021)

Jones Gets Jail For 3rd Bond Violation (09-14-2021)

Jones Accused Of Trying To Cheat Alcohol Monitor; Facing Bond Revocation (09-08-2021)

Bits And Tidbits (08-30-2021)

Jewell Jones Under New Heat For $221 Strip Club Campaign Expense (07-26-2021)

Judge Orders Rep. Jones To Pay $1,000 Fine For Bond Violation (07-23-2021)

Troopers Question Whether MSP Wanted Jones' Incident Kept 'Under Wraps' (07-21-2021)

Rep. Jones Faces 2nd Bond Violation Allegation (07-20-2021)

Whitmer's Veto Of Tax Break Draws Angry Response From Lawmakers (07-14-2021)

New Law Lets Motown Transit Police Clear Tracks For Q-Line (07-01-2021)

Here's What Jones Posted After His Felony Case Moved To Circuit Court (06-30-2021)

Bits And Tidbits (06-28-2021)

Livingston Co. Prosecutor Wants Rep. Jones Held In Contempt (06-24-2021)

Judge Tells Jones: It's Time You Start Taking Drug Testing Seriously (06-24-2021)

House Votes To Move Court Of Claims To Circuit Courts (06-24-2021)

House Wants Binding Arbitration For County Corrections Officers (06-24-2021)

Rep. Jewell Jones Votes No On OWI Arrest Legislation (06-17-2021)

House Gives Thumbs Up To Cancer Clinic CON Bill (06-10-2021)

Lawmakers Extend Midtown Development Credit A Day Before Expiration (06-09-2021)

House Approves Ethics Package Including Closed Review Panel (06-09-2021)

Bits And Tidbits (05-20-2021)

Rep. Posthumus Apologizes After OWI Arrest (05-03-2021)

What Will Trump Be Up To In Michigan's Gov Race? (05-03-2021)

Bits And Tidbits (04-27-2021)

Carter Shares Perspective Of Jones Arrest (04-26-2021)

Jones, Passenger Found Pants Down; Police Video Show Physical Fight (04-23-2021)

Report: Jones Used Gov's Name During Alleged Drunken Driving Incident (04-22-2021)

45% Recycling Goal By '32 Supported By Full House (04-22-2021)

Michigan-Only Gas Cans Gets Bipartisan House Support (04-20-2021)

Prosecution: Police Had To Taser, Pepper Spray Jones For Compliance (04-16-2021)

Stun Guns Could Be New Option For Self Defense (04-14-2021)

Police Scanner Chatter Gives Some Details On Jones' Incident (04-08-2021)

State Rep Arrested In Connection With Crash (04-07-2021)

House Supports Posting Employee List By Position, Salary Online (03-25-2021)

Smile, You're On School Bus Stop-Arm Cameras (03-16-2021)

Bits And Tidbits (02-25-2021)

Wouldn't It Be Nice If We Could . . . Wait Until Age 18 (02-12-2021)

More Than 1,000 Michigan Guard Members Remain in D.C. (02-02-2021)

No House Freshman Chairs; First Time Since '09 (01-21-2021)

House Gets A Little Older; Jones Still Waiting For Someone To Take His Title (01-08-2021)

Bits And Tidbits (12-11-2020)

Lions' Firing Of Coach, GM Has Bipartisan Support (12-04-2020)