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Cherry, John D. (D)

State Representative District 49
Office: N898 HOB
Term: First
Phone: (517) 373-7515
Email: JohnCherry@house.mi.gov
Home Address: 1025 Kensington Ave., Flint, MI 48503
Website: https://housedems.com/cherry
Seat Number: 91
Standing Committees: Appropriations
Subcommittees: Natural Resources/Environmental Quality(VC), Health and Human Services, Joint Capital Outlay
(C) = Chair, (VC) = Vice Chair

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


POLITICAL CAREER

Rep. Cherry was first elected to the House on Nov. 6, 2018 when he defeated Republican Patrick DUVENDECK by securing 72.3 percent of the Vote.

Cherry, the son of former Lt. Gov. John CHERRY and former Rep. Pam FARIS came out on top of a six-candidate primary field when he secured 46.8 percent of the August primary vote.

WORK EXPERIENCE

Rep. Cherry worked in the Michigan Department of Natural Resources Office of Science and Policy. He later moved to the DNR's grants management staff and was promoted to the departments performance management coordinator in 2011.

He started a small business alongside his wife, Teresa.

To read MIRS biography of Rep. Cherry, click here.

EDUCATION

He is a graduate of the University of Michigan, where he received a Bachelor of Arts in natural resources and environment before returning to receive his Masters of Public Policy.

LEAD STAFF PERSON:

Mikaylah Heffernan
mheffernan@house.mi.gov

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