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Anthony, Sarah (D)

State Representative District 68
Office: S1087 HOB
Term: First
Phone: (517) 373-0826
Home Address: Lansing, MI
Seat Number: 59
Standing Committees: Appropriations
Subcommittees: Higher Education & Community Colleges(VC), Corrections, Licensing & Regulatory Affairs/Insurance & Financial Services
(C) = Chair, (VC) = Vice Chair

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


Rep. Anthony is serving her first full term representing the 68th House District.

In November, she was sworn into her partial term, making her the first African-American woman to serve in this capacity in Lansing's history.

She won the general election for a full term when she defeated Republican Rosalinda HERNANDEZ by securing 74.3 percent of the vote.  Anthony came out on top of a five-candidate Democratic primary in August 2018 when she secured 45.8 percent of the vote.

She currently serves as the Democratic Caucus chair for the 2019-20 session.

In 2012, she was elected to the Ingham County Board of Commissioners, making her the youngest African American woman to serve in this capacity in the United States.


She was a legislative assistant to former state Rep. Joan Bauer.

In 2010, Anthony began an eight-year service as deputy director with the Michigan College Access Network.

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


She is an Everett High School graduate. She earned a Bachelor of Science degree in political science and legal studies from Central Michigan University.

She earned a Master's of Public Administration degree from Western Michigan University and was later named a fellow of the University of Michigan's New Leadership Academy.


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