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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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