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Profile: Shanelle Jackson for Congress, 13th District

Monday, August 6, 2012

Photo Courtesy of the Shanelle Jackson for Congress campaign

State Representative Shanelle Jackson is one of five Democrats running in the new 13th Congressional district, covering parts of Detroit and western Wayne County. Jackson grew up in Detroit and has spent six years in Lansing. She tells WDET’s Pat Batcheller that she’s running for Congress because there are no Democratic women in the Michigan delegation. She also says she can be more effective than Congressman John Conyers--who she respects--but feels it’s time for change.

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You can read more about Representative Jackson's platform at her website.

Photo Courtesy of the Shanelle Jackson for Congress campaign