John Cherry Jr.

Biographical Information

Born: May 5, 1951 in Sulphur Springs, TX
Marital Status: Married
Spouse/Partner: Pam
Children: Meghan, John
Education: MPA, University of Michigan-Flint; BA in political science, University of Michigan
Employment/Military Record: AFSCME political director; administrative assistant to former Sen. Gary Corbin

Governmental Leadership (Elected or Appointed)

Lt. Governor (1/1/2003 - 12/31/2010)
Other Offices: Lieutenant Governor (2003-present); Jobs Commission Board (1996-2004); Senate minority leader (1996-2004); Senate (1987-2004); House (1983-86)

Elections and Political Participation

Governor 2010
Campaign Finance Reports

Governor 2010
Primary Vote: NA
Campaign Finance Reports
Endorsements: AFSCME Council 25, UAW

Governor 2010
Primary Vote: NA
Campaign Finance Reports

Lt. Governor 2006
General Vote: 2,142,166 of 3,801,434 (56%)
Primary Vote: 530,243 of 530,243 (100%)
Campaign Finance Reports

Lt. Governor 2002
General Vote: 1,633,796 of 3,152,311 (51%)
Primary Vote: 499,129 of 1,046,673 (47%)

Political Activities: Seventh Congressional District Democratic Committee chair; Genesee County Democratic Executive Board; Oakland County Democratic Executive Board

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