Marsha Cheeks

Biographical Information

Born: March 7, 1956 in Detroit
Marital Status: Divorced
Children: Ajene, Jamila, Khari
Education: Bachelor's degree in business administration from Western Michigan University; pursued graduate work at Central Michigan University and Wayne State University
Employment/Military Record: Teacher in Detroit Public Schools; former director of the Science, Engineering, Mathematics, and Aerospace Academy

Governmental Leadership (Elected or Appointed)

House (1/1/2003 - 12/31/2008)
Other Offices: Re-elected to state House in 2006 (Primary Election results, General Election results); first elected in 2004 (Primary Election results, General Election results)
Campaign Finance Reports

Elections and Political Participation

Michigan House 6th District 2006
General Vote: 18,373 of 19,285 (95%)
Primary Vote: 3,451 of 5,137 (67%)
Campaign Finance Reports

Michigan House 6th District 2004
General Vote: 26,880 of 29,223 (91%)
Primary Vote: 5,467 of 7,445 (73%)

Michigan House 6th District 2002
General Vote: 17,428 of 18,597 (93%)
Primary Vote: 4,377 of 12,300 (35%)

Political Activities: Aunt of Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick and sister of US Rep. Carolyn Kilpatrick; Democratic Party precinct delegate

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