George Cushingberry Jr.

Biographical Information

Born: January 6, 1953 in Royal Oak Township
Marital Status: Married
Spouse: Maria Drew
Children: Brandon, George III
Education: Wayne State University, B.A. in political science and African American studies, PhD candidate in urban politics and american government Unversity of Detroit Law School, J.D. specializations in tax and intellectual property
Employment/Military Record: Attorney at law, Television producer/host, Assistant Pastor, Past lobbyist
Community Activities: NAACP State Bar of Michigan
Religion: Baptist

Governmental Leadership (Elected or Appointed)

House (1/1/2005 - 12/31/2010)
Other Offices: First elected for current term in 2004; former member of state House, 1974-1982; former member of Wayne County Commissioner, 1986-2002.

Elections and Political Participation

Michigan Senate 2nd District Special Election (November 6, 2018)
Primary Vote: 1,355 of 26,947 (5%)
Campaign Finance Reports

Michigan Senate 2nd District 2018
Primary Vote: 1,121 of 27,506 (4%)
Campaign Finance Reports

Michigan Senate 4th District 2010
Primary Vote: 5,371 of 18,702 (28%)

Michigan House 8th District 2008
General Vote: 38,306 of 39,535 (96%)
Primary Vote: 5,755 of 10,149 (56%)
Campaign Finance Reports

Michigan House 8th District 2006
General Vote: 28,241 of 29,202 (96%)
Primary Vote: 4,269 of 8,876 (48%)
Campaign Finance Reports

Michigan House 8th District 2004
General Vote: 37,046 of 38,713 (95%)
Primary Vote: 3,223 of 11,447 (28%)

Michigan House 8th District 2002
Primary Vote: 5,036 of 18,759 (26%)

Political Activities: Concerned Citizens Council, NADCP, Association of Black Students at Wayne State University


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