Sen. Stephanie Chang

10 Years
Senate District 3
4100 BOB
Official Website

Biographical Information

Born: October 24, 1983 in Detroit
Marital Status: Married
Spouse/Partner: Sean Gray
Children: Sonya Belle Gray-Chang
Education: Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, University of Michigan, 2005; Master of Public Policy and Master of Social Work, University of Michigan, 2014
Employment/Military Record: Alumni engagement coordinator, Center for Progressive Leadership-Michigan (2013-2014); Community Engagement coordinator, James and Grace Lee Boggs School (2013); deputy director, Campaign for Justice (2007-12); organizer, One United Michigan (2005-06)
Community Activities: Board Member, Southwest Detroit Community Justice Center; Board Member, Asian and Pacific Islander American Vote - Michigan; Member, LaSalle Cooperative; Advisory Committee, New American Leaders; and others.
Religion: Unitarian Universalist

Governmental Leadership (Elected or Appointed)

Senate (1/1/2019 - 12/31/2026)
Senate Minority Floor Leader (1/1/2019 - 12/31/2022)
House (1/1/2015 - 12/31/2018)

Elections and Political Participation

Michigan Senate 3rd District 2022
General Vote: 61,247 of 71,490 (85%)
Primary Vote: 22,452 of 27,111 (82%)
Campaign Finance Reports
Endorsements: AFL-CIO Michigan; American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees Council 25; American Federation of Teachers Michigan; County Road Association of Michigan Roads+ PAC (primary); Detroit Regional Chamber PAC (primary); Michigan Association for Justice; Michigan Education Association PAC; Michigan League of Conservation Voters (primary); Michigan Nurses Association (primary); Michigan Realtors; Michigan Regional Council of Carpenters and Millwrights; Planned Parenthood Advocates of Michigan; United Auto Workers

Michigan Senate 1st District 2018
General Vote: 62,071 of 86,207 (72%)
Primary Vote: 16,427 of 32,957 (49%)
Campaign Finance Reports
Endorsements: Planned Parenthood Advocates of Michigan, AFSCME Council 25, Michigan AFL-CIO, Michigan Association for Justice, Detroit Regional Chamber PAC, Sierra Club, American Federation of Teachers-Michigan, Planned Parenthood Advocates of Michigan (general election)

Michigan House 6th District 2016
General Vote: 26,301 of 28,426 (92%)
Primary Vote: 5,276 of 7,450 (70%)
Campaign Finance Reports
Endorsements: Sierra Club Michigan Chapter, Planned Parenthood Advocates of Michigan, Michigan Nurses Association; MI Women Win; Michigan League of Conservation Voters, 14th Congressional District Democratic Party, AFSCME, Michigan AFL-CIO, County Road Association, Detroit Regional Chamber PAC, United Auto Workers, MiBank PAC, Michigan Realtors RPAC, Michigan Education Association, Michigan Regional Council of Carpenters, Associated Food and Petroleum Dealers, Michigan Laborers' District Council

Michigan House 6th District 2014
General Vote: 17,926 of 19,075 (93%)
Primary Vote: 4,234 of 8,493 (49%)
Campaign Finance Reports
Endorsements: Michigan Milk Producers Association, Michigan League of Conservation Voters, Michigan Nurses Association, Michigan Association of Police Organizations, Michigan Chapter of the National Association of Social Workers, United Food and Commercial Workers Local 876, Michigan Townships Association Political Action Committee, Planned Parenthood Advocates of Michigan

Political Activities: Past Member, Michigan Democratic Party Executive Committee; Michigan delegate to the 2012 Democratic National Convention

Committee Assignments
Key Legislative Staff
Ellen Heinitz, Chief of Staff
Emily Nguyen, Legislative Director
Jacqueline Ramsey, Director of Constituent Services
Marissa Miller, Scheduler/Legislative Aide
Omar Islam, Community and Constituent Services Associate

Sponsored Legislation
SB 18
Date Designation
SB 26
Air Pollution
SB 38
SB 55
Property Tax
SB 56
SB 57
Drug Paraphernalia
SB 66
Sexual Assault
SB 82
Use Tax
SB 126
Presidential Election
SB 150
Tax Tribunal
SB 225
Asbestos Abatement
SB 267
Driver Licenses
SB 278
Campaign Funds
SB 295
Presidential Electors
SB 321
Criminal Procedure
SB 335
Health Occupations - Nurses
SB 359
Collective Bargaining
SB 373
Voting Procedures
SB 376
Criminal Justice Policy
SB 382
Language Access Plan
SB 403
SB 428
Juvenile Justice Services
SB 437
Children Services
SB 471
SB 472
Sentencing Guidelines
SB 475
SB 488
Mobile Homes
SB 517
SB 549
Water Utilities
SB 551
Water Utilities
SB 603
Election Recounts
SB 607
Environmental Protection
SB 648
Tobacco Products
SB 688
Juvenile Justice Services
SB 814
Trial Court Funding
SB 816
Textbook Tax Credit
SB 823
Civil Rights Protections
SB 826
Doula Scholarship Fund
SB 835
Voting Information
SB 871
Judge Public Records
SR 20
Right To Attorney
SR 36
Week Designation
SR 109
Month Designation
SR 129
Relationship with Taiwan
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