Rep. Donavan McKinney

2 Years
House District 14
693 HOB
Official Website

Current Candidate Information

Michigan House 11th District
The Committee to Elect Donavan McKinney for State Representative
1754 East Outer Drive, Detroit, MI 48234

Biographical Information

Born: June 16, 1992 in Detroit
Marital Status: Married
Spouse: Shaunte' Wilcher-McKinney
Children: Donavan McKinney II
Education: Detroit Renaissance High School (2006-2010); University of Michigan- Ann Arbor (2010-2014) B.A. Public Policy from Gerald R. Ford School
Employment/Military Record: McKinney served as a Legislative Director in the Michigan State House of Representatives. He went on to do community engagement work for a non-profit called Community Development Advocates of Detroit (CDAD). McKinney then worked in admissions and helped improve student life at Wayne County Community College District (WCCCD). Soon after, McKinney did Political and Coalition work for the largest healthcare union in the state, SEIU Healthcare Michigan.
Community Activities: Young Minds in Transition. McKinney is also a 2019 graduate of the Front Line Leaders Academy (FLLA) through the Young Elected Officials (YEO) Network. McKinney currently serves on the Board of Directors for Bridging Communities, Inc. McKinney is on the Executive Board for South East Michigan Jobs with Justice.
Religion: Christian

Governmental Leadership (Elected or Appointed)

House (1/1/2023 - 12/31/2024)
Other Offices: State Environment Justice Council

Elections and Political Participation

Michigan House 14th District 2022
General Vote: 18,968 of 26,586 (71%)
Primary Vote: 4,452 of 7,504 (59%)
Campaign Finance Reports
Endorsements: AFL-CIO Michigan; American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees Council 25; American Federation of Teachers Michigan; Michigan Education Association PAC (primary); Michigan League of Conservation Voters (primary); Michigan Regional Council of Carpenters and Millwrights; Planned Parenthood Advocates of Michigan; United Auto Workers; Voters Not Politicians (primary)

Michigan House 3rd District 2020
Primary Vote: 2,774 of 13,592 (20%)
Campaign Finance Reports

Michigan House 3rd District 2016
Primary Vote: 1,060 of 6,895 (15%)
Campaign Finance Reports

Political Activities: Precinct Delegate

Committee Assignments
Key Legislative Staff
Zvonko Blazevski, Legislative Aide/Policy Services
Raqman Lewis, Legislative Aide/Constituent Services

Sponsored Legislation
HB 4186
HB 4348
Drug Paraphernalia
HB 4452
Productivity Credits
HB 4559
Criminal Sentencing
HB 4643
Children's Services
HB 4651
Agricultural Equipment
HB 4792
Gender-Specific Language
HB 4824
Administrative Procedures
HB 4840
Energy Grants
HB 4885
Health Facilities
HB 4888
Mobile Homes
HB 5007
Environmental Protection
HB 5029
Marketable Record Title
HB 5033
MSHDA Powers
HB 5089
Social Welfare
HB 5093
HB 5103
Drive Licenses
HB 5115
Occupations - Physician's Assistants
HB 5162
Mobile Homes
HB 5163
Mobile Homes
HB 5180
Plant Rehabilitation
HB 5181
Plant Rehabilitation
HB 5241
Toxic Substances
HB 5365
Vehicle Sales
HB 5367
Vehicle Leases
HB 5390
Juvenile Justice Services
HB 5572
HB 5629
Liquor Licenses
HB 5630
Disabilities Discrimination
HR 17
Date Designation
HR 18
Commemorative Anniversary
HR 35
Month Designation
HR 106
Month Designation
HR 167
National Infrastructure Bank
HR 169
Commemorative Anniversary
HR 220
Date Designation
HR 281
Date Designation
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