Hoon-Yung Hopgood

Biographical Information

Born: December 8, 1974 in Inchon, South Korea
Marital Status: Married
Spouse: Sunhwa
Children: Jenna, Julia
Education: Bachelor's degree in political science from University of Michigan
Community Activities: Member of Democratic Party organizations, member of University of Michigan of Downriver; Active in several volunteer efforts (child literacy programs, holiday meal deliveries, Angels Night patrols in the city of Detroit, low-income assistance programs)
Religion: Christian

Governmental Leadership (Elected or Appointed)

Senate (1/1/2011 - 12/31/2018)
House (1/1/2003 - 12/31/2008)

Elections and Political Participation

Michigan Senate 6th District 2014
General Vote: 42,835 of 68,754 (62%)
Primary Vote: 14,849 of 14,849 (100%)
Campaign Finance Reports
Endorsements: Michigan Milk Producers Association, Michigan League of Conservation Voters, Michigan Farm Bureau AgriPAC, Sierra Club of Michigan, Michigan Townships Association, Michigan Nurses Association, Detroit Regional Chamber, AFL-CIO, American Federation of Teachers-Michigan, AFSCME Council 25, Michigan Bankers Association PAC, Michigan Realtors PAC, Planned Parenthood Advocates of Michigan, County Road Association of Michigan RUSH-PAC, MTA-PAC, MiBankPAC

Michigan Senate 8th District 2010
General Vote: 36,768 of 69,010 (53%)
Primary Vote: 7,147 of 15,524 (46%)

Michigan House 22nd District 2006
General Vote: 19,259 of 26,036 (73%)
Primary Vote: 2,074 of 2,751 (75%)
Campaign Finance Reports

Michigan House 22nd District 2004
General Vote: 24,375 of 35,045 (69%)
Primary Vote: 2,930 of 3,994 (73%)

Michigan House 22nd District 2002
General Vote: 14,042 of 20,395 (68%)
Primary Vote: 5,135 of 11,705 (43%)

Political Activities: Internship in Washington office of then-U.S. Rep. Lynn Rivers (1995); worked for state AFL-CIO as a labor coordinator during 1996 campaigns; worked for House Democratic policy staff in 1997

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