Rep. Tenisha Yancey

(D-Harper Woods)
3 Terms
House District 1
585 HOB
517-373-0154

tenishayancey@house.mi.gov
Official Website

Biographical Information

(313) 915-3139
Born: August 29, 1976 in Detroit
Education: Eastern Michigan University and University of Detroit Mercy School of Law
Employment/Military Record: Wayne County executive's office and Wayne County assistant prosecutor
Governmental Leadership (Elected or Appointed):
Michigan House 1st District 2020
General Vote: 29,742 of 39,224 (75%)
Primary Vote: 12,373 of 12,373 (100%)
Campaign Finance Reports

Michigan House 1st District Special Election (November 7, 2017)
General Vote: 7,266 of 10,151 (71%)
Primary Vote: 2,215 of 6,710 (33%)
Campaign Finance Reports

Michigan House 1st District 2018
General Vote: 21,790 of 29,887 (72%)
Primary Vote: 7,580 of 9,499 (79%)
Campaign Finance Reports
Endorsements: Planned Parenthood Advocates of Michigan, County Road Association of Michigan, Michigan Association for Justice, AFL-CIO, EMILY's List, Detroit Regional Chamber, Michigan Realtors, Sierra Club, American Federation of Teachers-Michigan, Michigan League of Conservation Voters (general election)

Other Offices: State Representative House District 1, Harper Woods School Board member

Committee Assignments
Key Legislative Staff
Emily Schmitt, Legislative Aide/Policy Services
eschmitt@house.mi.gov
Denzell Walls, Legislative Aide/Constituent Services
dwalls@house.mi.gov

Sponsored Legislation
HB 4090
FInancial Disclosure
HB 4098
Human Trafficking
HB 4155
Proof Of License
HB 4219
PA 78
Expungement
HB 4270
Feminine Hygiene Products
HB 4412
African American History
HB 4571
PA 8
Income Tax Deadline
HB 4676
Lease Termination
HB 4742
PA 59
Marijuana
HB 4817
Cigarette Taxes
HB 4974
Crime Victims
HB 5013
Warrants
HB 5014
False Report of Crime
HB 5064
Juneteenth
HB 5065
Juneteenth
HB 5214
Gender Neutral Language
HB 5323
PA 4
Use Tax Exemptions
HB 5437
Pretrial Detention
HB 5453
Criminal Procedure
HB 5484
Drug Court
HB 5941
Juvenile Imprisonment
HB 6162
Portable Electronics Insurance
HB 6363
Corrections
HB 6508
EMS Personnel
HR 13
Delta Sigma Theta Sorority
HR 20
Human Trafficking
HR 212
Awareness Week
HR 214
Declaration Day
HR 240
Urging Resolution
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