Rep. John Cherry

2 Terms
House District 49
898 HOB
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Biographical Information

Home Address: 1025 Kensington Ave., Flint, MI  48503
(810) 444-8598
Born: May 30, 1985 in Clio
Marital Status: Married
Spouse: Teresa Villacorta
Children: Diana
Education: Bachelors Degree - Environmental Studies from University of Michigan, 2003-2007; Masters Degree Public Policy - Ford School at University of Michigan, 2007-2009
Employment/Military Record: 2012 - Present: DNR - Performance Management Coordinator; 2011-12: DNR Grants Management; 2010-11: DNRE Office of Science and Policy; Small business owner with my wife, Teresa Villacorta - Flint Coffee Company
Governmental Leadership (Elected or Appointed):
Michigan House 49th District 2020
General Vote: 28,122 of 40,833 (68%)
Primary Vote: 13,321 of 13,321 (100%)
Campaign Finance Reports

Michigan House 49th District 2018
General Vote: 22,769 of 31,464 (72%)
Primary Vote: 5,266 of 11,243 (46%)
Campaign Finance Reports
Endorsements: Teamster Local 332, Police Officers Association of Michigan, Michigan Farm Bureau AgriPac, AFL-CIO, UAW, AFSCME Council 25, Michigan Association For Justice (dual endorsement), Sierra Club, American Federation of Teachers-Michigan

Other Offices: Elected to Flint Charter Commission serving as Vice Chair; Elected as State Representative for the 49th House District.
Political Activities: Member of Michigan Democratic Party, Genesee County Democratic Party, Ruffled Grouse Society, Pheasants Forever, American Woodcock Society, Trout Unlimited, Ducks Unlimited, and Michigan United Conservation Clubs
Community Activities: College Cultural Neighborhood Association - Past Secretary Flint Master Plan Advisory Committee
Religion: Episcopalian

Committee Assignments
Key Legislative Staff
Mikaylah Heffernan, Legislative Aide/Policy Services
Katie Olkowski, Legislative Aide/Constituent Services

Sponsored Legislation
HB 4050
PA 33
Public Records
HB 4298
Mobile Homes
HB 4436
Unemployment Benefits
HB 4439
Unemployment Benefits
HB 4600
Horse Racing
HB 4678
Health Screening
HB 4729
Property Records
HB 5208
Gender Neutral Language
HB 5359
Sport Fishing
HB 5408
Recreation Passport
HB 5631
Woodcock Recovery
HB 5632
Natural Gas
HB 5818
Collective Bargaining
HB 5833
State Employee Retirement
HB 5984
PA 100
Public Swimming Pools
HB 6032
False Claims Act
HB 6316
Data Centers
HB 6398
Peace Officer Definition
HR 59
U.S. Supply Chain
HR 75
Date Designation
HR 133
University of Michigan
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