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Robert S. Womack announces he is running for the 82nd District State House

Posted at 5:41 AM, Apr 28, 2022
and last updated 2022-04-28 09:15:55-04

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Kent County Commissioner Robert Womack announced his campaign for the state House.

In a Facebook post Wednesday night, Womack shared that he'll be launching his campaign Thursday at 5:30 at Yesterdog in Grand Rapids.

He'll be running for the 82nd District in the Michigan House of Representatives.

Some of the issues he's running on include making the Breonna Taylor "no knock warrant" bill into law, raising minimum wage to $15 an hour, and giving contractors in Kent County their share of state infrastructure funding.

Womack is a three-term Kent County commissioner and co-chair for Governor Gretchen Whitmer's statewide Black Leadership Advisory Council.