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"I will listen to all sides, find
common ground, and amplify voices."


Dear Neighbor,

My name is Jennifer Conlin, and I am your State Representative in Michigan’s newly drawn House District 48.

I am a wife, mother, daughter, caregiver, and native of Washtenaw County. During my decades-long career as a journalist, I have had the opportunity to meet people all over the world and share their stories. For the last twelve years, I have been covering Michigan, writing about small businesses, tourism, healthcare, arts and culture, and economic development. I believe my profession has uniquely prepared me to be a state legislator. I will listen to all sides of an issue, find common ground, and amplify voices.

Now, I don’t just want to chronicle issues in Michigan...I want to resolve them in Lansing.

My family has long lived in Washtenaw County.  My relatives have served in city, county, and state governments, and continue to serve on the judicial bench to this day. I am eager to join that legacy and give back to a community that has been so important to me.

Together, I know we can find solutions that will create good-paying jobs, improve education, protect our environment, expand access to high-quality, affordable healthcare, and safeguard the rights of all Michiganders.

I will work tirelessly to help make our district and state a more equitable, thriving place.

Thank you,


Pitch in!


Our District

The New 48th District

The new 48th District includes the following townships:


Ann Arbor









Additionally the 48th includes the northernmost precincts of the City of Ann Arbor (North of Plymouth Road and the Huron River) and the Village of Pinckney.

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