Flint, MI – John Cherry (D-Flint) was endorsed by Commissioners Brenda Clack, Kim Courts, Martin Cousineau, Ellen Ellenburg, Bryant Nolden, and Mark Young in his bid for State Representative in the 49th District.

“Genesee County faces incredible challenges right now. John will work to bring in the resources we need to maintain prosperous communities,” said Board Chair Mark Young.

“John is a hardworking small business owner and father who understands the challenges of families in our county. He understands the work that needs to be done in Lansing, and he’s got the grit and determination to get it done for us,” said Commissioner Kim Courts.

“We need a friend in Lansing who will take our issues seriously and fight for the people of Flint and Genesee County. I trust John to truly listen to residents’ concerns and to take people seriously, no matter what they look like or what their background is,” said commissioner Bryant Nolden.

Cherry has also received the endorsement of State Representative Phil Phelps (49th District), State Representative Tim Sneller (50th District), Former State Representative (49th District) and Former State Senator (29th District) Robert Emerson, Former State Representative Jack Minore (49th District), Former State Representative Rick Hammel (48th District), and Teamsters Local 332.