Washtenaw County Board of Commissioners District 8

Jason Morgan

Jason Morgan

OUTCOME: Jason Morgan was elected Washtenaw County commissioner in District 8. He got 99.17% of the vote, with 50.93% voter turnout. For more results, check the Washtenaw County elections site.

Jason Morgan is the former director of government and community relations for Washtenaw Community College, a position he held from 2013 until resigning in the spring of 2016. Previously he served as an aide to U.S. Rep. John Dingell, working as a liaison to Washtenaw County constituents. This is his first run for elected office.

Morgan has been active in the Washtenaw County Democratic Party, and serves on the executive committee for the Ann Arbor Democratic Party. He is chair of the Washtenaw County Community Action Board, which oversees programs run by the county’s office of community & economic development. He is also a board member of the nonprofit Jim Toy Community Center.

Morgan earned a bachelor's degree in political science from Northern Michigan University and is pursuing an MBA at Eastern Michigan University. He is not married and lives in the Pattengill neighborhood.

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Note: Jason Morgan is not related to Mary Morgan, executive director of The CivCity Initiative, the nonprofit that operates

Jason Morgan:  In The News

No Contest – Ann Arbor Observer, August 2016

Response to Arts Alliance questionnaire (see pages 75-76)

Jason Morgan leaves WCC to pursue political careerWashtenaw Voice, May 16, 2016

WCC administrator runs for county commissioner positionWashtenaw Voice, Jan. 19, 2016

Ann Arbor resident announces run for Washtenaw County BoardMLive, Sept. 30, 2015

Process Debated for Platt Road, Act 88 FundsThe Ann Arbor Chronicle, March 2, 2014