I’m Kelly Rossman-McKinney and I’m running to be your State Senator in the 24th District (which is Eaton, Clinton and Shiawassee Counties, and the northeast quadrant of Ingham County).
I have been a small business owner and job creator since 1988, when I started my first business as a single mom sitting down at my kitchen table. As an emerging small business owner, I knew it was more important to pay my employees and suppliers first, even if it meant taking nothing for myself. I have built success on my “people before profits” attitude, strong work ethic and a tenacious commitment to problem-solving.
No one is better at tackling, understanding and explaining complex issues on a variety of subjects — from bipartisan energy reform to road funding and beyond – and I’ve worked on the frontlines of issues like these for years. However, my greatest pride is being the mother of four and the wife of my Beloved Officer Dave. As a mom, I know the power and value of quality education, affordable college and training for the skills that employers need. I recognize that the challenges we face can’t be solved with partisan rhetoric or headline-seeking politicians who are looking for their next job.
I won’t ever put partisan politics before families, children and the people I serve. I am bold and innovative, honest, fair and fierce. I’ve got a reputation for speaking my mind and pushing back when others won’t. I’m a practical problem solver— and we need some of us in the Senate.
I’m ready to stand up, speak up and serve — exactly the qualities needed to win in 2018.
I look forward to gaining your support,
Candidate for Michigan’s 24th State Senate District