Birmingham resident and Democrat Manoogian defeated Republican David Wolkinson .
“Tonight, after 15 months of campaigning across every corner of this district, I’m honored to have earned my neighbors’ trust to serve as the next State Representative for Michigan’s 40th district.” Manoogian said in a victory post.
“We flipped this seat from red to blue by working our hearts out and campaigning on the issues that matter to people across our district: clean water, quality public schools, and safe roads — and that’s what I’ll fight for every day I serve in the Legislature.”
The 40th District seat is currently held by Republican Michael McCready. The district covers Birmingham, Bloomfield Township, Bloomfield Hills and a portion of West Bloomfield Township.
The towns in her district include Birmingham, Bloomfield Hills, Bloomfield Township, and parts of West Bloomfield Township.