Mari Manoogian is a Democrat currently serving as State Representative for the 40th District in Michigan's House of Representatives.

47 Messages

  Mari Manoogian · [email protected]
March 25, 2022 at 8:00 PM

A note to Team Mari

I ran for office calling for a new generation of strong, bold leadership and together, we’ve delivered on that promise. With that historic progress in mind and strong certainty in the future of our communities, I will not be seeking re-election to the Michigan House this fall. Dear John -  …
  Mari Manoogian · [email protected]
March 8, 2022 at 2:38 PM

Happy International Women’s Day!

Dear John -  Happy International Women’s Day! Today we celebrate the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women. We are also strengthening the call for greater women’s equality across the world.    I’ve been blessed to have many women role models in my life, but none…
  Mari Manoogian · [email protected]
February 25, 2022 at 8:11 PM

Figure Skating with the Stars

Dear John -  I am incredibly proud to serve on the Advisory Board for Figure Skating in Detroit. FSD is a nonprofit organization that helps girls transform their lives and grow in confidence, leadership and academic achievement. We are the only organization for girls of color that combine…
  Mari Manoogian · [email protected]
February 14, 2022 at 2:09 PM

Gov Whitmer signs our bill!

Dear John -  Happy Valentine's Day! I hope you are staying warm and enjoying the winter Olympics as much as I am!    I wanted to pass along a quick update about our progress on not one, not two, but three bills that have passed the Michigan House this year.    ✅ Our first-time homebuyers s…
  Mari Manoogian · [email protected]
January 31, 2022 at 3:35 PM

Whew! What a whirlwind

Dear John -  January always feels like a long month and we’ve reached the end! It seems impossible to capture everything that’s happened in the past 31 days, so here are some of the highlights:    ✅ Passed our bill modernizing our state’s distracted driving laws with bipartisan support in …
  Mari Manoogian · [email protected]
January 28, 2022 at 2:40 PM

Exciting legislative update

Dear John -  I have exciting news to share with you after a very busy week in the Michigan legislature.    Two of our bills PASSED the Michigan House - an extra challenge especially while working in the minority.     First - our distracted driving bill passed overwhelmingly with bipartisan …
  Team Mari · [email protected]
December 31, 2021 at 2:34 PM

Re: New maps, new year

Dear Friend -    Did you see the email from Mari yesterday about raising $5,000 before midnight tonight? We are SO CLOSE to hitting our end-of-the-year goal - but we need your help. We are now just $2,365 away from reaching $5,000 raised in two days! Can you rush a contribution to help Mar…
  Mari Manoogian · [email protected]
December 30, 2021 at 2:36 PM

New maps, new year

Dear John,   I can’t believe 2021 is almost over! This year, we secured $500,000 for local emergency services, including a new Special Operations and Rescue vehicle for Bloomfield Township that will be used throughout Oakland County. We also resolved more than 3,000 constituent cases and qu…
  Mari Manoogian · [email protected]
December 24, 2021 at 3:59 PM

Wishing you a joyous holiday season

Dear John, Wishing you and your family a safe and joyous holiday season. Merry Christmas! Paid for by Friends of Mari Manoogian, PO Box 1234 Birmingham, MI 48012 If you believe you received this message in error or wish to no longer receive email from us, p…
  Mari Manoogian · [email protected]
December 17, 2021 at 2:43 PM

Show your support for Team Mari

Dear John, Two weeks from today the sun will set on 2021 and together we’ll begin a new year. The end of the year marks not only a new beginning but a big deadline for our campaign. Right now is the perfect time to show your support and chip in for a Team Mari T-shirt!  Chip in $40 (for th…
  Mari Manoogian · [email protected]
November 30, 2021 at 1:30 PM

More than just ice skating

Dear John, Growing up, skating gave me an outlet to build strength and confidence and to connect with a greater community. This Giving Tuesday, I’d like to highlight an organization I’m proud to be part of that is working to transform the lives of girls on and off the ice through academics,…
  Mari Manoogian · [email protected]
November 25, 2021 at 2:35 PM

Wishing you a Happy Thanksgiving

  Wishing you and your family a healthy and happy Thanksgiving!    - State Representative Mari Manoogian Paid for by Friends of Mari Manoogian, PO Box 1234 Birmingham, MI 48012 If you believe you received this message in error or wish to no longer receive email…
  Team Mari · [email protected]
November 17, 2021 at 3:34 PM

Mari’s idea to tackle climate change gains national recognition!

Dear John, With all the negativity and noise in politics today, it is important to celebrate the times when we are reminded why we do this work.    We are proud to announce that Mari was named a finalist in the NewDEAL Ideas Challenge! The New DEAL is a national organization that counts amo…
  Mari Manoogian · [email protected]
October 20, 2021 at 12:36 PM

No surprises here

BREAKING: The Republican-led Legislature passed bills on Tuesday  that would allow for private donors and corporations to receive tax breaks for  sending their children to private and religious schools.  This DeVos-driven initiative comes just hours before a campaign fundraising report…
  Mari Manoogian · [email protected]
October 14, 2021 at 4:32 PM

QAnon in the State Capitol?

  Dear John,   Your past support of our campaign for state representative led to flipping a district from Red-to-Blue in 2018 and seeing the highest Democratic turnout in a Presidential year in 2020.    But now with redistricting, our seat could be up for grabs.   We can’t let conservative, …
  Mari Manoogian · [email protected]
September 30, 2021 at 12:30 PM

Less than 24 hours to meet our deadline

  URGENT: We are less than 24 hours away from closing our books on the month of September. We are still $2,655 short of hitting our fundraising goal.    Can you rush a contribution of $25, $50 or $100 right now?   Wow! Thank you so much for the outpouring of support. Together we can…
  Mari Manoogian · [email protected]
September 29, 2021 at 2:26 PM

Why deadlines matter

  Dear John,    Tomorrow marks an important deadline for our campaign: the end-of-month. These deadlines may seem to create an undue panic in your email inbox, but I want to take a moment to tell you why they matter.    In an off-year like this one, fundraising reports are due in January, Ju…
  Mari Manoogian · [email protected]
September 6, 2021 at 12:20 PM

Happy Labor Day!

Mari walking the picket line with AAUP professors at Oakland University on Friday, September 3. Happy Labor Day, John!   Labor Day is a special time to reflect and thank the hardworking men and women of labor and all of the ways the labor movement has contributed to improving our lives. I’m …
  Alis Manoogian, · [email protected]
September 3, 2021 at 1:55 PM

Join me in wishing Mari a happy birthday! 🎉

Hi John,  This is Alis, Mari’s younger sister. I wanted to let you know that today is Mari’s birthday! She does so much for our community and state, will you join me in wishing her a happy birthday?  🎉 Click here to sign Mari’s birthday card! 🎉  Growing up in the Manoogian household, there w…
  Mari Manoogian · [email protected]
August 31, 2021 at 1:17 PM

One of the toughest months

Dear John: August is historically one of the toughest months to fundraise. Many friends and family are out traveling and enjoying the last bit of summer. This is why it's so important we push today's deadline to make up for any shortfall in our campaign budget.  We set an ambitious goal of r…
  Mari Manoogian · [email protected]
August 30, 2021 at 5:23 PM

We’re so close →

The month of August is coming to a close and we have one big goal left…   Can we raise $5,000 in the next 24 hours? I think we can. But it all depends on what you do right now John xxxxxx. We’ve gone a long way together and are building an unstoppable campaign to win. August is historically…
  Mari Manoogian · [email protected]
August 25, 2021 at 12:20 PM

Re: Democracy that works for everyone

Add your support to For the People Act today Dear John,  Wow! Thank you for to everyone who showed support by adding their names to For the People Act. Together we can make our voice heard.  In Michigan, House and Senate Democrats are doing everything that we can to stop just that from happen…
  Mari Manoogian · [email protected]
August 23, 2021 at 2:07 PM

Democracy that works for everyone

Add your support to For the People Act today Dear John — Just weeks after a violent insurrection in the nation’s capital, the U.S. House proved it will not be intimidated by threats from extremists. It passed a big, bold package of democracy fixes dubbed the For the People Act, taking anothe…
  Mari Manoogian · [email protected]
August 5, 2021 at 6:08 PM

Remembering President Trumka

A champion for workers everywhere John, I am absolutely heartbroken to hear of the passing of AFL-CIO President, Richard Trumka, a fighter for working folks everywhere. President Trumka has been a figure in my life since I was a little girl. He and my father became good friends–they always h…
  Mari Manoogian · [email protected]
July 29, 2021 at 6:22 PM

🚨 BREAKING NEWS: We have an opponent! 🚨

Chip in $25 today to show your support for Team Manoogian!   Dear John — Yesterday, we learned that a Republican opponent filed to run against me. That's right; we have an opponent who fully embraces the extremist politics of the GOP. My opponent's politics are a thing of the past, and our …
  Mari Manoogian · [email protected]
July 27, 2021 at 5:15 PM

Thank you!

Thanks to you, we exceeded our goal! John,   Yesterday, for the first time in the 2022 election cycle, we reported our fundraising numbers for folks to see where we stand. I'm proud to report that with your support, we exceeded our quarterly fundraising goal! We're in a strong position headed…
  Mari Manoogian · [email protected]
July 20, 2021 at 3:30 PM

Before midnight

Today's big deadline! Today's the day! Our team has set an ambitious goal of raising $10,000 and we are still $3,355 short. Can you chip in right now before tonight's midnight deadline?  CONTRIBUTE → ---------- Forwarded message --------- From: Mari Manoogian <[email protected]&g…
  Mari Manoogian · [email protected]
July 19, 2021 at 5:45 PM

In 36 hours...

Donate now to help us hit our goal!   Dear John — In less than 36 hours, we'll close our books and show everyone what I have raised for our last re-election campaign for State Representative.  Those of you who know me know that I like to set big goals for me and my team. I've set a massive fu…
  Mari Manoogian · [email protected]
July 14, 2021 at 8:10 PM

One week left

Donate now to help us hit our goal! Dear John — One week to go. That’s all the time we have left until our big end of the quarter filing deadline where we make our books public for the first time this year.  We’ve continued building on the work we did last term for our community. We're fig…
  Mari Manoogian · [email protected]
July 4, 2021 at 4:32 PM

Happy Independence Day!

Hope you're having a great 4th! Dear John — Happy Independence Day! I hope you're able to spend the day celebrating and relaxing, I also hope that you're also able to take a moment to reflect on the importance of today. Today, I'm reflecting on a quote from President Harry Truman, "America w…
  Mari Manoogian · [email protected]
June 30, 2021 at 5:55 PM

Tonight's Deadline

Counting on you Dear John — I cannot believe how quickly June has flown by! Our June fundraising deadline is here, and after talking to my team, it looks like we're just $500 short of our goal for the month. That's just 20 people chipping in $25!   We have faced many challenges together and …
  Mari Manoogian · [email protected]
April 10, 2021 at 4:00 PM

Call for Applications for Rep. Manoogian's Youth Advisory Council

  Hi, John —   I am excited to share that my office is now taking applications for our first Youth Advisory Council!     Our youth advisory council will meet with me monthly to discuss important policy and community issues, advise on potential solutions, and inform legislative priorit…
  Mari Manoogian · [email protected]
March 31, 2021 at 4:25 PM

Unbelievable: the GOP is attacking us.

  Hi, John —   I just started my second term in the Michigan House, and while we’ve been laser-focused on addressing the pandemic, the Republicans have already started attacking us for standing up for what’s right for our district.      And, of course, this ad couldn’t be further from…
  Team Manoogian · [email protected]
November 20, 2020 at 6:00 PM

Don't Forget Mari's Survey

John — We know Thanksgiving is right around the corner, and we hope everyone is getting together for a safe and happy holiday with their families. Just in case you missed Mari's last email, we wanted to circle back and make sure you saw our Post-Election Survey.    These surveys are very i…
  Mari Manoogian · [email protected]
November 17, 2020 at 6:00 PM

Before I go back to Session

John — Now that the 2020 Election is behind us (I know, it's hard to believe it too), I am excited to be returning to Lansing and get to work on issues that matter most to my constituents here in Oakland County.    Folks voted on Election Day to make sure their representatives heard them l…
  Team Manoogian · [email protected]
November 12, 2020 at 4:15 PM

John It was a team effort!

John — Last week, Michiganders spoke loud and clear. This election, our volunteers, poll workers, and voters came out to participate in the highest turnout election in the history of our country. It not only shows the strength of our democracy, it shows people are leaning in, and want to kno…
  Mari Manoogian · [email protected]
November 4, 2020 at 6:30 PM

Michiganders Spoke Out

  John — Yesterday, the voters cast their ballots, and I was re-elected for a second term to the Michigan House of Representatives! Thanks to your support , whether it was a donation, a door shift, calls made, or post cards written, you helped me get over the finish line, and allow me to c…
  Mari Manoogian · [email protected]
November 2, 2020 at 5:03 PM

36 Hour Alert: Are you ready to vote?

  John — We have less than 36 hours until the big decision will be made. Voters have been casting ballots across Michigan for the last month, whether it was in a drop box or via the mail. We all know Michigan is a key state that will determine not just the result of the election, but wheth…
  Mari Manoogian · [email protected]
October 30, 2020 at 8:01 PM

This Halloween, Don't Boo, Vote!

  John — Tomorrow is Halloween, and I am big fan! It's the kind of holiday where children and families would come together for trick or treating, or friends would come together for a spooky and fun party. Halloween 2020 will be a very different kind of Halloween, as everyone here and acros…
  Mari Manoogian · [email protected]
July 20, 2020 at 2:15 AM

Just Short! 2 Hours left!

  John — 11:59PM is coming up. I know I have sent several emails, and made a lot of phone calls, but we are still just a little short of our goal. I need $671 to make it. As Keith mentioned before, we need to cross that final line tonight to send a strong message here in Oakland County.  E…
  Mari Manoogian · [email protected]
July 19, 2020 at 3:30 PM

In a few hours

  John — We have a few hours left till our Majority Update Call, and we have over 100 invites out. My team and I are excited about the opportunity to discuss our strategy with you about how we are going to take the majority in Lansing, and I want to make sure you got a last call.    Tonig…
  Mari Manoogian · [email protected]
July 17, 2020 at 1:30 PM

72 Hours!

  John — In less than 72 hours, we'll close our books and show everyone what I have raised for our re-election campaign. In just 96 hours, folks across the state are going to make decisions about what races they think they can win, and I want to go to the table advocating for Oakland County…
  Mari Manoogian · [email protected]
July 15, 2020 at 6:30 PM

Join Mari's Majority Update

  John — You might have missed my previous email from Sunday, so I wanted to reach back out with a reminder about this weekend. With our fundraising deadline coming up on Sunday, July 19th, I don't want this to just be a "donate your money" conversation. You deserve to know how your investm…
  Mari Manoogian · [email protected]
July 12, 2020 at 7:15 PM

Save the Date: Mari's Majority Update

  John — We are coming up on a big fundraising deadline for the Board of Elections, where we have to show how much we raised and from where.   I'm going to be real: other campaigns are going to email you, saying that you need to contribute towards this deadline. But I want to tell you whe…
  Mari Manoogian · [email protected]
July 9, 2020 at 7:30 PM

Save the Date: Fight for Education

      John —   Many of you know that I have been endorsed by the Michigan Education Association. I am a proud product of our public schools here in Birmingham and an advocate for great public education. I am inviting you to join MEA President Paula Herbert and I for my upcoming fundr…
  Mari Manoogian · [email protected]
July 7, 2020 at 3:00 PM

You might have missed it, John...

  John — Folks, a few days ago, I talked with you a little bit about my experience in the State Department, and how that made me think about public service. We used to put a lot of stock in diplomacy. We shared our values and culture others around the world. Through radio, TV, and cultural …
  Mari for Michigan · [email protected]
August 6, 2019 at 7:49 PM

Thanks for signing up for updates from #TeamMari

Dear John, Thank you for adding your name to my campaign for State Representative for Michigan's 40th District! This campaign is about the people of the 40th District, and our priorities and values. The future success of our great state depends on having strong leadership that will advocate for i…