August 17, 2014

Debbie Dingell tonight issued the following statement after winning the Democratic Primary in Michigan’s 12th Congressional District.

“The Democratic Primary vote is a victory for the middle class,” Dingell said. “People across the district are sending a message that when issues like job creation, access to health care and education, and fairness in the workplace are debated in Congress, they want their voices heard. At house parties and events across the 12th district people have made it clear that those issues and more are important to them and their families.”

In the course of her Primary campaign, Debbie attended hundreds of events across the 12th district, including dozens of house parties that have become a signature of her campaign.

“Listening to people and hearing about the issues that are important to them is a critical part of the Democratic process,” Dingell said. “People want a representative in Congress who cares about the things that matter to them and who will work hard on their behalf.”

Debbie Dingell is President of D2 Strategies and chair of the Wayne State University (WSU) Board of Governors, to which she was elected statewide in 2006. An active civic and community leader, she is a recognized national advocate for women and children.

She is immediate past chair of the Manufacturing Initiative at the American Automotive Policy Council. For more than 30 years she served one of Michigan’s largest employers, the General Motors (GM) Corporation, where she was President of the GM Foundation and a senior executive responsible for public affairs.

She resides in Dearborn with her husband, Congressman John Dingell. She holds a bachelor’s degree and master’s degree from Georgetown University.