Samuel Bagenstos Receives Endorsement of the Michigan Democratic Party
At the Michigan Democratic Party's Endorsement Convention, held on April 15 at Cobo Hall, a historic turnout of 6,700 delegates voted to endorse Samuel Bagenstos for the Michigan Supreme Court. The turnout was fueled by a surge of over 3,000 new members of the Democratic Party.
"I'm proud to have received the Democratic Party's endorsement," Bagenstos said. "The incredible turnout highlights what I've seen as I've traveled the state -- that Michiganders are energized for change this November."
Bagenstos is a University of Michigan law professor who served as a political appointee in the Obama Administration under Eric Holder. He has fought in court for accountability for the Flint Water Crisis and argued four civil rights cases in the U.S. Supreme Court. Early in his career, Bagenstos served as a law clerk to Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.