Joan Brausch is running for election to the Michigan House of Representatives, District 98. Joan has served her local community as a member of the City of Midland Local Officers Compensation Board from 2006-11. She has been a leader in the local county Democratic Party for the past several years. Joan ran for this seat in 2012 when it was a challenger race and received 41.1% of the vote. She worked in church ministry for 20 years, teaching, preaching, organizing events large and small and raising awareness in her community about justice issues.