Alumnus Joe Tate '17 wins Michigan state primary for 2nd House district

Originally published: 
September, 2018

At the conclusion of the August 7th Michigan primary election, alumnus Joe Tate (MS/MBA '17) won the 2nd State House District Democratic nomination in a seven-way race.

Joe joined SEAS as a dual degree student in the Erb Institute after spending four years as an infantry officer in the United States Marine Corps. During his service in the Marine Corps, he managed several economic development projects with local farmers in Helmand Province, Afghanistan. Joe is interested in intersection of government and business, specifically how municipal public policy implementation affects its intended stakeholders.