Jason Morgan is a politician currently serving as a Washtenaw County Commissioner, representing the board's Washtenaw County Board of Commissioners 8th district. 

Early Life and Education

Morgan was born and raised in Pinconning, Michigan. He graduated from Northern Michigan University in 2011 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science. He moved to Ann Arbor in 2011. He later received a Master of Public Administration from the Ford School of Public Policy at the University of Michigan 

At age 13, Morgan was diagnosed with Becker's Muscular Dystrophy.


During his career in politics, Morgan has served as an advisor to Congresswoman Haley Stevens, Constituent Services Director for Michigan Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson, Transition Director for Congresswoman Elissa Slotkin, and as the District Director for Congresswoman Debbie Dingell.

In 2021, Morgan was appointed to the Northern Michigan Board of Trustees by Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer for an 8-year term. 

Morgan is a part-time instructor at Washtenaw Community College.

Morgan is a service member with the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary.

Washtenaw County Commissioner

Morgan was elected to the Washtenaw County Board of Commissioners’ 8th District Seat in 2016. He chaired the board from 2019 to 2021 and was re-elected to the board in 2018 and 2020. Morgan served as the first openly LGBTQ chair of the commission.

2022 State House Campaign

In June 2021, Morgan announced his candidacy for Representative for Michigan's 53rd District. He received endorsements from a large number of local elected officials, including Ann Arbor Mayor Christopher Taylor and Representative for Michigan’s 55th District, Felicia Brabec. 


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