Theresa Abed

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Theresa Abed
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Michigan House of Representatives, District 71
Incumbent
In office
January 1, 2013 - present
Term ends
January 1, 2015
Years in position 1
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$71,685/year
Per diem$10,800 yearly expense allowance
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 6, 2012
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limits3 terms
Education
Bachelor'sWayne State University
Master'sWayne State University
Personal
Place of birthDetroit, Michigan
ProfessionSocial Worker
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Theresa Abed is a Democratic member of the Michigan House of Representatives, representing District 71. She was first elected to the chamber in 2012.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Abed served on the following committees:

Michigan Committee Assignments, 2012
Education
Insurance
Regulatory Reform

Elections

2014

See also: Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Michigan House of Representatives will take place in 2014. A primary election was held on August 5, 2014, and a general election will take place on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was April 22, 2014. Incumbent Theresa Abed was unopposed in the Democratic primary. Tom Barrett was unopposed in the Republican primary.[1][2][3]

2012

See also: Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012

Abed won election in the 2012 election for Michigan House of Representatives District 71. She defeated Andrea Cascarilla and Douglas C. Drake in the August 7 Democratic primary and defeated incumbent Deb Shaughnessy (R) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[4][5]

Michigan House of Representatives, District 71, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngTheresa Abed 53.4% 24,822
     Republican Deb Shaughnessy Incumbent 46.6% 21,637
Total Votes 46,459
Michigan House of Representatives, District 71 Democratic Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngTheresa Abed 42.4% 1,974
Andrea Cascarilla 41.9% 1,951
Douglas Drake 15.6% 727
Total Votes 4,652

2010

See also: Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2010

Abed was a Democratic candidate for the District 71 House seat in 2010. She defeated Mark Eagle, Fred Fry, Justin Heany and Bob Robinson in the August 3 Democratic primary. She was defeated by Deb Shaughnessy (R) in the general election on November 2, 2010.

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Abed is available dating back to 2010. Based on available campaign finance records, Abed raised a total of $137,256 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 11, 2013.[6]

Theresa Abed's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Michigan State House, District 71 Won $108,599
2010 Michigan State House, District 71 Defeated $28,657
Grand Total Raised $137,256

2012

Abed won election to the Michigan House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Abed raised a total of $108,599.
Michigan House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Theresa Abed's campaign in 2012
Planned Parenthood Affiliates Of Michigan$5,000
Segal For Michigan$5,000
Michigan Education Association$5,000
Sheet Metal Workers Local 7$5,000
Michigan Trial Lawyers Association$5,000
Total Raised in 2012$108,599
Source:Follow the Money

2010

Abed lost the election for the Michigan House of Representatives in 2010. During that election cycle, Abed raised a total of $28,657.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Deb Shaughnessy (R)
Michigan House of Representatives District 71
2013–present
Succeeded by
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