Mary M. Headrick
|Former candidate for|
|U.S. House, Tennessee, District 3|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 4, 2014|
|Bachelor's||University of Tennessee at Knoxville|
|Master's||University of Tennessee at Knoxville|
|M.D.||University of Tennessee Center for Health Sciences in Memphis|
was a 2014 Democratic
candidate seeking election to the U.S. House
to represent the 3rd Congressional District
She ran unopposed in the Democratic primary.
She was defeated by incumbent Charles Fleischmann
(R) in the general election on November 4, 2014.
She was a 2012 Democratic candidate who sought election to the U.S. House to represent the 3rd Congressional District of Tennessee.
Headrick earned a B.A. in mathematics and a M.S in computer science. She then earned her M.D. in 1983 from the University of Tennessee Center for Health Sciences in Memphis.
According to Headrick's website, her campaign themes included:
- Jobs: "Fair trade and sensible government incentives would change our current pattern of unemployment."
- Environment: "I believe we are all entitled to clean air to breathe, clean water to drink and in which to swim, fish and boat, and safe soil in which to grow our crops and on which to place our children’s sand boxes."
- Healthcare: "We need to change how we pay for health care and we need to understand what works and doesn’t work for good health."
- See also: Tennessee's 3rd Congressional District elections, 2014
Headrick ran in the 2014 election for the U.S. House to represent Tennessee's 3rd District. She ran unopposed in the Democratic primary on August 7, 2014. She was defeated by incumbent Charles Fleischmann (R) in the general election on November 4, 2014.
|U.S. House, Tennessee District 3 General Election, 2014
||Charles J. Fleischmann Incumbent
|| Mary Headrick
|| Cassandra Mitchell
|Source: Tennessee Secretary of State Vote totals above are unofficial and will be updated once official totals are made available.
- See also: Tennessee's 3rd Congressional District elections, 2012
Headrick ran in the 2012 election for the U.S. House to represent Tennessee's 3rd District. Headrick defeated Bill Taylor in the August 2, 2012, Democratic primary. She faced incumbent Charles J. Fleischmann (R) and Matthew Deniston (I) in the general election on November 6, 2012. Headrick was defeated by incumbent Charles J. Fleischmann.
|U.S. House, Tennessee's 3rd Congressional District Democratic Primary, 2012
| Bill Taylor
Breakdown of the source of Headrick's campaign funds before the 2012 election.
Headrick lost an election to the U.S. House in 2012. During that election cycle, Headrick's campaign committee raised a total of $118,782 and spent $116,623.
|U.S. House, Tennessee District 3, 2012 - Mary Headrick Campaign Contributions|
|Total Raised by Election Winner
|Total Spent by Election Winner
|Top contributors to Mary Headrick's campaign committee|
|Faulkner & Assoc Architects||$2,800|
|Painters & Allied Trades Union||$2,500|
|Thomas Faulkner Architects||$2,500
|Top 5 industries that contributed to campaign committee|
|Building Trade Unions||$3,500|
Headrick and her husband, Detlef Matt, have two sons together.
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- ↑ Tennessee.gov, "Governor, United States Senate, and United States House of Representatives Petitions Filed by Qualifying Deadline," accessed April 3, 2014
- ↑ 2.0 2.1 Associated Press, "Tennessee - Summary Vote Results," accessed August 7, 2014
- ↑ 3.0 3.1 Huffington Post, "Election 2014," accessed November 6, 2014
- ↑ Times Free-Press, "Democrat Mary Headrick joins Tennessee 3rd Congressional District race," accessed January 22, 2012
- ↑ Mary Headrick for Congress, "Meet Mary," accessed April 7, 2014
- ↑ Mary Headrick, "Priorities," accessed September 10, 2012
- ↑ Associated Press, "Tennessee - Summary Vote Results"
- ↑ Politico, "2012 Election Map, Tennessee"
- ↑ Open Secrets, "Mary Headrick 2012 Election Cycle," accessed April 15, 2013
- ↑ Mary Headrick for Congress, "Meet Mary," accessed October 9, 2012