Mary Headrick

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Mary Headrick
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Former candidate for
U.S. House, Tennessee, District 3
PartyDemocratic
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sUniversity of Tennessee at Knoxville
Master'sUniversity of Tennessee at Knoxville
M.D.University of Tennessee Center for Health Sciences in Memphis
Personal
ProfessionPhysician
Websites
Campaign website
Mary M. Headrick was a 2014 Democratic candidate seeking election to the U.S. House to represent the 3rd Congressional District of Tennessee.[1] She ran unopposed in the Democratic primary.[2] She was defeated by incumbent Charles Fleischmann (R) in the general election on November 4, 2014.[3]

She was a 2012 Democratic candidate who sought election to the U.S. House to represent the 3rd Congressional District of Tennessee.[4]

Biography

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.[5]

Issues

Campaign themes

2012

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."[6]

Elections

2014

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.[2] She was defeated by incumbent Charles Fleischmann (R) in the general election on November 4, 2014.[3]

Election results

U.S. House, Tennessee District 3 General Election, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngCharles J. Fleischmann Incumbent 62.4% 97,319
     Democratic Mary Headrick 34.6% 53,963
     Independent Cassandra Mitchell 3.1% 4,768
Total Votes 156,050
Source: Tennessee Secretary of State Vote totals above are unofficial and will be updated once official totals are made available.

2012

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.[7] Headrick was defeated by incumbent Charles J. Fleischmann.[8]

U.S. House, Tennessee District 3 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Mary Headrick 35.5% 91,094
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngCharles J. Fleischmann Incumbent 61.5% 157,830
     Independent Matthew Deniston 3.1% 7,905
Total Votes 256,829
Source: Tennessee Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"
U.S. House, Tennessee's 3rd Congressional District Democratic Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngMary Headrick 67% 14,925
Bill Taylor 33% 7,342
Total Votes 22,267

Campaign donors

2012

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.[9]

Personal

Headrick and her husband, Detlef Matt, have two sons together.[10]

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