Mohammed Hassan

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Mohammed Hassan
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Candidate for
Michigan House of Representatives District 4
PartyDemocratic
Prior offices
Hamtramck City Council
Education
Bachelor'sUniversity of Chittagong, Bangladesh
Master'sUniversity of Chittagong, Bangladesh
Personal
ReligionMuslim
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Mohammed Hassan is a 2014 Democratic candidate for District 4 of the Michigan House of Representatives. He currently serves as a member of the Hamtramck City Council.[1]

Biography

Hassan earned a bachelor of science degree and a Master's in Mathematics from the University of Chittagong in Bangladesh. He moved to Hamtramck in 1994 and worked as a manufacturing expert at Faurecia Automotive Seating Inc.

Hassan decided to run for City Council in 2009 after seeing discrimination to immigrant populations by police officers and city officials.[2]

Elections

2014

See also: Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Michigan House of Representatives will consist of a primary election on August 5, 2014, and a general election on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was April 22, 2014. Incumbent Rose Mary Robinson is challenged by Mohammed Hassan in the Democratic primary. Edith Floyd is unopposed in the Republican primary.[3]

2012

See also: Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012

Hassan ran in the 2012 election for Michigan House of Representatives District 4. He is running against Carol Banks, Marcelus Brice, Paris Canty, Jonathan Wright, Adam Hollier, Ernest Little, Rose Mary Robinson, Beverly Tran, Mervin White and Robert Zwolak in the Democratic primary on August 7. Incumbent Maureen Stapleton (D) is running in District 6.[4][5]

Michigan House of Representatives, District 4 Democratic Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngRose Mary Robinson 24.6% 1,993
Adam Hollier 20.5% 1,663
Carol Banks 15.7% 1,272
Mohammed Hassan 13.6% 1,100
Marcelus Brice 7.8% 632
Ernest Little 7% 567
Robert Zwolak 5.2% 422
Mervin White 1.7% 135
Jonathan Wright 1.5% 119
Beverly Tran 1.3% 106
Paris Canty 1.2% 95
Total Votes 8,104

Endorsements

2012

In 2012, Hassan was endorsed by The Hamtramck Review for District 4 State Representative. The publication's article explained, "So far, Hassan is the only Bangladeshi-American seeking this seat in the state legislature. He may not be the perfect candidate, but he does represent a community that needs its voice heard."[6]

Personal

Hassan and his wife have two children.[7]

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