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  |Position = Michigan House of Representatives District 71
 
  |Position = Michigan House of Representatives District 71
  |Status = Incumbent
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  |Status = Former member
  |Tenure = January 1. 2011-Present
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  |Tenure = 2011 - 2013
  |Term ends = [[Term-end dates of legislators elected on November 2, 2010|January 1, 2013]]
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  |Political party = Republican
 
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  |Base salary = $71,865/year
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  |Per diem = $10,800 yearly expense allowance
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  |Last election = [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012|November 6, 2012]]
 
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  |First elected = [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2010|November 2, 2010]]
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  |Term limits = 3 terms
 
  |Term limits = 3 terms
  |Next election = [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012|November 6, 2012]]
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  |Office website = http://www.gophouse.com/welcome.asp?District=071
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|Campaign website = http://deb4eatoncounty.com/
 
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}}{{tnr}}'''Deb Shaughnessy''' is a [[Republican Party|Republican]] member of the [[Michigan House of Representatives]], representing District 71 since January 1, 2011.
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}}{{tnr}}{{Retired candidate submit info}}'''Deb Shaughnessy''' was a [[Republican Party|Republican]] member of the [[Michigan House of Representatives]], representing District 71 from 2011 to 2013.
  
 
Shaughnessy is a former mayor of Charlotte, Michigan. She served as mayor from 2005-2009. Deb has also worked as a treasury clerk, staff writer for Charlotte Community Newspapers, and executive director of the Charlotte Chamber of Commerce. She also served as a legislative aide from January 1995 to December 2004.  
 
Shaughnessy is a former mayor of Charlotte, Michigan. She served as mayor from 2005-2009. Deb has also worked as a treasury clerk, staff writer for Charlotte Community Newspapers, and executive director of the Charlotte Chamber of Commerce. She also served as a legislative aide from January 1995 to December 2004.  
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==Committee assignments==
 
==Committee assignments==
 
===2011-2012===
 
===2011-2012===
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Shaughnessy has been appointed to these committees:
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In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Shaughnessy served on these committees:
 
* [[Commerce Committee, Michigan House of Representatives|Commerce]]
 
* [[Commerce Committee, Michigan House of Representatives|Commerce]]
 
* [[Education Committee, Michigan House of Representatives|Education]]
 
* [[Education Committee, Michigan House of Representatives|Education]]
 
* [[Insurance Committee, Michigan House of Representatives|Insurance]], Vice Chair
 
* [[Insurance Committee, Michigan House of Representatives|Insurance]], Vice Chair
 
* [[Intergovernmental and Regional Affairs Committee, Michigan House of Representatives|Intergovernmental and Regional Affairs]]
 
* [[Intergovernmental and Regional Affairs Committee, Michigan House of Representatives|Intergovernmental and Regional Affairs]]
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==Issues==
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===Presidential preference===
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{{presendorse|2012|Mitt Romney}}<ref>[http://www.mittromney.com/news/press/2012/02/mitt-romney-announces-additional-michigan-endorsements ''Mitt Romney for President,'' "Mitt Romney Announces Additional Michigan Endorsements," February 15, 2012]</ref>
  
 
==Elections==
 
==Elections==
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===2012===
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:: ''See also: [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012]]''
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Shaughnessy ran for re-election in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012|Michigan House of Representatives]] District 71. She was unopposed in the August 7 Republican primary and was defeated by [[Theresa Abed]] (D) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.<ref>[http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/files/elections/2012/by_state/MI_State_House_0807.html?SITE=CSPANELN&SECTION=POLITICS ''Associated Press'' "Michigan - Summary Vote Results," Accessed August 7, 2012]</ref>
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|Chamber = Michigan House of Representatives, District 71, General Election
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|party1 = Democratic
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|party2 = Republican
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|winner1 = Theresa Abed
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|Inc2 = Y
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|candidate2 = Deb Shaughnessy
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|votes1 = 24822
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|votes2 = 21637
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===2010===
 
===2010===
  
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| Align="Right" | $1,500
 
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==Recent news==
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This section displays the most recent stories in a google news search for the term '''Deb + Shaughnessy + Michigan + Legislature'''
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:''All stories may not be relevant to this page due to the nature of the search engine.''
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{{RSS|feed=http://news.google.com/news?hl=en&gl=us&q=Deb+Shaughnessy+Michigan+Legislature&um=1&ie=UTF-8&output=rss|template=slpfeed|max=10|title=Deb Shaughnessy News Feed}}
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==Scorecards==
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===Tea Party Scorecard===
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The Independent Tea Party Patriots, a Michigan Tea Party group, grades the votes of this and every other Michigan legislator on “core tea party issues” in a regularly-updated scorecard. 100% is considered an ideal rating.<ref name="Tea3">[http://www.michiganvotes.org/VotingIndex.aspx?ID=736 ''Michigan Votes,'' "Tea Party Scorecard Jan 2011-Mar 2012," accessed June 25, 2012]</ref>
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====January 2011 - March 2012====
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'''Deb Shaughnessy''' received a '''71%''' rating on the January 2011 - March 2012 Tea Party Scorecard.<ref name="Tea3"/>
  
 
==Personal==
 
==Personal==
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*[http://www.gophouse.com/welcome.asp?District=071 House website]
 
*[http://www.gophouse.com/welcome.asp?District=071 House website]
*[http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=126261 Project Vote Smart biography]
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*[http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=126261 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
*[http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=126261 Project Vote Smart legislative profile]
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*[http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=126261 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
 
*Campaign contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=125931 2010]
 
*Campaign contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=125931 2010]
  
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{{succession box | before = [[Rick Jones]] (R) | title = Michigan House of Representatives District 71 | years = 2011–present | after = [[Theresa Abed]] (D)}}
 
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Revision as of 22:02, 5 January 2013

Deb Shaughnessy
Deb Shaughnessy.jpg
Michigan House of Representatives District 71
Former member
In office
2011 - 2013
PartyRepublican
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
Term limits3 terms
Education
Associate'sLansing Community College, 2007
Websites
Campaign website
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Deb Shaughnessy was a Republican member of the Michigan House of Representatives, representing District 71 from 2011 to 2013.

Shaughnessy is a former mayor of Charlotte, Michigan. She served as mayor from 2005-2009. Deb has also worked as a treasury clerk, staff writer for Charlotte Community Newspapers, and executive director of the Charlotte Chamber of Commerce. She also served as a legislative aide from January 1995 to December 2004.

Shaughnessy graduated from Lansing Community College with a general Associates Degree in Public relations in 2007.

Committee assignments

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Shaughnessy served on these committees:

Issues

Presidential preference

2012

See also: Endorsements by state officials of presidential candidates in the 2012 election

Deb Shaughnessy endorsed Mitt Romney in the 2012 presidential election. [1]

Elections

2012

See also: Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012

Shaughnessy ran for re-election in the 2012 election for Michigan House of Representatives District 71. She was unopposed in the August 7 Republican primary and was defeated by Theresa Abed (D) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[2]

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

2010

See also: Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2010

Shaughnessy won election to the District 71 Seat in 2010. Shee defeated Cheryl Haddock, Laurie Raines and Britt Slocum in the August 3 Republican primary. She defeated Theresa Abed (D) in the general election on November 2, 2010.

Campaign donors

2010

In 2010, Shaughnessy raised $99,290 in contributions. [3]

Her four largest contributors were:

Donor Amount
Shaughnessy, Deb $22,911
Michigan Farm Bureau $5,000
CAP PAC $1,500
Eaton County Republican Cmte $1,500

Recent news

This section displays the most recent stories in a google news search for the term Deb + Shaughnessy + Michigan + Legislature

All stories may not be relevant to this page due to the nature of the search engine.

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Scorecards

Tea Party Scorecard

The Independent Tea Party Patriots, a Michigan Tea Party group, grades the votes of this and every other Michigan legislator on “core tea party issues” in a regularly-updated scorecard. 100% is considered an ideal rating.[4]

January 2011 - March 2012

Deb Shaughnessy received a 71% rating on the January 2011 - March 2012 Tea Party Scorecard.[4]

Personal

Shaughnessy and her husband Steve have two children.

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Preceded by
Rick Jones (R)
Michigan House of Representatives District 71
2011–present
Succeeded by
Theresa Abed (D)