Deb Shaughnessy

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Deb Shaughnessy
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Michigan House of Representatives District 71
Incumbent
In office
January 1. 2011-Present
Term ends
January 1, 2013
Years in position 3
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$71,865/year
Per diem$10,800 yearly expense allowance
Elections and appointments
First electedNovember 2, 2010
Next generalNovember 6, 2012
Term limits3 terms
Education
Associate'sLansing Community College, 2007
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
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Deb Shaughnessy is a Republican member of the Michigan House of Representatives, representing District 71 since January 1, 2011.

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 has been appointed to 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]

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

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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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Political offices
Preceded by
Rick Jones
Michigan House of Representatives District 71
2011–present
Succeeded by
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