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Heather McTeer

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Heather McTeer
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Candidate for
U.S. House, Mississippi, District 2
PartyDemocratic
Prior offices
Mayor of Greenville, MS
2003-Present
Education
Bachelor'sSpelman College
J.D.Tulane Law School
Personal
ProfessionPolitician/Attorney
Websites
Campaign website
Heather McTeer was a 2012 Democratic candidate seeking election to the U.S. House representing the 2nd Congressional District of Mississippi. She was defeated by incumbent Bennie Thompson in the March 13, 2012 primary.[1]

Biography

McTeer earned a Bachelor's in Sociology from Spelman College in Atlanta and she received a Juris Doctorate from Tulane Law School. She was a member of McTeer & Associates Law firm. In 2003, McTeer was elected mayor of Greenville, Mississippi. She was re-elected again in 2007. McTeer is the first African-American and first female to serve as mayor of Greenville.[2]

Elections

2012

See also: Mississippi's 2nd congressional district elections, 2012

McTeer ran in the 2012 election for the U.S. House, representing Mississippi's 2nd District. She was defeated by incumbent Bennie Thompson in the March 13, 2012 primary.[3]

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