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===Presidential endorsement===
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Margaret O'Brien
Margaret O'Brien.jpg
Michigan House of Representatives District 61
In office
January 1. 2011-Present
Term ends
January 1, 2013
Years in position 3
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
Bachelor'sJames Madison College at Michigan State University, 1996
BirthdayNovember 20, 1973
Place of birthKalamazoo, MI
ProfessionReal Estate Agent
Office website
Margaret O'Brien (b. November 20, 1973) is a Republican member of the Michigan House of Representatives, representing District 61 since January 1, 2011 and currently serving as Assistant Speaker Pro Tempore.

O'Brien is a volunteer for Catholic Family Services and has served as such since her graduation from college. She is also a real estate agent for REMAX Advantage Realty.

O'Brien graduated from Michigan State University.

Committee assignments


In the 2011-2012 legislative session, O'Brien has been appointed to these committees:


Presidential endorsement


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

Margaret O'Brien endorsed Mitt Romney in the 2012 presidential election. [1]



See also: Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2010

O'Brien won election to the District 61 Seat in 2010. She had no primary opposition. She defeated Thomas Batten (D) in the general election on November 2, 2010.

Michigan House of Representatives, District 61 General election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Margaret O'Brien (R)' 21,919
Thomas Batten (D) 13,671

Campaign donors


In 2010, O'Brien raised $44,855 in contributions. [2]

Her two largest contributors were:

Donor Amount
Obrien, Margaret $8,000
Michigan Association Of Realtors $2,500


O'Brien and her husband Nick have two children.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Larry DeShazor
Michigan House of Representatives District 61
Succeeded by