Mohammed Hassan

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Mohammed Hassan
Candidate for
Michigan House of Representatives District 4
Prior offices
Hamtramck City Council
Bachelor'sUniversity of Chittagong, Bangladesh
Master'sUniversity of Chittagong, Bangladesh
Mohammed Hassan was a 2012 Democratic candidate for District 4 of the Michigan House of Representatives. He currently serves as a member of the Hamtramck City Council.[1]


Hassan earned a bachelor's 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]



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.[3][4]

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


Hassan was endorsed by The Hamtramck Review, for District 4 State Representative. The 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."[5]


Hassan lives in Hamtramck with his wife and two children.[6]

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