|Michigan House of Representatives, District 48|
|January 1, 2013 - present|
|January 1, 2015|
|Years in position||2|
|Per diem||$10,800 yearly expense allowance|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|First elected||November 6, 2012|
|Next general||November 4, 2014|
|Term limits||3 terms|
|High school||Powers Catholic High School|
|Associate's||Mott Community College|
|Place of birth||Flint, Michigan|
Faris earned her associate's degree at Mott Community College and her bachelor's degree from Baker College. Now retired, her professional experience includes working at Fisher Body and in the justice system as a case coordinator and jury coordinator.
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Faris served on the following committees:
|Michigan Committee Assignments, 2012|
Elections for the office of Michigan House of Representatives took place in 2014. A primary election was held on August 5, 2014, and a general election was held on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was April 22, 2014. Incumbent Pam Faris was unopposed in the Democratic primary. Stephanie Stikovich was unopposed in the Republican primary. Faris defeated Stikovich in the general election.
|Michigan House of Representatives, District 48 General Election, 2014|
|Democratic||Pam Faris Incumbent||62.3%||17,631|
Faris won election in the 2012 election for Michigan House of Representatives District 48. She defeated Patrick F. Gleason and Stephen M. Kennedy in the August 7 Democratic primary and defeated Jeffrey Woolman (R) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.
|Michigan House of Representatives, District 48, General Election, 2012|
|Michigan House of Representatives, District 48 Democratic Primary, 2012|
Comprehensive donor information for Faris is available dating back to 2012. Based on available campaign finance records, Faris raised a total of $60,218 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 10, 2013.
|Pam Faris's Campaign Contribution History|
|2012||Michigan State House, District 48||$60,218|
|Grand Total Raised||$60,218|
2012Faris won election to the Michigan House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Faris raised a total of $60,218.
|Michigan House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Pam Faris's campaign in 2012|
|Michigan Auto Workers||$5,000|
|Michigan Beer & Wine Wholesalers Association||$2,904|
|Michigan Health & Hospital Association||$1,500|
|Total Raised in 2012||$60,218|
|Source: Follow the Money|
Faris met her husband, John Cherry, through political work. Cherry is a former Lieutenant Governor, state representative, and state senator. They have two grown children and one grandchild. Faris has been a member of the Mott Community College Board of Trustees.
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- Michigan State Legislature
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- Office website
- Profile from Open States
- Profile from Vote-USA
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
- Follow the Money
- Campaign Facebook page
- Friends of Pam Faris, "About Pam Faris," accessed August 6, 2012
- Michigan Secretary of State, "Representative in State Legislature," accessed August 6, 2014
- Michigan Secretary of State, "2014 Official Michigan Primary Candidate Listing," accessed May 27, 2014
- Michigan Secretary of State, "2014 Official Michigan General Candidate Listing," accessed September 8, 2014
- Michigan Department of State, "2012 Official Michigan Primary Candidate Listing," accessed June 6, 2012
- Follow the Money, "Faris, Pam," accessed June 10, 2013
Richard Hammel (D)
|Michigan House of Representatives District 48
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