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  |Name = Rashida Tlaib
  political position  = Michigan House of Representatives District 12 |
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  |Position = Michigan House of Representatives District 12
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'''Rashida Tlaib''' is a [[Democratic Party (United States)|Democratic]] member of the [[Michigan House of Representatives]].  She represents the [http://www.michigan.gov/documents/House_12_30765_7.pdf 12th District], which is located in South Eastern [[sunshinereview:Detroit, Michigan|Detroit]] and stretches from an area just south of Downtown Detroit to the city's southern border, and west to the city of [[Sunshinereview:Dearborn, Michigan|Dearborn]].  
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}}{{tnr}}'''Rashida Tlaib''' is a [[Democratic Party|Democratic]] member of the [[Michigan House of Representatives]], representing the 12th District since January 1, 2009.
  
 
Tlaib was raised in Southwest Detroit, the eldest of 14 children and child of immigrants, and received her B.A. in Political Science from Wayne State University and her law degree from Thomas Cooley Law School in January of 2004.  She has been married to her husband, Fayez, for 10 years, and has a son named Adam.
 
Tlaib was raised in Southwest Detroit, the eldest of 14 children and child of immigrants, and received her B.A. in Political Science from Wayne State University and her law degree from Thomas Cooley Law School in January of 2004.  She has been married to her husband, Fayez, for 10 years, and has a son named Adam.
  
==Previous offices held==
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==Issues==
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===Campaign themes===
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Tlaib's website highlights the following campaign themes:<ref name=website>[http://rashida4rep.com "rashida4rep," Official Campaign Website]</ref>
  
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'''Scrap Metal'''
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*Excerpt:"I am determined to stop the destruction of our neighborhoods, and my legislation on scrap metal will significantly reduce the market for stolen scrap metal."
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'''Community Court'''
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*Excerpt:"I fought hard to obtain funding to establish the state’s first Community Court program to combat crimes like prostitution, auto theft, and property destruction in our neighborhoods."
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'''Fraud Protection'''
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*Excerpt:" Michigan is ranked in the top 10 for mortgage fraud, and for far too long we did not update our criminal code to take aggressive action against those who victimize homeowners and seniors."
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'''Environmental Justice'''
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*Excerpt:"Environmental justice has been Rashida’s top priority, and she has recently championed a bill that requires school districts to perform an environmental assessment before acquiring land to build or expand a school building to protect the health and well-being of kids, as well as our natural resources."
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'''Consumer Protection'''
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*Excerpt:"Rashida works to ensure that there are tough consumer protection laws in place to act as a safeguard for our loved ones."
  
 
==Political campaign history==
 
==Political campaign history==
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Rep. Tlaib is a former staffer for House Majority Floor Leader Steve Tobocman.
  
 
==Voting record==
 
==Voting record==
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===More Voting Record Details===
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===More voting record details===
 
*List of all of Rashida Tlaib’s [http://michiganvotes.org/SearchVotes.aspx?Keywords=&Results=10&StartDate=1%2F1%2F2009&EndDate=12%2F31%2F2010&EntityID=16790&op=Remove+Filter roll call votes, bills introduced, and floor amendments] from MichiganVotes.org (use site’s [http://www.michiganvotes.org/Search.aspx “advanced search”] to narrow by date range, issue category and/or keyword).
 
*List of all of Rashida Tlaib’s [http://michiganvotes.org/SearchVotes.aspx?Keywords=&Results=10&StartDate=1%2F1%2F2009&EndDate=12%2F31%2F2010&EntityID=16790&op=Remove+Filter roll call votes, bills introduced, and floor amendments] from MichiganVotes.org (use site’s [http://www.michiganvotes.org/Search.aspx “advanced search”] to narrow by date range, issue category and/or keyword).
 
*List of Rashida Tlaib’s [http://michiganvotes.org/SearchVotes.aspx?EntityID=16790&Missed=True&StartMonth=1&StartYear=2009&EndMonth=12&EndYear=2010 25 missed roll-call votes]  
 
*List of Rashida Tlaib’s [http://michiganvotes.org/SearchVotes.aspx?EntityID=16790&Missed=True&StartMonth=1&StartYear=2009&EndMonth=12&EndYear=2010 25 missed roll-call votes]  
  
==Committee Assignments, 2009-2010==
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==Committee assignments==
* [[Appropriations Committee, Michigan House of Representatives|Appropriations]]
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===2013-2014===
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At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Tlaib served on the following committees:
  
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===2011-2012===
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In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Tlaib served on these committees:
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===2009-2010===
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In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Tlaib served on these committees:
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|Committee1 = Appropriations
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==Elections==
 
==Elections==
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===2012===
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:: ''See also: [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012]]''
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Tlaib ran in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012|Michigan House of Representatives]] District 6. She defeated incumbent [[Maureen Stapleton]] and challenger [[Patrick O'Connell]] in the August 7 Democratic primary and defeated [[Darrin Daigle]] (R) and [[Elena M. Herrada]] (G) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.<ref>[http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/files/elections/2012/by_state/MI_State_House_0807.html?SITE=CSPANELN&SECTION=POLITICS ''Associated Press'' "Michigan - Summary Vote Results," Accessed August 7, 2012]</ref>
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{{Election box 2012
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|Chamber = Michigan House of Representatives, District 6, General Election
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|party1 = Democratic
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|party2 = Republican
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|party3 = Green
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|winner1 = Rashida Tlaib
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|Inc1 = Y
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|candidate2 = Darrin Daigle
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|candidate3 = Elena Herrada
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|votes1 = 28794
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|votes2 = 1588
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|votes3 = 853
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{{Primary election box 2012
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|Chamber=Michigan House of Representatives, District 6
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|party=Democratic
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|winner1 = Rashida Tlaib
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|Inc1 = Y
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|candidate2 = Maureen Stapleton
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|Inc2 = Y
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|candidate3 = Patrick O'Connell
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|votes1 = 5339
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|votes2 = 4656
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|votes3 = 354
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}}
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===Endorsements===
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As provided on her official campaign website, Tlaib was endorsed by the following list of individuals and organizations in 2012:<ref>[http://rashida4rep.com/?page_id=434 ''Rashida Tlaib Official Campaign Website,'' "Endorsements," accessed August 7, 2012]</ref>{{Collapsible list
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*The Black Slate
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*The Detroit Free Press
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*The Detroit News
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*14th Congressional District Democrats
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*Wayne County Democratic Black Caucus
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*Fannie Lou Hamer PAC
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*Metro Detroit AFL-CIO
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*AFSCME Council 25
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*UAW Region 1A
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*SEIU State Council
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*Michigan Education Association
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*American Federation of Teachers – Michigan
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*United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW)
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*Detroit Fire Fighters Association
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*UNITE HERE! Local 24
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*Michigan Spanish Speaking Democrats
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*Michigan Nurses Association
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*Michigan National Organization of Women
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*Planned Parenthood
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*Sierra Club Michigan
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*Clean Water Action
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*Operating Engineers Local 324
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*Sheet Metal Workers’ Local 80
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*Detroit Building Trades Council
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*Michigan Regional Council of Carpenters and Millwrights
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*Detroit Association of Realtors
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*Downriver Association of Realtors
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*Michigan Association of Realtors
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*United Transportation Union
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===2010===
 
===2010===
  
 
:: ''See also: [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2010]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2010]]''
  
Tlaib is the Democratic candidate who ran for re-election to the District 12 Seat in 2010.  She defeated [[Jim Czachorowski]] in the August 3 Democratic primary. She faced [[Darrin Daigle]] (R) in the general election on [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2010|November 2, 2010]].
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Tlaib won re-election to the District 12 Seat in 2010.  She defeated [[Jim Czachorowski]] in the August 3 Democratic primary. She defeated [[Darrin Daigle]] (R) in the general election on [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2010|November 2, 2010]].
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| colspan="2" | {{won}} '''Rashida Tlaib (D)'''
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| align="right" | '''6,997'''
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| colspan="2" | Darrin Daigle (R)
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| align="right" | 611
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===2008===
 
===2008===
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==Campaign donors==
 
==Campaign donors==
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{{Comprehensive donor history
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|Name=Tlaib
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|Full name=Rashida Tlaib
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|year=2008
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|link=<ref>[http://followthemoney.org/database/uniquecandidate.phtml?uc=9722 ''Follow the Money'', "Tlaib, Rashida." Retrieved June 1, 2013.]</ref>
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|party=Democratic
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|totalraised2012=163619
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|result2012=Won
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|office2012=[[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012|Michigan State House, District 6]]
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|totalraised2010=150820
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|result2010=Won
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|office2010=[[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2010|Michigan State House, District 12]]
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|totalraised2008=72754
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|result2008=Won
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|office2008=[[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2008|Michigan State House, District 12]]
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===2008===
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===2012===
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|name = Tlaib
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|full Name = Rashida Tlaib
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|reference = http://followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=139428
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|office= Michigan House of Representatives
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|total raised = 163619
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|org1 = Rashida Tlaib New Solutions Fund
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|org2 = Auto Workers
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|org3 = Michigan Education Association
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|org4 = Michigan Federation Of Teachers
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|org5 = Lipton Leadership Fund
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|orgamount1 = 5000
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|orgamount2 = 5000
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|orgamount3 = 5000
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|orgamount4 = 4500
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|orgamount5 = 3600
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In 2008 Rashida Tlaib collected $72,754 in donations. <ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=106920 2008 contributors to Rashida Tlaib]</ref>
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|office = Michigan House of Representatives
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|party = Democratic
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|total raised = 150820
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|org1 = Ficano PAC
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|org2 = Meadows Majority Fund
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|org3 = Association Of Accredited Chil
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|org4 = Dillon Leadership Fund
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|org5 = Michigan Automobile Dealers Association
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|orgamount1 = 6100
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|orgamount2 = 5000
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|orgamount3 = 2500
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|orgamount4 = 2500
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|orgamount5 = 2300
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|}}
  
Her six largest contributors in 2008 were:  
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{{SLP donor box 2008
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|name = Tlaib
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|full Name = Rashida Tlaib
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|office= Michigan House of Representatives
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|party = Democratic
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|total raised = 72754
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|org1 = New Solutions Fund
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|org2 = Michigan Education Association
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|org3 = Angerer Leadership Fund
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|org4 = Blue Cross Blue Shield Of Michigan
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|org5 = Arab American PAC
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|orgamount1 = 5000
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|orgamount2 = 1000
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|orgamount3 = 1000
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|orgamount4 = 1000
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|orgamount5 = 1000
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==Campaign contributions==
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| Arab American PAC
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| Michigan Association of Realtors
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| Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
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| Michigan Education Association
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==Campaign Contributions==
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[http://miboecfr.nicusa.com/cgi-bin/cfr/contrib_anls_res.cgi?can_last_name=tlaib&sched=*&sort_1=common_name&sort_2=amount&sched=* Contributions Report] from Michigan Secretary of State
 
[http://miboecfr.nicusa.com/cgi-bin/cfr/contrib_anls_res.cgi?can_last_name=tlaib&sched=*&sort_1=common_name&sort_2=amount&sched=* Contributions Report] from Michigan Secretary of State
  
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RashidaTlaib@house.mi.gov<br>
  
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==Scorecards==
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===Tea Party Scorecard===
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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.<ref name="Tea3">[http://www.michiganvotes.org/VotingIndex.aspx?ID=736 ''Michigan Votes,'' "Tea Party Scorecard Jan 2011-Mar 2012," accessed June 22, 2012]</ref>
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====January 2011 - March 2012====
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'''Rashida Tlaib''' received a '''10%''' rating on the January 2011 - March 2012 Tea Party Scorecard.<ref name="Tea3"/>
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==Recent news==
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This section displays the most recent stories in a google news search for the term '''Rashida + Tlaib + Michigan + Legislature'''
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:''All stories may not be relevant to this page due to the nature of the search engine.''
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<rss>http://news.google.com/news?hl=en&gl=us&q=Rashida+Tlaib+Michigan+Legislature&um=1&ie=UTF-8&output=rss|template=slpfeed|max=10|title=Rashida Tlaib News Feed</rss>
 
==External links==
 
==External links==
 
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* [http://www.rashida4rep.com/ Official Campaign Website]
 
* [http://www.rashida4rep.com/ Official Campaign Website]
 
*[http://012.housedems.com/ Michigan Legislature - Representative Rashida Tlaib] official government website
 
*[http://012.housedems.com/ Michigan Legislature - Representative Rashida Tlaib] official government website
*[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=105368 Project Vote Smart legislative profile]
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*[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=105368 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
*[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=105368 Project Vote Smart biography]
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*[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=105368 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
 
* [http://www.michiganvotes.org/Legislator.aspx?ID=16790 Michigan Votes - Rashida Tlaib]
 
* [http://www.michiganvotes.org/Legislator.aspx?ID=16790 Michigan Votes - Rashida Tlaib]
 
* Campaign Contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=106920 2008]
 
* Campaign Contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=106920 2008]
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Revision as of 16:16, 1 June 2013

Rashida Tlaib
Rashida Tlaib.jpg
Michigan House of Representatives District 12
Incumbent
In office
2009-Present
Term ends
January 1, 2013
Years in position 5
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$71,685/year
Per diem$10,800 yearly expense allowance
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First elected2008
Next generalNovember 6, 2012
Term limits3 terms
Education
Bachelor'sWayne State University, 1998
J.D.Thomas Cooley Law School, 2004
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Rashida Tlaib is a Democratic member of the Michigan House of Representatives, representing the 12th District since January 1, 2009.

Tlaib was raised in Southwest Detroit, the eldest of 14 children and child of immigrants, and received her B.A. in Political Science from Wayne State University and her law degree from Thomas Cooley Law School in January of 2004. She has been married to her husband, Fayez, for 10 years, and has a son named Adam.

Issues

Campaign themes

Tlaib's website highlights the following campaign themes:[1]

Scrap Metal

  • Excerpt:"I am determined to stop the destruction of our neighborhoods, and my legislation on scrap metal will significantly reduce the market for stolen scrap metal."

Community Court

  • Excerpt:"I fought hard to obtain funding to establish the state’s first Community Court program to combat crimes like prostitution, auto theft, and property destruction in our neighborhoods."

Fraud Protection

  • Excerpt:" Michigan is ranked in the top 10 for mortgage fraud, and for far too long we did not update our criminal code to take aggressive action against those who victimize homeowners and seniors."

Environmental Justice

  • Excerpt:"Environmental justice has been Rashida’s top priority, and she has recently championed a bill that requires school districts to perform an environmental assessment before acquiring land to build or expand a school building to protect the health and well-being of kids, as well as our natural resources."

Consumer Protection

  • Excerpt:"Rashida works to ensure that there are tough consumer protection laws in place to act as a safeguard for our loved ones."

Political campaign history

Rep. Tlaib is a former staffer for House Majority Floor Leader Steve Tobocman.

Voting record

Key votes of 2009-2010

  • Click below to see how this representative voted.
  • Super Speedway, Lawmakers voting on whether TO EXTEND A SPECIAL TAX PERK for a super speedway.
  • Driver Responsibility Fees, Lawmakers voting on whether TO IMPOSE 'driver responsibility fees.'
  • Crony Capitalism, Lawmakers voting on whether TO RESTRICT THE RIGHT of shareholders to sell their own stock.
  • Right to Work, Lawmakers voting on an amendment SUPPORTING RIGHT-TO-WORK zones.
  • Dept. of State Cost-Saving, Lawmakers voting on whether TO SLOW DOWN PROGRESS ON THE SECRETARY OF STATE'S COST-SAVING CONSOLIDATION PLAN.
  • Golf Carts, Lawmakers voting on whether TO SUBSIDIZE the production of electric vehicle batteries.
  • Home Court Disadvantage, Lawmakers voting on whether TO GIVE MORE TAXING POWER to local government in Kalamazoo so it can finance a taxpayer-subsidized sports arena.
  • Fire Safe Cigarettes, Lawmakers voting on whether TO BAN the sale of cigarettes that are not "fire safe."
  • Balancing Act, Lawmakers voting on a budget to CUT REVENUE SHARING PAYMENTS to local governments as a way to balance the state budget without raising taxes.
  • Balancing Act 2, Lawmakers voting on a cut of less than 3 percent to K-12 school aid payments so as to balance the state budget without tax increases.
  • A Good Tax Gone Bad?, Lawmakers voting on the Michigan Business Tax.
  • It’s From the Children, Lawmakers voting on whether to RAID $90 MILLION from the Michigan Higher Education Student Loan Authority.
  • Left Behind, Lawmakers voting on whether TO FINANCE "No Worker Left Behind" with a 59.9 percent increase in general fund spending in the 2009 DELEG budget.
  • First Class Schools, Lawmakers voting on whether to keep Detroit Public Schools' "first class" status even though the district no longer meets the population standard.
  • Politically Correct Capitalism, Lawmakers voting on whether to INCREASE SUBSIDIES for plug-in traction battery packs used in electric cars.
  • Politically Correct Capitalism 2, Lawmakers voting on whether to GIVE SUBSIDIES for Michigan film production.
  • Politically Correct Capitalism 3, Lawmakers voting on whether to INCREASE ELECTRIC CAR SUBSIDIES for a subsidiary of a Korean battery company.
  • Secret Ballot, Lawmakers voting on whether to keep a SECRET BALLOT for union elections.
  • Property Taxes Assaulted Again, Lawmakers voting on whether to allow public schools to EXPAND THE USE OF SINKING FUND property tax spending.
  • Sneak Attack, Lawmakers voting on whether to allow public schools to EXPAND THE USE OF SINKING FUND property tax spending.
  • Grapes of Wrath, Lawmakers voting on whether TO BAN home shipment of beer and wine to Michigan consumers.
  • Subsidize Manufacture of Electric Cars, Lawmakers voting on whether to authorize a refundable Michigan Business Tax credit for makers of plug-in traction battery packs used in electric cars.
  • Authorize Special Tax Breaks for Ethanol Gas Stations, Lawmakers voting on whether to authorize a non-refundable Michigan Business Tax credit equal to 30 percent of the costs incurred by a gas station to convert existing pumps and tanks, or acquire new ones that deliver E85 ethanol or biodiesel fuel.


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Committee assignments

2013-2014

At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Tlaib served on the following committees:

Michigan Committee Assignments, 2012
Appropriations, VIce-chair

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Tlaib served on these committees:

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Tlaib served on these committees:

Elections

2012

See also: Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012

Tlaib ran in the 2012 election for Michigan House of Representatives District 6. She defeated incumbent Maureen Stapleton and challenger Patrick O'Connell in the August 7 Democratic primary and defeated Darrin Daigle (R) and Elena M. Herrada (G) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[2]

Michigan House of Representatives, District 6, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngRashida Tlaib Incumbent 92.2% 28,794
     Republican Darrin Daigle 5.1% 1,588
     Green Elena Herrada 2.7% 853
Total Votes 31,235


Michigan House of Representatives, District 6 Democratic Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngRashida Tlaib Incumbent 51.6% 5,339
Maureen Stapleton Incumbent 45% 4,656
Patrick O'Connell 3.4% 354
Total Votes 10,349

Endorsements

As provided on her official campaign website, Tlaib was endorsed by the following list of individuals and organizations in 2012:[3]


2010

See also: Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2010

Tlaib won re-election to the District 12 Seat in 2010. She defeated Jim Czachorowski in the August 3 Democratic primary. She defeated Darrin Daigle (R) in the general election on November 2, 2010.

Michigan House of Representatives, District 12 General election (2010)
Candidates Votes


Green check mark transparent.png Rashida Tlaib (D) 6,997
Darrin Daigle (R) 611

2008

On November 04, 2008, Rashida Tlaib ran for District 12 of the Michigan House of Representatives, beating Darrin Daigle. [4]

Rashida Tlaib raised $72,754 for her campaign.[5]

Michigan House of Representatives, District 12
Candidates Votes


Green check mark transparent.png Rashida Tlaib (D) 14,228
Darrin Daigle (R) 1,571

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Tlaib is available dating back to 2008. Based on available campaign finance records, Tlaib raised a total of $387,193 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 1, 2013.[6]

Rashida Tlaib's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Michigan State House, District 6 Won $163,619
2010 Michigan State House, District 12 Won $150,820
2008 Michigan State House, District 12 Won $72,754
Grand Total Raised $387,193

2012

Tlaib won re-election to the Michigan House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Tlaib raised a total of $163,619.

2010

Tlaib won re-election to the Michigan House of Representatives in 2010. During that election cycle, Tlaib raised a total of $150,820.

2008

Tlaib won election to the Michigan House of Representatives in 2008. During that election cycle, Tlaib raised a total of $72,754.

Campaign contributions

Contributions Report from Michigan Secretary of State

Contact

Rep. Rashida Tlaib
N0691 House Office Building
P.O. Box 30014
Lansing, MI 48909-7514
(517) 373-0823
RashidaTlaib@house.mi.gov

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.[7]

January 2011 - March 2012

Rashida Tlaib received a 10% rating on the January 2011 - March 2012 Tea Party Scorecard.[7]

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