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|Michigan House of Representatives District 71|
|January 1, 2013 - Present|
|January 1, 2015|
|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|
|Bachelor's||Wayne State University|
|Master's||Wayne State University|
|Place of birth||Detroit|
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Abed served on the following committees:
|Michigan Committee Assignments, 2012|
Abed won election in the 2012 election for Michigan House of Representatives District 71. She defeated Andrea Cascarilla and Douglas C. Drake in the August 7 Democratic primary and defeated incumbent Deb Shaughnessy (R) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.
|Michigan House of Representatives, District 71, General Election, 2012|
|Republican||Deb Shaughnessy Incumbent||46.6%||21,637|
|Michigan House of Representatives, District 71 Democratic Primary, 2012|
Abed was a Democratic candidate for the District 71 House seat in 2010. She defeated Mark Eagle, Fred Fry, Justin Heany and Bob Robinson in the August 3 Democratic primary. She was defeated by Deb Shaughnessy (R) in the general election on November 2, 2010.
Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.
Deb Shaughnessy (R)
|Michigan House of Representatives District 71
| Succeeded by|
State of Michigan
|State executive officers||
Governor | Lieutenant Governor | Attorney General | Secretary of State | Treasurer | Auditor General | Superintendent of Public Instruction | Commissioner of Insurance | Director of Agriculture and Rural Development | Director of Natural Resources | Director of Labor and Economic Growth | Chairman of Public Service Commission |