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Clemente, Paul (D)State Representative District 14
Cousin of former Rep. Ed Clemente, Rep. Clemente was a first time candidate in 2010, defeating Republican Patrick O'Connell on in the general election, 67 to 33 percent. In the primary, Clemente knocked off three other Democrats, including now-Rep. Frank Liberati.
Representative Clemente was the former co-owner and manager of a local bar, restaurant and bowling alley. The family-owned business started by his parents -- Joseph and Rose Clemente -- closed its doors in 2010 after being in business for more than 60 years.
Clemente, a certified public accountant, worked as an accountant and auditor before joining the Legislature.
To read MIRS biography of Rep. Clemente, click here.
Rep. Clemente attended the University of Michigan-Dearborn.
Rep. Clemente lives if Lincoln Park with his wife, Cara, and three children Joseph, Nathan and Emma.
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