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Abed, Theresa (D)State Representative District 71
Abed served two terms on the Eaton County Commission from 2007 to 2010. She ran for the Michigan House in 2010, coming up short against Rep. Deb Shaughnessy. But two years later, Abed returned and unseated Shaughnessy in a rematch.
Abed has worked in Michigan schools for the last 30 years. Most recently, she was a social worker for the Eaton Intermediate School District.
She has a bachelor's degree in social work from Wayne State University and a master's degree in social work from Wayne State University.
Abed has two grown children: David, age 27, and Kimberly, age 24.
Abed has previously been involved in numerous public service projects, including the Michigan Safe Schools Safe Community Initiative.
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