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Rep. Abdullah Hammoud was first elected to the Michigan House in 2016 by coming out on top of a six-way Democratic August primary where he secured 38.1% of the vote. That year he defeated the GOP nominee Terrance Guido GERIN 62% to 38%.
In 2018, Hammoud won his second term after running unopposed in the Democratic primary. He then defeated GOP nominee Doug MITCHELL 68.6% to 31.4%.
In 2020, a third term was at hand for Hammoud when he again went unopposed in the primary and defeated GOP nomiinee Carla O'NEIL 70.49% to 27.1%.
The state's 15th House district has a Democratic voter base of 69.7% according to Target Insyght.
After working for three years as a health care consultant in Michigan, he felt a profound need to serve the international community, which led him to serve as a volunteer with the United Nations Relief and Work Agency. He was also a professional health care adviser for Henry Ford Health System and Health Alliance Plan.
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Rep. Hammoud graduated from Dearborn Public Schools, having attended McDonald Elementary School, Woodworth Middle School, and Fordson High School. He earned his bachelor's degree in science from the University of Michigan-Dearborn and his master's in public health from the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor.
In 2014, he was nominated and elected as the youngest board member for the Michigan League of Conservation Voters.
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