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Kuppa, Padma (D)

State Representative District 41
Office: N890 HOB
Term: First
Phone: (517) 373-1783
Email: PadmaKuppa@house.mi.gov
Home Address: Troy, MI 48099
Website: https://housedems.com/kuppa
Seat Number: 109
Standing Committees: Local Government & Municipal Finance, Energy
(C) = Chair, (VC) = Vice Chair

BB - Binsfeld Building,  BT - Boji Tower,  CB - Capitol Building,  HOB - House Office Building  


POLITICAL CAREER

Rep. Kuppa was first elected to the House on Nov. 6, 2018 when she defeated Republican Doug TIETZ by securing 51.32 percent of the general election vote.

Kuppa ran unopposed in the August primary.

Kuppa, who came to the U.S. from India at age 4, is the first Indian immigrant and the first Hindu in the state Legislature.

WORK EXPERIENCE

She worked as an engineer and project manager with a career that spans the automotive, financial, and IT industries.

She is president of the Troy Historic Society and a board member of the Michigan Roundtable for Diversity and Inclusion.

To read MIRS biography of Rep. Kuppa, click here.

EDUCATION

After receiving her bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering from the National Institute of Technology Warangal, India, Kuppa moved home to the U.S. for graduate school.

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