Debbie Stabenow Biography
Debbie Stabenow (Deborah Ann Stabenow) an American politician serves as a senior United States Senator from Michigan, a seat she was first elected to in the year 2000, she was born on April 29, 1950, in Gladwin, Michigan, the United States as Deborah Ann Stabenow.
Debbie Stabenow Age
Debbie was born on April 29, 1950, in Gladwin, Michigan, the United States.
Debbie Stabenow Career
He is as well a member of the Democratic Party, Debbie became the state’s first female U.S. senator after defeating Republican incumbent Spencer Abraham.
Before her election to the Senate, Debbie was a member of the U.S. House of Representatives, representing Michigan’s 8th congressional district from the year 1997 to 2001. Previously Debbie served on the Ingham County Board of Commissioners and in the Michigan State Legislature.
Debbie chaired the Senate Agriculture Committee from 2011 to 2015. She was re-elected to a fourth Senate term in 2018. Debbie became the state’s senior U.S. senator upon the retirement of Carl Levin on January 3, the year 2015. Debbie became chair of the Senate Democratic Policy Committee in the year 2017.
Debbie Stabenow Senate
In the 2000 United States Senate election in Michigan, Stabenow decided to challenge incumbent Republican U.S. Senator Spencer Abraham. She on the Democratic primary unopposed. In the general election, she defeated Abraham 49.5%-48% (a difference of 67,259 votes).
In the 2006 election, Stabenow was challenged by Republican Michael Bouchard, Oakland County sheriff and former State Senate Majority Leader. She defeated him 57%-41%. In the 2012 election, Stabenow was unopposed in the Democratic primary and defeated Republican nominee Pete Hoekstra, a former U.S. representative. She won 59% to Hoekstra’s 38%.
In the nb b2018 United States Senate election in Michigan, Stabenow was re-elected to a fourth term, defeating Republican nominee John E. James. She defeated John James by a margin of 52.3%-45.8%. She was re-elected by 275,660 votes (a 6.50% margin), making this the closest U.S. Senate election in Michigan since 2000.
Debbie Stabenow Net Worth
Deborah has an estimated net worth range of $1 million – $5 million.
Debbie Stabenow Office
Deborah served as a member of the U.S. House of Representatives, representing Michigan’s 8th congressional district from January 3, 1997 – January 3, 2001.
Debbie Stabenow Height
Debbie stands tall at an average height and Weighs an average body weight.
Debbie Stabenow Fammily
Debbie was born the daughter of Anna Merle (née Hallmark) and Robert Lee Greer.
Debbie Stabenow Education
Debbie was raised up in Clare and later graduated from Clare High School. She later earned a Bachelor of Arts from Michigan State University in the year 1972 and a Master of Social Work magna cum laude from Michigan State University in the year 1975.
Debbie Stabenow Husband
Deborah was first married to Dennis Stabenow, the couple had two children and divorced in the year 1990. In 2003, she got married Tom Athans, co-founder of Democracy Radio and former executive vice president of Air America. Deborah and Athans have a stepdaughter named Gina. In the year 2008, Athans decided to paying a prostitute for sex and they divorced in 2010.