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Teresa P. Hughes


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CA Blue Book 2000
Date Party Office Votes Result
07-15-1975 Democratic AD-47 7230 Win
11-02-1976 Democratic AD-47 38586 Win
11-07-1978 Democratic AD-47 30128 Win
11-04-1980 Democratic AD-47 37071 Win
11-02-1982 Democratic AD-47 42305 Win
11-06-1984 Democratic AD-47 45039 Win
11-04-1986 Democratic AD-47 35092 Win
11-08-1988 Democratic AD-47 41708 Win
11-06-1990 Democratic AD-47 13880 Win
11-03-1992 Democratic SD-25 125316 Win
11-05-1996 Democratic SD-25 118806 Win

Candidate Biography:

Teresa Patterson Hughes Staggers
Born: October 3, 1931 in Harlem, New York
Married: Dr. Frank E. Staggers, MD (d. 2013)
Children: Vincent Hughes and Deirdre Hughes
Died: November 13, 2011 in Castro Valley, CA

Previous: Founder, Aware Women of California
Previous: Member, Los Angeles County High School for the Arts Board of Trustees
Previous: Legislative Consultant, State Commission for Teacher Credentialing
Previous: Administrative Assistant, State Senator Mervyn Dymally
2000: Delegate, Democratic National Convention
2005-2011: Member, Nehemiah Corporation of America Board of Directors

  • PLACENAME: Teresa Hughes Elementary School (in Cudahy, CA) is named for Senator Hughes.

Source: California Blue Book (1975), (2000)
Source: California Assembly Handbook (1979)