Alberta Tinsley-Talabi

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Alberta Tinsley-Talabi
Member of the Michigan House of Representatives
from the 2nd district
Assumed office
Preceded by Bettie Cook Scott
Personal details
Born (1954-09-14) September 14, 1954 (age 60)
Detroit, Michigan
Political party Democratic
Spouse(s) Bamidele
Profession Social worker
Religion Christian

Alberta Tinsley-Talabi is a Democrat member of the Michigan House of Representatives. She was a member of the Detroit City Council from 1993 to 2009. She has also served as a Wayne County Commissioner. She is currently being investigated for accepting money while on the Detroit City Council, but has not been charged.

Tinsley-Talabi was first elected to the State House in 2010 to the 3rd District[1] and re-elected in 2012 to the 2nd District[2] following redistricting.


  1. ^ "3rd District State Representative 2 Year Term (1) Position Files In Wayne County". Michigan Department of State. March 2, 2011. Retrieved November 30, 2014. 
  2. ^ "2012 Michigan election results: Detroit (Wayne County) - State House races". MLive. November 6, 2012. Retrieved November 30, 2014.