Marjorie Decker

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Marjorie Decker
Member-elect of the Massachusetts House of Representatives from the 25th Middlesex District
Incumbent
Assumed office
2013
Preceded by Alice Wolf
Personal details
Political party Democratic
Spouse(s) Bahij Bandar
Children 2
Parents Catherine Curley Decker
Tim Decker [1]
Residence Cambridge, Massachusetts
Alma mater University of Massachusetts Amherst (B.A., 1994)
University of Massachusetts Boston (MPA, 1998)
Harvard University John F. Kennedy School of Government (M.A., Human Rights and Children, 2007)
Occupation Legislator

Marjorie Decker is an American politician serving as the State Representative for the 25th Middlesex district in the Massachusetts General Court.[2]

Early life and education[edit]

Decker was born and raised in North Cambridge, Massachusetts. She grew up in public housing in Cambridgeport, and she graduated from high school at the Cambridge Rindge and Latin School. She received her B.A. from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, an MPA from the University of Massachusetts Boston, and an M.S. from the John F. Kennedy School of Government of Harvard University in 2007.[3]

Career[edit]

She served seven consecutive terms on the Cambridge City Council in Cambridge, Massachusetts[4] from 1999 to 2013 and was the youngest woman ever to be elected to the Cambridge City Council.

In 2012 she was elected state representative to the Massachusetts legislature with her term starting in 2013.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Obituary: Timothy J. Decker", April 17, 2012
  2. ^ Galvin, William Francis. "R e t u r n o f V o t e s For Massachusetts State Election 2012". Boston Globe. Retrieved 17 December 2012. 
  3. ^ "About Marjorie Decker", decker4rep.com
  4. ^ Cambridge, City of. "Cambridge City Council Members". Retrieved 17 December 2012. 
  5. ^ Levy, Marc, "Decker wins (unofficial) 84 percent in state rep primary; it’s Rogers in the 24th, Curtatone as register", Cambridge Day, Thursday, September 6, 2012

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