Padma Kuppa

Biographical Information

Born: August 10, 1965 in Bhilai India
Marital Status: Married
Spouse/Partner: Sudhakar Tadepalli
Education: Mechanical Engineering, Bachelors - National Institute of Technology Warangal, 1984-88
Employment/Military Record: Ally Financial, FCA, Group 41 Online Marketing, Carlson Marketing and Faculty Student Association at SUNY Stony Brook Kuppa is a mechanical engineer and project manager with a career spanning the higher education, marketing, automotive, financial, and IT sectors. Kuppa has been a civic leader, volunteering with the PTA throughout her children's K-12 education, founding the Troy-area Interfaith Group to bring people of all faiths together, was a Planning Commissioner for City of Troy and served on numerous civic organizations/nonprofit boards, including the Board of the MI Roundtable for Diversity and Inclusion and Troy Historical Society.
Community Activities: Troy School District PTA Troy Interfaith Group (founding member) Women's Interfaith Solutions for Dialogue and Outreach I currently serve on the Boards of the Troy Historical Society and the Michigan Roundtable for Diversity and Inclusion, and the Advisory Council of GLPA-Lead, Troy Community Coaliton for the Prevention of Drug and Alcohol Abuse, and South Asian American Voices for Impact.
Religion: Hindu

Governmental Leadership (Elected or Appointed)

House (1/1/2019 - 12/31/2022)

Elections and Political Participation

Michigan Senate 9th District 2022
General Vote: 57,158 of 115,111 (49%)
Primary Vote: 23,469 of 23,469 (100%)
Campaign Finance Reports
Endorsements: AFL-CIO Michigan; American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees Council 25; American Federation of Teachers Michigan; County Road Association of Michigan Roads+ PAC (primary); Michigan Association for Justice; Michigan Education Association PAC; Michigan League of Conservation Voters (primary); Michigan Nurses Association (primary); Michigan Regional Council of Carpenters and Millwrights; Planned Parenthood Advocates of Michigan; Voters Not Politicians (primary)

Michigan House 41st District 2020
General Vote: 30,601 of 55,593 (55%)
Primary Vote: 13,793 of 13,793 (100%)
Campaign Finance Reports

Michigan House 41st District 2018
General Vote: 22,320 of 43,490 (51%)
Primary Vote: 10,484 of 10,484 (100%)
Campaign Finance Reports
Endorsements: AFSCME Council 25, Michigan Association for Justice, AFL-CIO, Sierra Club, American Federation of Teachers-Michigan, Michigan League of Conservation Voters (general election)

Political Activities: Troy Democratic Club Trustee MDP APA Caucus Co-Chair

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