Following The Money: This page is designed to help the public find out who’s funding their elected officials. The information shows their top donors over time across a variety of giving methods. The data comes from the Secretary of State’s database and IRS filings. You can search for an official through the search tool below.
The data was last updated Dec. 18, 2017.
2ND HOUSE DISTRICT (Grosse Pointe, Grosse Pointe Farms, Grosse Pointe Park and a portion of Detroit)
Current representative: Rep. Bettie Cook Scott (D-Detroit) is the current representative for the 2nd District. The district includes the cities of Grosse Pointe, Grosse Pointe Farms, Grosse Pointe Park and a portion of Detroit, according to the House Democrats. According to Rep. Scott's official House biography, she was elected to her third term in the House in 2016, taking office in 2017. Rep. Scott retired from the Detroit Police Department before serving in the House, according to the biography.
A look at the 2nd House District is here.
Rep. Scott raises money through a candidate committee, People 4 Bettie Scott. Scott had a waiver from campaign finance reporting regulations because she pledged that she hadn't raised more than $1,000 before the election.
TALLY: Top Disclosed Donors To Rep. Scott And Connected Committees From 2016 To The Present
1. Bettie Cook Scott, $3,500
2. United Auto Workers, $2,500
3. Michigan Education Association, $1,000
4. Mary Elizabeth, $100
5. Ervin Bassett, $50
6. Linda Bowen, $30
7. Clement Lett, $30
8. Anita Gaskin, $30
9. Lucernia Harvey, $25
Top donors to People 4 Bettie Scott for 2017-2018:
1. Bettie Cook Scott, $3,500 (in-kind)
2. Ervin Bassett, $50
3. Linda Bowen, $30
4. Clement Lett, $30
5. Anita Gaskin, $30
6. Lucernia Harvey, $25
Top donors to People 4 Bettie Scott for 2016:
1. United Auto Workers, $2,500
2. Michigan Education Association, $1,000
3. Mary Elizabeth, $100
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