Martha Scott

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Martha Scott was a Democratic candidate for the 13th Congressional District of Michigan

Martha G. Scott was a Democratic candidate in the 2008 congressional elections for the 13th Congressional District (map) of Michigan. She is seeking the Democratic nomination to replace incumbent Rep. Carolyn Cheeks Kilpatrick (D-Mich.). The primary took place on August 5, 2008.


Positions, record and controversies


State Senator Martha G. Scott, a Democrat from Highland Park, was elected by Special Election in 2001 to the Michigan Senate for the 2nd District, which, after redistricting, includes portions of Detroit, Hamtramck, Highland Park, Harper Woods, and the Grosse Pointes. She is currently in her second full term, which will expire in 2010. [1]

2008 elections

Scott was seeking the Democratic nomination to replace Rep. Carolyn Cheeks Kilpatrick (D-Mich.) in the 2008 congressional elections.[2][3]

Money in politics

Information on this candidate's 2008 fundraising is not yet available. Stay tuned for live feeds of data from the Center for Responsive Politics' site.

Committees and affiliations


Scott will be assigned committees if and when she is elected to Congress.


More background data


Articles and resources

See also


  1. about page
  2. 2008 Race Tracker page on Michigan’s 13th Congressional District
  3. Official Martha Scott for Congress website

External resources

External articles