Bettie Cook Scott

Biographical Information

Marital Status: Married
Children: Alvin, Jennifer
Education: Bachelor's degree in education from Wayne State University; graduate of School of Police Staff and Command at Northwestern University
Employment/Military Record: Former sergeant with Detroit police department for 17 years
Community Activities: Helped create Detroit's Adopt-A-Cop Program for at-risk children; member of Philip Sims Senior Housing board and member of the Morningside Community Organization council; founder of the Calumet Townhouses Community Board; former president of the 3-Mile Block Club; member of the Detroit Chapter of the American Business Women's Association, the National Council of Negro Women and the Detroit Association of Colored Women.

Governmental Leadership (Elected or Appointed)

House (1/1/2007 - 12/31/2018)

Elections and Political Participation

Michigan Senate 1st District 2018
Primary Vote: 3,698 of 32,957 (11%)
Campaign Finance Reports
Endorsements: Michigan Realtors

Michigan House 2nd District 2016
General Vote: 25,409 of 35,371 (71%)
Primary Vote: 1,655 of 7,189 (23%)
Campaign Finance Reports
Endorsements: Michigan AFL-CIO, Michigan Education Association PAC, Michigan Laborers' District Council

Michigan House 2nd District 2012

Michigan Senate 2nd District 2010
Primary Vote: 2,258 of 14,937 (15%)

Michigan House 3rd District 2008
General Vote: 27,841 of 28,378 (98%)
Primary Vote: 3,456 of 6,185 (55%)
Campaign Finance Reports

Michigan House 3rd District 2006
General Vote: 17,623 of 18,667 (94%)
Primary Vote: 1,921 of 4,912 (39%)
Campaign Finance Reports

Michigan House 3rd District 2004
Primary Vote: 925 of 6,230 (14%)

Michigan House 3rd District 2002
Primary Vote: 2,856 of 10,233 (27%)

Political Activities: Unsuccessful candidate for Michigan House in 1998 and 2000, unsuccessful candidate for Wayne County executive in 2014 and unsuccessful candidate for Detroit City Council in 2015

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