Brenda Lawrence

Biographical Information

Born: October 18, 1954 in Detroit
Marital Status: Married
Spouse: McArthur
Children: Two children, one granddaughter
Education: B.A. Public Administration, Central Michigan University
Employment/Military Record: 30 years with the U.S. Postal Service
Community Activities: The Miracle League, Girl Scouts of America
Religion: Christian

Governmental Leadership (Elected or Appointed)

U.S. House (1/1/2015 - 12/31/2026)
Other Offices: Southfield School Board, Southfield City Council, 11 years as Southfield Mayor

Elections and Political Participation

U.S. House 14th District 2020
General Vote: 271,370 of 342,303 (79%)
Primary Vote: 127,006 of 136,270 (93%)
Campaign Finance Reports

U.S. House 14th District 2018
General Vote: 214,334 of 264,994 (80%)
Primary Vote: 106,464 of 106,464 (100%)
Campaign Finance Reports
Endorsements: Sierra Club, AFSCME Council 25, Michigan AFL-CIO, Detroit Regional Chamber, Michigan Realtors, Sierra Club, American Federation of Teachers-Michigan

U.S. House 14th District 2016
General Vote: 244,135 of 310,974 (78%)
Primary Vote: 55,433 of 63,437 (87%)
Campaign Finance Reports
Endorsements: Sierra Club Michigan Chapter, AFSCME, 14th Congressional District Democratic Party, National Association of Realtors PAC, Michigan Education Association, Michigan Regional Council of Carpenters, League of Conservation Voters

U.S. House 14th District 2014
General Vote: 165,272 of 212,438 (77%)
Primary Vote: 26,387 of 74,079 (35%)
Campaign Finance Reports
Endorsements: Michigan Milk Producers Association, Michigan Bankers Association, EMILY's List, Detroit Police Officers Association, Detroit Regional Chamber PAC

U.S. House 14th District 2012
Primary Vote: 11,650 of 87,678 (13%)
Campaign Finance Reports

Lt. Governor 2010
General Vote: 1,289,807 of 3,233,995 (39%)
Primary Vote: 309,518 of 528,822 (58%)
Campaign Finance Reports

Political Activities: U.S. Conference of Mayors, Democratic National Committee superdelegate

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