Candidate Summary, 2012 Cycle
Congressman from Michigan
McCotter, born in 1965, has represented Michigan's 11th Congressional District since 2003. On July 2, 2011, McCotter officially kicked off his candidacy at a music festival in Michigan. He dropped out of the race on Sept. 22, 2011, and endorsed rival Mitt Romney.
He had previously told Politico that he's considering running as a GOP presidential candidate because, in his opinion, "the majority of the Republican electorate isn’t happy with the choices they’ve got and want to take a look at new people.” McCotter added: "It’s easier to get your message out today, and people will take a look at it — and if they like it, maybe they vote for you."
For his congressional career, the leadership PACs of other political candidates, as well as the real estate and automotive industries, have ranked among McCotter's top industrial and special interest area contributors.
McCotter also previously served as a member of the Michigan state Senate between 1998 and 2002.
Total Raised: $547,389
Total Spent: $540,315
Cash on Hand: $7,074
Date of Report: Sep 30, 2011
|Individual Contributions |
- Small Individual Contributions
- Large Individual Contributions
|Net Worth||$312,036 to $1,042,000|
|Agreements for Future Employment:||3|
|Gifts Received:||0 (Amount: $0)|
|Payments to Charitable Organizations in lieu of Honoraria:||0 (Amount: $0)|
|Earned and Non-Investment Income:||1 (Amount: $33,379)|
|Liabilities||0 (Amount: $0 to $0)|
|Positions Held Outside U.S. Government:||1|
|Financial Transactions||8 (Amount: $8,008 to $120,000)|
NOTE: All the numbers on this page are for the 2012 election cycle and based on Federal Election Commission data released electronically on Monday, March 25, 2013.
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