Mary Waters was a Democratic candidate in the 2008 congressional elections for the 13th Congressional District (map) of Michigan. She was seeking the Democratic nomination to replace incumbent Rep. Carolyn Cheeks Kilpatrick (D-Mich.).
In July 2009, Waters was indicted on federal charges, related to "conspiracy to bribe and two counts of bribery stemming from [Waters' and Detroit political consultant Sam Riddle's] alleged roles in helping a Southfield pawnshop relocate and expand in that city." 
Positions, record and controversies
Money in politics
Committees and affiliations
Waters will be assigned committees if and when she is elected to Congress.
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- 2008 U.S. congressional elections
- Portal:Michigan and the U.S. Congress
- Joe Swickard and Ben Schmitt, "Sam Riddle indicted on corruption charges: Ex-state legislator Mary Waters also indicted," Detroit Free Press (Michigan), July 15, 2009.
- 2008 Race Tracker page on Michigan’s 13th Congressional District
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