Mary Waters

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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." [1]

Positions, record and controversies


2008 elections

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

Money in politics

Information on this candidate's 2010 fundraising is not yet available.

Committees and affiliations


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


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