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Congresswoman
Rep. Brenda Lawrence [D, MI-14]
for
District 14, Michigan

About

Brenda Lawrence was born and raised in Detroit, graduated from Pershing High School, married her high school sweetheart, bought her first home on Detroit’s east side, sent her children to Detroit Public Schools, worshiped there, worked there, and served in public office here.

In 2001, Lawrence became the first female and first African-American Mayor of Southfield. She was twice resoundingly re-elected and has served for over 10 years in the city of 72,000 residents. Under her leadership, Southfield has remained economically strong. From income to race to educational attainment, the district is highly diverse. As Mayor of Southfield, Lawrence has a history of being inclusive and ensuring all voices are heard.

Brenda Lawrence is President of the National Association of Democratic Mayors. Brenda Lawrence was the Democratic Lieutenant Governor nominee in 2010 and was the first African-American female major party nominee for that position in Michigan’s history. 

Bio-Information

D.O.B 10/18/1954
Location Michigan
Office 2463 Rayburn House Office Building
Party Democrat
Phone 202-225-5802
Fax 202-226-2356

Fundraising Over Time

Cumulative Raised

Select Interest Group Rating

45%
U.S. Chamber of Commerce
7%
National Rifle Association
95%
AFL-CIO
94%
American Civil Liberties Union
12%
National Taxpayers Union
100%
NARAL Pro-Choice America
7%
American Conservative Union
100%
Americans for Democratic Action