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Kevin Cotter
Kevin Cotter.jpg
Michigan House of Representatives District 99
In office
January 1. 2011-Present
Term ends
January 1, 2013
Years in position 4
Base salary$71,865/year
Per diem$10,800 yearly expense allowance
Elections and appointments
First electedNovember 2, 2010
Next generalNovember 6, 2012
Term limits3 terms
High schoolShepherd High School, 1995
Bachelor'sCentral Michigan University, 1999
J.D.Thomas M Cooley Law School, 2006
Date of birthSeptember 26, 1977
Place of birthMt Pleasant, MI
Office website
Kevin Cotter (b. September 26, 1977) is a Republican member of the Michigan House of Representatives, representing the 99th District since January 1, 2011.

Prior to his election to the House, Cotter served as a partner in the Kerr Law Firm, PLLC in downtown Mt. Pleasant.

Cotter graduated from Central Michigan University with a Bachelor's Degree in Entrepreneurship and Business Administration, and with a Master's of Science in Administration.

Committee assignments


In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Cotter has been appointed to these committees:

  • Appropriations
  • Subcommittee on Community Colleges
  • Subcommittee on Higher Education, Vice Chair
  • Subcommittee on Judiciary, Chair
  • Subcommittee on Supplementals, Vice Chair



See also: Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012

Cotter is unopposed in the Republican primary on August 7.[1]


See also: Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2010

Cotter won election to the District 99 Seat in 2010. He defeated Christine Alwood in the August 3 Republican primary. He defeated Toni Sessoms (D) in the general election on November 2, 2010.

Michigan House of Representatives, District 99 General election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Kevin Cotter (R) 16,647
Toni Sessoms (D) 9,202

Campaign donors


In 2010, Cotter raised $112,795 in contributions. [2]

His three largest contributors were:

Donor Amount
Bolger Restore Michigan Fund $3,500
Michigan Farm Bureau $2,500
Michigan Automobile Dealers Association $1,500
Meijer Inc $1,000

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Cotter has a wife, Jennifer.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Bill Caul
Michigan House of Representatives District 99
Succeeded by