|Michigan House of Representatives District 99|
|January 1, 2011-Present|
|January 1, 2015|
|Years in position||4|
|Per diem||$10,800 yearly expense allowance|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|First elected||November 2, 2010|
|Next general||November 4, 2014|
|Term limits||3 terms|
|High school||Shepherd High School, 1995|
|Bachelor's||Central Michigan University, 1999|
|J.D.||Thomas M Cooley Law School, 2006|
|Date of birth||September 26, 1977|
|Place of birth||Mt Pleasant, MI|
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.
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Cotter served on the following committees:
|Michigan Committee Assignments, 2012|
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Cotter served on these committees:
- Subcommittee on Community Colleges
- Subcommittee on Higher Education, Vice Chair
- Subcommittee on Judiciary, Chair
- Subcommittee on Supplementals, Vice Chair
Cotter won re-election in the 2012 election for Michigan House of Representatives District 99. He was unopposed in the August 7 Republican primary and defeated Adam Lawrence (D) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.
|Michigan House of Representatives, District 99, General Election, 2012|
|Republican||Kevin Cotter Incumbent||57.4%||18,150|
|Michigan House of Representatives, District 99 General election (2010)|
|Kevin Cotter (R)||16,647|
|Toni Sessoms (D)||9,202|
Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.
In 2010, Cotter raised $112,795 in contributions. 
His three largest contributors were:
|Bolger Restore Michigan Fund||$3,500|
|Michigan Farm Bureau||$2,500|
|Michigan Automobile Dealers Association||$1,500|
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Tea Party Scorecard
The Independent Tea Party Patriots, a Michigan Tea Party group, grades the votes of this and every other Michigan legislator on “core tea party issues” in a regularly-updated scorecard. 100% is considered an ideal rating.
January 2011 - March 2012
Kevin Cotter received a 75% rating on the January 2011 - March 2012 Tea Party Scorecard.
Cotter has a wife, Jennifer.
- House website
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign contributions: 2010
Bill Caul (R)
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