Betsy (Betsy) Coffia (D-103)

State Representative Betsy Coffia

Betsy (Betsy) Coffia (D-103)
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Capitol: 517.373.3817
FAX: 517.373.5930
District: 410.934.9931
Michigan House of Representatives
Room S-1387 Cora B. Anderson House Office Building 124 North Capitol Avenue
Lansing, MI 48933
124 North Capitol Avenue
Lansing, MI 48933
Residence:Traverse City, MI

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Betsy grew up in rural Kalkaska County. She was a Michigan Press Association award winning journalist in northern Michigan for 6 years, starting as a reporter for The Leader and the Kalkaskian county weekly. She was the editor of the Elk Rapids Town Meeting weekly newspaper for 3 of those years. She put herself through school at Northwestern Michigan College and then Ferris State University through the University Center while working 2 jobs. she has her bachelor's degree in social work and has served families in Grand Traverse, Leelanau and Benzie counties as a Head Start social worker. Betsy became deeply involved in Michigan citizen politics in 2011 as a founding member of the region's grassroots Reject Emergency Managers. This citizen group organized spontaneously and gathered over 30,000 of the more than 200,000 signatures to put a Repeal of P.A. 4 on the ballot. Betsy ran against incumbent Wayne Schmidt for the 104th in 2012.

Election / Personal Info

First Elected: 2022    Next Election: 2024
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