“Hello Neighbor, I am District 7 State Representative Helena Scott, and I am humbly asking for your VOTE as I seek re-election. Redistricting allows me the gracious opportunity to represent the interest of the residents of Wayne and Oakland County in Lansing. I promise to continue to deliver the leadership our district and state needs, by working tirelessly to improve you quality of life and protect our Democratic values. Together we can make a real difference. As the Scott Team of volunteers travels the district in Detroit, Ferndale, Royal Oak Township, Royal Oak and Pleasant Ridge we would love the opportunity to meet you, hear your concerns, and share my vision and plan. With your support I will continue to be the servant leader you so greatly deserve.”
– Always working for YOU! Helena
Protect LGBTQ Rights, Racial Equity & Inclusion, Human Rights
Protect The Environment
Protect Affordable Quality Health Care
Improve Quality Education
Improve Economic Development & Strengthen our Economy
Improve State & Local Infrastructure
Promote Commonsense Gun Control Reform
Lower Auto & Home Insurance Rates
Stop Republican Voter Suppression Legislation/Bills
$850 Thousand for a New Highland Park Fire Truck
$2 Million for Home Repair Program
Over $1 Billion for Detroit Public Schools
Over $2 Million for Highland Park Schools
$5 Thousand for DeSoto Ellsworth Block Association
$300 Thousand for Detroit Horse Power (Student Facility)
Over $459 Thousand for Highland Park Water Treatment
Sponsored & Co-sponsored over 500 Bills
Created and Chair of the House Legislative Care Caucus
Distributed over 10,000 unites of PPE
Expedited the resolution of over 600 UIA cases
House Standing Committees: Energy, Financial Services, Communications & Technology
I am qualified to represent my district because I am currently serving as the Michigan State Representative in HD7. During my first term in office I have developed a proven track record of delivering results for my district while also serving my constituents with commitment, passion and dedication.
I currently serve my constituents on (3) Standing House Committees: Energy, Financial Services and Communications & Technology. I am also a member of several Caucuses in the State House. I serve on the Executive Board as the Secretary of the Detroit Caucus, I am the Membership Chair of the Labor Caucus, and I formed the new Legislative Care Caucus where I serve as Chair. I am also a member of the Education Caucus, Progressive Women’s Caucus and The Michigan Legislative Black Caucus.
During my first term I have sponsored and/or co-sponsored over 500 bills that will benefit my constituents and the district. Due to the experience that I have gained in the state house it makes me uniquely qualified to continue serving my district as it now moves into Oakland and Wayne County. I look forward to helping bridge the Wayne and Oakland county divide and also helping both counties to work together with a collective voice.
Additionally, my experience and interpersonal skills have allowed me to develop valuable relationships with Lansing stakeholders and also within the community that will also aid me in continuing to serve my district well. I know that the valuable experience and institutional knowledge that I have gained during my first term will allow me to be ready to serve, and get to work on day ONE of 102nd Legislature.
But, I can only return to State House District 7 to represent YOU, with your support and your VOTE on August 2nd.
Role and Responsibilities of a Michigan State Representative:
The primary role of a State Representative is to be a lawmaker determining the need for new legislation through listening to the needs and problems of the district and the state. Introducing and creating new laws and initiating research through staff and committees and requesting preparations of bills and amendments in addition to modifying and updating old laws and voting on bills that benefit their district.
Current State Representative for District 7 MI
Former 1st Vice Chair, MI Democratic Party Black Caucus
Statutory Board Member Michigan Democratic Party Black Caucus
Vice Chair, 14th Congressional District
Precinct Delegate #239
Over 15 years of Labor & Community Activism
Former Treasurer, Metro-Detroit Coalition of Labor Union Women
Former Executive Board Member, League of Women Voters Detroit
Former IAM Union Member, United Airlines
Organizer & Former Financial Trustee, Southeast Michigan Jobs with Justice
Political Education Committee, NAACP
Bachelor Arts, Marygrove College
Graduate of Samuel C. Mumford High School
Mumford High School Alumni Association
Motor City Jack & Jill of America Associates Group
St. Moses The Black Catholic Church
If you’d like to volunteer your time, I’d love to have you onboard! Please use the form to provide your contact information, select what you’d like to volunteer with, and leave us a message if you’d like. We’ll get back with you right away, and very much appreciate your support!