Michigan State House elections, 2008

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Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2008
Michigan
2006 ←
November 4, 2008 (2008-11-04) → 2010

110 seats in the Michigan House of Representatives
56 seats needed for a majority
  Majority party Minority party
 
Leader Andy Dillon Kevin Elsenheimer
Party Democratic Republican
Leader's seat 17th District 105th District
Seats before 58 52
Seats after 67 43
Seat change +9 -9
Popular vote 2,693,373 1,960,832
Percentage 57.08% 41.56%

Speaker before election

Andy Dillon
Democratic

Speaker

Andy Dillon
Democratic

The 2008 Michigan House of Representatives elections were held on November 4, 2008, with partisan primaries to select the parties' nominees in the various districts on August 5, 2008.[1]

Results[edit]

Districts 1-28[edit]

1st District
(Wayne (Harper Woods, Grosse Pointe Woods, Grosse Pointe Township, Grosse Pointe Farms, Grosse Pointe, Grosse Pointe Park, far east Detroit))
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Tim Bledsoe 26,793 56.77%
Republican Mary Leder Trang 20,404 43.23%
Totals 47,197 100.0%
Democratic gain from Republican
2nd District
(Wayne (northeast Detroit))
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic LaMar Lemmons 25,325 96.46%
Republican Edith Floyd 930 3.54%
Totals 26,255 100.0%
Democratic hold
3rd District
(Wayne (southeast Detroit))
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Bettie Cook Scott 27,841 98.11%
Green Fred Vitale 468 1.65%
Libertarian Tim Beck 69 0.24%
Totals 28,378 100.0%
Democratic hold
4th District
(Wayne (south-central Detroit))
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Coleman Young 28,089 100%
Totals 28,089 100.0%
Democratic hold
5th District
(Wayne (north Detroit, Highland Park, Hamtramck))
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Bert Johnson 25,589 100%
Totals 25,589 100.0%
Democratic hold
6th District
(Wayne (south-central Detroit))
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Fred Durhal 28,167 100%
Totals 28,167 100.0%
Democratic hold
7th District
(Wayne (north-central Detroit))
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Jimmy Womack 29,764 95.69%
Green Derek Grigsby 1,342 4.31%
Totals 31,106 100.0%
Democratic hold
8th District
(Wayne (northwest Detroit))
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic George Cushingberry, Jr. 38,306 96.89%
Libertarian Thomas Jones 1,229 3.11%
Totals 39,535 100.0%
Democratic hold
9th District
(Wayne (far northwest Detroit))
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Shanelle Jackson 34,084 100%
Totals 34,084 100.0%
Democratic hold
10th District
(Wayne (west Detroit))
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Gabe Leland 27,644 94.81%
Constitution Marc Sosnowski 1,513 5.19%
Totals 29,157 100.0%
Democratic hold
11th District
(Wayne (west-central Detroit))
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic David Nathan 30,815 96.93%
Republican Leonard Mier 976 3.07%
Totals 31,791 100.0%
Democratic hold
12th District
(Wayne (southwest Detroit))
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Rashida Tlaib 14,176 90.03%
Republican Darrin Daigle 1,569 9.97%
Totals 15,745 100.0%
Democratic hold
13th District
(Wayne (Riverview, Southgate, Trenton, Wyandotte))
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Andrew Kandrevas 28,040 65.72%
Republican Timothy Kachinski 14,626 34.28%
Totals 42,666 100.0%
Democratic hold
14th District
(Wayne (Ecorse, Lincoln Park, Melvindale, River Rouge, south Allen Park))
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Ed Clemente 28,699 76.33%
Republican Patrick O'Connell 8,898 23.67%
Totals 37,597 100.0%
Democratic hold
15th District
(Wayne (Dearborn—excluding northeast tip))
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Gino Polidori 28,606 77.53%
Republican Scott Saionz 8,292 22.47%
Totals 36,898 100.0%
Democratic hold
16th District
(Wayne (north Allen Park, Dearborn Heights--southwest tip, Garden City, Inkster))
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Bob Constan 28,194 75.53%
Republican Joseph Smith 9,133 24.47%
Totals 37,327 100.0%
Democratic hold
17th District
(Wayne (Dearborn Heights—excluding southwest tip, Livonia--southeast tip, Redford Township))
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Andy Dillon 27,860 66.06%
Republican Sandra Eggers 14,311 33.94%
Totals 42,171 100.0%
Democratic hold
18th District
(Wayne (Westland))
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Richard LeBlanc 28,952 88.59%
Constitution Harold Dunn 3,729 11.41%
Totals 32,681 100.0%
Democratic hold
19th District
(Wayne (Livonia—excluding southeast tip))
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic John J. Walsh 29,749 60.01%
Democratic Steve King 19,827 39.99%
Totals 49,576 100.0%
Democratic gain from Republican
20th District
(Wayne (Northville--portion within county, Northville Township, Plymouth, Plymouth Township, east Canton Township, Wayne))
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Marc Corriveau 30,393 59%
Republican Jerry Vorva 21,124 41%
Totals 51,517 100.0%
Democratic hold
21st District
(Wayne (Belleville, Van Buren Township, Canton Township—excluding eastern slice))
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Dian Slavens 27,802 51.69%
Republican Todd LaJoy 24,203 45%
Independent Brian Cronan 1,784 3.32%
Totals 53,789 100.0%
Democratic gain from Republican
22nd District
(Wayne (Romulus, Taylor))
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Doug Geiss 25,673 70.58%
Republican Darrell McNeill 6,780 18.64%
Independent Charley Johnson 3,180 8.74%
Libertarian Dennis Schlemmer 739 2.03%
Totals 36,372 100.0%
Democratic hold
23rd District
(Wayne (Brownstown Township, Flat Rock, Gibraltar, Grosse Ile Township, Huron Township, Rockwood, Sumpter Township, Woodhaven))
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Deb Kennedy 26,985 59.49%
Republican Neil DeBlois 18,375 40.51%
Totals 45,360 100.0%
Democratic hold
24th District
(Macomb (Harrison Township, Lake Township, St. Clair Shores))
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Sarah Roberts 23,494 49.36%
Republican Bryan Brandenburg 22,428 47.12%
Green Jody Beaubien 1,678 3.53%
Totals 47,600 100.0%
Democratic gain from Republican
25th District
(Macomb (south Sterling Heights, north Warren))
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Jon Switalski 26,869 62.94%
Republican Michael Wiecek 14,285 33.46%
Libertarian James Allison 653 1.53%
Green Richard Kuszmar 453 1.06%
Constitution Steven Revis 433 1.01%
Totals 42,693 100.0%
Democratic hold
26th District
(Oakland (Madison Heights, Royal Oak))
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Marie Donigan 28,002 61.74%
Republican Michael Goodman 15,470 34.11%
Libertarian James Young 1,884 4.15%
Totals 45,356 100.0%
27th District
(Oakland (Berkley, Ferndale, Hazel Park, Huntington Woods, north Oak Park, Pleasant Ridge))
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Ellen Cogen Lipton 31,756 71.41%
Republican David Micola 10,098 22.71%
Green Shelley Bane 1,366 3.07%
Libertarian John Skosnik 1,250 2.81%
Totals 44,470 100.0%
Democratic hold
28th District
(Macomb (south Warren, Center Line))
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Lesia Liss 24,651 70.45%
Republican Jason Balaska 10,339 29.55%
Totals 34,990 100.0%
Democratic hold

Districts 29-55[edit]

29th District
(Oakland (Auburn Hills, Pontiac))
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Tim Melton 25,695 83.51%
Republican Scott Sampeer 5,075 16.49%
Totals 30,770 100.0%
Democratic hold
30th District
(Macomb (north Sterling Heights, Utica))
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Tory Rocca 25,713 59.99%
Democratic Grant Hughes 17,147 40.01%
Totals 42,860 100.0%
Republican hold
31st District
(Macomb (Clinton Township—excluding northeast portion, north Fraser, Mount Clemens))
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Fred Miller 26,404 66.1%
Republican Daniel Tollis 12,277 30.74%
Libertarian James Miller 1,263 3.16%
Totals 39,944 100.0%
Democratic hold
32nd District
(Macomb (Armada Township, Chesterfield Township, Lenox Township, south Memphis, New Baltimore, Richmond—excluding portion outside county, Richmond Township), St. Clair (Columbus Township, Ira Township, Kimball Township, Wales Township))
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Jennifer Haase 23,681 49.78%
Republican Accavitti, John 22,450 47.19%
Libertarian Zemens Joseph 1,445 3.04%
Totals 47,576 100.0%
Democratic gain from Republican
33rd District
(Macomb (Macomb Township, Ray Township, northwest Clinton Township))
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Kimberly Meltzer 32,915 59.12%
Democratic Andrew Prasiloski 22,764 40.88%
Totals 55,679 100.0%
Republican hold
34th District
(Genesee (north Flint))
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Woodrow Stanley 26,867 84.38%
Republican Adam Ford 4,973 15.62%
Totals 31,840 100.0%
Democratic hold
35th District
(Oakland (Lathrup Village, southwest Oak Park, Royal Oak Township, Southfield))
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Vincent Gregory 41,015 87.55%
Republican Katie Koppin 4,936 10.54%
Green Franklin Harden 894 1.91%
Totals 46,845 100.0%
Democratic hold
36th District
(Macomb (Bruce Township, Shelby Township, Washington Township))
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Pete Lund 30,753 60.71%
Democratic Robert Murphy 19,904 39.29%
Totals 50,657 100.0%
Republican hold
37th District
(Oakland (Farmington, Farmington Hills))
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Vicki Barnett 28,570 60.12%
Republican Paul Welday 18,953 39.88%
Totals 47,523 100.0%
Democratic hold
38th District
(Oakland (Lyon Township, Northville-excluding portion outside county, Novi, Novi Township, South Lyon, Walled Lake, Wixom))
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Hugh Crawford 27,110 57.5%
Democratic Chuck Tindall 20,037 42.5%
Totals 47,147 100.0%
Republican hold
39th District
(Oakland (Commerce Township, south West Bloomfield Township))
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Lisa Brown 25,426 51.59%
Republican Amy Peterman 22,721 46.11%
Libertarian Jerry Plas 1,133 2.3%
Totals 49,280 100.0%
Democratic gain from Republican
40th District
(Oakland (Birmingham, Bloomfield Hills, Bloomfield Township, Keego Harbor, Orchard Lake Village, Southfield Township, Sylvan Lake))
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Chuck Moss 31,381 59.77%
Democratic Julie Candler 19,815 37.74%
Libertarian Larry Ross 1,307 2.49%
Totals 52,503 100.0%
Republican hold
41st District
(Oakland (Clawson, Troy))
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Marty Knollenberg 27,805 57.79%
Democratic Evan Ross Treharne 20,313 42.21%
Totals 48,118 100.0%
Republican hold
42nd District
(Macomb (Eastpointe, south Fraser, Roseville))
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Harold Haugh 26,789 70.41%
Republican Greg Fleming 9,697 25.49%
Libertarian Daniel Flamand 1,560 4.1%
Totals 38,046 100.0%
Democratic hold
43rd District
(Oakland (Lake Angelus, Waterford Township, northwest West Bloomfield Township))
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Gail Haines 20,216 49.26%
Democratic Scott Hudson 19,367 47.19%
Constitution Paul Greenawalt 1,460 3.56%
Totals 41,043 100.0%
Republican hold
44th District
(Oakland (Highland Township, Independence Township, Springfield Township, Clarkston Village, White Lake Township))
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Eileen Kowall 33,271 66.6%
Democratic Mark Venie 16,685 33.4%
Totals 49,956 100.0%
Republican hold
45th District
(Oakland (Oakland Township, Rochester Hills, Rochester))
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Tom McMillin 29,445 57.48%
Democratic Randy Young 21,781 42.52%
Totals 51,226 100.0%
Republican hold
46th District
(Oakland (Addison Township, Brandon Township, Groveland Township, Holly Township, Orion Township, Oxford Township, Rose Township))
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican James Marleau 29,263 60.58%
Democratic Katherine Houston 19,045 39.42%
Totals 48,308 100.0%
Republican hold
47th District
(Livingston (Cohoctah Township, Conway Township, Deerfield Township, Hamburg Township, Handy Township, Hartland Township, Howell, Howell Township, Iosco Township, Marion Township--small northeast portion, Putnam Township, Tyrone Township, Unadilla Townshi
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Cindy Denby 27,851 59.02%
Democratic Scott Lucas 17,059 36.15%
Libertarian Rodger Young 1,347 2.85%
Constitution Philip Johnson 929 1.97%
Totals 47,186 100.0%
Republican hold
48th District
(Genesee (Clayton Township--northwest half, Clio, Flushing, Flushing Township, Montrose, Montrose Township, Mount Morris, Mount Morris Township, Thetford Township, Vienna Township))
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Richard Hammel 28,245 67.34%
Republican Ralph Burger 13,698 32.66%
Totals 41,943 100.0%
Democratic hold
49th District
(Genesee (Clayton Township--southeast half, south Flint, Flint Township, Gaines Township, Swartz Creek))
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Lee Gonzales 32,653 100%
Totals 32,653 100.0%
Democratic hold
50th District
(Genesee (Burton, Davison, Davison Township, Genesee Township, Richfield Township))
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Jim Slezak 29,792 72.52%
Republican Douglas O'Neal 11,290 27.48%
Totals 41,082 100.0%
Democratic hold
51st District
(Genesee (Argentine Township, Atlas Township, Fenton, Fenton Township, Grand Blanc, Grand Blanc Township, Linden, Mundy Township))
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Paul Scott 29,919 52.95%
Democratic Michael Thorp 26,587 47.05%
Totals 56,506 100.0%
Republican hold
52nd District
(Washtenaw (north Ann Arbor, north Ann Arbor Township, Bridgewater Township, Dexter Township, Freedom Township, Lima Township, Lodi Township, Lyndon Township, Manchester Township, Northfield Township, Saline, Scio Township--most, Sharon Township, Sylvan T
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Pam Byrnes 35,954 62.95%
Republican Eric Lielbriedis 19,179 33.58%
Libertarian John Boyle 1,981 3.47%
Totals 57,114 100.0%
Democratic hold
53rd District
(Washtenaw (south Ann Arbor, south Ann Arbor Township))
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Rebekah Warren 37,834 78.31%
Republican Christina Brewton 8,281 17.14%
Green Matt Erard 2,199 4.55%
Totals 48,314 100.0%
Democratic hold
54th District
(Washtenaw (Augusta Township, Salem Township, Superior Township, Ypsilanti, Ypsilanti Township))
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Alma Wheeler Smith 33,501 71.13%
Republican Tom Banks 12,281 26.07%
Libertarian David Raaflaub 1,319 2.8%
Totals 47,101 100.0%
Democratic hold
55th District
(Monroe (Beford Township, Dundee Township, Erie Township, Milan, Milan Township, Petersburg, Summerfield Township, Whiteford Township), Washtenaw (Milan, Pittsfield Township, Saline Township, York Township))
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Kathy Angerer 33,234 66.09%
Republican Frank Moynihan 17,054 33.91%
Totals 50,288 100.0%
Democratic hold

Districts 56-83[edit]

56th District
(Monroe (Ash Township, Berlin Township, Exeter Township, Frenchtown Township, Ida Township, LaSalle Township, London Township, Luna Pier, Monroe, Monroe Township, Raisinville Township))
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Kate Ebli 28,495 63.07%
Republican JeanMarie Dahm 15,459 34.22%
Constitution John Eleniewski 1,224 2.71%
Totals 45,178 100.0%
Democratic hold
57th District
(Lenawee (excluding Cambridge Township))
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Dudley Spade 29,125 67.93%
Republican Emma Jenkins 13,752 32.07%
Totals 42,877 100.0%
Democratic hold
58th District
(Branch, Hillsdale)
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Kenneth Kurtz 24,487 66.83%
Democratic Jeane Ann Kennedy Windsor 12,151 33.17%
Totals 36,638 100.0%
Republican hold
59th District
(Cass (excluding Dowagiac, Howard Township, Niles, Silver Creek Township, Wayne Township), St. Joseph)
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Matt Lori 23,826 59.86%
Democratic Carol Higgins 15,977 40.14%
Totals 39,803 100.0%
Republican hold
60th District
(Kalamazoo (Cooper Township, Kalamazoo, east Kalamazoo Township))
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Robert Jones 30,135 73.87%
Republican Charles Ybema 10,658 26.13%
Totals 40,793 100.0%
Democratic hold
61st District
(Kalamazoo (Alamo Township, north Kalamazoo Township, Oshtemo Township, Parchment, Portage, Prairie Ronde Township, Texas Township))
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Larry DeShazor 28,303 51.07%
Democratic Julie Rogers 27,122 48.93%
Totals 55,425 100.0%
Republican hold
62nd District
(Calhoun (Albion, Albion Township, Battle Creek, Burlington Township, Clarence Township, Clarendon Township, Convis Township, Eckford Township, Fredonia Township, Homer Township, Lee Township, Leroy Township, Marengo Township, Sheridan Township, Springfie
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Kate Segal 25,011 61.86%
Republican Greg Moore 15,419 38.14%
Totals 40,430 100.0%
Democratic gain from Republican
63rd District
(Calhoun (Bedford Township, Emmet Township, Fredonia Township--part, Marshall--most, Marshall Township, Newton Township, Pennfield Township), Kalamazoo (Brady Township, Charleston Township, Climax Township, Comstock Township, Galesburg, Pavilion Township,
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Jase Bolger 27,641 56.62%
Democratic Phyllis Smith 21,179 43.38%
Totals 48,820 100.0%
Republican hold
64th District
(Jackson (Concord Township, Hanover Township, Jackson, Napoleon Township, Parma Township, Pulaski Township, Sandstone Township, Spring Arbor Township, Summit Township))
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Martin Griffin 24,260 62.66%
Republican Leland Prebble 14,454 37.34%
Totals 38,714 100.0%
Democratic hold
65th District
(Eaton (Brookfield Township, Eaton Rapids, Hamlin Township), Jackson (Blackman Township, Columbia Township, Grass Lake Township, Henrietta Township, Leoni Township, Liberty Township, Norvell Township, Rives Township, Springport Township, Tompkins Township
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Mike Simpson 25,444 63.29%
Republican Ray Snell 14,759 36.71%
Totals 40,203 100.0%
Democratic hold
66th District
(Livingston (Brighton, Brighton Township, Genoa Township, Green Oak Township, Marion Township--part, Oceola Township), Oakland (Milford Township))
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Bill Rogers 32,128 60.29%
Democratic Donna Anderson 19,145 35.92%
Libertarian Todd Richardson 2,020 3.79%
Totals 53,293 100.0%
Republican hold
67th District
(Ingham (Alaiedon Township, Aurelius Township, Bunker Hill Township, Delhi Charter Township, Ingham Township, southwest Lansing, Leroy Township, Leslie, Leslie Township, Locke Township, Mason, Onondaga Township, Stockbridge Township, Vevay Township, Wheat
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Barb Byrum 30,692 62.85%
Republican Mike Herter 16,794 34.39%
Libertarian Vince Dragonetti 1,347 2.76%
Totals 48,833 100.0%
Democratic hold
68th District
(Ingham (Lansing—excluding southwest portion, Lansing Township))
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Joan Bauer 33,866 77.76%
Republican David Irons 8,797 20.2%
Constitution DelRae Finnerty 889 2.04%
Totals 43,552 100.0%
Democratic hold
69th District
(Ingham (east East Lansing, Williamston Township--most))
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Mark Meadows 30,948 69.17%
Republican Frank Lambert 13,794 30.83%
Totals 44,742 100.0%
Democratic hold
70th District
(Ionia (Belding, Berlin Township--small part, Ionia, Ionia Township--part, Keene Township, Orleans Township, Otisco Township), Montcalm)
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Mike Huckleberry 21,212 54.35%
Republican Thomas Ginster 17,814 45.65%
Totals 39,026 100.0%
Democratic gain from Republican
71st District
(Eaton (excluding Brookfield Township, Eaton Rapids, Hamlin Township))
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Rick Jones 29,169 58.07%
Democratic Mark Eagle 21,063 41.93%
Totals 50,232 100.0%
Republican hold
72nd District
(Kent (Caledonia Township, Cascade Township, Gaines Township, Kentwood))
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Justin Amash 31,238 60.95%
Democratic Albert Abbasse 18,454 36.01%
Libertarian William Wenzel 1,558 3.04%
Totals 51,250 100.0%
Republican hold
73rd District
(Kent (Algoma Township, Cannon Township, Cedar Springs, Courtland Township, Nelson Township, Oakfield Township, Plainfield Township, Rockford, Solon Township, Sparta Township, Spencer Township, Tyrone Township))
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Tom Pearce 31,754 58.93%
Democratic Bruce Hawley 20,615 38.26%
Libertarian Larry Orcutt 1,514 2.81%
Totals 53,883 100.0%
Republican hold
74th District
(Kent (Alpine Township, Grandville), Ottawa (Coopersville, Crockery Township, Georgetown Township, Polkton Township, Tallmadge Township, Wright Township))
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican David Agema 36,204 70.25%
Democratic Leon Chase 13,421 26.04%
Libertarian Tracey McLaughlin 1,911 3.71%
Totals 51,536 100.0%
Republican hold
75th District
(Kent (east Grand Rapids))
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Robert Dean 24,676 58.08%
Republican Dan Tietema 16,930 39.85%
Libertarian Mark Simonait 880 2.07%
Totals 42,486 100.0%
Democratic hold
76th District
(Kent (west Grand Rapids))
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Roy Schmidt 23,413 71.33%
Republican Marc Tonnemacher 7,048 21.47%
Constitution William Mohr 1,340 4.08%
Libertarian Matthew Friar 1,022 3.11%
Totals 32,823 100.0%
Democratic hold
77th District
(Kent (Byron Township, Wyoming))
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Kevin Green 25,338 62.38%
Democratic Charles Geerlings 14,119 34.76%
Libertarian Mike Orcutt 1,161 2.86%
Totals 40,618 100.0%
Republican hold
78th District
(Berrien (Baroda Township, Berrien Township, Bertland Township, Buchanan, Buchanan Township, Chikaming Township, Galien Township, New Buffalo, New Buffalo Township, Niles, Niles Township, Oronoko Township, Pipestone Township, Three Oaks Township, Weesaw T
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Sharon Tyler 20,226 52.06%
Democratic Judy Truesdell 18,623 47.94%
Totals 38,849 100.0%
Republican hold
79th District
(Berrien (Bainbridge Township, Benton Charter Township, Benton Harbor, Bridgeman, Coloma, Coloma Township, Hager Township, Lake Charter Township, Lincoln Township, Royalton Township, Sodus Township, St. Joseph Charter Township, St. Joseph, Watervliet, Wat
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican John Proos 25,440 57.29%
Democratic Jim Hahn 18,964 42.71%
Totals 44,404 100.0%
Republican hold
80th District
(Allegan (Otsego, Otsego Township, Watson Township), Van Buren)
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Tonya Schuitmaker 23,428 61.07%
Democratic Jessie Olson 14,935 38.93%
Totals 38,363 100.0%
Republican hold
81st District
(St. Clair (Algonac, Berlin Township, Brockway Township, Casco Township, China Township, Clay Township, Clyde Township, Cottrellville Township, East China Township, Emmet Township, Grant Township, Greenwood Township, Kenockee Township, Lynn Township, Mari
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Phil Pavlov 30,125 64.26%
Democratic Brent Pencak 16,757 35.74%
Totals 46,882 100.0%
Republican hold
82nd District
(Lapeer)
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Kevin Daley 24,655 57.26%
Democratic Bill Marquardt 18,406 42.74%
Totals 43,061 100.0%
Republican hold
83rd District
(Sanilac, St. Clair (Burtchville Township, Fort Gratiot Township, Port Huron))
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic John Espinoza 26,005 64.52%
Republican Steve Kearns 14,299 35.48%
Totals 40,304 100.0%
Democratic hold

Districts 84-110[edit]

84th District
(Huron, Tuscola)
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Terry Brown 28,191 64.79%
Republican Anna Kabot 15,320 35.21%
Totals 43,511 100.0%
Democratic hold
85th District
(Clinton (Bath Township, Dewitt Township--part, Ovid Township, Victor Township, Shiawassee))
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Dick Ball 22,205 52.77%
Democratic Judy Ford 18,593 44.19%
Constitution James Gould 1,280 3.04%
Totals 42,078 100.0%
Republican hold
86th District
(Kent (Ada Township, Bowne Township, East Grand Rapids, north-central Grand Rapids, Grand Rapids Township, Grattan Township, Lowell, Lowell Township, Vergennes Township, Walker))
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Dave Hildenbrand 34,004 64.52%
Democratic Melissa Casalina 17,135 32.51%
Libertarian Patricia Steinport 1,565 2.97%
Totals 52,704 100.0%
Republican hold
87th District
(Barry, Ionia (Berlin Township--most, Boston Township, Campbell Township, Danby Township, Ionia--small part, Ionia Township--most, Lyons Township, North Plains Township, Odessa Township, Orange Township, Portland, Portland Township, Ronald Township, Sebew
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Brian Calley 29,582 64.05%
Democratic Greg Grieves 14,359 31.09%
Constitution Phillip Adams 1,267 2.74%
Libertarian Joseph Gillotte 975 2.11%
Totals 46,183 100.0%
Republican hold
88th District
(Allegan (excluding Watson Township, Otsego, Otsego Township))
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Bob Genetski 29,064 61.6%
Democratic Tom Clark 18,119 38.4%
Totals 47,183 100.0%
Republican hold
89th District
(Ottawa (Allendale Township, Ferrysburg, Grand Haven, Grand Haven Township, Olive Township, Park Township, Port Sheldon Township, Robinson Township, Spring Lake Township))
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Arlan Meekhof 28,927 60.81%
Democratic Tim Winslow 16,529 34.74%
Libertarian Terry Ashcraft 2,117 4.45%
Totals 47,573 100.0%
Republican hold
90th District
(Ottawa (Blendon, Holland--part within county, Holland Township, Hudsonville, Jamestown Township, Zeeland, Zeeland Township))
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Joe Haveman 31,231 72.25%
Democratic Clay Stauffer 11,995 27.75%
Totals 43,226 100.0%
Republican hold
91st District
(Muskegon (Blue Lake Township, Casnovia Township, Cedar Creek Township, Dalton Township, Egelston Township, Fruitport Township, Holton Township, Montague, Montague Township, Moorland Township, Ravenna Township, Roosevelt Park, Sullivan Township, White Riv
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Mary Valentine 24,444 53.75%
Republican Holly Hughes 21,034 46.25%
Totals 45,478 100.0%
Democratic hold
92nd District
(Muskegon (Fruitland Township, Laketon Township, Muskegon Heights, Muskegon, Muskegon Township, North Muskegon))
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Doug Bennett 26,005 73.6%
Republican James McCormick 9,330 26.4%
Totals 35,335 100.0%
Democratic hold
93rd District
(Clinton (excluding Ovid Township, Victor Township, Bath Township, Dewitt Township--part), Gratiot)
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Paul Opsommer 26,515 57.86%
Democratic Ronald McComb 17,951 39.17%
Libertarian Darryl Schmitz 1,358 2.96%
Totals 45,824 100.0%
Republican hold
94th District
(Saginaw (Albee Township, Birch Run Township, Blumfield Township, Chesaning Township, Frankenmuth, Frankenmuth Township, James Township, Maple Grove Township, Saginaw Township, St. Charles Township, Swan Creek Township, Taymouth Township, Thomas Township)
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Ken Horn 28,448 57.66%
Democratic Bob Blaine 20,889 42.34%
Totals 49,337 100.0%
Republican hold
95th District
(Saginaw (Bridgeport Township, Buena Vista Township, Saginaw, Spaulding Township))
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Andy Coulouris 28,323 86.42%
Republican Ted Rosingana 4,451 13.58%
Totals 32,774 100.0%
Democratic hold
96th District
(Bay (Auburn, Bangor Township, Bay City, Beaver Township, Essexville, Frankenlust Township, Hampton Township, Merritt Township, Midland—portion within county, Monitor Township, Portsmouth Township, Williams Township))
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Jeff Mayes 32,208 69.78%
Republican Richard Rau 13,950 30.22%
Totals 46,158 100.0%
Democratic hold
97th District
(Arenac, Bay (Fraser Township, Garfield Township, Gibson Township, Kawkawlin Township, Mount Forest Township, Pinconning, Pinconning Township), Clare, Gladwin)
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Tim Moore 25,996 60.63%
Democratic Kathy Wilton 16,877 39.37%
Totals 42,873 100.0%
Republican hold
98th District
(Midland (Homer Township, Ingersoll Township, Larkin Township—small part, Lincoln Township—small part, Midland—almost all, Midland Township, Mount Haley Township), Saginaw (Brady Township, Brant Township, Carrollton Township, Chapin Township, Fremont Town
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Jim Stamas 25,977 58.04%
Democratic Garnet Lewis 18,781 41.96%
Totals 44,758 100.0%
Republican hold
99th District
(Isabella, Midland (Coleman, Edenville Township, Geneva Township, Greendale Township, Hope Township, Jasper Township, Jerome Township, Larkin Township—almost all, Lee Township, Lincoln Township—almost all, Mills Township, Porter Township, Warren Township)
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Bill Caul 22,486 54.43%
Democratic Nancy White 17,578 42.55%
Libertarian Devon Smith 1,244 3.01%
Totals 41,308 100.0%
Republican hold
100th District
(Lake, Newaygo, Oceana)
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Goeff Hansen 21,947 55.83%
Democratic Bill Richards 16,341 41.57%
Libertarian Nathaniel Hren 1,020 2.59%
Totals 39,308 100.0%
Republican hold
101st District
(Benzie, Leelanau, Manistee, Mason)
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Daniel Scripps 30,979 59.89%
Republican Ray Franz 20,746 40.11%
Totals 51,725 100.0%
Democratic gain from Republican
102nd District
(Mecosta, Osceola, Wexford)
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Darwin Booher 26,198 69.59%
Democratic Nate Heffron 10,694 28.41%
Libertarian Thomas Hren 753 2%
Totals 37,645 100.0%
Republican hold
103rd District
(Iosco, Missaukee, Ogemaw, Roscommon)
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Joel Sheltrown 29,927 66.61%
Republican Dave Ryan 15,003 33.39%
Totals 44,930 100.0%
Democratic hold
104th District
(Grand Traverse, Kalkaska)
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Wayne Schmidt 29,116 53.28%
Democratic Roman Grucz 23,465 42.94%
Libertarian Dan McDougall 2,069 3.79%
Totals 54,650 100.0%
Republican hold
105th District
(Antrim, Charlevoix, Cheboygan (excluding Koehler Township, Tuscarora Township), Otsego)
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Kevin Elsenheimer 30,568 60.68%
Democratic Connie Saltonstall 18,455 36.63%
Libertarian Greg Dean 1,354 2.69%
Totals 50,377 100.0%
Republican hold
106th District
(Alcona, Alpena, Crawford, Montmorency, Oscoda, Presque Isle)
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Peter Pettalia 19,345 43.86%
Democratic Andy Neumann 23,438 53.14%
Libertarian Scott Alexander 1,321 3%
Totals 44,104 100.0%
Republican gain from Democratic
107th District
(Cheboygan (Koehler Township, Tuscarora Township), Chippewa, Emmet, Mackinac)
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Gary McDowell 31,851 68.72%
Republican Alex Strobehn 14,500 31.28%
Totals 46,351 100.0%
Democratic hold
108th District
(Delta, Dickinson, Menominee)
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Judy Nerat 23,800 56.47%
Republican Mike Falcon 18,350 43.53%
Totals 42,150 100.0%
Democratic gain from Republican
109th District
(Alger, Luce, Marquette (excluding Powell Township, West Branch Township), Schoolcraft)
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Steven Lindberg 26,760 63.61%
Republican Doreen Takalo 12,442 29.57%
Independent Richard Hendricksen 2,870 6.82%
Totals 42,072 100.0%
Democratic hold
110th District
(Baraga, Gogebic, Houghton, Iron, Keweenaw, Marquette (Powell Township), Ontonagon)
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Michael Lahti 26,991 70.49%
Republican John Larson 11,302 29.51%
Totals 38,293 100.0%
Democratic hold

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