Michigan House of Representatives Elections 2012

Michigan House of Representatives Elections 2012

2012 Michigan House of Representatives Elections Majority Control

Michigan House of Representatives
Party As of October 2012 After the 2012 Election
     Democratic Party 47 Pending
     Republican Party 63 Pending
Total 110 110

Incumbents Retiring

Name Party Current Office
Lisa Howze Democratic House District 2
Shanelle Jackson Republican House District 9
Bob Constan Democratic House District 16
Richard LeBlanc Democratic House District 18
Lisa Brown Democratic House District 39
Chuck Moss Republican House District 40
Martin Knollenberg Republican House District 41
Richard Hammel Democratic House District 48
Rick Olson Republican House District 55
Barbara Byrum Democratic House District 67
Joan Bauer Democratic House District 68
Mark Meadows Democratic House District 69
David Agema Republican House District 74
Sharon Tyler Republican House District 78
Judson Gilbert Republican House District 81
Paul Opsommer Republican House District 93
Kenneth Horn Republican House District 94
Steven Lindberg Democratic House District 109

Campaign Contributions

Year Number of candidates Total contributions
2010 543 $17,146,452
2008 502 $15,640,045
2006 432 $16,212,812
2004 438 $16,209,181
2002 447 $12,625,867

 

Donor Amount
Michigan House Democratic Fund $2,999,067
House Republican Campaign Cmte of Michigan $578,118
Michigan Education Association $245,350
Michigan Auto Workers $194,240
Michigan Beer & Wine Wholesalers Association $184,882
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan $141,225
Michigan Farm Bureau $139,250
Michigan Automobile Dealers Association $138,675
Michigan Trial Lawyers Association $130,650
Hammel Leadership Fund $125,250

List of Michigan House of Representatives Elections 2012 Candidates

2012 Michigan House of Representatives Elections - District 1

(Democratic Party) August 7 Democratic Primary:

  • Brian Banks: 2,304 (Winner)
  • Scott Benson: 2,208
  • Christopher Cavanagh: 1,275
  • Valerie Kindle: 1,235
  • Gregory Robinson: 450

(Republican Party) August 7 GOP primary:

  • Dan Schulte(Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates:

  • (Democratic Party) Brian Banks (Winner)
  • (Republican Party) Dan Schulte

2012 Michigan House of Representatives Elections - District 2

(Democratic Party) August 7 Democratic Primary:

  • Tim Bledsoe: 4,699 - District 1
  • Alberta Tinsley Talabi: 5,272 (Winner)
  • Anthony Zander: 374

(Republican Party) August 7 GOP primary:

  • Daniel Corrigan Grano(Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates:

  • (Democratic Party) Alberta Tinsley Talabi (Winner)
  • (Republican Party) Daniel Corrigan Grano
  • (Green Party) Hans Christopher Barbe

2012 Michigan House of Representatives Elections - District 3

(Democratic Party) August 7 Democratic Primary:

  • Veronica Brown: 759
  • John Olumba: 5,030 -(Winner)
  • Christopher Alan Owens: 195
  • Jimmy Womack: 3,676 -

(Republican Party) August 7 GOP primary:

  • Dolores Broderson(Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates:

  • (Democratic Party) John Olumba (Winner)
  • (Republican Party) Dolores Broderson
  • (Green Party) Louis M. Novak

2012 Michigan House of Representatives Elections - District 4

(Democratic Party) August 7 Democratic Primary:

  • Carol Banks: 1,272
  • Marcelus Brice: 632
  • Paris Canty: 95
  • Mohammed Hassan: 1,100
  • Adam Hollier: 1,663
  • Ernest Little: 567
  • Rose Mary Robinson: 1,993 (Winner)
  • Beverly Tran: 106
  • Mervin White: 135
  • Jonathan Wright: 119
  • Robert Zwolak: 422

(Republican Party) August 7 GOP primary:

  • Ron Michalski(Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates:

  • (Democratic Party) Rose Mary Robinson (Winner)
  • (Republican Party) Ron Michalski

2012 Michigan House of Representatives Elections - District 5

(Democratic Party) August 7 Democratic Primary:

  • Renard Berry: 213
  • Fred Durhal, Jr.: 2,752 - (Winner)
  • Cynthia Ann Johnson: 1,620
  • Mark Murphy, Jr.: 447
  • Tonya Renay Wells: 398

(Republican Party) August 7 GOP primary:

  • Samuel Rodriguez(Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates:

  • (Democratic Party) Fred Durhal, Jr (Winner)
  • . (Republican Party) Samuel Rodriguez

2012 Michigan House of Representatives Elections - District 6

(Democratic Party) August 7 Democratic Primary:

  • Patrick O'Connell: 354
  • Maureen Stapleton: 4,656 -
  • Rashida Tlaib: 5,339 - (Winner)

(Republican Party) August 7 GOP primary:

  • Darrin Daigle(Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates:

  • (Democratic Party) Rashida Tlaib (Winner)
  • (Republican Party) Darrin Daigle
  • (Green Party) Elena M. Herrada

2012 Michigan House of Representatives Elections - District 7

(Democratic Party) August 7 Democratic Primary:

  • Thomas Stallworth, III: 6,943 - (Winner)
  • Jeanette Williams: 3,733

(Republican Party) August 7 GOP primary:

  • Mark Ashley Price(Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates:

  • (Democratic Party) Thomas Stallworth, III (Winner)
  • (Republican Party) Mark Ashley Price

2012 Michigan House of Representatives Elections - District 8

(Democratic Party) August 7 Democratic Primary:

  • Sherry Gay-Dagnogo: 3,646
  • Mia Grillier: 1,064
  • Taryn Jones: 1,162
  • David E. Nathan: 4,790 - .(Winner)

(Republican Party) August 7 GOP primary:

  • David Porter(Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates:

  • (Democratic Party) David E. Nathan (Winner)
  • (Republican Party) David Porter

2012 Michigan House of Representatives Elections - District 9

(Democratic Party) August 7 Democratic Primary:

  • Hussein Berry: 1,275
  • William Scott Phillips: 1,267
  • Harvey Santana: 4,875 -.(Winner)

(Republican Party) August 7 GOP primary:

  • Rene Simpson(Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates:

  • (Democratic Party) Harvey Santana (Winner)
  • (Republican Party) Rene Simpson

2012 Michigan House of Representatives Elections - District 10

(Democratic Party) August 7 Democratic Primary:

  • Phil Cavanagh: 5,625 - (Winner)
  • Leslie Love: 3,962
  • David McNeal: 753
  • Jerry Thomas: 632

(Republican Party) August 7 GOP primary:

  • Jasmine Bridges(Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates:

  • (Democratic Party) Phil Cavanagh (Winner)
  • (Republican Party) Jasmine Bridges

2012 Michigan House of Representatives Elections - District 11

(Democratic Party) August 7 Democratic Primary:

  • Cody Bailey: 1,567
  • Dorothy Webb Grady: 1,549
  • Bill Kaledas: 664
  • David Knezek: 3,804 (Winner)

(Republican Party) August 7 GOP primary:

  • Kathleen Kopczyk(Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates:

  • (Democratic Party) David Knezek (Winner)
  • (Republican Party) Kathleen Kopczyk

2012 Michigan House of Representatives Elections - District 12

(Democratic Party) August 7 Democratic Primary:

  • Douglas A. Geiss - .(Winner)

(Republican Party) August 7 GOP primary:

  • Joanne Michalik(Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates:

  • (Democratic Party) Douglas A. Geiss (Winner)
  • (Republican Party) Joanne Michalik

2012 Michigan House of Representatives Elections - District 13

(Democratic Party) August 7 Democratic Primary:

  • Andrew J. Kandrevas (Winner)

(Republican Party) August 7 GOP primary:

  • Tony Amorose(Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates:

  • (Democratic Party) Andrew J. Kandrevas (Winner)
  • (Republican Party) Tony Amorose

2012 Michigan House of Representatives Elections - District 14

(Democratic Party) August 7 Democratic Primary:

  • Paul Clemente (Winner)

(Republican Party) August 7 GOP primary:

  • Edward Gubics(Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates:

  • (Democratic Party) Paul Clemente (Winner)
  • (Republican Party) Edward Gubics
  • (Libertarian Party) Loel Robert Gnadt

2012 Michigan House of Representatives Elections - District 15

(Democratic Party) August 7 Democratic Primary:

  • George T. Darany .(Winner)

(Republican Party) August 7 GOP primary:

  • Priscilla Parness(Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates:

  • (Democratic Party) George T. Darany (Winner)
  • (Republican Party) Priscilla Parness

2012 Michigan House of Representatives Elections - District 16

(Democratic Party) August 7 Democratic Primary:

  • Robert L. Kosowski(Winner)

(Republican Party) August 7 GOP primary:

  • Mary Stargell(Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates:

  • (Democratic Party) Robert L. Kosowski
  • (Republican Party) Mary Stargell
  • (Libertarian Party) Steve Boron
  • (Independent) Harold H. Dunn

2012 Michigan House of Representatives Elections - District 17

(Democratic Party) August 7 Democratic Primary:

  • Brian David Hensley: 1,104
  • Bill LaVoy: 3,456 (Winner)
  • Jim Pedersen: 3,105

(Republican Party) August 7 GOP primary:

  • Anne Rossio(Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates:

  • (Democratic Party) Bill LaVoy (Winner)
  • (Republican Party) Anne Rossio

2012 Michigan House of Representatives Elections - District 18

(Democratic Party) August 7 Democratic Primary:

  • Patrick Biange: 267
  • Phillip A. DiMaria: 1,340
  • John M. Maynard: 650
  • Sarah Roberts: 6,530 (Winner)

(Republican Party) August 7 GOP primary:

  • Candice B. Rusie(Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates:

  • (Democratic Party) Sarah Roberts (Winner)
  • (Republican Party) Candice B. Rusie
  • (Libertarian Party) Daniel J. Flamand

2012 Michigan House of Representatives Elections - District 19

(Democratic Party) August 7 Democratic Primary:

  • Richard Tannous(Winner)

(Republican Party) August 7 GOP primary:

  • John J. Walsh .(Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates:

  • (Democratic Party) Richard Tannous
  • (Republican Party) John J. Walsh (Winner)

2012 Michigan House of Representatives Elections - District 20

(Democratic Party) August 7 Democratic Primary:

  • Tim Roraback(Winner)

(Republican Party) August 7 GOP primary:

  • Kurt Heise (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates:

  • (Democratic Party) Tim Roraback
  • (Republican Party) Kurt Heise (Winner)

2012 Michigan House of Representatives Elections - District 21

(Democratic Party) August 7 Democratic Primary:

  • Kiz Ahamiojie: 527
  • Dian Slavens: 5,471 (Winner)

(Republican Party) August 7 GOP primary:

  • Joe Barnabei(Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates:

  • (Democratic Party) Dian Slavens (Winner)
  • (Republican Party) Joe Barnabei

2012 Michigan House of Representatives Elections - District 22

(Democratic Party) August 7 Democratic Primary:

  • Harold L. Haugh -(Winner)

(Republican Party) August 7 GOP primary:

  • Art Blundell(Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates:

  • (Democratic Party) Harold L. Haugh (Winner)
  • (Republican Party) Art Blundell

2012 Michigan House of Representatives Elections - District 23

(Democratic Party) August 7 Democratic Primary:

  • Tom Boritzki(Winner)

(Republican Party) August 7 GOP primary:

  • Jeremy Cady: 1,200
  • Pat Somerville: 5,592 (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates:

  • (Democratic Party) Tom Boritzki
  • (Republican Party) Pat Somerville (Winner)

2012 Michigan House of Representatives Elections - District 24

(Democratic Party) August 7 Democratic Primary:

  • Philip Kurczewski: 2,980 (Winner)
  • Carey Torrice: 1,908

(Republican Party) August 7 GOP primary:

  • Anthony G. Forlini -(Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates:

  • (Democratic Party) Philip Kurczewski
  • (Republican Party) Anthony G. Forlini (Winner)

2012 Michigan House of Representatives Elections - District 25

(Democratic Party) August 7 Democratic Primary:

  • Henry Yanez(Winner)

(Republican Party) August 7 GOP primary:

  • Sean Clark: 3,807(Winner)
  • Ray Gralewski: 1,605

November 6 General Election Candidates:

  • (Democratic Party) Henry Yanez (Winner)
  • (Republican Party) Sean Clark

2012 Michigan House of Representatives Elections - District 26

(Democratic Party) August 7 Democratic Primary:

  • Jim Townsend .(Winner)

(Republican Party) August 7 GOP primary:

  • Mark Bliss: 3,615 (Winner)
  • William Sayre: 1,653

November 6 General Election Candidates:

  • (Democratic Party) Jim Townsend (Winner)
  • (Republican Party) Mark Bliss
  • (Libertarian Party) James K. Young

2012 Michigan House of Representatives Elections - District 27

(Democratic Party) August 7 Democratic Primary:

  • Andrew Robert Cissell: 1,848
  • Ellen Cogen Lipton: 9,465(Winner)

(Republican Party) August 7 GOP primary:

  • Ezra Drissman(Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates:

  • (Democratic Party) Ellen Cogen Lipton (Winner)
  • (Republican Party) Ezra Drissman
  • (Libertarian Party) John Wierzbicki

2012 Michigan House of Representatives Elections - District 28

(Democratic Party) August 7 Democratic Primary:

  • Lesia Liss: 2,266 -
  • Jon M. Switalski: 4,282 - .(Winner)

(Republican Party) August 7 GOP primary:

  • Steven Klusek(Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates:

  • (Democratic Party) Jon M. Switalski (Winner)
  • (Republican Party) Steven Klusek

2012 Michigan House of Representatives Elections - District 29

(Democratic Party) August 7 Democratic Primary:

  • Tim Greimel (Winner)

(Republican Party) August 7 GOP primary:

  • Brian Stebick(Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates:

  • (Democratic Party) Tim Greimel (Winner)
  • (Republican Party) Brian Stebick

2012 Michigan House of Representatives Elections - District 30

(Democratic Party) August 7 Democratic Primary:

  • Joseph Bogdan: 2,202 (Winner)
  • Nick Najjar: 1,475

(Republican Party) August 7 GOP primary:

  • Jeff Farrington: 5,109 (Winner)
  • M. Shallal: 775

November 6 General Election Candidates:

  • (Democratic Party) Joseph Bogdan
  • (Republican Party) Jeff Farrington (Winner)

2012 Michigan House of Representatives Elections - District 31

(Democratic Party) August 7 Democratic Primary:

  • Marilyn Lane .(Winner)

(Republican Party) August 7 GOP primary:

  • Lynn Evans: 2,625 (Winner)
  • Phil Rode: 1,618

November 6 General Election Candidates:

  • (Democratic Party) Marilyn Lane (Winner)
  • (Republican Party) Lynn Evans
  • (Libertarian Party) James Miller

2012 Michigan House of Representatives Elections - District 32

(Democratic Party) August 7 Democratic Primary:

  • Sheri Smith(Winner)

(Republican Party) August 7 GOP primary:

  • Andrea M. LaFontaine: 5,033 .(Winner)
  • Michael Shmina: 1,983

November 6 General Election Candidates:

  • (Democratic Party) Sheri Smith
  • (Republican Party) Andrea M. LaFontaine (Winner)

2012 Michigan House of Representatives Elections - District 33

(Democratic Party) August 7 Democratic Primary:

  • Martha O'Kray(Winner)

(Republican Party) August 7 GOP primary:

  • Ken Goike - (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates:

  • (Democratic Party) Martha O'Kray (Winner)
  • (Republican Party) Ken Goike

2012 Michigan House of Representatives Elections - District 34

(Democratic Party) August 7 Democratic Primary:

  • Woodrow Stanley (Winner)

(Republican Party) August 7 GOP primary:

  • Bruce Rogers(Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates:

  • (Democratic Party) Woodrow Stanley (Winner)
  • (Republican Party) Bruce Rogers

2012 Michigan House of Representatives Elections - District 35

(Democratic Party) August 7 Democratic Primary:

  • Jenifer Marlene Franklin: 3,693
  • Rudy Hobbs: 7,405 (Winner)
  • Charles Roddis: 630
  • Howard Worthy: 1,193

(Republican Party) August 7 GOP primary:

  • Timothy C. Sulowski(Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates:

  • (Democratic Party) Rudy Hobbs (Winner)
  • (Republican Party) Timothy C. Sulowski

2012 Michigan House of Representatives Elections - District 36

(Democratic Party) August 7 Democratic Primary:

  • Robert Murphy: 1,845 (Winner)
  • Brian Senia: 759

(Republican Party) August 7 GOP primary:

  • Pete Lund: 8,572 .(Winner)
  • Tadd Siglow: 2,937

November 6 General Election Candidates:

  • (Democratic Party) Robert Murphy
  • (Republican Party) Pete Lund (Winner)

2012 Michigan House of Representatives Elections - District 37

(Democratic Party) August 7 Democratic Primary:

  • Vicki Barnett -(Winner)

(Republican Party) August 7 GOP primary:

  • Bruce Lilley(Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates:

  • (Democratic Party) Vicki Barnett (Winner)
  • (Republican Party) Bruce Lilley

2012 Michigan House of Representatives Elections - District 38

(Democratic Party) August 7 Democratic Primary:

  • Chuck Tindall(Winner)

(Republican Party) August 7 GOP primary:

  • Hugh D. Crawford (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates:

  • (Democratic Party) Chuck Tindall
  • (Republican Party) Hugh D. Crawford (Winner)

2012 Michigan House of Representatives Elections - District 39

(Democratic Party) August 7 Democratic Primary:

  • Pam Jackson: 3,722 (Winner)
  • Regina Strong: 1,746

(Republican Party) August 7 GOP primary:

  • Albert Clawson: 172
  • Brad Hantler: 2,012
  • Nicholas Kennedy: 1,578
  • Klint Kesto: 2,626 (Winner)
  • Bubba Urdan: 1,327
  • Kristine Zrinyi: 1,590

November 6 General Election Candidates:

  • (Democratic Party) Pam Jackson s
  • (Republican Party) Klint Kesto (Winner)

2012 Michigan House of Representatives Elections - District 40

(Democratic Party) August 7 Democratic Primary:

  • Dorian Coston(Winner)

(Republican Party) August 7 GOP primary:

  • Robert Lawrence: 1,107
  • Michael D. McCready: 4,359 (Winner)
  • David W. Potts: 4,049
  • David Wolkinson: 4,052

November 6 General Election Candidates:

  • (Democratic Party) Dorian Coston
  • (Republican Party) Michael D. McCready (Winner)
  • (Libertarian Party) Steve Burgis

2012 Michigan House of Representatives Elections - District 41

(Democratic Party) August 7 Democratic Primary:

  • Mary Kerwin(Winner)

(Republican Party) August 7 GOP primary:

  • Deborah DeBacker: 3,527
  • Martin Howrylak: 3,907 (Winner)
  • Matt Pryor: 2,926

November 6 General Election Candidates:

  • (Democratic Party) Mary Kerwin
  • (Republican Party) Martin Howrylak

2012 Michigan House of Representatives Elections - District 42

(Democratic Party) August 7 Democratic Primary:

  • Shanda Willis(Winner)

(Republican Party) August 7 GOP primary:

  • Bill Rogers: 8,575 - (Winner)
  • Dale Rogers: 3,112

November 6 General Election Candidates:

  • (Democratic Party) Shanda Willis
  • (Republican Party) Bill Rogers (Winner)
  • (Libertarian Party) James H. Lewis II

2012 Michigan House of Representatives Elections - District 43

(Democratic Party) August 7 Democratic Primary:

  • Neil Billington(Winner)

(Republican Party) August 7 GOP primary:

  • Paul J. Greenawalt: 2,757
  • Gail Haines: 6,807 (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates:

  • (Democratic Party) Neil Billington (Winner)
  • (Republican Party) Gail Haines

2012 Michigan House of Representatives Elections - District 44

(Democratic Party) August 7 Democratic Primary:

  • Tom Crawford: 2,025 (Winner)
  • Mark Venie: 1,071

(Republican Party) August 7 GOP primary:

  • Eileen Kowall (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates:

  • (Democratic Party) Tom Crawford
  • (Republican Party) Eileen Kowall (Winner)
  • (Libertarian Party) Scott Poquette

2012 Michigan House of Representatives Elections - District 45

(Democratic Party) August 7 Democratic Primary:

  • Ted Golden: 382
  • Joanna VanRaaphorst: 3,542 (Winner)
  • Douglas Wilson: 606

(Republican Party) August 7 GOP primary:

  • Tom McMillin (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates:

  • (Democratic Party) Joanna VanRaaphorst
  • (Republican Party) Tom McMillin (Winner)

2012 Michigan House of Representatives Elections - District 46

(Democratic Party) August 7 Democratic Primary:

  • David Jay Lillis: 757
  • Daniel W. Sargent: 1,751 (Winner)

(Republican Party) August 7 GOP primary:

  • Bradford C. Jacobsen (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates:

  • (Democratic Party) Daniel W. Sargent (Winner)
  • (Republican Party) Bradford C. Jacobsen

2012 Michigan House of Representatives Elections - District 47

(Democratic Party) August 7 Democratic Primary:

  • Shawn Lowe Desai(Winner)

(Republican Party) August 7 GOP primary:

  • Cindy Denby: 7,597 .(Winner)
  • Harold Melton: 2,602

November 6 General Election Candidates:

  • (Democratic Party) Shawn Lowe Desai (Winner)
  • (Republican Party) Cindy Denby
  • (Libertarian Party) James Weeks II

2012 Michigan House of Representatives Elections - District 48

(Democratic Party) August 7 Democratic Primary:

  • Pam Faris: 3,936 (Winner)
  • Patrick F. Gleason: 3,912
  • Stephen M. Kennedy: 1,243

(Republican Party) August 7 GOP primary:

  • Jeffrey Woolman (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates:

  • (Democratic Party) Pam Faris (Winner)
  • (Republican Party) Jeffrey Woolman

2012 Michigan House of Representatives Elections - District 49

(Democratic Party) August 7 Democratic Primary:

  • Jim Ananich (Winner)

(Republican Party) August 7 GOP primary:

  • Robert J. Daunt(Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates:

  • (Democratic Party) Jim Ananich (Winner)
  • (Republican Party) Robert J. Daunt

2012 Michigan House of Representatives Elections - District 50

(Democratic Party) August 7 Democratic Primary:

  • Charles Smiley (Winner)

(Republican Party) August 7 GOP primary:

  • Miles T. Gadola(Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates:

  • (Democratic Party) Charles Smiley (Winner)
  • (Republican Party) Miles T. Gadola

2012 Michigan House of Representatives Elections - District 51

(Democratic Party) August 7 Democratic Primary:

  • Steven Losey: 2,656 (Winner)
  • Ryan Starski: 1,598

(Republican Party) August 7 GOP primary:

  • Joseph Graves: 5,778.(Winner)
  • John Lauve: 1,769

November 6 General Election Candidates:

  • (Democratic Party) Steven Losey
  • (Republican Party) Joseph Graves (Winner)

2012 Michigan House of Representatives Elections - District 52

(Democratic Party) August 7 Democratic Primary:

  • Gretchen Driskell(Winner)

(Republican Party) August 7 GOP primary:

  • Mark Ouimet (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates:

  • (Democratic Party) Gretchen Driskell (Winner)
  • (Republican Party) Mark Ouimet

2012 Michigan House of Representatives Elections - District 53

(Democratic Party) August 7 Democratic Primary:

  • Jeff Irwin: 5,542 .(Winner)
  • Thomas Partridge: 725

(Republican Party) August 7 GOP primary:

  • John J. Spisak(Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates:

  • (Democratic Party) Jeff Irwin (Winner)
  • (Republican Party) John J. Spisak

2012 Michigan House of Representatives Elections - District 54

(Democratic Party) August 7 Democratic Primary:

  • David Rutledge(Winner)

(Republican Party) August 7 GOP primary:

  • Bill Emmerich(Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates:

  • (Democratic Party) David Rutledge (Winner)
  • (Republican Party) Bill Emmerich

2012 Michigan House of Representatives Elections - District 55

(Democratic Party) August 7 Democratic Primary:

  • Andrea Brown-Harrison: 2,133
  • Adam Zemke: 3,439 (Winner)

(Republican Party) August 7 GOP primary:

  • Owen Diaz(Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates:

  • (Democratic Party) Adam Zemke (Winner)
  • (Republican Party) Owen Diaz
  • (Green Party) David A. McMahon

2012 Michigan House of Representatives Elections - District 56

(Democratic Party) August 7 Democratic Primary:

  • Joe Astro: 2,000
  • Larry Crider: 2,986 (Winner)

(Republican Party) August 7 GOP primary:

  • Dale W. Zorn (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates:

  • (Democratic Party) Larry Crider
  • (Republican Party) Dale W. Zorn (Winner)

2012 Michigan House of Representatives Elections - District 57

(Democratic Party) August 7 Democratic Primary:

  • Jim Berryman: 2,260 (Winner)
  • Harvey E. Schmidt: 1,989

(Republican Party) August 7 GOP primary:

  • Nancy Jenkins (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates:

  • (Democratic Party) Jim Berryman
  • (Republican Party) Nancy Jenkins (Winner)

2012 Michigan House of Representatives Elections - District 58

(Democratic Party) August 7 Democratic Primary:

  • Amaryllis Thomas(Winner)

(Republican Party) August 7 GOP primary:

  • Kenneth Kurtz (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates:

  • (Democratic Party) Amaryllis Thomas
  • (Republican Party) Kenneth Kurtz (Winner)

2012 Michigan House of Representatives Elections - District 59

(Democratic Party) August 7 Democratic Primary:

  • Mike Moroz(Winner)

(Republican Party) August 7 GOP primary:

  • Matt Lori (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates:

  • (Democratic Party) Mike Moroz
  • (Republican Party) Matt Lori (Winner)

2012 Michigan House of Representatives Elections - District 60

(Democratic Party) August 7 Democratic Primary:

  • Sean McCann (Winner)

(Republican Party) August 7 GOP primary:

  • Mike Perrin(Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates:

  • (Democratic Party) Sean McCann (Winner)
  • (Republican Party) Mike Perrin

2012 Michigan House of Representatives Elections - District 61

(Democratic Party) August 7 Democratic Primary:

  • Michael E. Martin(Winner)

(Republican Party) August 7 GOP primary:

  • Margaret E. O'Brien (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates:

  • (Democratic Party) Michael E. Martin
  • (Republican Party) Margaret E. O'Brien (Winner)

2012 Michigan House of Representatives Elections - District 62

(Democratic Party) August 7 Democratic Primary:

  • Kate Segal (Winner)

(Republican Party) August 7 GOP primary:

  • Mark A. Behnke(Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates:

  • (Democratic Party) Kate Segal (Winner)
  • (Republican Party) Mark A. Behnke

2012 Michigan House of Representatives Elections - District 63

(Democratic Party) August 7 Democratic Primary:

  • Bill Farmer(Winner)

(Republican Party) August 7 GOP primary:

  • Jase Bolger (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates:

  • (Democratic Party) Bill Farmer
  • (Republican Party) Jase Bolger (Winner)

2012 Michigan House of Representatives Elections - District 64

(Democratic Party) August 7 Democratic Primary:

  • Ruben Marquez, II: 636
  • Barbara Shelton: 2,119 (Winner)

(Republican Party) August 7 GOP primary:

  • Earl Poleski (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates:

  • (Democratic Party) Barbara Shelton
  • (Republican Party) Earl Poleski (Winner)

2012 Michigan House of Representatives Elections - District 65

(Democratic Party) August 7 Democratic Primary:

  • Steve Grace: 901
  • Bonnie Johnson: 2,306 (Winner)

(Republican Party) August 7 GOP primary:

  • Dan Fulara: 1,822
  • Mike Shirkey: 6,786 (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates:

  • (Democratic Party) Bonnie Johnson
  • (Republican Party) Mike Shirkey (Winner)

2012 Michigan House of Representatives Elections - District 66

(Democratic Party) August 7 Democratic Primary:

  • Richard Rajkovich(Winner)

(Republican Party) August 7 GOP primary:

  • Aric Nesbitt (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates:

  • (Democratic Party) Richard Rajkovich
  • (Republican Party) Aric Nesbitt (Winner)

2012 Michigan House of Representatives Elections - District 67

(Democratic Party) August 7 Democratic Primary:

  • Tom Cochran: 2,087 (Winner)
  • Jerry Ketchum: 803
  • Walt Sorg: 1,679

(Republican Party) August 7 GOP primary:

  • Ashley Kring: 1,225
  • Jeff Oesterle: 4,641 (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates:

  • (Democratic Party) Tom Cochran (Winner)
  • (Republican Party) Jeff Oesterle

2012 Michigan House of Representatives Elections - District 68

(Democratic Party) August 7 Democratic Primary:

  • Anne Clayton: 337
  • Dale Copedge: 958
  • Harold J. Leeman, Jr.: 335
  • Ted O'Dell: 176
  • Griffin Rivers: 979
  • A'Lynne Robinson: 1,340
  • Andy Schor: 3,142 (Winner)

(Republican Party) August 7 GOP primary:

  • Timothy Moede: 1,241 (Winner)
  • Michael Wing: 1,001

November 6 General Election Candidates:

  • (Democratic Party) Andy Schor (Winner)
  • (Republican Party) Timoth Moede

2012 Michigan House of Representatives Elections - District 69

(Democratic Party) August 7 Democratic Primary:

  • Susan Schmidt: 4,209
  • Sam Singh: 4,716 (Winner)

(Republican Party) August 7 GOP primary:

  • Frank Lambert: 882
  • Susan McGillicuddy: 2,599 (Winner)
  • George Nastas, III: 561

November 6 General Election Candidates:

  • (Democratic Party) Sam Singh (Winner)
  • (Republican Party) Susan McGillicuddy

2012 Michigan House of Representatives Elections - District 70

(Democratic Party) August 7 Democratic Primary:

  • Mike Huckleberry(Winner)

(Republican Party) August 7 GOP primary:

  • Rick Outman (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates:

  • (Democratic Party) Mike Huckleberry
  • (Republican Party) Rick Outman (Winner)

2012 Michigan House of Representatives Elections - District 71

(Democratic Party) August 7 Democratic Primary:

  • Theresa Abed: 1,974 (Winner)
  • Andrea Cascarilla: 1,951
  • Douglas C. Drake: 727

(Republican Party) August 7 GOP primary:

  • Deb Shaughnessy (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates:

  • (Democratic Party) Theresa Abed (Winner)
  • (Republican Party) Deb Shaughnessy

2012 Michigan House of Representatives Elections - District 72

(Democratic Party) August 7 Democratic Primary:

  • Scott Urbanowski(Winner)

(Republican Party) August 7 GOP primary:

  • Ken Yonker .(Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates:

  • (Democratic Party) Scott Urbanowski
  • (Republican Party) Ken Yonker (Winner)
  • (Libertarian Party) William R. Wenzel

2012 Michigan House of Representatives Elections - District 73

(Democratic Party) August 7 Democratic Primary:

  • Scott Schuiling(Winner)

(Republican Party) August 7 GOP primary:

  • Peter MacGregor (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates:

  • (Democratic Party) Scott Schuiling
  • (Republican Party) Peter MacGregor (Winner)
  • (Libertarian Party) Ron Heeren
  • (Independent) Ted Gerrard

2012 Michigan House of Representatives Elections - District 74

(Democratic Party) August 7 Democratic Primary:

  • Richard C. Erdman(Winner)

(Republican Party) August 7 GOP primary:

  • Steve Maas: 3,334
  • Rob VerHeulen: 4,563 (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates:

  • (Democratic Party) Richard C. Erdman
  • (Republican Party) Rob VerHeulen (Winner)

2012 Michigan House of Representatives Elections - District 75

(Democratic Party) August 7 Democratic Primary:

  • Brandon Dillon: 2,721 (Winner)
  • Andrew J. Garlick: 564

(Republican Party) August 7 GOP primary:

  • Nathan Sneller(Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates:

  • (Democratic Party) Brandon Dillon
  • (Republican Party) Nathan Sneller

2012 Michigan House of Representatives Elections - District 76

(Democratic Party) August 7 Democratic Primary:

Write-in: Winnie Brinks(Winner)

(Republican Party) August 7 GOP primary:

  • Roy Schmidt (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates:

  • (Democratic Party) Winnie Brinks
  • (Republican Party) Roy Schmidt
  • (Republican Party) Bing Goei (Write-in)
  • (Libertarian Party) Patricia M. Steinport
  • (Independent) William Mohr
  • (Independent) Keith Allard (No Party Affiliation)

2012 Michigan House of Representatives Elections - District 77

(Democratic Party) August 7 Democratic Primary:

  • Scott Barton(Winner)

(Republican Party) August 7 GOP primary:

  • Tom Hooker (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates:

  • (Democratic Party) Scott Barton
  • (Republican Party) Tom Hooker (Winner)
  • (Libertarian Party) Larry Warner

2012 Michigan House of Representatives Elections - District 78

(Democratic Party) August 7 Democratic Primary:

  • Jack Arbanas: 859 (Winner)
  • Gerry Welling: 712

(Republican Party) August 7 GOP primary:

  • David H. Mann: 1,242
  • Dave Pagel: 5,776 (Winner)
  • Brian Savage: 1,487

November 6 General Election Candidates:

  • (Democratic Party) Jack Arbanas
  • (Republican Party) Dave Pagel

2012 Michigan House of Representatives Elections - District 79

(Democratic Party) August 7 Democratic Primary:

  • Mary E. Brown: 1,153
  • Jim Hahn, Michigan: 1,420 (Winner)

(Republican Party) August 7 GOP primary:

  • Al Pscholka (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates:

  • (Democratic Party) Jim Hahn, Michigan
  • (Republican Party) Al Pscholka
  • (Independent) Carl G. Oehlin

2012 Michigan House of Representatives Elections - District 80

(Democratic Party) August 7 Democratic Primary:

  • Stuart D. Peet(Winner)

(Republican Party) August 7 GOP primary:

  • Randy Brink: 3,272
  • Bob Genetski: 6,422 - (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates:

  • (Democratic Party) Stuart D. Peet
  • (Republican Party) Bob Genetski (Winner)

2012 Michigan House of Representatives Elections - District 81

(Democratic Party) August 7 Democratic Primary:

  • Jason Davis: 648
  • Patrick Phelan: 1,831 (Winner)
  • Stewart Sternberg: 774

(Republican Party) August 7 GOP primary:

  • Gary R. Eisen: 2,232
  • Peter Frangedakis: 763
  • Dan Lauwers: 2,912 (Winner)
  • Thomas Raymond: 1,292
  • Dennis Peternel: 1,311

November 6 General Election Candidates:

  • (Democratic Party) Patrick Phelan
  • (Republican Party) Dan Lauwers (Winner)

2012 Michigan House of Representatives Elections - District 82

(Democratic Party) August 7 Democratic Primary:

  • John Nugent(Winner)

(Republican Party) August 7 GOP primary:

  • Kevin Daley -(Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates:

  • (Democratic Party) John Nugent
  • (Republican Party) Kevin Daley (Winner)

2012 Michigan House of Representatives Elections - District 83

(Democratic Party) August 7 Democratic Primary:

  • Carol Cease Campbell(Winner)

(Republican Party) August 7 GOP primary:

  • Bob Eick: 5,066
  • Paul Muxlow: 5,198 (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates:

  • (Democratic Party) Carol Cease Campbell
  • (Republican Party) Paul Muxlow (Winner)

2012 Michigan House of Representatives Elections - District 84

(Democratic Party) August 7 Democratic Primary:

  • Richard Lee Badger: 416
  • Terry L. Brown: 3,446 (Winner)

(Republican Party) August 7 GOP primary:

  • Kurt E. Damrow: 3,238
  • Dan Grimshaw: 4,002(Winner)
  • Sami Khoury: 1,813

November 6 General Election Candidates:

  • (Democratic Party) Terry L. Brown (Winner)
  • (Republican Party) Dan Grimshaw
  • (Independent) Edward J. Canfield (No Party Affiliation)

2012 Michigan House of Representatives Elections - District 85

(Democratic Party) August 7 Democratic Primary:

  • Paul Ray(Winner)

(Republican Party) August 7 GOP primary:

  • Ben Glardon (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates:

  • (Democratic Party) Paul Ray
  • (Republican Party) Ben Glardon (Winner)
  • (Independent) Matthew Shepard (No Party Affiliation)

2012 Michigan House of Representatives Elections - District 86

(Democratic Party) August 7 Democratic Primary:

  • Brian Bosak(Winner)

(Republican Party) August 7 GOP primary:

  • Thomas DeVault: 1,756
  • Lisa Posthumus Lyons: 7,194 .(Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates:

  • (Democratic Party) Brian Bosak
  • (Republican Party) Lisa Posthumus Lyons (Winner)

2012 Michigan House of Representatives Elections - District 87

(Democratic Party) August 7 Democratic Primary:

  • Sherry Anderson(Winner)

(Republican Party) August 7 GOP primary:

  • Mike Callton (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates:

  • (Democratic Party) Sherry Anderson
  • (Republican Party) Mike Callton (Winner)
  • (Libertarian Party) Joseph P. Gillotte

2012 Michigan House of Representatives Elections - District 88

(Democratic Party) August 7 Democratic Primary:

  • No candidates filed.

(Republican Party) August 7 GOP primary:

  • Amanda Sue Van Essen: 5,973
  • Roger Victory: 6,062 (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates:

  • (Republican Party) Roger Victory (Winner)
  • (Libertarian Party) Michael J. Perry

2012 Michigan House of Representatives Elections - District 89

(Democratic Party) August 7 Democratic Primary:

  • Don Bergman(Winner)

(Republican Party) August 7 GOP primary:

  • Amanda Price (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates:

  • (Democratic Party) Don Bergman
  • (Republican Party) Amanda Price (Winner)

2012 Michigan House of Representatives Elections - District 90

(Democratic Party) August 7 Democratic Primary:

  • No candidates filed.

(Republican Party) August 7 GOP primary:

  • Joe Haveman (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates:

(Republican Party) Joe Haveman (Winner)

2012 Michigan House of Representatives Elections - District 91

(Democratic Party) August 7 Democratic Primary:

  • Collene Lamonte(Winner)

(Republican Party) August 7 GOP primary:

  • Holly Hughes: 3,627 (Winner)
  • Max Riekse: 1,036

November 6 General Election Candidates:

  • (Democratic Party) Collene Lamonte
  • (Republican Party) Holly Hughes
  • (Libertarian Party) Nick Sundquist

2012 Michigan House of Representatives Elections - District 92

(Democratic Party) August 7 Democratic Primary:

  • Marcia Hovey-Wright: 4,903 (Winner)
  • Willie M. Walton: 976

(Republican Party) August 7 GOP primary:

  • Travis Shepherd(Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates:

  • (Democratic Party) Marcia Hovey-Wright (Winner)
  • (Republican Party) Travis Shepherd

2012 Michigan House of Representatives Elections - District 93

(Democratic Party) August 7 Democratic Primary:

  • Paul E. Silva(Winner)

(Republican Party) August 7 GOP primary:

  • Kevin Kirk: 4,027
  • Tom Leonard: 4,231 (Winner)
  • Jeremiah Napier: 555
  • Michael Frederick Trebesh: 3,148

November 6 General Election Candidates:

  • (Democratic Party) Paul E. Silva
  • (Republican Party) Tom Leonard (Winner)

2012 Michigan House of Representatives Elections - District 94

(Democratic Party) August 7 Democratic Primary:

  • Judith Lincoln(Winner)

(Republican Party) August 7 GOP primary:

  • Ann M. Doyle: 3,475
  • Tim Kelly: 4,012 (Winner)
  • Ryan McReynolds: 392

November 6 General Election Candidates:

  • (Democratic Party) Judith Lincoln
  • (Republican Party) Tim Kelly

2012 Michigan House of Representatives Elections - District 95

(Democratic Party) August 7 Democratic Primary:

  • Stacy Erwin Oakes (Winner)

(Republican Party) August 7 GOP primary:

  • Jeff Baker(Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates:

  • (Democratic Party) Stacy Erwin Oakes (Winner)
  • (Republican Party) Jeff Baker

2012 Michigan House of Representatives Elections - District 96

(Democratic Party) August 7 Democratic Primary:

  • Charles M. Brunner (Winner)

(Republican Party) August 7 GOP primary:

  • Chad M. Dewey(Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates:

  • (Democratic Party) Charles M. Brunner (Winner)
  • (Republican Party) Chad M. Dewey

2012 Michigan House of Representatives Elections - District 97

(Democratic Party) August 7 Democratic Primary:

  • Chris Breznau(Winner)

(Republican Party) August 7 GOP primary:

  • Joel Johnson (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates:

  • (Democratic Party) Chris Breznau
  • (Republican Party) Joel Johnson (Winner)

2012 Michigan House of Representatives Elections - District 98

(Democratic Party) August 7 Democratic Primary:

  • Joan Brausch(Winner)

(Republican Party) August 7 GOP primary:

  • Jimmy Mosca: 2,185
  • Jim Stamas: 7,652 (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates:

  • (Democratic Party) Joan Brausch
  • (Republican Party) Jim Stamas (Winner)

2012 Michigan House of Representatives Elections - District 99

(Democratic Party) August 7 Democratic Primary:

  • Adam Lawrence(Winner)

(Republican Party) August 7 GOP primary:

  • Kevin Cotter.(Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates:

  • (Democratic Party) Adam Lawrence
  • (Republican Party) Kevin Cotter (Winner)

2012 Michigan House of Representatives Elections - District 100

(Democratic Party) August 7 Democratic Primary:

  • Ida DeHaas(Winner)

(Republican Party) August 7 GOP primary:

  • John Bumstead: 6,705 (Winner)
  • Stewart Sanders: 4,792

November 6 General Election Candidates:

  • (Democratic Party) Ida DeHaas
  • (Republican Party) John Bumstead (Winner)

2012 Michigan House of Representatives Elections - District 101

(Democratic Party) August 7 Democratic Primary:

  • Derek J. Bailey: 2,401
  • Allen O'Shea: 2,674 (Winner)

(Republican Party) August 7 GOP primary:

  • Ray Franz (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates:

  • (Democratic Party) Allen O'Shea
  • (Republican Party) Ray Franz (Winner)

2012 Michigan House of Representatives Elections - District 102

(Democratic Party) August 7 Democratic Primary:

  • George Huffman, III: 527
  • Brendan P. Maturen: 1,065 (Winner)

(Republican Party) August 7 GOP primary:

  • Phil Potvin .(Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates:

  • (Democratic Party) Brendan P. Maturen
  • (Republican Party) Phil Potvin (Winner)

2012 Michigan House of Representatives Elections - District 103

(Democratic Party) August 7 Democratic Primary:

  • Frank T. Izworski: 971
  • Lon Johnson: 3,728 (Winner)

(Republican Party) August 7 GOP primary:

  • Bruce R. Rendon: 7,840.(Winner)
  • Matthew Sherman: 1,783
  • Brenton Weiss: 1,256

November 6 General Election Candidates:

  • (Democratic Party) Lon Johnson
  • (Republican Party) Bruce R. Rendon (Winner)

2012 Michigan House of Representatives Elections - District 104

(Democratic Party) August 7 Democratic Primary:

  • Betsy Coffia: 1,832 (Winner)
  • Joseph Sloan: 1,150

(Republican Party) August 7 GOP primary:

  • Jason R. Gillman: 4,455
  • Wayne A. Schmidt: 8,357(Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates:

  • (Democratic Party) Betsy Coffia
  • (Republican Party) Wayne A. Schmidt (Winner)

2012 Michigan House of Representatives Elections - District 105

(Democratic Party) August 7 Democratic Primary:

  • Willim J. Wieske(Winner)

(Republican Party) August 7 GOP primary:

  • Greg MacMaster(Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates:

  • (Democratic Party) Willim J. Wieske
  • (Republican Party) Greg MacMaster (Winner)

2012 Michigan House of Representatives Elections - District 106

(Democratic Party) August 7 Democratic Primary:

  • Nicholas C. Hein: 2,014
  • Kenneth C. Hubbard: 2,925 (Winner)

(Republican Party) August 7 GOP primary:

  • Peter Pettalia.(Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates:

  • (Democratic Party) Kenneth C. Hubbard
  • (Republican Party) Peter Pettalia (Winner)
  • (Green Party) John Daniel Longhurst

2012 Michigan House of Representatives Elections - District 107

(Democratic Party) August 7 Democratic Primary:

  • Jim Martin: 1,705
  • Suzanne Shumway: 1,731 (Winner)

(Republican Party) August 7 GOP primary:

  • Frank Foster (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates:

  • (Democratic Party) Suzanne Shumway
  • (Republican Party) Frank Foster (Winner)

2012 Michigan House of Representatives Elections - District 108

(Democratic Party) August 7 Democratic Primary:

  • Sharon Gray: 2,911 (Winner)
  • Judy Nerat: 2,818

(Republican Party) August 7 GOP primary:

  • Ed McBroom (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates:

  • (Democratic Party) Sharon Gray
  • (Republican Party) Ed McBroom (Winner)

2012 Michigan House of Representatives Elections - District 109

(Democratic Party) August 7 Democratic Primary:

  • John Kivela: 4,512 (Winner)
  • Tony Retaskie: 4,316

(Republican Party) August 7 GOP primary:

  • Jim Hafeman: 1,299
  • Jack Hubbard: 3,365(Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates:

  • (Democratic Party) John Kivela (Winner)
  • (Republican Party) Jack Hubbard

2012 Michigan House of Representatives Elections - District 110

(Democratic Party) August 7 Democratic Primary:

  • Scott Dianda: 4,947 (Winner)
  • William D. Lucius: 2,590

(Republican Party) August 7 GOP primary:

  • Matt E. Huuki - (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates:

  • (Democratic Party) Scott Dianda (Winner)
  • (Republican Party) Matt E. Huuki

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