As the midterm election results rolled in late Tuesday night, guests filled the Sound Board Theater at the MotorCity Casino Hotel in Detroit for the Michigan Democratic Party’s election watch night. As Michigan Democrat winners were called, they addressed an enthusiastic audience wit
Michigan residents have approved Proposal 1, legalizing Marijuana across the state; Proposal 2, a constitutional amendment that establishes a committee to carry out the congressional redistricting process; and Proposal 3, the “Promote the Vote”
In a race that took until Wednesday morning to call, Democratic challengers Jordan Acker and Paul Brown have unseated Republican incumbents Andrea Fischer Newman and Andrew Richner on the University of Michigan Board of Regents.
Debbie Dingell was re-elected as the U.S. representative for Michigan’s 12th District after running against Republican Jeff Jones. This will be Dingell’s second term, succeeding her husband John Dingell, the longest-serving U.S. representative in history.
Sen. Debbie Stabenow, D-Mich., was re-elected to the U.S. Senate, defeating Trump-backed Republican John James. Stabenow was originally elected to the U.S. Senate in 2000 as Michigan’s first female senator after serving two terms in the U.S. House of Representatives.
Democrat Dana Nessel was elected attorney general of Michigan, succeeding Republican gubernatorial candidate Bill Schuette. Speaker of the Michigan House of Representatives Tom Leonard, R-Dewitt conceded to Nessel with 97 percent of precincts reporting Wednesday morning.