MI voters weigh in on governor’s primaries

Abdul El-Sayed

Abdul El-Sayed

Whitmer will be challenged by Republican Bill Schuette and Libertarian Bill Gelineau.

Attorney General Bill Schuette bested Lieutenant Governor Brian Calley to become the GOP's candidate.

In her victory speech, Whitmer noted how much she enjoys her home state. Party activists will choose attorney general and secretary of state nominees at a convention in late August, and Schuette said Wednesday his running mate will be a woman. "I am proud of our state". "Michigan was the place that people used to move to from all around the world", she said, adding that at a time when some people want to build walls, "we in MI are going to get back to building bridges". It would be a first for either party in MI and is part of the broader surge in women running for office - mostly as Democrats - since the election of President Donald Trump. She said while the president's party typically faces rough sledding in his first midterm election, Michigan Republicans have a better record of getting out the vote than Democrats do. Slotkin, who has raised more money than Rep. Mike Bishop, said that particularly this year, voters are looking for candidates "who will no longer just kind of check the box on voting the right way" but are asking how they will defend their rights.

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On the Republican side, the results again reinforced how Trump has refashioned the party in his own image while playing an influential role in many primary races.

"As your governor, I'll enforce our immigration laws and I'll ban sanctuary cities in Michigan", Schuette said in a recent advertisement that also featured Trump. In suburban Detroit's 11th District, GOP businesswoman Lena Epstein and Democrat Haley Stevens were leading the fields to follow a retiring Republican congressman.

But Whitmer wants the debates focused on different issues.

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Female candidates also had victories in several other national and state primaries.

There was also a key election for a House seat in OH, in which president Donald Trump claimed victory. Slotkin, a former Central Intelligence Agency analyst in Iraq who served in the Defense Department under President Barack Obama, is a third-generation Michigander who has said she entered the race after being enraged by Republican attempts to replace the Affordable Care Act.

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