The supporters were all wearing a sandwich board bearing a sample ballot, showing how his name should be written in and the oval next to it filled in.
A new poll shows that Detroit voters may not be afraid to go against the odds.
Kerry Bentivolio beat four other southeastern Michigan Republicans in a special primary Wednesday and will advance to a special general election to fill the final weeks of ex-U.S. Rep. Thaddeus McCotter’s congressional term.
To say the turnout has been light would be an understatement in Wednesday’s special election to fill the vacated seat of Congressman Thaddeus McCotter in Wayne County.
A group that monitors elections in Michigan is investigating what went wrong Tuesday when some voters were asked to reaffirm their citizenship at the polls.
Now that former U.S. Rep. Pete Hoekstra has won Michigan’s Republican nomination for U.S. Senate, it sets up a November match-up with 2-term Democratic incumbent Debbie Stabenow.
Quite a few supporters gathered at the Detroit Institute of Arts awaiting results of a ballot proposal that will support the DIA.
Rep. John Conyers has won another Democratic primary and is on his way to a 25th consecutive term in Congress.
John Dingell has defeated Daniel Marcin in the Democratic primary in pursuit of his 29th full term in Congress.
Tea party favorite Kerry Bentivolio has won the Republican primary in Michigan for the U.S. House seat abandoned by former Rep. Thaddeus McCotter and will face off against Democtatic nominated Syed Taj in November.