MACOMB COUNTY (CBS DETROIT) – Lots of eyes will be on Macomb County Tuesday night, a county considered important for any candidate trying to win Michigan.

President Donald Trump carried the county back in 2016 and eventually won Michigan.

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Same with former president Barack Obama back in 2014.

We spoke with Macomb County officials on its influence in the race.

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Macomb doesn’t always predict the state’s winner.

In the 2016 Democratic Primary, Macomb was one of the few counties Hillary won, however she lost to Sanders by a little more than one percent in Michigan.

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