Bill Schuette and Gretchen Whitmer Win Michigan Gubernatorial Primary Races

Bill Schuette and Gretchen Whitmer Win Michigan Gubernatorial Primary Races

"We'll take about a 90 second pivot".

In Michigan, State Attorney General Bill Schuette won the Republican nomination for governor on Tuesday night, defeating three other candidates working to fill the seat to be vacated by conservative Gov. Rick Snyder.

Despite this, United States news outlets have not called the contest yet. "Americans have the sticker shock of health care as it is, and what we're also not talking about is why aren't we incorporating the cost of all the funeral expenses of those who died because they can't afford access to health care?" Lauer said he likes Trump but that the president's endorsement didn't sway him. An advantage candidate Brian Calley acknowledged in his concession video.

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.

Green Party candidate Jennifer Kurland was unopposed in the primary. "We see it happening all across the country".

The 58-year-old Williams says she voted for Whitmer because the former Senate minority leader "has actually governed and knows what governing means". Following her victory, Ocasio-Cortez came to MI to campaign with El-Sayed, as did Vermont Sen.

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In another suburban Detroit district, the 9th, Andy Levin was leading former state Rep. Ellen Lipton in the Democratic primary to succeed his father, longtime Rep. Businessman Shri Thanedar came in third with 15.9 percent of the vote. Bernie Sanders of Vermont, who predicted that El-Sayed would defy polling like Sanders did in narrowly upsetting Hillary Clinton in Michigan's 2016 presidential primary. And she touted her experience during her victory speech in Detroit.

"We need a governor who can get things done and is ready to roll up her sleeves and get things done", she said. Her win sets up a rematch with Rep. Tim Walberg, a Republican who won by nearly 15 points two years ago.

In the Republican battle, Schuette - a veteran politician who has served in Congress, the Legislature and as an appellate judge - emphasized his endorsement from Trump and a proposal to cut the state income tax. And yet our leaders have failed us, and that's exactly what this campaign is all about: taking care of the families of this state. Underfunding our schools, crumbling infrastructure, and water we can't drink.

Ocasio-Cortez gained national attention earlier this year following an upset victory over veteran Rep. Joe Crowley in the Democratic primary for the latter's NY seat.

Bill Hall is the chair of the Michigan Libertarian party.

In the Libertarian race, John Tatar received 2,470 votes. Some Oakland precincts ran out of ballots, possibly due to higher-than-expected turnout.

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