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MICHIGAN

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George Romney - 1966

ELECTION CALENDAR:
Filing Deadline (Major Parties): April 19, 2022
Filing Deadline (Third Parties/Independents): July 14, 2022
Filing Deadline (Write-Ins for Primary): July 22, 2022
Filing Deadline (Write-Ins): October 28, 2022
State Primary: August 2, 2022
CANDIDATE DIRECTORY LEGEND:
Bold = Active Candidate
Italics = Potential Candidate
* = Incumbent
won = Winner
(Incumbent Party Listed First)

This page was last updated on August 28, 2022


STATE CONSTITUTIONAL OFFICERS:

GOVERNOR & LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR:
(Note: Governor & Lt. Governor candidates run together on tickets in the General Election.)
Gretchen Whitmer (D)* - (Campaign Site)
& Garlin Gilchrist (D)*
- (Campaign Site)

Tudor Dixon (R) - Online Talk Show Host
& Shane Hernandez (R) - Ex-State Rep., Architect & '20 US Rep Candidate

Kevin Hogan (G) - Biochemist & '18 Candidate
& Destiny Clayton (G) - Army Veteran & Progressive Activist

Mary Buzuma (L) - Ex-State Party Chair, Navy Veteran & Frequent Candidate
& Brian Ellison (L) - Construction Superintendent, Iraq War Veteran & Frequent Candidate

Daryl Simpson (NL) - YouTube Entertainer, Actor & Ex-Pro Wrestler
& Doug Dern (NL) - State Party Chair, Attorney & Frequent Candidate

Donna Brandenburg (USTP) - Businesswoman
& Mellissa Carone (USTP) - IT Worker & MAGA Activist

Next State Constitutional Officer Elections in 2022.

Doug Campbell - Green Party

SECRETARY OF STATE:
Jocelyn Benson (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Kristina Karamo (R) - College Instructor, MAGA Activist & '18 County Comm Candidate
Larry Hutchinson (G) - Frequent Candidate
Greg Stempfle (L) - Ex-State Party Vice Chair, Medical Technologist & Frequent Candidate
Christine Schwartz (USTP) - Office Assistant, Conservative Activist & '18 WSU Board Candidate

Gov. John B. Swainson for Supreme Court Justice

ATTORNEY GENERAL:
Dana Nessel (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Matt DePerno (R) - Attorney & Election Fraud Conspiracy Theorist
Joe McHugh (L) - Bitcoin Investment Advisor, USMC Veteran & '20 Pres Candidate
Gerald Van Sickle (USTP) - Ex-State Party Chair, Mechanic & Frequent Candidate


Jim Blanchard - Don Riegle - 1982

MICHIGAN STATE LEGISLATURE:

State House - ( Republican Caucus - Democratic Caucus )

State Senate - ( Republican Caucus - Democratic Caucus )


U.S. SENATOR:

Debbie Stabenow (D)* - (Campaign Site) - Next Election in 2024.
Ryan Kelley (R) - Realtor, MAGA Activist, Indicted Jan 6 Rioter & '22 Gov Candidate

Jack Lousma - Astronaut

Gary Peters (D)* - (Campaign Site) - Next Election in 2026.


U.S. CONGRESS:

District 1:
Jack Bergman (R)* - (Campaign Site)
Bob Lorinser (D) - Marquette County Medical Director & Physician
Andrew Gale (L)
Liz Hakola (WCP) - Retired Gas Company Manager & '20 County Comm Candidate

District 2:
John Moolenaar (R)* - (Campaign Site)
Jerry Hilliard (D) - College Professor & '18/'20 Nominee
Nathan Hewer (L) - Construction Superintendent, Libertarian Activist & '18 St Sen Nominee

District 3:
[ Peter Meijer (R)* - Lost Primary in 2022. ]
John Gibbs (R) - Ex-Trump Administration HUD Official & Software Engineer
Hillary Scholten (D) - Attorney & '20 Nominee
Jamie Lewis (L) - Libertarian Political Organizer & Frequent Candidate
Louis Palus (WCP) - Nursing Home Cook, '18 St Sen Candidate & '20 St Rep Candidate

Guy VanderJagt

District 4:
[ Fred Upton (R)* - Current CD-6 Incumbent - Retiring in 2022. ]
Bill Huizenga (R)*
- Current CD-2 Incumbent - (Campaign Site)
Joseph Alfonso (D) - Retail Banker, USMC Vet & '20 County Treasurer Candidate
Lorence Wenke (L) - Ex-State Rep., Ex-County Commissioner, Businessman & Frequent Candidate
Curtis Clark (USTP)

District 5:
Tim Walberg (R)* - (Campaign Site)
Bart Goldberg (D) - Attorney, '14 St Rep Candidate & '18 St Sen Candidate
Norm Peterson (L) - Retired Professor, Libertarian Activist & '18/'20 St Rep Nominee
Ezra Scott (USTP) - Berrien County Commissioner, Retired Correctional Officer & Ex-Republican

Dave Bonior

District 6:
Debbie Dingell (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Whittney Williams (R) - Actress, Model, GOP Activist & '20 Candidate

District 7:
Elissa Slotkin (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Tom Barrett (R) - State Sen., Ex-State Rep., Army Reserve Officer & Iraq War Veteran
Leah Dailey (L) - Dental Office Manager

District 8:
Dan Kildee (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Paul Junge (R) - Ex-USCIS Official, Ex-TV News Anchor, Attorney & '20 Nominee
David Canny (L) - Retail Executive, Libertarian Activist & '20 Nominee
Kathy Goodwin (WCP) - Social Worker, Militant Labor Activist & '20 Nominee

Bill Broomfield

District 9:
Lisa McClain (R)* - (Campaign Site)
Brian Jaye (D) - Attorney, Progressive Activist & '20 State Board of Education Candidate
Jake Kelts (L) - Libertarian Activist
Jim Walkowicz (WCP) - Retired State Employee & Militant Labor Activist
Eric Borrell (I) - Community Planner, Security Consultant & '16 Pres Candidate

District 10:
** New District - No Incumbent **
John James (R) - Businessman, Iraq War Veteran & '18/'20 US Sen Nominee
Carl Marlinga (D) - Ex-County Probate Judge & Ex-Macomb County Prosecutor
Mike Saliba (L) - Financial Broker, Libertarian Activist & Frequent Candidate
Andrea Kirby (WCP) - Office Worker, Militant Labor Activist & '18/'20 Nominee

District 11:
[ Andy Levin (D)* - Current CD-9 Incumbent - Lost Primary for Re-Election in 2022. ]
Haley Stevens (D)* - Current CD-11 Incumbent - (Campaign Site)
Mark Ambrose (R) - Investment Manager & Army Veteran

Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick - 2005

District 12:
Rashida Tlaib (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Steven Elliott (R) - Businessman, Veteran & MAGA Activist
Gary Walkowicz (WCP) - Retired Autoworker, Militant Labor Activist & Frequent Candidate

District 13:
[ Brenda Lawrence (D)* - Retiring in 2022. ]
Shri Thanedar (D) - State Rep., Businessman & '18 Governor Candidate
Martell Bivings (R) - Policy Analyst & Ex-City Council Aide
Chris Dardzinski (USTP) - Ex-Lincoln Park City Councilman, Businessman & Ex-Trade Analyst
Simone Coleman (WCP) - Retired County Worker, Militant Labor Activist & '20 St Rep Candidate
Anthony Carbonaro (WI) - Social Media Consultant, Truck Driver & '20 Candidate



Jerome White - Socialist - 1992

STATE POLITICAL PARTIES:

Michigan Democratic Party (D)
Michigan Green Party (G)
Libertarian Party of Michigan (L)
Natural Law Party of Michigan (NL)
Michigan Republican Party (R)
Socialist Party of Michigan (S)
US Taxpayers Party of Michigan (USTP)
Working Class Party (WCP)
Independent (I)
Write-In (WI)


Congressman Dick Vanderveen

STATE ELECTION OFFICE:

Secretary of State's Office


Kerry/Edwards - John Dingell - Kathy Angerer - 2004

STATE NEWS SOURCES:

Alpena News
Ann Arbor News
Battle Creek Enquirer
Bay City Times
Deadline Detroit
Detroit Free Press

Detroit News
- (Politics Section)
Dundee Independent
Flint Journal
Gongwer News Service Michigan Report
Grand Rapids Press
Jackson Citizen Patriot
Kalamazoo Gazette
Lenawee Daily Telegram
Livingston County Press / Brighton Argus
Macomb Daily
MichCourts.net (Judicial Candidates)
Michigan Government Television (MGTV)
MLive.com
Michigan Liberal
Michigan Press Association
Michigan Votes
Midland Daily News
Monroe Evening News
Muskegon Chronicle
Observer & Eccentric (Wayne/Oakland Counties)
Saginaw News
Southgate News-Herald

John Engler - Spence Abraham - 1994

WDIV TV-4 (NBC - Detroit)
WJBK TV-2 (FOX - Detroit)
WLNS TV-6 (CBS - Lansing)
WJMN TV-3 (CBS - Marquette)
WLUC TV-6 (NBC - Marquette)
WNEM TV-5 (CBS - Flint / Saginaw / Midland / Bay City)
WOOD TV-8 (NBC - Grand Rapids)
WOOD NewsRadio 1300 AM (Grand Rapids)

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