Whitmer Wins Democratic Primary In Governor's Race

Abdul El-Sayed

Sheryl Williams of Traverse City says Gretchen Whitmer's experience makes her the best choice for the Democratic nomination for MI governor.

Libertarians also had a choice for governor on the primary ticket, for the first time in Michigan's history.

Ocasio-Cortez was campaigning for Hawaii Democratic congressional candidate Kaniela Ing ahead of this weekend's primary election and argued that Hawaii felt like a "kindred home" because she also comes "from a place of colonized people".

Whitmer, the first-ever female leader of a MI state Senate caucus, beat back challenges from former Detroit health director Dr. Abdul El-Sayed and chemical-testing entrepreneur Shri Thanedar.

Gretchen Whitmer has won the Michigan Democratic nomination for governor, according to the Associated Press. 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. But state Attorney General Bill Schuette secured the endorsement of President Trump, largely because he supported him after the "Access Hollywood" tape broke in October 2016 when Calley would not.

"We need a governor who knows how to get things done". 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.

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Whitmer is from MI and now lives in East Lansing with her family.

On the Republican side, retired business consultant Steve Lauer of Leelanau County says he voted for Bill Schuette because of his lengthy experience and conservative positions.

"Indeed, folks are pumped up to vote", Clark said.

"I like balanced budgets".

Female candidates also had victories in several other national and state primaries. He pointed to his June poll of likely November voters that showed 57 percent were extremely interested in the election and extremely motivated to vote, but among Democratic women it was 67 percent.

In the 8th District stretching from the northern Detroit suburbs to Lansing, former US national security official Elissa Slotkin, a Detroit, moved on to face Republican Rep. Mike Bishop in what is expected to be a competitive general election.

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