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Elections 2016
Governor
Rick Snyder

RepublicanRick Snyder

Incumbent
Party: Republican
Birthdate: Aug. 19, 1958
Birth Place: Battle Creek, MI
Next Election: 2014

Rick Snyder won his August 2014 primary, he will face Mark Schauer in November.

(Last updated by The Associated Press on August 6, 2014.)

DemocratMark Schauer

Challenger
Party: Democratic
Birth Place: ,
Next Election: 2014

Mark Schauer won his August 2014 primary, he will face Rick Snyder in November.

(Last updated by The Associated Press on August 6, 2014.)

Senate
Gary Peters

DemocratGary Peters

Challenger
Party: Democratic
Birthdate: Dec. 1, 1958
Birth Place: Pontiac, MI
Next Election: 2014

Gary Peters is not seeking re-election in Michigan's 14th Congressional District. Peters won his August 2014 primary for Michigan's Senate seat, he will face Terri Lynn Land in November.

(Last updated by The Associated Press on August 6, 2014.)

Deborah 'Debbie' Ann Stabenow

DemocratDeborah 'Debbie' Ann Stabenow

Incumbent
Party: Democratic
Birthdate: April 29, 1950
Birth Place: Clare, MI
Next Election: 2018

Debbie Stabenow is not up for re-election in 2014.

(Last updated by The Associated Press on August 6, 2014.)

Carl Milton Levin

DemocratCarl Milton Levin

Not seeking re-election
Party: Democratic
Birthdate: June 28, 1934
Birth Place: Detroit, MI
Next Election: 2014

Carl Levin is not seeking re-election in 2014.

(Last updated by The Associated Press on August 6, 2014.)

RepublicanTerri Lynn Land

Challenger
Party: Republican
Birth Place: ,
Next Election: 2014

Terri Lynn Land won her August 2014 primary, she will face Gary Peters in November.

(Last updated by The Associated Press on August 6, 2014.)

House District 1
Daniel 'Dan' Joseph Benishek

RepublicanDaniel 'Dan' Joseph Benishek

Incumbent
Party: Republican
Birthdate: April 20, 1952
Birth Place: Iron River, MI
Next Election: 2014

Dan Benishek won his August 2014 primary, he will face Jerry Cannon in November.

(Last updated by The Associated Press on August 6, 2014.)

DemocratJerry Cannon

Challenger
Party: Democratic
Birth Place: ,
Next Election: 2014

Jerry Cannon won his August 2014 primary, he will face Dan Benishek in November.

(Last updated by The Associated Press on August 6, 2014.)

House District 10
Candice Sue Miller

RepublicanCandice Sue Miller

Incumbent
Party: Republican
Birthdate: May 7, 1954
Birth Place: St. Clair Shores, MI
Next Election: 2014

Candice Miller won her August 2014 primary, she will face Chuck Stadler in November.

(Last updated by The Associated Press on August 6, 2014.)

DemocratChuck Stadler

Challenger
Party: Democratic
Birth Place: ,
Next Election: 2014

Chuck Stadler won his August 2014 primary, he will face Candice Miller in November.

(Last updated by The Associated Press on August 6, 2014.)

House District 11
Kerry Bentivolio

RepublicanKerry Bentivolio

No longer a candidate
Party: Republican
Birthdate: Oct. 6, 1951
Birth Place: Detroit, MI
Next Election: 2014

Kerry Bentivolio lost his August 2014 primary to Dave Trott.

(Last updated by The Associated Press on August 6, 2014.)

RepublicanDavid 'Dave' Trott

Challenger
Party: Republican
Birth Place: ,
Next Election: 2014

Dave Trott won his August 2014 primary, he will face Bobby McKenzie in November.

(Last updated by The Associated Press on August 6, 2014.)

DemocratBobby McKenzie

Challenger
Party: Democratic
Birth Place: ,
Next Election: 2014

Bobby McKenzie won his August 2014 primary, he will face Dave Trott in November.

(Last updated by The Associated Press on August 6, 2014.)

House District 12

DemocratDeborah 'Debbie' Insley Dingell

Challenger
Party: Democratic
Birth Place: ,
Next Election: 2014

Debbie Dingell won her August 2014 primary, she will face Terry Bowman in November.

(Last updated by The Associated Press on August 6, 2014.)

John David Dingell, Jr.

DemocratJohn David Dingell, Jr.

Not seeking re-election
Party: Democratic
Birthdate: July 8, 1926
Birth Place: Colorado Springs, CO
Next Election: 2014

John Digell is not seeking re-election in 2014.

(Last updated by The Associated Press on August 6, 2014.)

RepublicanTerry Bowman

Challenger
Party: Republican
Birth Place: ,
Next Election: 2014

Terry Bowman won his August 2014 primary, he will face Debbie Dingell in November.

(Last updated by The Associated Press on August 6, 2014.)

House District 13
John Conyers, Jr.

DemocratJohn Conyers, Jr.

Incumbent
Party: Democratic
Birthdate: May 16, 1929
Birth Place: Detroit, MI
Next Election: 2014

John Conyers won his August 2014 primary, he will face Jeff Gorman in November.

(Last updated by The Associated Press on August 6, 2014.)

RepublicanJeff Gorman

Challenger
Party: Republican
Birth Place: ,
Next Election: 2014

Jeff Gorman won his August 2014 primary, he will face John Conyers in November.

(Last updated by The Associated Press on August 6, 2014.)

House District 14
Gary Peters

DemocratGary Peters

Not seeking re-election
Party: Democratic
Birthdate: Dec. 1, 1958
Birth Place: Pontiac, MI
Next Election: 2014

Gary Peters is not seeking re-election in Michigan's 14th Congressional District. Peters won his August 2014 primary for Michigan's Senate seat, he will face Terri Lynn Land in November.

(Last updated by The Associated Press on August 6, 2014.)

DemocratBrenda Luienar Lawrence

Challenger
Party: Democratic
Birth Place: ,
Next Election: 2014

Brenda Lawrence won her August 2014 primary, she will face Christina Conyers in November.

(Last updated by The Associated Press on August 14, 2014.)

RepublicanChristina Conyers

Challenger
Party: Republican
Birth Place: ,
Next Election: 2014

Christina Conyers won her August 2014 primary, she will face Brenda Lawrence in November.

(Last updated by The Associated Press on August 14, 2014.)

House District 2

DemocratDean Vanderstelt

Challenger
Party: Democratic
Birth Place: ,
Next Election: 2014

Dean Vanderstelt won his August 2014 primary, he will face Bill Huizenga in November.

(Last updated by The Associated Press on August 6, 2014.)

William 'Bill' Huizenga

RepublicanWilliam 'Bill' Huizenga

Incumbent
Party: Republican
Birthdate: Jan. 31, 1969
Birth Place: Zeeland, MI
Next Election: 2014

Bill Huizenga won his August 2014 primary, he will face Dean Vanderstelt in November.

(Last updated by The Associated Press on August 6, 2014.)

House District 3
Justin Amash

RepublicanJustin Amash

Incumbent
Party: Republican
Birthdate: April 18, 1980
Birth Place: Grand Rapids, MI
Next Election: 2014

Justin Amash won his August 2014 primary, he will face Bob Goodrich in November.

(Last updated by The Associated Press on August 6, 2014.)

DemocratBob Goodrich

Challenger
Party: Democratic
Birth Place: ,
Next Election: 2014

Bob Goodrich won his August 2014 primary, he will face Justin Amash in November.

(Last updated by The Associated Press on August 6, 2014.)

House District 4

DemocratJeffrey 'Jeff' Holmes

Challenger
Party: Democratic
Birth Place: ,
Next Election: 2014

Jeff Holmes won his August 2014 primary, he will face John Moolenaar in November.

(Last updated by The Associated Press on August 6, 2014.)

David 'Dave' Camp

RepublicanDavid 'Dave' Camp

Not seeking re-election
Party: Republican
Birthdate: July 9, 1953
Birth Place: Midland, MI
Next Election: 2014

Dave Camp is not seeking re-election in 2014.

(Last updated by The Associated Press on August 6, 2014.)

RepublicanJohn Moolenaar

Challenger
Party: Republican
Birth Place: ,
Next Election: 2014

John Moolenaar won his August 2014 primary, he will face Jeff Holmes in November.

(Last updated by The Associated Press on August 6, 2014.)

House District 5
Daniel 'Dan' Timothy Kildee

DemocratDaniel 'Dan' Timothy Kildee

Incumbent
Party: Democratic
Birthdate: Aug. 11, 1958
Birth Place: Flint, MI
Next Election: 2014

Dan Kildee won his August 2014 primary, he will face Allen Hardwick in November.

(Last updated by The Associated Press on August 6, 2014.)

RepublicanAllen Hardwick

Challenger
Party: Republican
Birth Place: ,
Next Election: 2014

Allen Hardwick won his August 2014 primary, he will face Dan Kildee in November.

(Last updated by The Associated Press on August 6, 2014.)

House District 6

DemocratPaul Clements

Challenger
Party: Democratic
Birth Place: ,
Next Election: 2014

Paul Clements won his August 2014 primary, he will face Fred Upton in November.

(Last updated by The Associated Press on August 6, 2014.)

Frederick 'Fred' Stephen Upton

RepublicanFrederick 'Fred' Stephen Upton

Incumbent
Party: Republican
Birthdate: April 23, 1953
Birth Place: St. Joseph, MI
Next Election: 2014

Fred Upton won his August 2014 primary, he will face Paul Clements in November.

(Last updated by The Associated Press on August 6, 2014.)

House District 7

DemocratPam Byrnes

Challenger
Party: Democratic
Birth Place: ,
Next Election: 2014

Pam Byrnes won her August 2014 primary, she will face Tim Walberg in November.

(Last updated by The Associated Press on August 6, 2014.)

Timothy 'Tim' Lee Walberg

RepublicanTimothy 'Tim' Lee Walberg

Incumbent
Party: Republican
Birthdate: April 12, 1951
Birth Place: Chicago, IL
Next Election: 2014

Tim Walberg won his August 2014 primary, he will face Pam Byrnes in November.

(Last updated by The Associated Press on August 6, 2014.)

House District 8
Michael 'Mike' J. Rogers

RepublicanMichael 'Mike' J. Rogers

Not seeking re-election
Party: Republican
Birthdate: June 3, 1963
Birth Place: Livonia, MI
Next Election: 2014

Mike Rogers is not seeking re-election in 2014.

(Last updated by The Associated Press on August 6, 2014.)

RepublicanMichael 'Mike' D. Bishop

Challenger
Party: Republican
Birth Place: ,
Next Election: 2014

Mike Bishop won his August 2014 primary, he will face Eric Schertzing in November.

(Last updated by The Associated Press on August 6, 2014.)

DemocratEric Schertzing

Challenger
Party: Democratic
Birth Place: ,
Next Election: 2014

Eric Schertzing won his August 2014 primary, he will face Mike Bishop in November.

(Last updated by The Associated Press on August 6, 2014.)

House District 9

RepublicanGeorge Brikho

Challenger
Party: Republican
Birth Place: ,
Next Election: 2014

George Brikho won his August 2014 primary, he will face Sandy Levin in November.

(Last updated by The Associated Press on August 6, 2014.)

Sander 'Sandy' Martin Levin

DemocratSander 'Sandy' Martin Levin

Incumbent
Party: Democratic
Birthdate: Sept. 6, 1931
Birth Place: Detroit, MI
Next Election: 2014

Sandy Levin won his August 2014 primary, he will face George Brikho in November.

(Last updated by The Associated Press on August 6, 2014.)