MICHIGAN — Below are updates from tonight’s election results. As a reminder, election officials have warned that votes may take longer than normal to count as mail-in ballots surge.
Governor Gretchen Whitmer has secured a second term as Michigan governor, easily defeating Tudor Dixon. The race centered on Whitmer’s handling of the pandemic, her fight to ensure abortion rights and her economic performance as a job creator. Whitmer is the first Democrat to win re-election with a Democratic President in the White House since 1950.
Proposal 22-2 which enshrines the right to vote in the Michigan Constitution passed as well.
Jenn Hill (D-Marquette) is expected to win the 109th State House District, winning in a rural area that Republicans invested in heavily.
Gongwer has called YES on Proposal 22-3 will pass enshrining abortion rights in the Michigan Constitution.
Fox News calls the Michigan Governor’s race for incumbent Governor Gretchen Whitmer heading off a spirited campaign by a Betsy DeVos-backed election denier.
Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson wins a second term beating Trump-backed election denier.
Whitmer, Nessel and all three Proposals lead, Shri Thanedar wins first Congressional seat.
Congressional Incumbents, Rashida Tlaib, Debbie Dingell, Lisa McClain, Tim Walberg, Haley Stevens, John Moolnaar and Jack Bergman have won re-election.
Proposal 1 which would alter term-limits and require financial disclosure from elected officials has passed according to MIRS News.
Supreme Court Justice Richard Bernstein has won a second term on the Supreme Court, ensuring Democratic-nominated candidates will retain the majority on the state’s highest court.