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Election results: Who won Michigan' and Detroit's 2017 primary races

August 09,2017 17:42

Michiganders went to the polls today to vote in the state's 2017 primary election. The biggest races include primary elections for Detroit's mayor, city council and ...and more »


Detroit Free Press Published 8:08 p.m. ET Aug. 8, 2017 | Updated 7:16 a.m. ET Aug. 9, 2017

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On Tuesday, voters went to the polls to narrow down the number of candidates in November’s general election. Here’s a look at who advanced in Detroit’s municipal elections. Detroit Free Press staff

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Michiganders went to the polls today to vote in the state's 2017 primary election. The biggest races include primary elections for Detroit's mayor, city council and city clerk. Michigan's voters will also weigh in on candidates for the House of Representatives' 1st and 109th districts. Come back to this article for live results from those contests and other primary election races around Metro Detroit.
See live county results
Macomb County election results
Oakland County election results
Wayne County election results
State results
Michigan House of Representatives 1st district: The winner advances to the November general election to fight for the Democratic-leaning seat held by former state Rep. Brian Banks, D-Harper Woods, who resigned in January after pleading guilty to a bank fraud charge.
Michigan House of Representatives 109th district: Marquette city commissioner Sara Cambensy wins the Democratic primary, advancing to the November general election. The Democrats are hoping to replace state Rep. John Kivela, who committed suicide after being arrested in May for drunk driving.
Detroit results
Detroit Mayor: Mike Duggan and Coleman Young II will face off in November's general election to be the next mayor of Detroit. Here's how each of them fared.
Detroit city council: Nearly all Detroit City Council incumbents easily advanced to the November election tonight, but the council's second-ranking member is on the ropes. 
Detroit city clerk: Voting-rights activist Garlin Gilchrist will take on incumbent Janice Winfrey. The city clerk's office came under fire last November during the presidential election.
Other big race results
Dearborn, Dearborn Heights and Hamtramck election roundup: Mayoral primary race results for each city.
Pontiac mayor: Incumbent Deirdre Waterman weathers primary challenges from a field of competitors to advance to November election
Macomb County races: Voters in three Macomb County communities on Tuesday whittled down the list of hopefuls seeking city council seats. 
Wayne County races: Voters weighed in on millage proposals and city council primaries. See the results here.
More election coverage:

Opinion | Mayoral runoff is a waste of Detroit's resources

Editorial: Detroit election must focus on change voters want

 
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