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Democratic majority in Michigan House restored with special elections

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Dems win Michigan HouseDemocrats in the Michigan House of Representatives saw their majority restored with a pair of victories in special elections Tuesday to represent metro Detroit-based districts left vacant after elections last year.

Democrat Mai Xiong— a current Macomb County commissioner — won the 13th state House district's special with 65% of the vote against Republican Ronald Singer who secured 34% of the vote to represent part of Detroit and part of Warren, according to unofficial results.

Democrat Peter Herzberg — a current Westland City Council member — won 60% of the vote in the 25th state House district's special election against Republican Josh Powell — who won 38% of the vote — and U.S. Taxpayer candidate Robert Stano who secured 2% of the vote, per unofficial results. Herzberg will go on to represent all of Wayne along with parts of Canton Township, Dearborn Heights and Westland.


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