Aug. 7th Primary Election Results: Gubernatorial, legislative races

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GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — Michigan voters went to the polls Tuesday to decide which candidates' names will be on the November ballot.

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GUBERNATORIAL PRIMARY

Nine people — four Republicans, three Democrats and two Libertarians — ran to become their party's nominee in the race for governor.

Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette won the Republican primary and former state Sen. Gretchen Whitmer won the Democratic primary.

>>Inside woodtv.com: Gubernatorial primary results

Businessman Bill Gelineau and John Tater, a veteran and former teacher, are the Libertarian primary candidates. That contest has not yet been decided.

Schuette, Whitmer win gubernatorial...

STATE SENATE

The state Senate will see a shakeup with this general election, with many senators being term-limited out.

In West Michigan, state Rep. Roger Victory of Hudsonville won the Republican primary in the 30th District.

Other local races of note:

U.S. CONGRESS

The Associated Press is reporting former combat pilot John James defeated businessman Sandy Pensler in the Republican primary for the U.S. Senate. James will face incumbent Democrat Sen. Debbie Stabenow in November.

In the U.S. House of Representatives 6th District, Matt Longjohn won the Democratic primary and will face longtime Republican Rep. Fred Upton in November.

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View additional primary election results across West Michigan here:


ALLEGAN COUNTY ELECTION RESULTS


BARRY COUNTY ELECTION RESULTS


IONIA COUNTY ELECTION RESULTS


KENT COUNTY ELECTION RESULTS  


MONTCALM COUNTY ELECTION RESULTS


NEWAYGO COUNTY ELECTION RESULTS


OTTAWA COUNTY ELECTION RESULTS


MORE WEST MICHIGAN ELECTION RESULTS HERE COURTESY OF WOOD TV/24 HOUR NEWS 8

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