GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — Big races and strong emotions drove Michigan voters to the polls Tuesday, where they cast ballots to elect Gretchen Whitmer the state's next governor and pass three proposals.
The big race was the one for the governor's office, which former state Sen. Whitmer wonback for the Democrats. Her lieutenant governor will be Garlin Gilchrist, a former staffer for Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan.
"Wow," Whitmer said when she addressed supporters at her election night party at Motor City Casino in Detroit. "I guess we're going to have to fix the damn roads now, right?"
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