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LIVE COVERAGE: Michigan’s 11th House District

Tonight determines who moves on into a contested general election for Michigan’s 11th House District.

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10:29 EST:  With 31% of precincts reporting, Stevens is leading the Democratic Primary with 27.7% of the vote. Gupta is barely holding second place with 21.9% of the vote. Greimel is catching up, now holding 21.8% of the vote. Epstein now has 29.6% in the Republican Primary, with Raczkowski holding 22.9%.


9:37 EST: 13% of precincts are reporting in, and Stevens is still leading the Democratic Primary, now with 28.4% of the vote. Gupta is in second with 21.4%, but Tim Greimel is right behind Gupta with 20.4%. For the Republicans, Epstein is still in the lead, now with 30.6% of the vote, while Raczkowski holds 24.1% of the vote.


9:21 EST: 11% of precincts are reporting. For the Democrats, Stevens has taken the lead with 27% of the vote, Gupta now placing second with 22%. For the Republicans, Epstein has 30.3%.


9:18 EST: With 7% of precincts reporting in the Republican Primary, Epstein now holds 30% of the vote, with Raczkowski falling into second with 23.7%.


9:12 EST: A few more votes have trickled in, but 4% of precincts are reporting still. Gupta is still leading the Democrats with 33% of the vote, while Epstein has the Republican lead with 36%. It is important to note that more Democrats have currently voted than Republicans.


8:54 EST: With 4% of precincts reporting in, Lena Epstein is leading the Republican Primary with 35.9% of the vote.  Raczkowski is in second with 25.5%. In the Democratic Primary, Gupta is in the lead with 34% of the vote, and Saad is in second with 24.9%.


8:36 EST: Results are coming in, with less than 1% of precincts reporting. Gupta is leading the Democratic Primary, while Epstein leads the Republican Primary.


8:21 EST:  Election results are expected to start coming in at 8:30 EST. Stay tuned for updates.


Tonight determines who moves on into a contested general election for Michigan’s 11th House District. The incumbent, Republican Dave Trott, will not be seeking re-election, meaning no candidate has the incumbency on their side.

There are five Democrats running in their primary: Tim Greimel, Suneel Gupta, Fayrouz Saad, Nancy Skinner, and Haley Stevens. Haley Stevens is endorsed by former presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, and Fayrouz Saad is endorsed by Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, the progressive, grassroots Democratic nominee for New York’s 14th District.

There are five Republicans running in their primary: Kerry Bentivolio, Lena Epstein, Klint Kesto, Mike Kowall, and Rocky Raczkowski. State Senator Mike Kowall has the most local endorsements in the race, while Lena Epstein has the most funds raised.

There is one Libertarian running: Leonard Schwartz.

In the 2016 Presidential Election, Hillary Clinton won the district by a margin of 4.4%.

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