Michigan State Profile

Election Schedule

State Primary:2014-8-5

Election Vitals

Governor:Rick Snyder (R) re-election 2014
Senator:Carl Levin (D) re-election 2014
Senator:Debbie Stabenow (D) re-election 2018

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Past Presidential Elections

Percentage of Votes for Jimmy Carter in 1976 46.4%
Percentage of Votes for Gerald Ford in 1976 51.8%
Percentage of Votes for Jimmy Carter in 1980 42.5%
Percentage of Votes for Ronald Reagan in 1980 49.0%
Percentage of Votes for Walter Mondale in 1984 40.2%
Percentage of Votes for Ronald Reagan in 1984 59.2%
Percentage of Votes for Michael Dukakis in 1988 45.7%
Percentage of Votes for George Bush in 1988 53.6%
Percentage of Votes for Bill Clinton in 1992 43.8%
Percentage of Votes for George Bush in 1992 36.4%
Percentage of Votes for Bill Clinton in 1996 51.7%
Percentage of Votes for Bob Dole in 1996 38.5%
Percentage of Votes for Al Gore in 2000 51.3%
Percentage of Votes for George W. Bush in 2000 46.9%
Percentage of Votes for John Kerry in 2004 51.2%
Percentage of Votes for George W. Bush in 2004 47.8%
Percentage of Votes for Barack Obama in 2008 57.4%
Percentage of Votes for John McCain in 2008 41.0%
Percentage of Votes for Barack Obama in 2012 54.3%
Percentage of Votes for Mitt Romney in 2012 44.8%

Previous Election Results, other races

1996 Senate General Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Carl Levin Democratic 2,195,738 58.4%
Ronna Romney Republican 1,500,106 39.9%
Kenneth Proctor Libertarian 36,911 1.0%
William Roundtree Worker's world 12,235 0.3%
Joseph Mattingly Natural law 11,306 0.3%
Martin McLaughlin Socialist equal 5,975 0.2%
1996 Senate Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Ronna Romney Republican 355,583 52.1%
Jim Nicholson Republican 326,835 47.9%
1998 Governor General Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
John Engler Republican 1,883,005 62.2%
Geoffrey Fieger Democratic 1,143,574 37.8%
1998 Governor Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Geoffrey Fieger Democratic 300,458 41.2%
Larry Owen Democratic 272,360 37.3%
Doug Ross Democratic 156,847 21.5%
1998 Governor Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
John Engler Republican 477,628 89.6%
Gary Artinian Republican 55,453 10.4%
2000 Senate General Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Debbie Stabenow Democratic 2,061,952 49.5%
Spencer Abraham Republican 1,994,693 47.9%
Matthew Abel Green 37,542 0.9%
Michael Corliss Libertarian 29,966 0.7%
Mark Forton Reform 26,274 0.6%
John Mangopoulos Taxpayers 11,628 0.3%
William Quarton Natural law 5,630 0.1%
2002 Governor General Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Jennifer Granholm Democratic 1,633,796 51.4%
Dick Posthumus Republican 1,506,104 47.4%
Douglas Campbell Green 25,236 0.8%
Joseph Pilchak Taxpayers 12,411 0.4%
2002 Governor Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Jennifer Granholm Democratic 499,129 47.7%
David Bonior Democratic 292,958 28.0%
James Blanchard Democratic 254,586 24.3%
2002 Governor Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Dick Posthumus Republican 474,804 81.4%
John Schwarz Republican 108,581 18.6%
2002 Senate General Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Carl Levin Democratic 1,896,614 60.6%
Andrew Raczkowski Republican 1,185,545 37.9%
Eric Borregard Green 23,931 0.8%
John Mangopoulos Reform 12,831 0.4%
Doug Dern Natural law 10,366 0.3%
2006 Governor General Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Jennifer Granholm Democratic 2,142,513 56.4%
Dick DeVos Republican 1,608,086 42.3%
Gregory Creswell Libertarian 23,524 0.6%
Douglas Campbell Green 20,009 0.5%
Bhagwan Dashairya Taxpayers 7,087 0.2%
2006 Governor Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Jennifer Granholm Democratic 531,322 100.0%
2006 Governor Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Dick DeVos Republican 581,404 100.0%
2006 Senate General Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Debbie Stabenow Democratic 2,151,278 56.9%
Michael Bouchard Republican 1,559,597 41.3%
Leonard Schwartz Libertarian 27,012 0.7%
David Sole Green 23,890 0.6%
Dennis FitzSimons Taxpayers 18,341 0.5%
2006 Senate Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Debbie Stabenow Democratic 513,438 100.0%
2006 Senate Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Michael Bouchard Republican 360,409 60.5%
Keith Butler Republican 235,072 39.5%
2008 Senate General Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Carl Levin Democratic 3,038,386 62.7%
Jack Hoogendyk Republican 1,641,070 33.8%
Scotty Boman Libertarian 76,347 1.6%
Harley Mikkelson Green 43,440 0.9%
Michael Nikitin Taxpayers 30,827 0.6%
Doug Dern Natural law 18,550 0.4%
2008 Senate Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Carl Levin Democratic 561,676 100.0%
2008 Senate Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Jack Hoogendyk Republican 495,467 100.0%
2010 Governor General Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Rick Snyder Republican 1,874,834 58.1%
Virg Bernero Democratic 1,287,320 39.9%
Ken Proctor Libertarian 22,390 0.7%
Stacey Mathia Taxpayers 20,818 0.6%
Harley Mikkelson Green 20,699 0.6%
2010 Governor Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Virg Bernero Democratic 309,518 58.5%
Andy Dillon Democratic 219,304 41.5%
2010 Governor Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Rick Snyder Republican 381,588 36.4%
Pete Hoekstra Republican 281,695 26.9%
Mike Cox Republican 240,677 23.0%
Mike Bouchard Republican 127,422 12.2%
Tom George Republican 17,002 1.6%
2012 Senate
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Debbie Stabenow Democratic 2,735,826 58.8%
Pete Hoekstra Republican 1,767,386 38.0%
Scotty Boman Libertarian 84,480 1.8%
Harley Mikkelson Green 27,890 0.6%
Richard Matkin Taxpayers 26,038 0.6%
John Litle Natural law 11,229 0.2%
2014 Governor
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Mark Schauer Democratic 513,263 100.0%
2014 Governor
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Rick Snyder Republican 617,720 100.0%
2014 Senate
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Gary Peters Democratic 504,102 100.0%
2014 Senate
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Terri Lynn Land Republican 588,084 100.0%

State Demographics

Population 9,883,360
Percentage White 79.3%
Percentage Black 14.0%
Percentage American Indian / Alaska Native 0.6%
Percentage Asian 2.5%
Percentage Native Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0.0%
Percentage Mixed Race 2.6%
Percentage Other Race 1.0%
 
Percentage Hispanic 4.6%
Percentage Non Hispanic White 76.1%
Percentage Non Hispanic Black 13.9%
 
Percentage Households All Speak Language Other than English 0.7%
 
Median Household Income $46,859
Percentage Married Couple Both Work 36.8%
Percentage Income in Poverty in 2011 17.4%
Percentage Lived in different household in 2009 9.1%
 
Percentage Homes heated by Electricity 8.4%
Percentage Homes heated by Gas 85.5%
Percentage Homes heated by Coal 0.0%
Percentage Homes heated by Fuel Oil 1.4%
Percentage of Population Age 65 and Up 14.6%
Percentage Employed Civilians 16-years-old and up 43.4%
Percentage with a College Degree 26.0%
Percentage Management or Professional Workers 34.1%
Percentage Sales or Office Workers 24.2%
Percentage Production or Transportation Workers 15.0%
 
Unemployment rate 7.1%
Unemployment figures as of 2014-10
Unemployment Monthly Change -0.1%
 
Percentage Married Couples 47.7%
Percentage Married Couples with Children 17.9%
Percentage Unmarried Partner Households, Male living with Male 0.2%
Percentage Unmarried Partner Households, Female living with Female 0.2%

Last updated 12:16am November 27, 2014