Latest Michigan State Legislature News

Flip of Michigan Legislature highlights role of fair maps

Nov. 22, 2022 10:02 AM EST

Democratic candidates for the Michigan House and Senate won a majority of votes this year, translating into their party winning control of both legislative chambers. That may seem like a natural result, but it hasn't been in previous elections. While Democrats also won a majority of...

Michigan Democrats make historic picks to lead Legislature

Nov. 10, 2022 20:00 PM EST

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan Democrats ushered in a new era of legislative leadership Thursday by selecting Winnie Brinks as the Senate's first female majority leader and Joe Tate as the first Black House speaker, after midterm victories that will give the party full control at the state...

Michigan Dem Scholten wins US House race over Trump loyalist

Nov. 09, 2022 17:13 PM EST

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — Hillary Scholten will become the first Democrat since the mid-1970s to represent Michigan's second-largest city of Grand Rapids in the U.S. House after winning a seat vacated by a Republican who voted to impeach former President Donald Trump. Scholten...

Republican John James wins election to U.S. House in Michigan's 10th Congressional District

Nov. 09, 2022 15:30 PM EST
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican John James wins election to U.S. House in Michigan's 10th Congressional District.

Democrat Daniel Kildee wins reelection to U.S. House in Michigan's 8th Congressional District

Nov. 09, 2022 10:21 AM EST
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrat Daniel Kildee wins reelection to U.S. House in Michigan's 8th Congressional District.

Michigan Dem Scholten wins US House race over Trump loyalist

Nov. 09, 2022 04:08 AM EST

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — Democrat Hillary Scholten on Tuesday won a congressional seat being vacated by a Michigan Republican who voted to impeach Donald Trump. Scholten defeated John Gibbs, who ousted first-term Rep. Peter Meijer in the August GOP primary. Gibbs had criticized...

Democrat Elissa Slotkin wins reelection to U.S. House in Michigan's 7th Congressional District

Nov. 09, 2022 03:13 AM EST
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrat Elissa Slotkin wins reelection to U.S. House in Michigan's 7th Congressional District.

Democrat Hillary Scholten wins election to U.S. House in Michigan's 3rd Congressional District

Nov. 09, 2022 01:57 AM EST
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrat Hillary Scholten wins election to U.S. House in Michigan's 3rd Congressional District.

Democrat Shri Thanedar wins election to U.S. House in Michigan's 13th Congressional District

Nov. 09, 2022 01:48 AM EST
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrat Shri Thanedar wins election to U.S. House in Michigan's 13th Congressional District.

Democrat Rashida Tlaib wins reelection to U.S. House in Michigan's 12th Congressional District

Nov. 09, 2022 01:48 AM EST
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrat Rashida Tlaib wins reelection to U.S. House in Michigan's 12th Congressional District.