Rogers Wins 8th Congressional District

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Incumbent Mike Rogers was declared the winner of the 8th Congressional District seat late Tuesday. As of 1 a.m. Wednesday, with 41-percent precincts reporting, Rogers had 65-percent of the vote to his opponent's, Democrat Bob Alexander, 33-percent.

Rogers won his first political campaign in 1994, a seat for the Michigan Senate that he was re-elected to in 1998. In 2000, he won with a narrow margin and was re-elected in 2002 with 68-percent of the vote.