Races to watch: House District seats

Published: Aug. 4, 2020 at 9:40 PM EDT
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LANSING, Mich. (WILX) - There are a few state house district seats that are worth paying special attention to.

At our last check Gina Johnsen had a slight the lead for being the GOP’S candidate for the state’s 71st district, with 51.27% of the votes. They will go up against incumbent Angela Witwer.

In the 67th state district it looks like Nate J. Ross will be the GOP’s candidate to go up against Democrat and incumbent Kara Hope.

The 65th district is also looking for a new representative, the winner will go up against incumbent Sarah Lightner in the November election. Right now Nancy Smith is leading.

Two races are on in the 58th district for who will go head to head for the seat in November. The seat for the district is currently held by Republican representative Eric Leutheuser, whose second term ends this year. As of 11:59 p.m. election night on the Democratic side of things it looks like Tamara C. Barnes is in the lead with 83.10% of the votes. The Republican side had four potential candidates for voters to pick from, with Andrew Fink leading with 2,872 votes.

Updates will continue as results come in.

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