Gretchen Whitmer Handily Wins Michigan's Democratic Gubernatorial Primary

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Gretchen Whitmer, the former Democratic leader of the MI state Senate, won the Democratic nomination for governor Tuesday night.

"Why don't we talk about the cost of reduced productivity because of people who need to go on disability, because of people who are not able to participate in our economy because they are having issues like diabetes or they don't have access to the health care that they need?" she added. Whitmer also won slightly more than half of the Democratic votes, while El-Sayed received more than 30 percent to Thanedar's 17 percent. Ocasio-Cortez, who burst onto the national scene when she upset Rep. Joe Crowley (D., N.Y.) in the Democratic primary in June, deflected by saying the current system causes sticker shock. Bernie Sanders of Vermont, who predicted that El-Sayed would defy polling like Sanders did in narrowly upsetting Hillary Clinton in Michigan's 2016 presidential primary.

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Throughout her campaign, Whitmer has argued that she's a progressive with a track record. "All she had to say here was, 'Nah.' That would've been fine, I mean she's got that prerogative".

Listen above to hear more about how the high turnout impacted electoral results, and the victories of Bill Schuette and Gretchen Whitmer. And yet our leaders have failed us, and that's exactly what this campaign is all about: taking care of the families of this state. "As a child, I never once anxious about literacy or drinking water or infrastructure".

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With the gubernatorial and Senate victors being declared not long after the closure of all polls, attention turned to several closely watched House battles where a number of female candidates were competing.

Bill Hall is the chair of the Michigan Libertarian party. "Frankly, in past elections we didn't know what we were missing". Another Trump favorite, black Iraq War veteran and business executive John James, defeated self-funded detergent manufacturer Sandy Pensler for the chance to take on Democratic Sen.

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While quipping that "catcalling must be very weird in Queens", Shapiro accused people "on the left" of using a "defense in which anybody who requests a discussion or a debate must be evil by their very nature". But the Secretary of State's office told voters to stay in line - everyone who was in line by 8:00 p.m. was allowed to vote.

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