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Michigan is located in the Great Lakes region of the Midwestern United States. It was admitted to the Union in 1837 as the 26th state. The state capital is Lansing. However, Detroit is Michigan's largest city.

Michigan has two members of the U.S. Senate, a total of fourteen members of the U.S. House of Representatives, 110 members of the House of Representatives and 38 members of the State Senate.

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National politics in Michigan

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Flag of the United States.png Current members of the U.S. Senate

Name:Party:Position:Assumed Office:Term Ends:Next Election:Official Website:
Carl Levin
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Democratic PartyU.S. Senate, Michigan 1979January 3, 2015Link
Debbie Stabenow
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Democratic PartyU.S. Senate, Michigan 2001January 3, 2019November 2018Link

Flag of the United States.png Current members of the U.S. House of Representatives

Name:Party:Position:Assumed Office:Term Ends:Next Election:Official Website:
Bill Huizenga
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Republican PartyDistrict 2 2011January 3, 2015Link
Candice Miller
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Republican PartyDistrict 10 2003January 3, 2015Link
Dan Benishek
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Republican PartyDistrict 1 2011January 3, 2015Link
Dan Kildee
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Democratic PartyDistrict 5 2013January 3, 2015Link
Dave Camp
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Republican PartyDistrict 4 1991January 3, 2015Link
Fred Upton
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Republican PartyDistrict 6 1987January 3, 2015Link
Gary Peters
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Democratic PartyU.S. Senate, Michigan Link
John Conyers, Jr.
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Democratic PartyDistrict 13 1965January 3, 2015Link
John D. Dingell, Jr.
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Democratic PartyDistrict 12 2011January 3, 2015Link
Justin Amash
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Republican PartyDistrict 3 2011January 3, 2015Link
Kerry Bentivolio
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Republican PartyDistrict 11 2013January 3, 2015Link
Mike Rogers
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Republican PartyDistrict 8 2001January 3, 2015Link
Sandy Levin
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Democratic PartyDistrict 9 1983January 3, 2015Link
Tim Walberg
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Republican PartyDistrict 7 2011January 3, 2015Link

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The Wolverine State
Capital:   Lansing
Motto:   Si quaeris peninsulam amoenam circumspice
Translation:   If you seek a pleasant peninsula, look about you
Population:   9.9 million
Area of state:   96,719 sq. mi.
Admitted to U.S.:   1837
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