Michigan 2010 legislative election results

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2010 Legislative Election Results

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Michigan State Senate Election Results

This page contains macro-level election results and analysis for the Michigan State Senate. For results in individual contests see our Michigan State Senate elections, 2010 page. The following is a breakdown of the state senate before and after the election:

Michigan State Senate
Party As of November 1, 2010 After the 2010 Election
     Democratic Party 16 12
     Republican Party 22 26
Total 38 38


What You'll See on This Page

This page will display the following lists of candidates

  • Incumbents who ran on November 2
  • Incumbents who were defeated
  • Challengers who defeated an incumbent
  • Newly elected senators
  • List of all winners
  • Unopposed candidates
  • Third party candidates

State Senate Overview:

  • There were 9 incumbents who ran in the November 2 general election. No incumbents lost, and thus 9 incumbents were re-elected to the Michigan State Senate.
  • No Democratic or Republican incumbents were defeated in the November 2 general election.
  • There will be 29 new senators sworn-in. Of those 29, 8 are Democrats and 21 are Republicans
  • Of the 38 seats up for election, 12 were won by Democrats and 26 by Republicans.
  • There were no unopposed candidates in the general election.
  • No candidates ran as an independent or third party candidate in the general election.

Incumbency Analysis

Of the 1,167 state senate seats up for election in 2010, incumbents ran for 894 (76.6%) of them. Of these 894, 94 lost their re-election bids, 89 Democrats and 5 Republicans. In Michigan, 29 incumbent senators did not run for re-election on the November 2 ballot, while 9 incumbents (23.6%) ran for re-election. Of these 9 incumbents, none were defeated.

Incumbents who ran on November 2

The following is a list of all of the incumbents who ran on the November 2 general election ballot:

Incumbents defeated

The following is a list of incumbents defeated on November 2:

This data has not been compiled yet and will be available shortly.

Challengers who beat an incumbent

The following is a list of challengers who defeated an incumbent on November 2: This data has not been compiled yet and will be available shortly.

New State Senators and General Election Winners

388 new senators were elected across the country. This includes challengers who defeated incumbents as well as candidates who won open seats. Of these 388, 278 were Republicans and 110 were Democrats. In Michigan, 14 new senators will be sworn-in. Of those 14, 2 are Democrats and 12 are Republicans. In the 8 open seat contests, Republicans won 6 and Democrats 2. In total, Michigan elected 50 senators, 30 Republicans and 20 Democrats.

Newly elected senators

The following are the newly-elected members of the Michigan State Senate:

Democratic

Republican

Open Seat Winners

The following is a list of candidates who won election in seats where no incumbent was running:

Democratic

Republican

Candidates who won election

The following is a list of all candidates elected to the Michigan State Senate:

Democratic

Republican

Competitiveness

Across the nation, 1,167 state senate seats were up for election in 2010. 1,143 of those seats were partisan seats (24 seats were up for election in Nebraska's nonpartisan unicameral legislature). In 320 (28.0%) of these state senate contests, there was a major party candidate with no major party opposition. In Michigan, there were no candidates faced no major party opposition.

Ballot Access

Across the nation, 140 independent or third party candidates ran for state senate. In Michigan, 22 of the 98 senate candidates ran as an independent or third party candidate.

Third party candidates

The following is a list of third party and independent candidates who ran in 2010:

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Michigan State House Election Results

This page contains macro-level election results and analysis for the Michigan House of Representatives. For results in individual contests, see our Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2010. The following is a breakdown of the state house before and after the election:

Michigan House of Representatives
Party As of November 1, 2010 After the 2010 Election
     Democratic Party 65 47
     Republican Party 42 63
     Vacancy 3 -
Total 110 110


What You'll See on This Page

This page will display the following lists of candidates

  • Incumbents who ran on November 2
  • Incumbents who were defeated
  • Challengers who defeated an incumbent
  • Newly elected senators
  • List of all winners
  • Unopposed candidates
  • Third party candidates

State House Overview:

  • There were 58 incumbents who ran in the November 2 general election. Only 9 incumbents lost, and thus 49 incumbents were re-elected to the Michigan House of Representatives.
  • No Republican incumbents lost in the general election, while 9 incumbent Democratic incumbent lost.
  • There will be 61 new representatives sworn-in. Of those 62, 21 are Democrats and 40 are Republicans
  • Of the 110 seats up for election, 47 were won by Democrats and 63 by Republicans.
  • 4 candidates were unopposed, 0 Democrats and 4 Republicans.
  • No candidates ran as an independent or third party candidate in the general election.

Incumbency Analysis

Of the 4,958 state house seats up for election, incumbents ran in the general election for 4,091 (79.5%) of them. Of these 4,091 incumbents, 413 lost their re-election bids, 403 Democrats and 10 Republicans. In Michigan, 58 (52.7%) incumbents ran for re-election. Of these 58, 9 incumbent representatives were defeated. All 9 incumbents were Democrats.

Incumbents who ran on November 2

The following is a list of all of the incumbents who ran on the November 2 general election ballot:

  1. Andrew Kandrevas
  2. Barbara Byrum
  3. Bob Constan
  4. Bob Genetski
  5. Chuck Moss
  6. Cindy Denby
  7. Daniel Collins Scripps
  8. David Agema
  9. David Nathan
  10. Deb Kennedy
  11. Dian Slavens
  12. Douglas Geiss
  13. Eileen Kowall
  14. Ellen Lipton
  15. Fred Durhal, Jr.
  16. Gail Haines
  17. Harold Haugh
  18. Hugh Crawford
  19. Jase Bolger
  20. Jennifer Haase
  21. Jim Stamas
  22. Jimmy Womack
  23. Joan Bauer
  24. Joe Haveman
  25. John Walsh (Michigan)
  26. Jon Switalski
  27. Judy Nerat
  28. Kate Ebli
  29. Kate Segal
  30. Kenneth Horn
  31. Kenneth Kurtz
  32. Kevin Daley
  33. Lesia Liss
  34. Lisa Brown, Michigan Representative
  35. Mark Meadows (Michigan)
  36. Martin Griffin
  37. Martin Knollenberg
  38. Matt Lori
  39. Michael Huckleberry
  40. Paul Opsommer
  41. Pete Lund
  42. Rashida Tlaib
  43. Richard Hammel
  44. Richard LeBlanc
  45. Roy Schmidt
  46. Sarah Roberts
  47. Shanelle Jackson
  48. Sharon Tyler
  49. Steven Lindberg
  50. Terry Brown, Michigan
  51. Tim Melton
  52. Timothy Bledsoe
  53. Tom McMillin
  54. Vicki Barnett
  55. Wayne Schmidt
  56. William Rogers
  57. Woodrow Stanley

Incumbents defeated

The following is a list of incumbents defeated on November 2:

CandidatePartyDistrict
Daniel Collins Scripps
Deb Kennedy
Jennifer Haase
Judy Nerat
Kate Ebli
Martin Griffin
Michael Huckleberry
Sarah Roberts
Terry Brown, Michigan

Challengers who beat an incumbent

The following is a list of challengers who defeated an incumbent on November 2:

CandidatePartyDistrict
Andrea LaFontaine
Anthony Forlini
Dale Zorn
Earl Poleski
Ed McBroom
Kurt Damrow
Pat Somerville
Ray Franz
Rick Outman

New Representatives and General Election Winners

1,345 new representatives were elected across the country. This includes challengers who defeated incumbents as well as candidates who won open seats. Of these 1,345, 988 were Republicans and 357 were Democrats. In Michigan, 62 new representatives will be sworn-in. Of those 61, 21 are Democrats and 40 are Republicans. In the 52 open seat contests, Republicans won 31 and Democrats 21. In total, Michigan elected 110 representatives, 63 Republicans and 47 Democrats.

Newly elected representatives

The following are the newly-elected members of the Michigan House of Representatives:

Democratic

Republican

Open Seat Winners

The following is a list of candidates who won election in seats where no incumbent was running:

Democratic

Republican

Candidates who won election

The following is a list of all candidates elected to the Michigan House of Representatives:

Democratic

Republican

  1. Al Pscholka
  2. Amanda Price
  3. Andrea LaFontaine
  4. Anthony Forlini
  5. Aric Nesbitt
  6. Ben Glardon
  7. Bob Genetski
  8. Bradford Jacobsen
  9. Bruce Rendon
  10. Chuck Moss
  11. Cindy Denby
  12. Dale Zorn
  13. David Agema
  14. Deb Shaughnessy
  15. Earl Poleski
  16. Ed McBroom
  17. Eileen Kowall
  18. Frank Foster
  19. Gail Haines
  20. Greg MacMaster
  21. Holly Hughes
  22. Hugh Crawford
  23. Jase Bolger
  24. Jeff Farrington
  25. Jim Stamas
  26. Joe Haveman
  27. Joel Johnson
  28. John Walsh (Michigan)
  29. Jon Bumstead
  30. Judson Gilbert
  31. Ken Goike
  32. Ken Yonker
  33. Kenneth Horn
  34. Kenneth Kurtz
  35. Kevin Cotter
  36. Kevin Daley
  37. Kurt Damrow
  38. Kurt Heise
  39. Lisa Posthumus Lyons
  40. Margaret O'Brien
  41. Mark Ouimet
  42. Martin Knollenberg
  43. Matt Huuki
  44. Matt Lori
  45. Mike Callton
  46. Mike Shirkey
  47. Nancy Jenkins
  48. Pat Somerville
  49. Paul Muxlow
  50. Paul Opsommer
  51. Pete Lund
  52. Peter MacGregor
  53. Peter Pettalia
  54. Phil Potvin
  55. Ray Franz
  56. Rick Olson (Michigan)
  57. Rick Outman
  58. Sharon Tyler
  59. Tom Hooker
  60. Tom McMillin
  61. Wayne Schmidt
  62. William Rogers

Competitiveness

Across the nation, 4,958 state house seats were up for election in 2010. In 1,680 (33.9%) of these state house contests, there was a major party candidate with no major party opposition. In Michigan, 4 candidates (3.6% of all seats) faced no major party opposition. All 4 were Republicans.

Unopposed candidates in general election

The following candidates did not face major party competition:

Democratic

There were no Democratic candidates that did not face major party competition.

Republican

Ballot Access

In Michigan, 52 of the 269 house candidates ran as independent or third party candidates.

Third party candidates

The following is a list of third party and independent candidates who ran in 2010: