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<p align="justify">''Located in the Great Lakes region of the Midwestern United States, the state of Michigan is governed as a republic, with three branches of government: the executive, legislative and the judicial. The [[Michigan Constitution]] also allows for the direct participation of the electorate by statutory initiative, referendum, recall, constitutional initiative and referral. Admitted to the Union in 1837 as the 26th state, [[Lansing, Michigan|Lansing]] is Michigan's capital and [[Detroit, Michigan|Detroit]] is Michigan's largest city. <br><br>Michigan has two members of the [[United States congressional delegations from Michigan|U.S. Senate]], a total of fourteen members of the [[United States congressional delegations from Michigan|U.S. House of Representatives]], 110 members of the [[Michigan House of Representatives]] and 38 members of the [[Michigan State Senate]].''</p></td></tr>
 
<p align="justify">''Located in the Great Lakes region of the Midwestern United States, the state of Michigan is governed as a republic, with three branches of government: the executive, legislative and the judicial. The [[Michigan Constitution]] also allows for the direct participation of the electorate by statutory initiative, referendum, recall, constitutional initiative and referral. Admitted to the Union in 1837 as the 26th state, [[Lansing, Michigan|Lansing]] is Michigan's capital and [[Detroit, Michigan|Detroit]] is Michigan's largest city. <br><br>Michigan has two members of the [[United States congressional delegations from Michigan|U.S. Senate]], a total of fourteen members of the [[United States congressional delegations from Michigan|U.S. House of Representatives]], 110 members of the [[Michigan House of Representatives]] and 38 members of the [[Michigan State Senate]].''</p></td></tr>
 
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Welcome to Michigan on Ballotpedia!

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Located in the Great Lakes region of the Midwestern United States, the state of Michigan is governed as a republic, with three branches of government: the executive, legislative and the judicial. The Michigan Constitution also allows for the direct participation of the electorate by statutory initiative, referendum, recall, constitutional initiative and referral. Admitted to the Union in 1837 as the 26th state, Lansing is Michigan's capital and 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 Michigan House of Representatives and 38 members of the Michigan State Senate.


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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


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Bill Huizenga
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Republican PartyDistrict 2 2011January 3, 2015November 4, 2014Link
Candice Miller
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Republican PartyDistrict 10 2003January 3, 2015November 4, 2014Link
Dan Benishek
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Republican PartyDistrict 1 2011January 3, 2015November 4, 2014Link
Dan Kildee
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Democratic PartyDistrict 5 2013January 3, 2015November 4, 2014Link
Dave Camp
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Republican PartyDistrict 4 1991January 3, 2015Link
Fred Upton
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Republican PartyDistrict 6 1987January 3, 2015November 4, 2014Link
Gary Peters
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Democratic PartyDistrict 14 2009January 3, 2015November 4, 2014Link
John Conyers, Jr.
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Democratic PartyDistrict 13 1965January 3, 2015November 4, 2014Link
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, 2015November 4, 2014Link
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, 2015November 4, 2014Link
Tim Walberg
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Republican PartyDistrict 7 2011January 3, 2015November 4, 2014Link


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Michigan
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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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