Michigan's 14th Congressional District elections, 2012

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The 14th congressional district of Michigan will hold an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012.

Candidates wishing to run are required to file by the signature filing deadline of May 15, 2012. The primary elections will be held on August 7, 2012.

The 14th district is located in the southeastern region of the lower penninsula of Michigan in Detroit's inner suburbs to the north. Democrat Hansen Clarke, who was first elected to represent the 13th district in 2010, will seek re-election in the new 14th district. Democrat John Conyers, who has represented the 14th district since 1993 and previously represented the 1st district from 1965 until 1993, will instead run in the 13th district.

This is the 14th congressional district prior to the 2010 redistricting.

Candidates

Democratic Party Democratic Primary

  • John D. Dingell: currently representing Michigan's 15th congressional district.

Republican Party Republican Primary

No candidates have declared an intent to run yet.

Impact of Redistricting

District History

2010

On November 2, 2010, Levin won re-election to the United States House of Representatives. He defeated Don Volaric (R),Leonard Schwartz (L), Les Townsend (U.S. Taxpayers), Julia Williams (G), and Alan Jacquemotte (Natural Law) in the general election.[1]

U.S. House of Representatives, Michigan's 14th Congressional District, General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngSandy Levin Incumbent 61.1% 124,671
     Republican Don Volaric 35% 71,372
     Libertarian Leonard Schwartz 1.1% 2,342
     U.S. Taxpayers Les Townsend 1.1% 2,285
     Green Julia Williams 1.5% 3,038
     Natural Law Alan Jacquemotte 0.2% 409
Total Votes 204,117

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