Michigan's 15th Congressional District

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The 15th Congressional District of Michigan was a congressional district in parts of Washtenaw and Wayne counties and all of Monroe County. It included the southwest suburbs of Detroit such as Romulus, Taylor, Inkster and Dearborn Heights. It also included the western portion of Dearborn.

This district no longer exists for the 113th Congress as a result of redistricting following the 2010 census.

The final representative of the 15th Congressional District was John D. Dingell, Jr. (D).

Elections

2010

On November 2, 2010, John D. Dingell won re-election to the United States House of Representatives. He defeated Rob Steele (R), Kerry Lee Morgan (L), Matthew Furman (U.S. Taxpayers), Aimee Smith (G) and James Casha (Write-In) in the general election.[1]

U.S. House of Representatives, Michigan's 15th Congressional District, General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJohn D. Dingell, Jr. Incumbent 56.8% 118,336
     Republican Rob Steele 40.1% 83,488
     Libertarian Kerry Lee Morgan 0.9% 1,969
     U.S. Taxpayers Matthew Furman 0.9% 1,821
     Green Aimee Smith 1.3% 2,686
     Independent Louis Czako 0% 9
Total Votes 208,309

Redistricting

2012

This district became obsolete for the 113th Congress as congressional district lines were redrawn to accommodate the loss of the seat due to redistricting as a result of the 2010 Census.

2010-2011

This was the 15th Congressional District of Michigan after the 2001 redistricting process.
See also: Redistricting in Michigan

In 2011, the Michigan State Legislature re-drew the congressional districts based on updated population information from the 2010 census.

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