In the Republican battle, Schuette - a veteran politician who has served in Congress, the Legislature and as an appellate judge - emphasized his endorsement from Trump and a proposal to cut the state income tax. His chosen candidates win Republican primaries.
Almost 2.2 million votes were cast, a 28 percent spike over the 1.7 million in 2002.
While the Michigan GOP's statewide ticket will be led by Schuette and Senate nominee John James, who are backed by Trump, it is still taking shape and could include women.
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Instead, the mum-of-three has chose to shorten the name to "Chi", pronounced "shy", and keep that as her unofficial name for now. Kim has previously openly discussed how big sister North doesn't " does not like her brother ".
Schuette also thanked his competitors in the Republican party for their commitment to the state and their service to MI.
Schuette was the only candidate to get President Donald Trump's endorsement. Businessman Shri Thanedar came in third with 15.9 percent of the vote.
She said even Republican-leaning women in Oakland County north of Detroit are volunteering for her campaign.
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He completed four of 11 passes for 70 yards in the first half. "One thing about me is my confidence never wavers. He finished his debut with a completion on a 54-yard, slant-and-run score to fellow rookie Antonio Callaway .
In her victory speech, Whitmer noted how much she enjoys her home state. "As a child, I never once anxious about literacy or drinking water or infrastructure". "Michigan was the place that people used to move to from all around the world", she said, adding that at a time when some people want to build walls, "we in MI are going to get back to building bridges". And yet our leaders have failed us, and that's exactly what this campaign is all about: taking care of the families of this state.
"It's not totally predictive, but I think it's a very good sign that we're going to have an engaged, excited Democratic electorate turning out in November", said Dillon, whose party has struggled with turnout in past midterm elections. That's because enough people voted for Gary Johnson - the Libertarian candidate for president - in the 2016 election. He says the whole primary process was eye-opening. "Frankly, in past elections we didn't know what we were missing".
While quipping that "catcalling must be very weird in Queens", Shapiro accused people "on the left" of using a "defense in which anybody who requests a discussion or a debate must be evil by their very nature". But the Secretary of State's office told voters to stay in line - everyone who was in line by 8:00 p.m. was allowed to vote.
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But officials warned that the incident was "still active" and urged residents to stay inside and lock their doors. Police and Royal Canadian Mounted Police officers survey the area of a shooting in Fredericton, New Brunswick.