Tag Archives: Lena Epstein

Mackinac Straw Poll Results

During the Mackinac Republican Leadership Conference this weekend, MIRS News and Crain’s Detroit Business took a straw poll of the attendees. The poll included questions about candidate preferences (including undeclared candidates) and various ballot proposals. They released the results on Saturday evening, based on almost 700 respondents.

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Lena Epstein Exits Senate Race

Michigan businesswoman Lena Epstein announced this morning that she is withdrawing from the U.S. Senate race to run for the U.S. House of Representatives. The change comes one week after Congressman Dave Trott (R-Birmingham) announced that he would not be seeking reelection to his 11th District seat. Epstein is a co-owner of Vesco Oil, a family business based in southeast Michigan.

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One Year Out: Senate Primary

One year from today, Michigan voters will go to the polls and vote in their respective parties’ primary elections. One notable race on the primary ballot will be the race for U.S. Senate.┬áThe senior U.S. Senator from Michigan, Debbie Stabenow, is up for reelection in 2018, and Republicans hope to unseat her. Here are the candidates:

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