The Green Papers: Michigan 2022 General Election
 
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Elections for Statewide offices and Congress
Primary: Tuesday 2 August 2022
General Election and Special Election House CD 13: Tuesday 8 November 2022
Tuesday 19 April 2022 - Filing Deadline - Primary.
Thursday 21 July 2022 - Filing Deadline - Independent.
Friday 22 July 2022 - Filing Deadline - Primary Write-in.
Tuesday 2 August 2022 - Primary. Polling hours reportedly 7:00a-8:00p EDT (1100-0000 UTC) / 7:00a-8:00p CDT (1200-0100 UTC). Relatively small portions of this state are in Central Time and so the vast majority of the polls are closed by the time indicated Eastern Time, when the networks feel they can project.
Friday 28 October 2022 - Filing Deadline - General Election Write-in (Congress)..
Tuesday 8 November 2022 - General Election and Special Election House CD 13. Polling hours reportedly 7:00a-8:00p EST (1200-0100 UTC) / 7:00a-8:00p CST (1300-0200 UTC). Relatively small portions of this state are in Central Time and so the vast majority of the polls are closed by the time indicated Eastern Time, when the networks feel they can project.
 
Senators:2(Electoral Classes 1 and 2)
Governor:1 
2020 Census:10,084,442 (3.26% of 309,785,186)
2024, 2028 Electoral Votes:15(2.79% of 538)
2022-2030 Representatives:13(2.99% of 435)
2010 Census:9,911,626 (3.20% of 309,785,186)
2012, 2016, 2020 Electoral Votes:16(2.97% of 538)
2012-2020 Representatives:14(3.22% of 435)
Capital:Lansing
 

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Michigan State and Local Government


The Green, Libertarian, Natural Law, U.S. Taxpayers, and Working Class parties may nominate by caucus/convention: ... Caucuses ... and ... conventions ... shall be held not later than the August Primary. To qualify, a party's nominee must receive at least 1% of the total number of votes cast for winner of the office of Secretary of State in the last preceding state election [MCL 168.685(6)].

The Libertarian Party convention date is TBD.

Primary elections are for Democratic, Libertarian, and Republican candidates. To qualify, a party's nominee must receive at least 5% of the total number of votes cast for the office of Secretary of State in the last preceding state election [MCL 168.532].


2022 Filing Requirements from the Michigan Secretary of State.

Gubernatorial candidates without party affiliation must designate their Lieutenant Governor running mate on or before 9 September 2022.

The filing deadline for minor parties (Green, Libertarian, Natural Law, U.S. Taxpayers, and Working Class) on the business day immediately following the conclusion of the state convention or county caucus. All minor party nominating conventions and caucuses must be held on or before 2 August 2022.

 
           

U.S. Senate  6 year term. No Term Limit. 117th Senate  Senate Electoral Classes

Class 1 Democratic Senator  Debbie Stabenow
First elected: 2000; re-elected 2006, 2012, 2018.
[also served in U.S. House- elected: 1996, 1998]
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 5 November 2024
 Candidate list (1)
  Candidate Democratic     Senator  Debbie Stabenow
FEC S8MI00281

Class 2 Democratic Senator  Gary C. Peters
Previously served in the U.S. House: 2009-2015. First elected to the U.S. Senate: 2014; re-elected: 2020.
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 3 November 2026

Governor  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2018, 2022. Term Limit: 2 consecutive 4-year terms, All Governors

Chair up for regular election Democratic Governor  Gretchen Whitmer
First elected: 2018
Chair up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2022
The current Governor is unaffected by the State's term limit.
 Candidate list (7)
  Candidate Republican     former Berrien County Commissioner Mike Brown
  Candidate Republican     Austin Chenge
  Candidate Republican     James Craig
  Candidate Republican     Tudor Dixon
  Candidate Republican     Ralph A. Rebandt, II
  Candidate Republican     Kevin Rinke
  Candidate Republican     Garrett Soldano

Lieutenant Governor  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2018, 2022. Term Limit: 2 consecutive 4-year terms. Nominated by convention separately from the gubernatorial primary; elected on same ticket with Governor.

Seat up for regular election Democratic Lieutenant Governor  Garlin D. Gilchrist, II
First elected: 2018.
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2022
The current Lieutenant Governor is unaffected by the State's term limit.
 Candidates for Lieutenant Governor are nominated by political parties at their fall state convention (Michigan Election Law, Act 116 of 1954, Section 168.72).

117th U.S. House of Representatives  2-year term. Election Cycle 2020, 2024. No Term Limit. 117th House
Partisan Composition (primary disposition):
7 Republican (7 Undetermined);
7 Democratic (7 Undetermined)

Incumbent - 117th Congress
CD 1
Seat up for regular election
Republican Member of Congress  John W. "Jack" Bergman
First elected: 2016
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2022
 Candidate list (2) - 118th Congress
  Candidate Democratic     Robert James "Bob" Lorinser
FEC H2MI01142
  Candidate Republican     Member of Congress  John W. "Jack" Bergman
FEC H6MI01226; 30 Jun 21; Tot $406,086; Dsb $168,229

Incumbent - 117th Congress
CD 2
Seat up for regular election
Republican Member of Congress  William P. "Bill" Huizenga
First elected: 2010
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2022
 Candidate list (1) - 118th Congress
  Candidate Republican     Member of Congress  William P. "Bill" Huizenga
FEC H0MI02094; 30 Jun 21; Tot $387,234; Dsb $192,752

Incumbent - 117th Congress
CD 3
Seat up for regular election
Republican Member of Congress  Peter Meijer
First elected: 2020
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2022
 Candidate list (4) - 118th Congress
  Candidate Republican     Audra Lemons-Johnson
aka Audra Johnson. FEC H2MI03163 or H2MI03171

FEC H2MI03163; 30 Jun 21; Tot $28,413; Dsb $6,046
  Candidate Republican     Gabriella "Gabi" Manolache
FEC H2MI03189
  Candidate Republican     Member of Congress  Peter Meijer
FEC H0MI03308; 30 Jun 21; Tot $811,906; Dsb $241,276
  Candidate Republican     former Sand Lake Village President "Tom" Thomas John Norton
FEC H0MI03266; 30 Jun 21; Tot $66,181; Dsb $55,513

Incumbent - 117th Congress
CD 4
Seat up for regular election
Republican Member of Congress  John Moolenaar
First elected: 2014
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2022
 Candidate list (2) - 118th Congress
  Candidate Democratic     Anthony Dean Feig
FEC H0MI04108; 30 Jun 21; Tot $20,851; Dsb $5,603
  Candidate Republican     Member of Congress  John Moolenaar
FEC H4MI04126; 30 Jun 21; Tot $521,705; Dsb $177,191

Incumbent - 117th Congress
CD 5
Seat up for regular election
Democratic Member of Congress  Daniel T. "Dan" Kildee
First elected: 2012
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2022
 Candidate list (2) - 118th Congress
  Candidate Democratic     Member of Congress  Daniel T. "Dan" Kildee
FEC H2MI05119; 30 Jun 21; Tot $549,875; Dsb $119,426
  Candidate U.S. Taxpayers     Ethan C. Hobson
FEC H2MI05168

Incumbent - 117th Congress
CD 6
Seat up for regular election
Republican Member of Congress  Frederick Stephen "Fred" Upton
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2022
 Candidate list (6) - 118th Congress
  Candidate Republican     state Representative  Stephen "Steve" Carra
FEC H2MI06117; 30 Jun 21; Tot $108,522; Dsb $25,768
  Candidate Republican     Gina Johnsen
FEC H2MI06133
  Candidate Republican     Jon Rocha
FEC H2MI06125; 30 Jun 21; Tot $9,885; Dsb $2,665
  Candidate Republican     Berrien County Commissioner Ezra Scott
FEC H2MI06109; 30 Jun 21; Tot $3,345; Dsb $994
  Candidate Republican     Jerry Solis
FEC H0MI06202; 30 Jun 21; Tot $6,811; Dsb $2,107
  Candidate Republican     Member of Congress  Frederick Stephen "Fred" Upton
FEC H6MI04113; 30 Jun 21; Tot $602,999; Dsb $165,482

Incumbent - 117th Congress
CD 7
Seat up for regular election
Republican Member of Congress  Timothy L. "Tim" Walberg
First elected: 2010
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2022
 Candidate list (2) - 118th Congress
  Candidate Democratic     Adrian Lino Tonon
FEC H2MI07115
  Candidate Republican     Member of Congress  Timothy L. "Tim" Walberg
FEC H4MI07103; 30 Jun 21; Tot $300,239; Dsb $166,686

Incumbent - 117th Congress
CD 8
Seat up for regular election
Democratic Member of Congress  Elissa Slotkin
First elected: 2018
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2022
 Candidate list (3) - 118th Congress
  Candidate Democratic     Member of Congress  Elissa Slotkin
FEC H8MI08102; 30 Jun 21; Tot $1,896,274; Dsb $353,207
  Candidate Republican     Mike Detmer
FEC H0MI08133; 30 Jun 21; Tot $5,800; Dsb $2,974
  Candidate Republican     Cherie Lott
FEC H2MI08162

Incumbent - 117th Congress
CD 9
Seat up for regular election
Democratic Member of Congress  Andy Levin
First elected: 2018
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2022
 Candidate list (1) - 118th Congress
  Candidate Democratic     Member of Congress  Andy Levin
FEC H8MI09118; 30 Jun 21; Tot $567,909; Dsb $275,325

Incumbent - 117th Congress
CD 10
Seat up for regular election
Republican Member of Congress  Lisa McClain
First elected: 2020
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2022
 Candidate list (2) - 118th Congress
  Candidate Democratic     Brian Steven Jaye
FEC H2MI08154; 30 Jun 21; Tot $15,812; Dsb $5,293
  Candidate Independent     Eric James Borrell
FEC H2MI10119

Incumbent - 117th Congress
CD 11
Seat up for regular election
Democratic Member of Congress  Haley Stevens
First elected: 2018
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2022
 Candidate list (3) - 118th Congress
  Candidate Democratic     Member of Congress  Haley Stevens
FEC H8MI11254; 30 Jun 21; Tot $1,295,368; Dsb $290,027
  Candidate Republican     Matthew DenOtter
FEC H2MI11232
  Candidate Republican     Samukh Kallur

Incumbent - 117th Congress
CD 12
Seat up for regular election
Democratic Member of Congress  Debbie Dingell
First elected: 2014
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2022
 Candidate list (1) - 118th Congress
  Candidate Democratic     Member of Congress  Debbie Dingell
FEC H4MI12079; 30 Jun 21; Tot $215,976; Dsb $170,138

Incumbent - 117th Congress
CD 13
Seat up for regular election
Democratic Member of Congress  Rashida Tlaib
First elected: 2018
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2022
 Candidate list (1) - 118th Congress
  Candidate Democratic     Member of Congress  Rashida Tlaib
FEC H8MI13250; 30 Jun 21; Tot $991,795; Dsb $427,951

Incumbent - 117th Congress - 2010 apportionment / Seat lost in 2020 apportionment - No election in 2022
CD 14 Democratic Member of Congress  Brenda Lulenar Lawrence
First elected: 2014
 Candidate list to be moved to another district once redistricting is complete
  Candidate Democratic     Member of Congress  Brenda Lulenar Lawrence
FEC H2MI14111; 30 Jun 21; Tot $154,099; Dsb $112,335

Secretary of State  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2018, 2022. Term Limit: 2 consecutive 4-year terms

Seat up for regular election Democratic Secretary of State  Jocelyn Benson
First elected: 2018
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2022
The current Secretary of State is unaffected by the State's term limit.
 Candidate list (2)
  Candidate Republican     Kristina Karamo
  Candidate Republican     Plainfield Charter Township Clerk  Cathleen Postmus
  
Candidates for Secretary of State are nominated by political parties at their fall state convention (Michigan Election Law, Act 116 of 1954, Section 168.72).

Attorney General  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2018, 2022. Term Limit: 2 consecutive 4-year terms

Seat up for regular election Democratic Attorney General  Dana Nessel
First elected: 2018
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2022
The current Attorney General is unaffected by the State's term limit.
 Candidate list (3)
  Candidate Republican     state Representative  Ryan Berman
  Candidate Republican     Matthew DePerno
  Candidate Republican     former state House Member Thomas L. "Tom" Leonard, III
  
Candidates for Attorney General are nominated by political parties at their fall state convention (Michigan Election Law, Act 116 of 1954, Section 168.72).
 

Political Parties    Parties appear in parenthesis and italics when a candidate receives the endorsement of a given Party and/or official sources indicate a candidate's association with a particular Party but only where the Party in question does not appear on the actual ballot as such.

Major Parties   Those parties which received electoral votes through winning a plurality of a state's [or the District of Columbia's] popular vote in any presidential election between 1984 and 2016. See Classification of Political parties.
  Democratic (affiliates): 13 incumbents, 12 candidates
  Republican: 7 incumbents, 30 candidates
Major Third Parties   Any Party, other than a Major Party, receiving a minimum of 15/100ths of 1 percent of the nationwide popular vote in any presidential election between 1984 and 2016. See Classification of Political parties.
  Green (affiliates)
  Libertarian
  Reform (affiliates)
Other Third Parties
  America's Independent (affiliates)
  Justice Party
  Natural Law (affiliates)
  Right to Life
  Socialist Party USA
  U.S. Taxpayers (affiliate of Constitution): 1 candidate
Independents
  Independent: 1 candidate
 
Candidates running under the banner of more than one party are counted towards each party's total. A candidate who has lost a primary or is apparently no longer a candidate is not counted.

Notes

Candidates for office appear on this page in italics where 'The Green Papers' does not yet have independent confirmation from a legal election authority that the person has been officially certified to appear on the ballot.

Primary dates marked "presumably" and polling times marked "reportedly" are based on unofficial or estimated data (especially as regards local variations from a jurisdictionwide statutory and/or regulatory standard) and are, thereby, subject to change.

"FEC" indicates the Federal Election Commission (FEC) Campaign Finance Summary.

When available, we post each candidate's FEC identification number, the date of their most recently filed Report of Receipts and Disbursements, their "Tot" [Total Receipts (contributions received or what came in: FEC Form 3, Line 16, Column B)] and their "Dsb" [Total Disbursements (expenditures or what was spent: FEC Form 3, Line 23, Column B)]. A link is provided to the Federal Election Commission's Summary Report for those who might wish to explore the details.

If a candidate raises or spends $5,000 or less, he or she is not subject to FEC reporting requirements.


Links Links to other web sites

Election Authority
  Michigan Secretary of State
Legislature   Links to State Legislatures
  Michigan House of Representatives
  Michigan Legislature
  Michigan Senate
Democratic
  Michigan House Democrats
  Michigan Senate Democratic Caucus
  The Michigan Democratic Party
Republican
  Michigan House Republicans
  The Michigan Republican Party
Third Party
  America's Independent Party (associated with Alan Keyes)
  Green Party of Michigan
  Justice Party of Michigan
  Libertarian Party of Michigan
  Natural Law Party of Michigan
  Natural Law Party of Michigan
  Reform Party of Michigan
  Right to Life of Michigan
  Socialist Party of Michigan
  The Green Party of Michigan
  U.S. Taxpayers Party of Michigan
Media & others
  Battle Creek Enquirer
  C & G Newspapers - Oakland, Macomb and Wayne Counties
  Cheboygan Daily Tribune
  Deadline Detroit
  Detroit Free Press
  Detroit News
  Gongwer News Service
  Grassroots in Michigan
  Hometown Newspapers - Oakland, Livingston, Wayne, and Macomb Counties
  Huron Daily Tribune - Bad Axe
  Lansing State Journal
  Leader Publications - Dowagiac - Niles
  Macomb Daily
  MichiganVotes.org - Mackinac Center Michigan Legislature
  Midland Daily News
  MLive.com
  Monroe Evening News
  Politics1.com - Michigan
  Right Michigan
  Sentinel-Standard - Ionia
  Sturgis Journal
  The Alpena News
  The Daily Telegram - Adrian
  The Herald-Palladium - St. Joseph - Benton Harbor
  The Independent - Dundee
  The News-Herald-Heritage - Wayne County
  The Oakland Press - Pontiac
  The Voice - New Baltimore
  WDIV TV - NBC - Detroit
  WJBK TV - FOX - Detroit
  WLNS TV - CBS - Lansing
  WLUC TV - NBC - Negaunee
  WNEM - Bay City - Saginaw - Midland - Flint
  WOOD AM - Grand Rapids
  WOOD TV - NBC - Grand Rapids

 


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