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Michigan Senate GOP restores 22-16 edge in special elections

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Associated Press
Created: November 03, 2021 12:52 PM

LANSING, Mich. (AP) - Republicans will again have a 22-16 majority in the Michigan Senate following special elections for two open seats. State Reps. Mark Huizenga and Douglas Wozniak won their races Tuesday.

The GOP has had a 20-16 edge in the chamber for more than 10 months after two Republican senators successfully ran for Kent County treasurer and Macomb County prosecutor.

The Republican-heavy Senate districts were not competitive after the primary stage.

Once their victories are certified, Huizenga and Wozniak will serve through 2022, when they can seek reelection for a four-year term. Their House seats will be filled in special elections next year.

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