Michigan 11

Latest on the Race:

 In September, when Congressman David Trott announced he would retire rather than run for another term, The Cook Political Report changed their evaluation of this race from “Likely Republican to Toss-up.” http://cookpolitical.com

The District:  

Michigan’s 11th is a wrench-shaped district roughly 30 miles east of Ann Arbor and 30 miles west of Detroit.  It includes Oakland and Wayne counties.  It’s population is 709,416.  The median household income is $69,397.  The district is 84.9% White,  7.3% Asian, 4.7% African American, and 3.6% Latino.  (The Arab American population is included in the “White” statistic, so it is difficult to see in these numbers.)  The district is considered the most educated district in the state, with a 93.9% high school graduation rate.  Over 44% of the population has achieved at least a bachelor’s degree.  


The Candidates:


Lena Epstein:  https://lenaforcongress.com


Haley Stevens:  https://haleystevensforcongress.com


The General Election is November 6, 2018

Michigan Registration Deadline: You must register to vote at least 30 days before an election.

Michigan has an open primary system, individuals do not need to be registered with a party to vote in their primary elections. However a voter may only vote in a single party primary.

Michigan Voter Information:  https://webapps.sos.state.mi.us/MVIC/

Lots of Voting Stuff including Absentee:  http://www.michigan.gov/sos/0,4670,7-127-1633_8716---,00.html


Recent Electoral History

Trump won the district by 50%

Romney won in 2012 by 52%

Obama won in 2008 by 54%



Voters not Politicians:  http://www.votersnotpoliticians.com

Michigan Republican Party:  http://www.migop.org

Michigan Democratic Party:  https://michigandems.com

Mayor Mike Duggan’s site:  http://dugganfordetroit.com


Special Places:  

The Detroit Institute of Art:  https://www.dia.org

The Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit:  https://mocadetroit.org

The Scarab Club:  http://scarabclub.org

Motown Museum, Hitsville USA:  https://www.motownmuseum.org

DistrictsEunice Panetta