Former state senate majority leader Mike Bishop easily defeated state representative Tom McMillin Tuesday, after a sometimes negative Republican primary campaign. “I’m sorry that it turned out that way," Bishop said after winning the Republican nomination Tuesday, "I certainly hope that folks weren’t turned off by it.”Credit Steve Carmody / Michigan RadioEdit | Remove
Mike Bishop has won the Republican nomination for Congress in Michigan's 8th District over a state lawmaker from Oakland County.
Bishop defeated Tom McMillin in the GOP primary Tuesday. The winner was endorsed by U.S. Representative Mike Rogers, a popular Republican who didn't run for re-election.