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Politics & Government
1:34 am
Wed March 13, 2013

May special election set for vacant state senate seat

Candidate Jim Ananich hugs his wife Andrea after winning Tuesday's Democratic primary. He'll face Robert Daunt in the May general election to serve out the unexpired term in the 27th state senate district seat.
Steve Carmody/Michigan Radio

State Representative Jim Ananich easily won Tuesday’s Democratic primary to fill a vacant state senate seat in the 27th district, which includes Flint.

Ananich collected 51% of the vote to defeat four other candidates in the Democratic primary. The 27th is a heavily Democratic district which likely means Tuesday’s primary win will mean Ananich will win the May special election. Still Ananich insists he won’t take his Republican opponent lightly.

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