Rashida Tlaib wins Democratic primary nomination in Michigan’s 12th US district

Rep. Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., speaks during a House Committee on Oversight and Reform hearing on gun violence on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, June 8, 2022. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, Pool) (Andrew Harnik, Copyright 2022 The Associated Press. All rights reserved)

Michigan U.S. Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib has advanced in her re-election bid in Michigan’s 12th Congressional district.

Tlaib, a Democrat, beat out primary challengers Janice Winfrey, Kelly Garrett and Shanelle Jackson. She’ll face the GOP nominee in the 12th district in November, and will be a heavy favorite to win re-election, albeit in a new district.

Tlaib moved from the 13th district to the 12th district after redrawn maps took effect this year.

Candidate

Votes

%

Rashida Tlaib *(D)
61,40164%
Janice Winfrey (D)
21,57722%
Kelly Garrett (D)
8,3279%
Shanelle Jackson (D)
4,9105%
*Incumbent
100% of Precincts Reporting

(410 / 410)

Candidate

Votes

%

Steven Elliott (R)
14,43153%
James Hooper (R)
9,65035%
Hassan Nehme (R)
3,20112%
100% of Precincts Reporting

(410 / 410)

Tlaib, 46, was first elected in 2018, and won re-election in 2020.


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