2022 election results: Michigan US Rep. Rashida Tlaib wins re-election in newly-drawn 12th congressional district

Tlaib wins 2nd term, shifts from 13th to 12th district

WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 12: Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-MI) questions Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen as she testifies before the House Financial Services Committee in the Rayburn House Office Building on Capitol Hill on May 12, 2022 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images) (Chip Somodevilla, 2022 Getty Images)

Michigan Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib has won re-election in the state’s newly-drawn 12th congressional district, defeating Republican opponent Steven Elliot.

The race for U.S. rep in Michigan’s 12th congressional district was called in favor of Democratic incumbent Rep. Tlaib, who defeated GOP opponent Elliot. Tlaib has served as a U.S. Michigan rep. in the state’s 13th congressional district since 2019, but has shifted to the 12th district due to redistricting.

Candidate

Votes

%

Rashida Tlaib*(D)
196,60171%
Steven Elliott(R)
72,88926%
Gary Walkowicz(W)
8,0463%
*Incumbent
100% of Precincts Reporting

(410 / 410)

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A map of the 12th congressional district can be found below.

Michigan's 12th congressional district. Photo courtesy of state of Michigan's website. (State of Michigan)

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