Republican challenger Tudor Dixon concedes to Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer

Dixon releases statement Wednesday morning

This combination of photos shows Michigan Republican gubernatorial candidate Tudor Dixon, left, and Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer at the Detroit Economic Club, on Oct. 21, 2022, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio) (Carlos Osorio, Copyright 2022 The Associated Press. All rights reserved)

Michigan’s incumbent Governor Gretchen Whitmer secured a second term in office after winning a majority of the vote in the midterm election.

The 2022 race for Michigan governor was called in favor of Democratic incumbent Whitmer, who defeated Republican opponent Tudor Dixon.

Dixon released a statement before 9 a.m. Wednesday morning conceding the election to Whitmer. That statement is available below.

Read more: Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer defeats Tudor Dixon, wins 2nd term

Whitmer held a press conference Wednesday morning to celebrate her victory. You can hear from her in the video player below.

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer spoke from Motor City Casino.
Candidate

Votes

%

Gretchen Whitmer*(D)
2,427,98554%
Tudor Dixon(R)
1,958,31144%
*Incumbent
100% of Precincts Reporting

(4,690 / 4,690)


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