Bumstead Defeats Hughes, Public Safety Vote Falls Short
Newaygo County Election results with 100% of precincts reporting.
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Bill Schuette posted a sizable lead over the remaining 3 Republican candidates for Governor with 3793 votes on his way to doubling his closest opponent statewide.
Gretchen Whitmer far outpaced her opposition gathering 1754 votes in the county while polling 52% to 30% for Abdul El-Sayed overall.
Sandy Pensler posted 227 more votes than John James in Newaygo but James was declared winner statewide gathering 55% of the vote with 96% of precincts reporting.
John Bumstead can thank Newaygo County for his win over Holly Hughes in the Republican State Senator race. He finished with a 1910 ballot advantage enroute to an 887 vote victory overall..
The Democratic race for State Senator was a close one with Collene Lamonte earning 1428 votes and Poppy Sias-Hernandez finishing with 1450. Sias-Hernandez will be moving on to the November race after capturing 55% of the vote overall.
Ken DeLaat finished ahead of Lavern Willett by a margin of 73 votes in the County Commissioner race for the 5th District.
In the race for the 6th District County Commissioner seat, Brenda Bird polled 699 votes to Christian P. Ortwein's 464.
The Public Safety proposal was defeated 5298 -4279 while the Veterans Renewal Millage passed by a 6236-3370 margin.
Other results can be found at the link provided at the beginning of the article.
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