Michigan

16 seats: 6R, 10D    D 53

Even though most Michigan seats could be competitive, in 1996 Debbie Stabenow was the first Michigan challenger since 1984 to defeat a House incumbent in a general election. Despite several well-financed challenges, incumbents held on in 1998, and likely will do so in 2000. Several seats would be competitive if open, as is true of Stabenow's 8th district.
 
  1. Bart Stupak (D), 1992 Comfortable*
  '98: 59 '96: 71 '94: 57 '92: 54   R 52
 
  2. Peter Hoekstra (R), 1992 Landslide
  '98: 69 '96: 65 '94: 75 '92: 63   R 58
 
  3. Vern Ehlers (R), 1993 Landslide
  '98: 73 '96: 69 '94: 74 ['92: R 61]   R 60
 
  4. Dave Camp (R), 1990 Landslide*
  '98: 91 U '96: 65 '94: 73 '92: 63 R 52
 
  5. James Barcia (D), 1992 Landslide
  '98: 71 '96: 70 '94: 65 '2: 60   D 54
 
  6. Fred Upton (R), 1986 Landslide
  '98: 70 '96: 68 '94: 73 '92: 62   R 53
 
  7. Nick Smith (R), 1992 Comfortable
  '98: 58 '96: 55 94: 65 '92: 88 U   R 54
 
  8. OPEN [Debbie Stabenow, D, 1996] Vulnerable
  [98: D 57 '96: D 54 '94: R 52 '92: D 48]   50-50
 
  9. Dale Kildee (D), 1976 Win
  '98: 56 '96: 59 L '94: 51 '92: 54   D 53
 
  10. David Bonior (D), 1976 Win*
  '98: 52 '96: 54 C '94: 62 '92: 53 R 51
 
  11. Joe Knollenberg (R), 1992 Comfortable
  '98: 64 '96: 61 '94: 68 '92: 58 R 53
 
  12. Sander Levin (D),1982 Win
  '98: 56 '96: 57 '94: 52 '92: 53 D 54
 
  13. Lynn Rivers (D), 1994 Comfortable
  '98: 58 '96: 57 '94: 52 ['92: D 52]   D 58
 
  14. John Conyers (D), 1964 Landslide
  '98: 87 '96: 86 '94: 82 '92: 82   D 87
 
  15. Carolyn Kilpatrick (D), 1996 Landslide
  '98: 87 '96: 88 ['94: D 84 '92: D 81] D 87
 
  16. John Dingell (D), 1955 Landslide
  '98: 67 '96: 62 '94: 59 '92: 65 D 55
 

Michigan's results 1982 to 1998
Facts in Focus for Michigan 1982 to 1998
 


 
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