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Levin to Face Volaric in 9th Congressional District Race

Macomb County businessman Don Volaric will face U.S. Rep. Sander Levin in the general election to represent Michigan's 9th Congressional District in Washington.

Macomb County businessman won the Republican primary Tuesday in the 9th Congressional District Primary Tuesday to face incumbent Sander Levin.

With 100 percent of Oakland and Macomb County precincts reporting, Volaric defeated Gregory Dildilian in the Republican primary and will face Levin in the general election, according to unofficial results.

Levin, who was unopposed in the primary, has served in Congress since 1982.

The candidates are running in the newly redrawn district which includes southern Macomb and Oakland counties.


Potato With an E September 04, 2012 at 05:44 PM
Hey, TaterTot! Levin is a US Representative, which, meets in Washington, D.C., not Lansing.
Brad Ryntz October 10, 2012 at 01:51 PM
It is sad to me that people still go out and vote a straight ticket because of what a political party supposedly stands for instead of researching each candidate and determining who they are and what they stand for as individuals. Is it not possible for you to be a Democrat or Republican and possibly agree with a candidate of a different political affiliation more than the one that represents your party? It's not right to group all Dems or all Reps together, it's as ignorant as stereotyping race, gender, or religion based on a small group.

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