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- Former Representative Jeff Irwin announced he will seek election to the 18th Senate District next year, with the seat currently held by term-limited Senator Rebekah Warren (D-Ann Arbor).
- House Majority Floor Leader Dan Lauwers (R-Brockway) announced his campaign for the 25th Senate District in 2018’s election, with the seat currently held by term-limited Senator Phil Pavlov (R-Saint Clair).
- Former U.S. Representative Kerry Bentivolio announced that he will seek election to U.S. House District 11 in 2018 as a Republican.
- Democrat Jocelyn Benson announced her intent to run for Secretary of State last week, having previously been the party’s candidate in 2010.
- Representative Tim Greimel (D-Auburn Hills) announced his campaign for the 11th Congressional House District last week.
- Representative Laura Cox (R-Livonia) has announced she will run for the 7th Senate District in 2018, with the seat currently held by term-limited Senator Patrick Colbeck (R-Canton Twp).