Michigan's 7th Senate District
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Michigan's 7th Senate District
Michigan's 7th
State Senate district

Michigan Senate District 7 (2010).png
Senator
Demographics79% White
6% Black
3% Hispanic
9% Asian
2% Other
Population (2018)270,678[1]

Michigan's 7th Senate district is one of 38 districts in the Michigan Senate. It has been represented by Democrat Dayna Polehanki since 2019, succeeding Republican Patrick Colbeck.[2]

Geography

District 7 covers the immediate western suburbs of Detroit in Wayne County, including Livonia, Northville, the city and township of Plymouth, Canton, and Wayne.[3]

The district is largely located within Michigan's 11th congressional district, also extending into the 13th district. It overlaps with the 11th, 16th, 19th, 20th, and 21st districts of the Michigan House of Representatives.[4]

Recent election results

2018

2018 Michigan Senate election, District 7[5]
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Dayna Polehanki 27,826 73.5
Democratic Ghulam Qadir 10,016 26.5
Total votes 37,842 100
General election
Democratic Dayna Polehanki 69,434 50.6
Republican Laura Cox 65,001 47.3
Libertarian Joseph LeBlanc 2,892 2.1
Total votes 137,327 100
Democratic gain from Republican

2014

2014 Michigan Senate election, District 7[5]
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Patrick Colbeck (incumbent) 14,494 75.1
Republican Matthew Edwards 4,807 24.9
Total votes 19,301 100
General election
Republican Patrick Colbeck (incumbent) 52,567 52.7
Democratic Dian Slavens 47,110 47.3
Total votes 99,677 100
Republican hold

Federal and statewide results in District 7

Year Office Results[6]
2018 Senate Stabenow 54.2 - 44.5%
Governor Whitmer 55.2 - 42.7%
2016 President Clinton 48.4 - 46.6%
2014 Senate Peters 51.4 - 44.8%
Governor Snyder 59.4 - 39.0%
2012 President Obama 49.7 - 49.6%
Senate Stabenow 54.6 - 42.3%

References

  1. ^ "State Senate District 7, MI". Census Reporter. Retrieved 2020.
  2. ^ "Daynka Polehanki, State Senator". Michigan Senate Dems. Retrieved 2020.
  3. ^ "Michigan's 38 Senate Districts - 2011 Apportionment Plan" (PDF). Michigan Senate. Retrieved 2020.
  4. ^ David Jarman. "How do counties, House districts, and legislative districts all overlap?". Daily Kos. Retrieved 2020.
  5. ^ a b "Michigan State Senate District 7". Ballotpedia. Retrieved 2020.
  6. ^ "Daily Kos Elections Statewide Results by LD". Daily Kos. Retrieved 2020.

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