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Michigan Department of State - Bureau of Elections
1998 Michigan Congressional and Statewide Results
Filing Deadline: May 12, Primary: August 4,
Predictions, Notes, List of State Parties
Governor, 61% in '94, 2nd term
Charles Cook's prediction: Leaning Republican, Stu Rothenberg's prediction: Likely Republican, Campaign & Election's prediction: Republican favored 1:4, D.C.'s Report's prediction: 90% Republican
attorney Geoffrey Fieger (D) 38% John Engler (R) 62% union food worker Rosa Garmendia (SW/WI) 0%
Lt. Governor - Tied with Gov., Connie Binsfield (R) retiring
St. Rep. Jim Agee (D) St. Sen. Majority Leader Dick Posthumus (R) union steel worker Gary Boyers (SW/WI)
Attorney General, Frank Kelley (D) retiring, 57.4% in '94,
Wayne Co. Corporation Counsel Jennifer Granholm (D) ex-U.S. Attorney / '94 nominee John Smietanka, (R)
Secretary of State, 54.6% in '94,
St. Rep. Mary Lou Parks (D) Candice Miller (R) farmer / air force vetern Perry Spencer (Rfm), ex-st. transportation department employee Richard Clement (WI)
1st Cong. District, 70.6% in '96, 3rd term
Roll Call's prediction: Likely Democrat, Campaign & Election's prediction: Democrat favored 3:8, D.C.'s Report's prediction: 64% Democrat
Bart T. Stupak (D) 58.7% St. Rep. Michelle A. McManus (R) 39.5% John W. Loosemore (L) 1.0%
'96 nominee Wendy Conway (NL) 0.8%
2nd Cong. District, 65.5% in '96, 3rd term
Roll Call's prediction: Safe Republican, Campaign & Election's prediction: Republican favored 1:10, D.C.'s Report's prediction: 90% Republican
Bob Shrauger (D) 29.8% Peter Hoekstra (R) 68.7% '96 nominee Bruce A. Smith (L) 1.0%
Tom Russell (NL) 0.5%
3rd Cong. District, 68.6% in '96, 3rd term
Roll Call's prediction: Safe Republican, Campaign & Election's prediction: Republican favored 1:10, D.C.'s Report's prediction: 90% Republican
John Ferguson Jr. (D) 24.7% Vern Ehlers (R) 73.1% '96 nominee Erwin J. Haas (L) 1.3%
'94 nominee Lucille "Lu" Wiggins (NL) 0.9%
4th Cong. District, 65.5% in '96, 4th term
Roll Call's prediction: Safe Republican, Campaign & Election's prediction: Republican favored 1:50, D.C.'s Report's prediction: 90% Republican
Thomas Rundquist (D)
Dropped Out
Dave Lee Camp (R) 91.3% Grand Rapids Housing Appeals Board member Dan Marsh (L) 6.1%
'96 nominee Stuart J. Goldberg (NL) 2.5%, write in candidates 0.0%
5th Cong. District, 70.0% in '96, 3rd term
Roll Call's prediction: Likely Democrat, Campaign & Election's prediction: Democrat favored 1:8, D.C.'s Report's prediction: 90% Democrat
James A. Barcia (D) 71.2% Donald W. Brewster (R) 27.1% Clint Foster (L) 1.1%
'96 nominee Brian D. Ellison (NL) 0.6%
6th Cong. District, 67.7% in '96, 6th term
Roll Call's prediction: Safe Republican, Campaign & Election's prediction: Republican favored 1:7, D.C.'s Report's prediction: 90% Republican
retired paperworkers' union official / '96 nominee Clarence J. Annen (D) 28.1% Stephen Frederick "Fred" Upton (R) 70.1% Glenn Douglas Whitt, Jr. (L) 1.1%
Ken Asmus (NL) 0.7%, write in candidates 0.0%
7th Cong. District, 53.4% in '96, 3rd term
Roll Call's prediction: Likely Republican, Campaign & Election's prediction: Republican favored 1:2, D.C.'s Report's prediction: 64% Republican
ex-Mayor/St. Sen. Jim Berryman (D) 40.1% Nick Smith (R) 57.5% '92 / '94 nominee Kenneth L. "Ken" Proctor (L) 1.4%
Lynnea Ellison (NL) 1.0%
8th Cong. District, 54.2% in '96, 1st term
Roll Call's prediction: Likely Democrat, Campaign & Election's prediction: Democrat favored 1:2, D.C.'s Report's prediction: 64% Democrat
Debbie Stabenow (D) 57.4% ex-St. Rep. Susan Grimes Munsell (R) 38.6% '92 GOP candidate John Mangopoulos (Rfm) 2.1%
Ben Steele III (L) 1.2%
Patricia R. Allen (NL) 0.7%
9th Cong. District, 59.1% in '96, 11th term
Roll Call's prediction: Likely Democrat, Campaign & Election's prediction: Democrat favored 3:8, D.C.'s Report's prediction: 90% Democrat
Dale E. Kildee (D) 55.9% Auburn Hills City Council member Tom McMillan (R) 41.9% '96 nominee Malcolm C. Johnson (L) 2.2%
10th Cong. District, 54.5% in '96, 11th term
Roll Call's prediction: Leans Democrat, Campaign & Election's prediction: Democrat favored 1:2, D.C.'s Report's prediction: 50% Democrat
David E. Bonior (D) 52.5% Bruce Township trustee Brian Palmer (R) 45.3% Richard Friend (L) 1.6%
'96 2nd District nominee / architect Henry Ogden Clark (NL) 0.6%
11th Cong. District, 61.3% in '96, 3rd term
Roll Call's prediction: Safe Republican, Campaign & Election's prediction: Republican favored 1:6, D.C.'s Report's prediction: 90% Republican
Travis M. Reeds (D) 33.7% Joseph Knollenberg (R) 63.9% Richard Gach (L) 2.4%
12th Cong. District, 58.4% in '96, 8th term
Roll Call's prediction: Leans Democrat, Campaign & Election's prediction: Democrat favored 5:8, D.C.'s Report's prediction: 90% Democrat
Sander M. Levin (D) 55.9% businesswoman Leslie A. Touma (R) 42.0% Al Titran (L) 1.5%
Fred Rosenberg (NL) 0.6%
13th Cong. District, 56.3% in '96, 2nd term
Roll Call's prediction: Likely Democrat, Campaign & Election's prediction: Democrat favored 3:8, D.C.'s Report's prediction: 90% Democrat
Lynn Nancy Rivers (D) 58.2% businessman Tom Hickey (R) 39.8% Dean Hutyra (L) 1.6%
Samir Roger Makarem (NL) 0.4%
14th Cong. District, 84.0% in '96, 17th term
Roll Call's prediction: Safe Democrat, Campaign & Election's prediction: Democrat favored 1:20, D.C.'s Report's prediction: 90% Democrat
John Conyers Jr. (D) 87.0% Vendella Maria Collins (R) 11.1% Michael "Mike" Freyman (L) 1.2%
auto worker John Sarge (SW) 0.0%
'92 / '94 / '96 nominee Richard R. Miller (NL) 0.7%
15th Cong. District, 87.9% in '96, 1st term
Roll Call's prediction: Safe Democrat, Campaign & Election's prediction: Democrat favored 1:20, D.C.'s Report's prediction: 90% Democrat
Carolyn Cheeks Kilpatrick (D) 87.0% Chrysanthea D. Boyd-Field (R) 10.3% Linda S. Willey (L) 1.2%
Holly Harkness (SW) 0.6%
'96 nominee Gregory F. Smith (NL) 0.9%
16th Cong. District, 62.1% in '96, 22nd term
Roll Call's prediction: Safe Democrat, Campaign & Election's prediction: Democrat favored 1:15, D.C.'s Report's prediction: 90% Democrat
John Dingell (D) 66.6% William Morse (R) 31.0% Edward A. Hlavac (L) 1.8%
interpreter / '94 / '96 nominee Noha F. Hamze (NL) 0.6%

1. Key to Predictions: Roll Call,
The Cook Political Report,
The Rothenberg Political Report,
Campaign & Election Magazine,
D.C.'s Political Report

2. Bold indicates incumbent. Yellow district indicates open races. Blue boxes indicates winner. Red print indicates change in party control.

3. Key to Party Identification.
(D) = Democratic Party
(I) = independent candidates
(L) = Libertarian Party
(NL) = Natural Law Party
(Rfm) = Reform Party
(R) = Republican Party
(SW) = Socialist Workers Party
(WI) = Write-in candidates


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