NEW: Upton Wins Michigan 6th Cong. Dist. GOP Primary, Will Face Democrat Jon Hoadley In Nov.

Aug 5, 2020

Michigan representative Jon Hoadley smiles after being endorsed by the Human Rights Campaign for his bid on election to become a U.S. Congressman at the Human Rights Campaign Special Announcement on Friday, Sept. 13, 2019 in Kalamazoo, Mich.
Credit (Tim Galloway/AP Images for Human Rights Campaign)

NEW:

Democrat Jon Hoadley has been declared the winner of the Democratic primary for the Michigan 6th Congressional District race. Hoadley got 52.3% of the vote over Jen Richardson's 47.7% with 100% of the results in. 

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ST. JOSEPH, Mich. (AP) — Longtime Republican Rep. Fred Upton has defeated a primary challenger in his district in southwestern Michigan. The 17-term lawmaker is next waiting to learn his opponent in November. Teacher Jen Richardson of Kalamazoo was leading favorite Jon Hoadley, a state legislator, despite being outraised 18-to-1. Upton beat real estate agent Elena Oelke in the 6th Congressional District’s GOP primary on Tuesday. Democrats will target Upton in the fall after he had his closest-ever election in the 2018 midterm, when he won by 4 percentage points. 

Here's a link to primary voting results out of Michigan for some of the state's most high profile races.