Cass and Berrien counties unofficial election results

Votes from precincts throughout Cass and Berrien counties began pouring into the county clerks after 8 p.m. on Tuesday. By early Wednesday morning, unofficial results were available for each primary election that residents voted on, including county commissioners, millages, state senate, U.S. Senate, Michigan Governor and more.

Governor (R)

Brian Calley: 247,980

Patrick Colbeck: 129,080

Jim Hines: 108,241

Bill Schuette: 499,788


Governor (D)

Abdul El-Sayed: 340,438

Shri Thanedar: 200,852

Gretchen Whitmer: 585,978


Governor (L)

Bill Gelineau: 4,059

John Tatar: 2,906

*Per New York Times, with 99 percent of reporting

U.S. Senate (R)

John James: 515,677

Sandy Pensler: 437,535


U.S. Senate (D)

Debbie Stabenow:  Unopposed

Representative in Congress 6th District (R)

Fred Upton: Unopposed

Representative in Congress 6th District (D)

David Benac: 7,617

Rich Eichholz: 7,617

George Franklin: 17,319

Matt Longjohn: 22,153


State Senate 21st District (R)

Kim LaSata: 15,343

Dave Pagel: 12,761

*Per MLive

State Senate 21st District (D)

Ian Haight: 14,629

State Representative 78th District (R)

Steve Bury: 178

Dana Daniels: 508

Daniel Hinkle: 742

David Mann: 1,708

Brad Paquette: 4,272

Kelly Priede: 1,308

Write-in 22

State Representative 78th District (D)

Dean E. Hill: 4,676

Write-in 24

Berrien County Commissioners

County Commissioner 12th District (R)

Michael J. Majerek: 668

Write-in: 9

County Commissioner 12th District (D)

John Klimek: 623

Write-in: 8

Cass County Commissioners

County Commissioner 1st District (R)

Terry Ausra: 657

Write-in 7

County Commissioner 2nd District (R)

Louis Csokasy: 381

Dixie Ann File: 394

Write-in 1

County Commissioner 3rd District (R)

Dwight W. Dyes: 424

Roxana Hall: 321

Write-in 1

County Commissioner 4th District (R)

Roseann Marchetti: 541

Write-in 7

County Commissioner 5th District (R)

Robert W. Benjamin: 322

Robert Ziliak: 321

County Commissioner 6th District (R)

Michael Grice: 403

Bernie Williamson: 196

County Commissioner 7th District (R)

Leon Anderson: 345

Write-in 3

County Commissioner 7th District (D)

E. Clark Cobb: 231

Minnie Macon Warren: 210

Write-in 1

Newberg Township Clerk (R)

Amanda Norton-Duff: 143

Porter Township Clerk (R)

Beth Russell: 179

Mason Township Trustee (R)

Charlie Arnold: 168

Dial-A-Ride Transportation Millage Renewal

Yes: 775

No: 434

Niles District Library Millage Proposal

Yes: 1,725

No: 916

Brandywine Community Schools Millage Renewal

Yes: 684

No: 306

Dowagiac District Library Millage Proposal

Yes: 815

No: 883

County E-911 Central Dispatch Proposal

Yes: 4728

No: 1554

Ontwa Township Ambulance .50 Millage Renewal

Yes: 639

No: 132

Ontwa Township Ambulance .25 Millage Renewal

Yes: 575

No: 170

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