The filing deadline for the office of U.S. Senator candidates in Michigan is April 24, 2018.
The primary election is August 7, 2018, while the general election will be November 6, 2018.
Any candidate who wishes to seek a party nomination to the office of U.S. Senator must file an Affidavit of Identity and a partisan nominating petition bearing a minimum of 15,000 validsignatures no later than 4:00 p.m. on April 24, 2018.
The last day voters can register for August primary is July 9, 2018. The last day voters can register for the November general election is October 9, 2018.
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The following candidates have officially filed with the Michigan Secretary of State's office. All are listed in alphabetical order by last name.
Democratic Party Candidates
Craig Allen Smith, Gaylord, President, About Face 4 Media LLC and About Face 4 Vets Inc.
Debbie Stabenow, Clare, Current U.S. Senator
In addition to serving as Michigan’s senior U.S. Senator, Debbie Stabenow is a member of the Senate leadership. As Chair of the Democratic Policy and Communications Center, she makes sure there is Michigan voice at the table and that Congress’ priorities stay in line with the priorities of middle class families. https://debbiestabenow.com/
Marcia Squier, St. Clair Shores, Exercise teacher
Republican Party Candidates
Bob Carr, Mackinac Island, Businesses owner, preservation planner
Lena Rose Epstein.Troy, Bloomfield Hills, Vesco Oil Corporation
John James, Detroit, Business owner, Army Veteran
Sandy Pensler, Gross Pointe, Owner & CEO of Korex Corporation
William White, Cambria Township, US Army Veteran
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