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Rep. Jim Ananich moves forward to special election for State Senate

Rep. Jim Ananich moves forward to special election for state senate
Posted: 03.12.2013 at 7:04 AM
Updated: 03.12.2013 at 11:55 PM


FLINT -- ***Update***

Democratic State Rep. Jim Ananich will move forward to the May 7 special election to fill the 27th District State Senate seat that former State Sen. John Gleason (D-Flushing) vacated.  Gleason was elected Genesee County Clerk/Register in November.

As of Tuesday night, with 96 percent of the precincts reporting, Ananich had 60.3 percent of the vote. Runner-up Rep. Woodrow Stanley (D-Flint) had 26 percent.

Jim Ananich – 7,625 votes

Chris Del Morone – 213 votes

Ted Henry – 1,380 votes

Woodrow Stanley – 3,416 votes

It was a closer race for Republicans.

Robert J. Daunt had 54 percent of the votes.

Robert J. Daunt – 974 votes

Adam Ford – 826 votes

The winner will serve out the rest of Gleason’s term through 2014.  The district includes the townships of Argentine, Clayton, Fenton, Flint, Flushing, Gaines, Genesee, Montrose and Mundy and the cities of Fenton, Flint, Flushing, Linden, Montrose and Swartz Creek.

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