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6th Congressional District

The Michigan presidential primary is March 10; local election primaries are August 4. The general election is on November 3. Please click on the candidates names to visit their web sites for more information about each. You can verify your voter registration here; register for the general election now!

 

Fred Upton

Republican, incumbent

Fred Upton is the U.S. Representative for Michigan’s 6th congressional district, serving since 1987. A member of the Republican Party and former Chairman of the Committee on Energy and Commerce, he has played a major role in shaping post-Obamacare health-care legislation.

 

Jon Hoadley

Democrat

For the last five years, Jon Hoadley has served as the State Representative for the 60th District in Michigan, representing over 90,000 people in Kalamazoo and Kalamazoo Township. He comes from a family of educators and runs his own small business.  He lives with his partner Kris.

“Whether it’s skyrocketing prescription drug costs, global threats to manufacturing and agriculture, or deteriorating air and water quality, our country is facing massive threats to our economic security and the future of our families. The politics and partisanship of Washington are making matters worse instead of better. And if we want to change our politics, we need to change the politicians who are supposed to be fighting for us. I’m running for Congress because it’s time we put people and community back at the center of our decisions. It’s time we face the future and our country’s challenges head-on with fresh ideas.”