How Farmington, Hills voted for top state and federal offices

Once a fairly solid stronghold for Republicans, Farmington and Farmington Hills took a turn to the left in this year’s mid-term elections.

Here’s how local votes factored into a few state and national races:

Governor/Lt. Governor

Farmington

Total votes cast: 5,229

  • Gretchen Whitmer/Garlin D. Gilchrist II – 3,253 (62.2 percent)
  • Bill Schuette/Lisa Posthumus Lyons – 1,855 (35.4 percent)
  • Bill Gelineau/Angelique Chaiser Thomas (Libertarian) – 71 (1.3 percent)
  • Todd Schleiger/Earl P. Lackie (U.S. Taxpayer) – 11 (.2 percent)
  • Jennifer V. Kurland/Charin H. Davenport (Green) – 26 (.4 percent)
  • Keith Butkovich/Raymond Warner (Natural Law) – 10 (.19 percent)

Farmington Hills

Total votes cast: 40,031

  • Gretchen Whitmer/Garlin D. Gilchrist II (Democrat) – 23,924 (59.7 percent)
  • Bill Schuette/Lisa Posthumus Lyons (Republican) – 13,265 (33.1 percent)
  • Bill Gelineau/Angelique Chaiser Thomas (Libertarian) – 439 (1 percent)
  • Todd Schleiger/Earl P. Lackie (U.S. Taxpayer) – 121 (.3 percent)
  • Jennifer V. Kurland/Charin H. Davenport (Green) – 209 (.5 percent)
  • Keith Butkovich/Raymond Warner (Natural Law) – 40 (.1 percent)

Secretary of State

Farmington

Total votes cast: 5,149

  • Jocelyn Benson (Democrat) – 3,227 (62.6 percent)
  • Mary Treder Lang (Republican) – 1,803 (35 percent)
  • Gregory Scott Stempfle (Libertarian) – 90 (1.7 percent)
  • Robert Gale (U.S. Taxpayer) – 28 (.5 percent)

Farmington Hills

Total votes cast: 39,383

  • Jocelyn Benson (Democrat) – 25,654 (65.1 percent)
  • Mary Treder Lang (Republican) – 12,901 (32.7 percent)
  • Gregory Scott Stempfle (Libertarian) – 599 (1.5 percent)
  • Robert Gale (U.S. Taxpayer) – 219 (.55 percent)

Farmington

Total votes cast: 5,104

Attorney General

  • Dana Nessel (Democrat) – 2,980 (58.3 percent)
  • Tom Leonard (Republican) – 1,899 (37.2 percent)
  • Lisa Lane Gioia (Libertarian) – 119 (2.3 percent)
  • Gerald T. Van Sickle (U.S. Taxpayers) – 14 (.27 percent)
  • Chris Graveline (Independent) – 92 (1.8 percent)

Farmington Hills 

Total votes cast: 38,974

  • Dana Nessel (Democrat) – 24,008 (61.6 percent)
  • Tom Leonard (Republican) – 13,527 (34.7 percent)
  • Lisa Lane Gioia (Libertarian) – 690 (1.7 percent)
  • Gerald T. Van Sickle (U.S. Taxpayers) – 131 (.33 percent)
  • Chris Graveline (Independent) – 603 (1.5 percent)

U.S. Senate

Farmington

Total votes cast: 5,204

  • Debbie Stabenow (Democrat) – 3,211 (61.7 percent)
  • John James (Republican) – 1,917 (36.8 percent)
  • George E. Huffman III (U.S. Taxpayers) – 19 (.36 percent)
  • Marcia Squier (Green) – 42 (.8 percent)
  • John Howard Wilhelm (Natural Law) -12 (.2 percent)

Farmington Hills

Total votes cast: 39,941

  • Debbie Stabenow (Democrat) – 25,518 (63.8 percent)
  • John James (Republican) – 13,885 (34.7 percent)
  • George E. Huffman III (U.S. Taxpayers) -141 (.35 percent)
  • Marcia Squier (Green) – 296 (.74 percent)
  • John Howard Wilhelm (Natural Law) -18 (.04 percent)

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