GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — Republicans vying for 61st District and 63rd District seats in the Michigan House of Representatives sat down with 24 Hour News 8 Political Reporter Rick Albin to discuss why they’re running for office and what issues they would tackle if elected.
61st District of the Michigan House of Representatives
Republicans Brandt Iden and Phil Stinchcomb will face off in August’s primary. The winner of that race will run against Democrat John Fischer in the November election.
The House 61st District includes part of the city of Portage and the Kalamazoo County townships of Oshtemo, Prairie Ronde, Schoolcraft and Texas.
63rd District of the Michigan House of Representatives
Republicans David Maturen and Vic Potter will face off in August’s primary. The winner of that race will run against Democrat Bill Farmer in the November election.
The House 63rd District includes part of Kalamazoo County and part of Calhoun County.