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General Election Overview: 19th House District

Sep 19, 2018

Through the general election on November 6, the MLC Blog will be highlighting races generally considered swing seats, ones either party could win because of the voter base.  Candidate’s website and professional information is listed when available.

 District Overview

The 19th House district is located in a portion of Wayne County and includes part of Livonia.


Republican Representative Laura Cox is foregoing a third term to run for an open Senate seat. This district has a 55% Republican base; however, the base is softening. The Democratic candidate is a newcomer, having never held public office before. The Republican candidate has been elected multiple times to the Livonia City Council.

Democratic Candidate:

Republican Candidate:

  • Brian Meakin – Livonia City Councilman, insurance agency president, chairman of the Livonia Employee Retirement System, president of the Livonia Community Foundation, former member of the Livonia Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors

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