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General Election Overview: 23rd House District

Oct 15, 2020

Through the general election on November 3, 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 23rd House District is located in Wayne County. It includes Brownstown, Grosse Ille, and Huron Townships, Gibraltar, Trenton, and Woodhaven.

Commentary

Democratic Representative Darrin Camilleri is running for his third term in office in this swing district. He is running against a political newcomer this November. This district has a 53% Republican base. In 2016 President Trump received 56.34% of the vote, while in 2018 Governor Whitmer received 51.97% of the vote.

During his second term in office, Representative Camilleri has served on the following committees:

    • Commerce and Tourism
    • Education, Minority Vice Chair
    • Oversight

Democratic Candidate:

Republican Candidate:

    • John Poe – Police officer, small business owner

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