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.
The 61st House District is located in Kalamazoo County. It includes Oshtemo Township, Prairie Ronde Township, Schoolcraft Township, Texas Township, and a portion of Portage.
Representative Brandt Iden is running for his third term in office. This district has a 53% Republican base. However, despite the base numbers, in 2016 the district voted for Hillary Clinton.
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