Primary Election Overview: 13th House District

May 30, 2024

by Liz Gullett

As MLC’s Communications and Social Media Manager, Liz Gullett keeps clients informed and up-to-date on the goings on in Lansing and the Capitol.

Through the primary election on August 6, we will highlight races for which the primary is the key race due to the voter base. The candidate’s website, professional information, and a sample of known endorsements are listed when available.

District Overview

This southeast Michigan district is located in Macomb County. This is one of the districts impacted by the Michigan Supreme Court order to redraw a handful of House districts earlier this year after finding 2021 maps were racially gerrymandered. 

Commentary

Representative Mai Xiong was elected to the House in a special general election in April to serve the remainder of the term, ending December 31, 2024. She is running this year for a full two-year term to the House. This seat is considered a safe Democratic seat, making that primary race the one to watch this August.

Democratic Candidates:

Republican Candidates:

    • Jerrie Bowl Bilello
    • Mark Foster
    • John Sheets
    • Ronald Singer – Army Veteran, mechanical engineer.

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