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  Blanchard, James J. "Jim"
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NameJames J. "Jim" Blanchard
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Born August 08, 1942 (75 years)
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InfoBLANCHARD, James Johnston, a Representative from Michigan; born in Detroit, Wayne County, Mich., August 8, 1942; attended the public schools of Ferndale, Mich.; B.A., Michigan State University, East Lansing, 1964; M.B.A., Michigan State University, 1965; J.D., University of Minnesota Law School, Minneapolis, 1968; admitted to the Michigan bar in 1968 and commenced practice in Lansing; legal advisor to Michigan Secretary of State, 1968-1969; Assistant Attorney General of Michigan, 1969-1974; administrative assistant to the attorney general, 1970-1971; assistant deputy attorney general, 1971-1972; elected as a Democrat to the Ninety-fourth and to the three succeeding Congresses (Janaury 3, 1975-January 3, 1983); was not a candidate for reelection in 1982 but was elected Governor of Michigan; reelected in 1986 and served from 1983-1991; unsuccessful candidate for reelection as governor in 1990; appointed by President Clinton as Ambassador to Canada on May 27, 1993 and served until 1996; lawyer, private practice; is a resident of Beverly Hills, Mich.



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  08/06/2002 MI Governor - D Primary Lost 24.32% (-23.36%)
  08/02/1993 US Ambassador to Canada Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/06/1990 MI Governor Lost 49.07% (-0.69%)
  11/04/1986 MI Governor Won 68.10% (+36.66%)
  08/05/1986 MI Governor - D Primary Won 93.67% (+87.34%)
  11/02/1982 MI Governor Won 51.36% (+6.31%)
  08/03/1982 MI Governor - D Primary Won 50.23% (+33.14%)
  11/04/1980 MI District 18 Won 65.25% (+32.28%)
  11/07/1978 MI District 18 Won 74.47% (+50.15%)
  11/02/1976 MI District 18 Won 66.12% (+33.36%)
  11/05/1974 MI District 18 Won 58.72% (+18.55%)
  08/06/1974 MI District 18 - D Primary Won 33.65% (+3.03%)
ENDORSEMENTS
MI Governor - D Primary - Aug 01, 2018 D Gretchen Whitmer
MI US President - D Primary - Jan 15, 2008 D Hillary Clinton
US President - D Primaries - Jun 09, 2004 D John Kerry