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Date Type Results
Nov 03, 2020 General Election
 Bill Huizenga(I)
238,711
59.20%
 Bryan Berghoef
154,122
38.22%
 Max Riekse
5,292
1.31%
 Jean-Michel Creviere
2,646
0.66%
 Gerald T. Van Sickle
2,476
0.61%
Nov 06, 2018 General Election
 Bill Huizenga(I)
168,970
55.32%
 Rob Davidson
131,254
42.97%
 Ronald E. Graeser
5,239
1.72%
Nov 08, 2016 General Election
 Bill Huizenga(I)
212,508
62.63%
 Dennis B. Murphy
110,391
32.53%
 Erwin J. Haas
8,154
2.40%
 Matthew A. Brady
5,353
1.58%
 Ronald E. Graeser
2,904
0.86%
 Joshua Arnold (W)
18
0.01%
Nov 04, 2014 General Election
 Bill Huizenga(I)
135,568
63.63%
 Dean Vanderstelt
70,851
33.25%
 Ronald Welch
3,877
1.82%
 Ronald E. Graeser
2,776
1.30%
Nov 06, 2012 General Election
 Bill Huizenga(I)
194,653
61.16%
 Willie German, Jr.
108,973
34.24%
 Mary Buzuma
8,750
2.75%
 Ronald E. Graeser
3,176
1.00%
 William J. Opalicky
2,715
0.85%
Date Type Results
Nov 02, 2010 General Election
 Bill Huizenga
148,864
65.27%
 Fred Johnson
72,118
31.62%
 Joseph Gillotte
2,701
1.18%
 Ronald E. Graeser
2,379
1.04%
 Lloyd C. Clarke
2,016
0.88%
Nov 04, 2008 General Election
 Peter Hoekstra(I)
214,100
62.36%
 Fred Johnson
119,506
34.81%
 Dan Johnson
5,496
1.60%
 Ronald E. Graeser
4,200
1.22%
 William Bailey (W)
7
0.00%
Nov 07, 2006 General Election
 Peter Hoekstra(I)
183,518
66.48%
 Kimon Kotos
87,361
31.65%
 Steve VanTil
2,727
0.99%
 Ronald E. Graeser
2,434
0.88%
Nov 02, 2004 General Election
 Peter Hoekstra(I)
225,343
69.34%
 Kimon Kotos
94,040
28.93%
 Steve VanTil
2,876
0.88%
 Ronald E. Graeser
2,746
0.84%
Nov 05, 2002 General Election
 Peter Hoekstra(I)
156,937
70.40%
 Jeff Wrisley
61,749
27.70%
 Laurie Aleck
2,680
1.20%
 Ronald E. Graeser
1,541
0.69%
Date Type Results
Nov 07, 2000 General Election
 Peter Hoekstra(I)
186,762
64.42%
 Bob Shrauger
96,370
33.24%
 Susan J. Goldberg
2,705
0.93%
 Bruce A. Smith
2,639
0.91%
 Ronald E. Graeser
1,449
0.50%
Nov 03, 1998 General Election
 Peter Hoekstra(I)
146,854
68.74%
 Bob Shrauger
63,573
29.76%
 Bruce A. Smith
2,062
0.97%
 Tom Russell
1,133
0.53%
Nov 05, 1996 General Election
 Peter Hoekstra(I)
165,608
65.28%
 Dan Kruszynski
83,603
32.95%
 Bruce A. Smith
3,071
1.21%
 Henry Ogden Clark
1,365
0.54%
  Others (W)
52
0.02%
Nov 08, 1994 General Election
 Peter Hoekstra(I)
146,164
75.27%
 Marcus Hoover
46,097
23.74%
 Lucille Wiggins
1,892
0.97%
  Others
34
0.02%
Nov 03, 1992 General Election
 Peter Hoekstra
155,577
63.05%
 John H. Miltner
86,265
34.96%
 Dick Jacobs
4,840
1.96%
  Others (W)
79
0.03%
Date Type Results
Nov 06, 1990 General Election
 Carl D. Pursell(I)
95,962
64.07%
 Elmer White
49,678
33.17%
 Paul Steven Jensen
4,119
2.75%
  Others (W)
7
0.00%
Nov 08, 1988 General Election
 Carl D. Pursell(I)
120,070
54.66%
 Lana Pollack
98,290
44.74%
 David H. Raaflaub
1,324
0.60%
Nov 04, 1986 General Election
 Carl D. Pursell(I)
79,567
59.04%
 Dean Baker
55,204
40.96%
Nov 06, 1984 General Election
 Carl D. Pursell(I)
140,688
68.59%
 Mike McCauley
62,374
30.41%
 Greg Severance
1,128
0.55%
 James L. Hudler
937
0.46%
Nov 02, 1982 General Election
 Carl D. Pursell(I)
106,960
65.45%
 George Wahr Sallade
53,040
32.46%
 Barbara J. McKenna
3,412
2.09%
  Write-In (W)
2
0.00%
Date Type Results
Nov 04, 1980 General Election
 Carl D. Pursell(I)
115,562
57.27%
 Kathleen F. O'Reilly
83,550
41.40%
 James L. Hudler
1,464
0.73%
 John L. Wagner
1,214
0.60%
Nov 07, 1978 General Election
 Carl D. Pursell(I)
97,503
67.56%
 Earl Greene
45,631
31.62%
 Henry W. Kroes
1,191
0.83%
  Others
1
0.00%
Nov 02, 1976 General Election
 Carl D. Pursell
95,397
49.75%
 Edward C. Pierce
95,053
49.57%
 Philip Carroll
598
0.31%
 Lawrence McKenna
403
0.21%
 Ronald Ziegler
287
0.15%
Nov 05, 1974 General Election
 Marvin L. Esch(I)
72,245
52.29%
 John S. Reuther
62,755
45.42%
 Philip Carroll
1,834
1.33%
 Roy S. Jones
994
0.72%
 Martha Pettit
186
0.13%
 Ronald Ziegler
146
0.11%
Nov 07, 1972 General Election
 Marvin L. Esch(I)
103,321
56.03%
 Marvin R. Stempien
79,762
43.26%
 Henry W. Kroes
1,313
0.71%
Date Type Results
Nov 03, 1970 General Election
 Marvin L. Esch(I)
88,071
62.53%
 R. Michael Stillwagon
52,782
37.47%
Nov 05, 1968 General Election
 Marvin L. Esch(I)
90,804
54.35%
 Weston E. Vivian
75,009
44.89%
 Bertram E. Garskof
795
0.48%
 John Belisle
291
0.17%
 Ralph Muncy
185
0.11%
Nov 08, 1966 General Election
 Marvin L. Esch
65,205
51.04%
 Weston E. Vivian(I)
62,536
48.96%
Nov 03, 1964 General Election
 Weston E. Vivian
77,806
50.42%
 George Meader(I)
76,280
49.44%
 Peter Signerelli
217
0.14%
Date Type Results
Nov 06, 1962 General Election
 George Meader(I)
88,427
58.38%
 Thomas P. Payne
63,036
41.62%
Nov 08, 1960 General Election
 George Meader(I)
110,124
59.62%
 Thomas P. Payne
74,276
40.21%
 Verndon R. Dunckel
169
0.09%
 Edmund T. Taylor
72
0.04%
 Ray W. Graham
68
0.04%
Nov 04, 1958 General Election
 George Meader(I)
73,954
58.84%
 Robert G. Hall
51,323
40.83%
 Archie Woodhurst
240
0.19%
 Edmund T. Taylor
173
0.14%
Nov 06, 1956 General Election
 George Meader(I)
105,940
63.08%
 Franklin J. Shepherd
61,456
36.59%
 Verndon R. Dunckel
551
0.33%
Nov 02, 1954 General Election
 George Meader(I)
69,825
59.83%
 J. Henry Owens
46,817
40.12%
 Edmund T. Taylor
56
0.05%
Nov 04, 1952 General Election
 George Meader(I)
101,341
63.37%
 John P. Dawson
58,024
36.28%
 Walter S. Haynes
412
0.26%
 David R. Luce
141
0.09%
Date Type Results
Nov 07, 1950 General Election
 George Meader
61,574
60.42%
 John P. Dawson
39,771
39.03%
 Walter S. Haynes
560
0.55%
Nov 02, 1948 General Election
 Earl C. Michener(I)
65,006
55.78%
 Preston W. Slossen
50,148
43.03%
 Glenn Winters
854
0.73%
 J. M. Geist
453
0.39%
 W. L. Miller
84
0.07%
Nov 05, 1946 General Election
 Earl C. Michener(I)
66,486
71.16%
 William R. Kelley
26,141
27.98%
 Clarence DeCan
659
0.71%
 Robert Cummins
142
0.15%
Nov 07, 1944 General Election
 Earl C. Michener(I)
80,594
64.76%
 Redmond M. Burr
43,536
34.98%
 Clarence DeCan
323
0.26%
Nov 03, 1942 General Election
 Earl C. Michener(I)
40,439
63.11%
 Redmond M. Burr
23,277
36.32%
 Adelaide Sewell
364
0.57%
Nov 05, 1940 General Election
 Earl C. Michener(I)
72,235
62.26%
 Redmond M. Burr
43,733
37.69%
 Walter S. Haynes
59
0.05%
Nov 08, 1938 General Election
 Earl C. Michener(I)
58,921
64.43%
 Walter C. Averill, Jr.
32,468
35.50%
 Florence Howard
37
0.04%
 Edmund T. Taylor
27
0.03%
Nov 03, 1936 General Election
 Earl C. Michener(I)
53,845
51.73%
 Charles E. Downing
50,238
48.27%
Nov 06, 1934 General Election
 Earl C. Michener
40,119
50.16%
 John C. Lehr(I)
38,972
48.72%
 H. J. McFarlan
446
0.56%
 Bert H. Smith
267
0.33%
 Ellsworth Allen
110
0.14%
 Harold Franklin
42
0.05%
 Cecil R. Irelan
34
0.04%
Nov 08, 1932 General Election
 John C. Lehr
51,592
50.57%
 Earl C. Michener(I)
49,257
48.28%
 Harold P. Marley
976
0.96%
 Ira Welsh
197
0.19%
Date Type Results
Nov 04, 1930 General Election
 Earl C. Michener(I)
41,478
57.97%
 Edward Frensdorf
29,979
41.90%
 William Nowell
93
0.13%
Nov 06, 1928 General Election
 Earl C. Michener(I)
86,804
73.55%
 Grover L. Morden
31,223
26.45%
Nov 02, 1926 General Election
 Earl C. Michener(I)
38,182
66.73%
 Boyez Dansard
19,034
33.27%
Nov 04, 1924 General Election
 Earl C. Michener(I)
69,860
73.85%
 James W. Helme
24,742
26.15%
Nov 07, 1922 General Election
 Earl C. Michener(I)
31,509
57.39%
 James W. Helme
23,393
42.61%
Nov 02, 1920 General Election
 Earl C. Michener(I)
61,857
70.89%
 William H. Moore
25,281
28.97%
 James W. Helme
119
0.14%
Nov 05, 1918 General Election
 Earl C. Michener
20,831
55.71%
 Samuel W. Beakes(I)
16,276
43.53%
 Milton V. Breitmeyer
247
0.66%
 Ernest J. Moore
39
0.10%
Nov 07, 1916 General Election
 Samuel W. Beakes(I)
27,179
49.10%
 Mark R. Bacon
27,047
48.86%
 Frank E. Titus
592
1.07%
 Edward J. Koch
539
0.97%
Nov 07, 1916 Election Overturned
 Mark R. Bacon
27,182
49.02%
 Samuel W. Beakes(I)
27,133
48.94%
 Frank E. Titus
592
1.07%
 Edward J. Koch
539
0.97%
Nov 03, 1914 General Election
 Samuel W. Beakes(I)
18,085
45.21%
 Mark R. Bacon
17,876
44.68%
 Hubert F. Probert
3,345
8.36%
 J. E. Frost
357
0.89%
 Charles W. Obee
307
0.77%
 Mike Andzelewski
35
0.09%
Date Type Results
Nov 05, 1912 General Election
 Samuel W. Beakes
16,761
35.00%
 William W. Wedemeyer(I)
16,650
34.77%
 Hubert F. Probert
13,660
28.53%
 John P. Foster
814
1.70%
Nov 08, 1910 General Election
 William W. Wedemeyer
21,485
56.97%
 John V. Sheehan
15,125
40.11%
 Edward P. Bates
725
1.92%
 David J. Malloy
375
0.99%
Nov 03, 1908 General Election
 Charles Elroy Townsend(I)
28,442
58.00%
 James C. Henderson
19,306
39.37%
 William O. Albig
1,294
2.64%
Nov 06, 1906 General Election
 Charles Elroy Townsend(I)
23,397
96.20%
 John W. Gray
924
3.80%
Nov 08, 1904 General Election
 Charles Elroy Townsend(I)
28,797
59.24%
 John P. Kirk
18,874
38.83%
 Jacob Baker
938
1.93%
Nov 04, 1902 General Election
 Charles Elroy Townsend
22,198
53.33%
 Frederick B. Wood
18,390
44.18%
 Ebenezer R. Bragg
1,034
2.48%
Nov 06, 1900 General Election
 Henry C. Smith(I)
26,945
52.44%
 Martin G. Loennecker
23,368
45.48%
 Fred W. Corbett
1,065
2.07%
Nov 08, 1898 General Election
 Henry C. Smith
21,912
51.18%
 Orrin R. Pierce
19,999
46.71%
 Porter Beal
779
1.82%
 Byron E. Niles
126
0.29%
Nov 03, 1896 General Election
 George Spalding(I)
26,557
50.56%
 Thomas E. Barkworth
25,061
47.72%
 Oliver H. Perry
517
0.98%
 Wilson Rawson
207
0.39%
 John O. Zabel
180
0.34%
Nov 06, 1894 General Election
 George Spalding
23,708
54.71%
 Thomas E. Barkworth
17,596
40.60%
 David W. Grandon
2,032
4.69%
Nov 08, 1892 General Election
 James S. Gorman(I)
22,007
47.03%
 James O'Donnell
21,443
45.83%
 Robert C. Safford
2,280
4.87%
 George A. Peters
1,061
2.27%
Date Type Results
Nov 04, 1890 General Election
 James S. Gorman
16,471
49.08%
 Edward P. Allen(I)
14,568
43.41%
 Thomas F. Moore
2,522
7.51%
Nov 06, 1888 General Election
 Edward P. Allen(I)
19,660
49.26%
 Willard Stearns
18,096
45.34%
 Charles M. Fellows
2,010
5.04%
 John H. Hobart
143
0.36%
Nov 02, 1886 General Election
 Edward P. Allen
16,518
47.94%
 Lester H. Salsbury
15,486
44.95%
 Alfred O. Crozier
2,448
7.11%
Nov 04, 1884 General Election
 Nathaniel B. Eldredge(I)
17,710
46.87%
 Edward P. Allen
17,656
46.73%
 Charles Mosher
2,420
6.40%
Nov 07, 1882 General Election
 Nathaniel B. Eldredge
15,251
48.29%
 John K. Boies
14,709
46.57%
 Albert J. Baker
1,238
3.92%
 Albert F. Dewey
387
1.23%
Date Type Results
Nov 02, 1880 General Election
 Edwin Willits(I)
18,945
50.65%
 William H. Waldby
16,596
44.37%
 G. B. Chester
1,674
4.48%
 Zackariah Cook
187
0.50%
Nov 05, 1878 General Election
 Edwin Willits(I)
14,312
44.49%
 Ira B. Card
9,557
29.71%
 Levi H. Thomas
7,742
24.07%
 A. H. Lowrie
557
1.73%
Nov 07, 1876 General Election
 Edwin Willits
19,211
52.01%
 John I. Robinson
17,024
46.09%
 Bradley F. Granger
506
1.37%
 Edmond Hathaway
199
0.54%
Nov 03, 1874 General Election
 Henry Waldron(I)
14,611
50.97%
 John J. Robison
14,054
49.03%
Nov 05, 1872 General Election
 Henry Waldron(I)
17,427
62.35%
 Asa Mahan
10,522
37.65%
Date Type Results
Nov 08, 1870 General Election
 William L. Stoughton(I)
17,502
54.66%
 Henry Chamberlain
13,923
43.48%
 Gilman C. Jones
593
1.85%
Date Type Results
Nov 03, 1868 General Election
 William L. Stoughton
25,196
59.16%
 Henry Chamberlain
17,396
40.84%
Nov 06, 1866 General Election
 Charles Upson(I)
19,623
63.61%
 Henry F. Severns
11,228
36.39%
Nov 08, 1864 General Election
 Charles Upson(I)
19,151
60.43%
 Nathaniel A. Balch
12,538
39.57%
Nov 04, 1862 General Election
 Charles Upson
14,147
55.41%
 John W. Turner
11,385
44.59%
Date Type Results
Nov 06, 1860 General Election
 Fernando C. Beaman
19,173
60.16%
 Salathiel C. Coffenberry
12,699
39.84%
Nov 02, 1858 General Election
 Henry Waldron(I)
14,653
59.11%
 Consider A. Stacy
10,137
40.89%
Nov 04, 1856 General Election
 Henry Waldron(I)
16,467
62.07%
 John S. Barry
10,064
37.93%
Nov 07, 1854 General Election
 Henry Waldron
11,055
57.67%
 David A. Noble(I)
8,113
42.33%
Nov 02, 1852 General Election
 David A. Noble
10,024
51.69%
 Joseph Rickelson Williams
9,367
48.31%
Date Type Results
Nov 05, 1850 General Election
 Charles E. Stuart
11,923
50.81%
 Joseph Rickelson Williams
11,508
49.04%
 Samuel Barstow
34
0.14%
Nov 07, 1848 General Election
 William Sprague
13,559
53.29%
 Charles E. Stuart(I)
11,884
46.71%
Nov 02, 1847 Special Election
 Charles E. Stuart
10,050
52.22%
 James Wright Gordon
8,447
43.89%
 William C. Denison
747
3.88%
Nov 03, 1846 General Election
 Edward Bradley
9,515
49.25%
 James Wright Gordon
8,678
44.92%
 Erastus Hussey
1,127
5.83%
Nov 05, 1844 General Election
 John J. Chipman
9,435
48.03%
 Henry W. Taylor
8,967
45.65%
 Edwin A. Atlee
1,240
6.31%
Nov 08, 1843 General Election
 Lucius Lyon
7,171
52.65%
 Joseph Rickelson Williams
5,202
38.20%
 Rufus B. Bement
1,246
9.15%

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