A list of people running for office in 2010, or the notable people who are not running; plus some people who might be running who get listed before their candidacy is official. This list is known to be incomplete.

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Election results, August 2010

Governor: Bernero (D-Lansing) vs Snyder (R-Ann Arbor)

Incumbent Jennifer Granholm is term limited and is not running.


Democrats Bob Bowman, Denise Ilitch, Alma Wheeler Smith, and John Cherry are not running. Andy Dillon lost in the primary.

(All candidates are confirmed and will be on the August 3rd ballot)


Republicans Mike Bouchard, Mike Cox, and Pete Hoekstra (and Tom George?) lost in the primary.

US House of Representatives

7th District

Michigan's 7th congressional district consists of all of Branch, Eaton, Hillsdale, Jackson, and Lenawee counties, and includes most of Calhoun and a large portion of western and northern Washtenaw counties.

Michigan's 15th District contains parts of Washtenaw and Wayne counties, and all of Monroe County.

Attorney General



Secretary of State



University of Michigan Board of Regents

Regents are elected for an 8 year term on a partisan ballot. Candidates are nominated by the Parties during their August Conventions.

State House of Representatives

52nd district

The 52nd House District is most of western Washtenaw County.

Incumbent Pam Byrnes is term limited; she is running for state senate.

53rd district

The 53rd House District includes part of the city of Ann Arbor.

Incumbent Democrat Rebekah Warren has one term remaining but has chosen to run for the State Senate.

54th District

The 54th House District includes Augusta township, Salem township, Superior township, Ypsilanti city and Ypsilanti township.

Incumbent Democrat Alma Wheeler Smith is term limited.

55th District

The 55th House District contains ...

Incumbent Democrat Kathy Angerer is term limited.

State Senate

18th district

Incumbent Democrat Liz Brater is term limited.

The League of Women Voters debates: Republican candidates, Democratic candidates.

Washtenaw County Commissioner

A list of candidates is maintained by the County Clerk, and contains contact information.

1st district

Incumbent R Mark Ouimet is running for 52d district house. The district includes portions of Chelsea and Dexter.

2nd district

3rd district

Incumbent Jessica Ping is not seeking reelection

4th district

5th district

6th district

7th district

8th district

9th district

10th district

11th district

Ann Arbor City Council


First Ward

Second Ward

Third Ward

Fourth Ward

Jeremy Kennedy pulled petitions, but did not file and is not running.

Fifth Ward

Ann Arbor Board of Education

Ypsilanti City Council


First Ward

Second Ward

Third Ward

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