GRAND RAPIDS (WOOD/AP) - Polls opened Tuesday morning across Michigan for the state's primary election, with voters making choices including a Republican to take on Democratic U.S. Sen. Debbie Stabenow.
About 20 percent of Michigan's 7.33 million registered voters are expected to cast ballots.
Officials told 24 Hour News 8 they expect 10-15 percent of Kalamazoo voters and 20 percent of Ottawa County voters to vote.
Pete Hoekstra of Holland has an advantage in money and name recognition over Clark Durant of Grosse Pointe as they duke it out for the GOP U.S. Senate nomination. The race also includes former Kent County Judge Randy Hekman of Grand Rapids. Gary Glenn's name appears on the ballot, but he earlier dropped out.
Voters also could change history by dropping one or both of the state's two black congressmen.
And voters in Wayne, Oakland and Macomb counties are voting on a millage to support the Detroit Institute of Arts.
Stay with 24 Hour News 8 Tuesday night for full election results. See results as they come in on woodtv.com and onPolitix and tune into WXSP at 10 p.m., WOTV4Women at 11 p.m., and WOOD TV8 at midnight for details.
Voting locations, sample ballots and more are available online at the Michigan Secretary of State's website
See election results as they come in at onPolitix.
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