Saturday, April 30, 2005

State Senate - District 30

State Senate - District 30

2006 Contest
Republican Candidates – Wayne Kuipers (Holland)
Democrat Candidates – Scott Vanderstoep (Holland)

Current Rep – Wayne Kuipers (R-Kentwood)

2002 Results
Wayne Kuipers – 76.63%
John O’Brien – 23.37%

Presidential results:
Bush – 71.37%
Kerry – 27.79%

Republican Michigander’s prognosis – Safe Republican

District covers:
All of Ottawa County

Kent County – Grandville and Sparta Township

This is the most Republican district in the state. It contains all of Ottawa County along with Grandville and Sparta Township in Kent County. Ottawa County is consistently 71% GOP year after year. Grandville and Sparta consistently are 72% and 63% GOP. This district is almost as Republican as Ann Arbor is democrat. Any contest here comes in a primary.

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