Sunday, May 15, 2005

State House - District 12

State House - District 12

2006 Contest
Republican Candidates – none
Democrat Candidates – Steve Tobocman, Otis Mathis

Current Rep – Steve Tobocman (D-Detroit)

2004 Results
Steve Tobocman – 88.49%
Anita Salazar – 11.51%

Presidential results:
Kerry with 80-90%

Republican Michigander’s prognosis – Safe Democrat

District covers:
Southwest Detroit

Steve Tobocman is the only white representative in Detroit. This district is the most racially mixed district entirely in Detroit. It covers Mexicantown, some black areas, and some mixed areas near Downtown. Tobocman is the most socially liberal rep in Detroit. He’s won twice, facing tough primaries every time. This year he faces Otis Mathis.

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