Sunday, May 01, 2005

State House - District 8

State House - District 8

2006 Contest
Republican Candidates – Melvin Byrd (Detroit)
Democrat Candidates – George Cushingberry, Thamar Rasheed Johnson, Keith Lee, Ernest Lewis, Daniel Martin, Ralph Rayner, Thomas Stallworth, Gilbert Thompson (all Detroit)

Current Rep – George Cushingberry (D-Detroit)

2004 Results
George Cushingberry – 95.69%
Melvin Byrd – 4.31%

Presidential results:
Kerry with over 90%

Republican Michigander’s prognosis – Safe Democrat

District covers:
Northwest Detroit
George Cushingberry is the incumbent and faces seven challengers, including one with the last name of Stallworth. Alma and Keith Stallworth are both former reps. We’ll see what happens here.

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