Michigan News
6:28 am
Wed August 6, 2014

Dingell Posts Win in 12th Congressional District Demcoratic Primary

The wife of Congressman John Dingell wins by wide margin over Ypsilanti Attorney Raymond Mullins    

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Debbie Dingell  just won her Primary Election over an Ypsilanti Attorney, and will now face an auto-worker from Ypsilanti in the General Election.

The Dearborn Democrat says she didn't take the primary challenge from Raymond Mullins lightly, and is grateful for the win. In a written statement, Dingell said, “The Democratic Primary vote is a victory for the middle class. People across the district are sending a message that when issues like job creation, access to health care and education, and fairness in the workplace are debated in Congress, they want their voices heard.  At house parties and events across the 12th district people have made it clear that those issues and more are important to them and their families.”  

In the course of her Primary campaign, Debbie attended hundreds of events across the 12th district. 

“Listening to people and hearing about the issues that are important to them is a critical part of the Democratic process,” Dingell said.  “People want a representative in Congress who cares about the things that matter to them and who will work hard on their behalf.” 

Debbie Dingell will face Republican Terry Bowman in the November election. the winner will replace Mrs. Dingell's husband in the U-=S House of representatives. John Dingell decided against seeking re-election in 2014. He was first elected to Congress in 1955 and is the longest serving Representative in U-S history.