Lightfoot and Johnson advance for 97th State Representative vote in November


In the race for the State Represenative for the 97th District the winning Democrat was Mark Alan Lightfoot, who received 1,771 votes between Arenac, Bay, Clare, and Gladwin Counties. He defeated Tim Barnum, who received 1,566 votes, and Jason Liptow who had 704 votes.

Lightfoot will face Joel Johnson who won the Republican nomination. Johnson, had 3,641 votes. He defeated candidates Kim Emmons, 1,685 votes, George Gilmore, 1,424 votes, Tom Kerrins, 364 votes, and Roy Morrison 705 votes.

Brandon Dickhausen will also be on the ballot.


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Would have liked to see Tim take this one. It was close though. He did an AMAZING job!

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