An Open Seat
With U.S. Rep. Candice Miller (R-Harrison Township) stepping down to run for Macomb County public works commissioner, this multi-county seat will be filled by the winner from a race of Congressional newcomers.
Democrat Frank Accavitti, Jr.
Frank Accavitti served in the Michigan Legislature from 2003 to 2009. He has also been the mayor of Eastpointe and a Macomb County Commissioner. Accavitti is married and has three children.
Pat Batcheller Interviews Frank Accavitti, Jr.
Why Frank Accavitti is running
Frank Accavitti talks about voter frustration
Republican Paul Mitchell
Paul Mitchell joined Ross Education in 1985 and was CEO from 2004 to 2011. He led a successful campaign to defeat a statewide road funding proposal in 2015.
Pat Batcheller Interviews Paul Mitchell
Why Paul Mitchell is running
Paul Mitchell talks about voter frustration
Green Party Benjamin Nofs
Benjamin Nofs served in the U.S. Navy before going to work for Brown Aerospace in Kimball, Michigan. He is married and has a step-daughter.
Pat Batcheller Interviews Benjamin Nofs
Why Benjamin Nofs is running
Benjamin Nofs on voter frustration
Libertarian Lisa Lane Gioia
Lisa Lane Gioia graduated from the University of Michigan and started her own freelance translation business. This is her first run for public office.
Pat Batcheller Interviews Lisa Lane Gioia
Why Lisa Gioia is running
Lisa Gioia on voter frustration
About the Voters
|Age Distribution: 18-34||18.6%|
|Age Distribution: 35-59||36.7%|
|Age Distribution: 60+||21.5%|
American Indian and Alaska Native: 0.2%
Some other race: 0.6%
Two or more: 1.8%
Hispanic or Latino: 3.0%
Less than high school graduate: 9.9%
High school graduate: 33.5%
Some college or associate’s degree: 34.7%
Bachelor’s degree: 14.0%
Graduate or professional degree: 7.9%
Source: US Census
Previous Congressional Election Results
2014 General Election
Candice Miller (R) - 68.68%
Chuck Stadler (D) - 29.36%
2012 General Election
Candice Miller (R) 68.80%
Chuck Stadler (D) - 29.74%
Source: Michigan Secretary of State
WDET’s Coverage of the 10th Congressional District
Wayne State University Communication Student Sandra Harris contributed to this coverage.