The Campaign Spot

Election-driven news and views . . . by Jim Geraghty.

Call Him ‘Landslide Benishek’!


Up in Michigan’s sprawling 1st congressional district, it is official: Dr. Dan Benishek is the GOP nominee. The man who appears to have finished an extraordinarily close second — by only 15 votes! — state senator Jason Allen, has done Benishek and the party a favor by not seeking a recount. The Democrat is Gary McDowell; this is the district where Democrat Bart Stupak is retiring.

Tags: Dan Benishek , Gary McDowell


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