The Campaign Spot

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

Looking Ahead at a Good Senate Race in 2012 . . .


This year’s Michigan Republican gubernatorial primary pitted several of the state’s top Republicans against each other, with “tough nerd” businessman Rick Snyder winning the nomination and state attorney general Mike Cox, Rep. Peter Hoekstra, and Oakland County sheriff Mike Bouchard left on the outside looking in.

Well, gentlemen, one door closes, and another door opens. Public Policy Polling finds incumbent Democrat senator Debbie Stabenow at 38 percent approval, 50 percent disapproval.

Tags: Debbie Stabenow , Mike Brouchard , Mike Cox , Pete Hoekstra


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