Republican Paul Mitchell Elected in Michigan’s 10th District
Businessman wins seat being vacated by retiring Candice Miller

Republican Paul Mitchell succeeds Rep. Candice S. Miller in Michigan's 10th District. (Photo Courtesy Paul Mitchell for Congress Facebook page)

Businessman Paul Mitchell is going to be the next representative for Michigan’s 10th District, with The Associated Press projecting he will defeat Democrat Frank Accavitti.

Mitchell led Accavitti 63 percent to 32 percent with 46 percent of precincts reporting. 

Nominees Set in Competitive Michigan House Race
Indian-American finishes first in Washington primary for safe Democratic seat

Rep. Dan Benishek's retirement set off a battleground race to replace him in Michigan's 1st District. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call file photo)

Updated Aug. 5 |  Voters in Washington and Michigan have selected their nominees in three open congressional seats, one of which is a battleground district.  

In Michigan's 1st District, a competitive seat in November, retired Marine Lt. Gen. Jack Bergman won the Republican nomination in Tuesday's primary. Current GOP Rep. Dan Benishek is retiring at the end of this term.