2010 Michigan Secretary of State election

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Michigan Secretary of State election, 2010

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Nominee Ruth Johnson Jocelyn Benson
Party Republican Democratic
Popular vote 1,608,270 1,434,796
Percentage 50.68% 45.22%

Secretary of State before election

Terri Lynn Land
Republican

Elected Secretary of State

Ruth Johnson
Republican

The 2010 Michigan Secretary of State election was held on Tuesday, November 2, 2010 to elect the Michigan Secretary of State for a four-year term. Incumbent Republican Terri Lynn Land was term-limited and unable to run for re-election.

Candidates[edit]

Republican Party[edit]

Former state representative Ruth Johnson won the party's nomination during the state convention.[1]

Democratic Party[edit]

Law professor Jocelyn Benson won the party's nomination during the state convention.[1]

Results[edit]

Michigan Secretary of State election, 2010[2]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Republican Ruth Johnson 1,608,270 50.68%
Democratic Jocelyn Benson 1,434,796 45.22%
Libertarian Scotty Boman 58,044 1.83%
U.S. Taxpayers Robert Gale 41,727 1.31%
Green John A. La Pietra 30,411 0.96%
Totals 3,173,248 100.0%

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Michigan Secretary of State".
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2011-09-29. Retrieved 2011-10-26.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)

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