1972 United States House of Representatives elections in Michigan

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Of the 19 Michigan incumbents, 18 were re-elected.

District Incumbent Party First
elected
Result Candidates
Michigan 1 John Conyers Democratic 1964 Incumbent re-elected. John Conyers (Democratic) 88.4%
Walter F. Girardot (Republican) 10.8%
Nina J. Hubbard (AI) 0.5%
Maceo Carl Dixon (Socialist Workers) 0.2%
Michigan 2 Marvin L. Esch Republican 1966 Incumbent re-elected. Marvin L. Esch (Republican) 56.0%
Marvin R. Stempien (Democratic) 43.3%
Henry W. Kroes Jr. (AI) 0.7%
Michigan 3 Garry E. Brown Republican 1966 Incumbent re-elected. Garry E. Brown (Republican) 59.2%
James T. Brignall (Democratic) 39.9%
Marvin P. Lightvoet (AI) 0.9%
Michigan 4 J. Edward Hutchinson Republican 1962 Incumbent re-elected. J. Edward Hutchinson (Republican) 67.3%
Charles Jameson (Democratic) 32.7%
Michigan 5 Gerald Ford Republican 1948 Incumbent re-elected. Gerald Ford (Republican) 61.1%
Jean McKee (Democratic) 37.7%
Dwight W. Johnson (AI) 1.1%
Frank Girard (Soc-Lab) 0.1%
Alan Lee Maki (C) 0.07%
Michigan 6 Charles E. Chamberlain Republican 1956 Incumbent re-elected. Charles E. Chamberlain (Republican) 50.6%
Robert Carr (Democratic) 49.4%
Michigan 7 Donald W. Riegle Jr. Republican 1966 Incumbent re-elected. Donald W. Riegle Jr. (Republican) 70.1%
Eugene L. Mattison (Democratic) 29.9%
Michigan 8 R. James Harvey Republican 1960 Incumbent re-elected. R. James Harvey (Republican) 59.3%
Jerome T. Hart (Democratic) 39.4%
John B. Lipinski (AI) 1.3%
Michigan 9 Guy Vander Jagt Republican 1966 Incumbent re-elected. Guy Vander Jagt (Republican) 69.4%
Lawrence H. Olson (Democratic) 29.5%
De Loyd Glenn Hesselink (AI) 1.1%
Michigan 10 Elford Albin Cederberg Republican 1952 Incumbent re-elected. Elford Albin Cederberg (Republican) 66.7%
Benjamin D. Graves (Democratic) 30.9%
Richard Friske (AI) 2.4%
Michigan 11 Philip Ruppe Republican 1966 Incumbent re-elected. Philip Ruppe (Republican) 69.4%
James E. McNamara (Democratic) 29.8%
James P. Hoy (AI) 0.8%
Michigan 12 James G. O'Hara Democratic 1958 Incumbent re-elected. James G. O'Hara (Democratic) 50.8%
David Serotkin (Republican) 49.2%
Michigan 13 Charles Diggs Democratic 1954 Incumbent re-elected. Charles Diggs (Democratic) 85.6%
Leonard T. Edwards (Republican) 13.3%
Raymond D. Moon (AI) 0.6%
Nanci Kinker (Socialist Workers) 0.4%
Michigan 14 Lucien N. Nedzi Democratic 1961 Incumbent re-elected. Lucien N. Nedzi (Democratic) 54.9%
Robert V. McGrath (Republican) 45.1%
Michigan 15 William D. Ford Democratic 1964 Incumbent re-elected. William D. Ford (Democratic) 65.8%
Ernest C. Fackler (Republican) 32.9%
Aldi C. Fuhrmann (AI) 1.3%
Michigan 16 John Dingell Democratic 1955 Incumbent re-elected. John Dingell (Democratic) 68.1%
William Rostrom (Republican) 29.8%
Peter P. Gayner (AI) 2.2%
Michigan 17 Martha W. Griffiths Democratic 1954 Incumbent re-elected. Martha W. Griffiths (Democratic) 66.4%
Ralph E. Judd (Republican) 32.5%
Hector M. McGregor (AI) 0.8%
Christy L. Wallace (Socialist Workers) 0.3%
Michigan 18 None (district created) New seat.
New member elected.
Republican gain.
Robert J. Huber (Republican) 52.6%
Daniel S. Cooper (Democratic) 47.4%
Michigan 19 William Broomfield
Redistricted from the 18th district
Republican 1956 Incumbent re-elected. William Broomfield (Republican) 70.4%
George Montgomery (Democratic) 28.6%
Henry Lloyd George (AI) 1.0%
Jack H. McDonald Republican 1966 Incumbent lost renomination.
Republican loss.

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