Michigan House District 8

Cook rates this race as “Tossup.”

Brian Ellison (Lib.)

Campaign

Raised

N/A

Spent

N/A

Outside Spending

Supporting

$149

Opposing

$0

Elissa Slotkin (Dem.)

Campaign

Raised

$7.5 million

Spent

$7.4 million

Outside Spending

Supporting

$5.4 million

Opposing

$5.7 million

Mike Bishop (Rep.-I)

Campaign

Raised

$3.4 million

Spent

$3.4 million

Outside Spending

Supporting

$768,026

Opposing

$4.1 million

The Firehose

Campaign data from Michigan House District 8, including real-time campaign finance filings, votes, articles via Google News, Cook Political Report rating changes and Google Trends from the last 30 days. Updated every 15 minutes. See more about our sources and methodology.

Demographics

According to the 2014 American Community Survey, the population is mostly white (82%) and black (6%). The percentage of people aged 65+, 13%, is about average. The unemployment rate is 6.4%, about average.