Michigan - U.S. House, District 7

as of November 1

The Candidates

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Mark Schauer

  • Democrat (Incumbent)
  • Birthdate: October 2, 1961
  • Residence: Battle Creek, MI

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Tim Walberg

  • Republican
  • Birthdate: April 12, 1951
  • Residence: Tipton, MI

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Previous Results

    Michigan U.S. House (2008)

    Candidate Party Votes %
    Mark Schauer DEM 157,213 48.8%
    Tim Walberg REP 149,781 46.5%
    Lynn Meadows GRE 9,528 3%
    Ken Proctor LIB 5,675 1.8%

    U.S. President: Michigan (2008)

    Data reflect statewide results.
    Candidate Party Votes %
    Barack Obama DEM 2,872,579 57.4%
    John McCain REP 2,048,639 41%
    Ralph Nader NAT 33,085 0.7%
    Bob Barr LIB 23,716 0.5%
    Chuck Baldwin TAX 14,685 0.3%
    Cynthia McKinney GRE 8,892 0.2%

    district Election Profile

Source: Associated Press

Recent Analysis

Nov 1, 2010

New NPR Rating

Lean-R (was Toss-up)

    Oct 28, 2010

    New Sabato's Crystal Ball Rating

    Lean-R (was Toss-up)

      Sep 8, 2010

      Schauer, Walberg Go Head-To-Head Again

      In 2006, Tim Walberg, a conservative, ousted moderate Rep. Joe Schwarz in the GOP primary to win the seat. Two years later, he was defeated by Mark Schauer, a liberal in a decidedly anti-Republican year. The two are battling it out again this year. -Ken Rudin

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