Debbie Stabenow is running for re-election for her third term in the U.S. Senate. She faces a general election race. There are currently 4 men vying in the August Republican primary to run against Senator Stabenow in the general election.
During her tenure, Senator Stabenow has been a strong advocate and leader for women's rights. She has served as the Chair of the Democratic Steering & Outreach Committee which works on Democratic policy initiatives for the Senate.
- Elected to the Ingham County Commission, 1975-78, Chair, 1976-78
- Elected to the Michigan State House of Representatives, 1978-90
- Elected to the Michigan State Senate, 1990-94
- Elected to the U.S. House of Representatives 1996-2000
- Elected to the U.S. Senate, 2000 and re-elected in 2006 with 57% of the vote
Stabenow's Positions on Key Issues: Senator Stabenow has been a strong leader and friend on all women's rights issues. She has used her position as Chair of the Democratic Steering & Outreach Committee to promote key women's rights issues within the Senate Democratic Leadership and to outreach to a whole host of women's groups.
Prospects: Re-election chances are excellent
Opponent: The Republican nominee will be chosen from the following four running in the August Primary
- Clark Durant, Co-Founder of Cornerstone School
- Gary Glenn, Former American Family Association President.
- Peter Hoekstra, former U.S. Representative and 2010 Michigan gubernatorial candidate.
- Randy Hekman, Michigan Family Forum President
Other Endorsements: Emily's List, Women's Campaign Forum, NWPC