Posted Nov. 4, 2020 | By Lori Qualls
Incumbent Annette Glenn, Republican, will again represent the Midland area in the state House of Representatives 98th District.
With 100 percent of all the district’s precincts reporting, according to the Associated Press, Glenn had 28,448 votes (59%) and her Democrat opponent Sarah Schulz had 20,029 (41%) votes. Both are from Midland.
“I am honored and humbled that the residents of Bay and Midland counties have put their trust in me again to represent them in Lansing,” stated Glenn in a statement released Wednesday afternoon. “I do not take this job lightly, and I am looking forward to helping lead Michigan into the future as we work towards making our state a better place to live and work for each of us.”
Midland County voters gave Glenn 21,184 votes and Schulz, 16,636 votes. In the City of Midland, Glenn captured 12,478 votes and Schulz 11,903 votes.
“These past two years have certainly been challenging, but I am energized and ready to continue serving the residents of Bay and Midland counties,” Glenn stated. “As a parent, grandmother, and your Representative, I will continue focusing on the issues important to each of us: restarting our economy, rebuilding our community, and restoring our faith and trust in state government.”
The 98th district includes the City of Midland, village of Sanford and Homer, Jerome, Larkin, Lee, Lincoln and Midland townships in Midland County as well parts of Bay County, including Auburn and Williams Township.
Glenn was elected in 2018 to the 98th Michigan House district as the first woman to hold the seat.
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