TWO JULIES AND ANOTHER BEN: Three new faces to represent mid-Michigan

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Many of the people running to represent mid-Michigan are incumbents running for their third and final term in the House of Representatives. They’ll all be forced out by term limits in 2018.

But term limits have already capped the careers of three local lawmakers, opening up three House seats. They’ll be filled by two Julies and another Ben.

Julie Alexander won the seat for the 64th District in Jackson County, taking the spot vacated by Earl Poleski.

Julie Calley, the wife of Lt. Governor Brian Calley, is taking over for Mike Callton in Ionia and Barry County’s 87th District.

And voters in Shiawassee County are replacing Ben Glardon with Ben Frederick. It should be easy for Frederick, the current mayor of Owosso, to find his way around: his Facebook page says he works for the Michigan House of Representatives.

All of them are supposed to be at the Capitol on Wednesday to begin their orientation.

All three are Republicans.

 

 

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