Challenger Defeats Michigan Incumbent Who Voted to Impeach Trump in Republican Congressional Primary

BYRON CENTER, Mich.—Republican John Gibbs on Aug. 3 defeated Rep. Peter Meijer (R-Mich.), in Michigan’s 3rd Congressional District Republican primary.
Meijer was one of 10 House Republicans who voted to impeach President Donald Trump. Trump endorsed Gibbs for the GOP nomination.
With 75 percent of the votes reported at 12:24 a.m. on Aug. 3, Gibbs received 51.9 percent of the vote while Meijer registered 48 percent, according to Decision Desk HQ.
Gibbs will face Democrat Hillary Scholten in November’s general election in a newly drawn 3rd District that once favored Republicans but is now friendlier to Democrats.
Scholten was unopposed in the Democratic primary….

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