Our Candidates

Elissa Slotkin

MI-08 (Lansing)



  • Defeated two-term incumbent Republican Mike Bishop by 3 points in a district that Hillary Clinton lost by 7 and President Obama lost by 4.  First Democrat to win this seat since 2000 when Sen. Debbie Stabenow was its Representative

  • Served three tours in Iraq as a CIA intelligence officer; worked in national security roles for the Bush and Obama administrations; first time candidate

  • Committees:  Armed Services;  Homeland Security