With 50 percent of statewide precincts counted, today's election results show that Republican Bill Schuette will face Democrat Gretchen Whitmer in the November elections. As of 10:45 p.m., Schuette has garnered a commanding lead on the Republican ticket with 301,731 votes. Whitmer has received 345,702 votes so far.
In the race for the state house 51st district, Republican Mike Mueller has a commanding lead with 7,741 votes. Republican Drew Shapiro is trailing in second place with 2,134 votes. As of this hour, 80 percent of the votes have been counted. Mueller will face Democrat David Lossing in the November election.
In the race for county commissioner 6th district, Republican Shaun Shumaker is leading with 3,554 votes, with Republican Will Stiverson III trailing in second place with 1,920 votes. Shumaker will face Democrat Greg Curtiss in the November elections.
Complete election results, once all precincts have reported, will be published online on Wednesday, Aug. 8, and in the Sunday Weekend edition on Aug. 12 edition.