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Dana Nessel Clinches AG Spot Over Speaker Of The House Leonard

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Democrat Dana Nessel will be Michigan’s next attorney general.

Democrats swept the top of Michigan’s ballot – Winning races for governor, secretary of state, and U.S. Senate.

It’s been a tight race, but Nessel’s opponent – Speaker of the House Tom Leonard – conceded Wednesday morning During a speech before results were finalized, Nessel said she would be an Attorney General for everyone in Michigan. 

“I don’t care what your race, or your religion, or your ethnicity, or your national origin, or your sexual orientation, or your gender identity – you belong here!” Nessel excalimed during her victory speech.

Nessel will be the first openly gay person to hold statewide office in Michigan.

Before becoming the newest Capitol reporter for Michigan Public Radio Network, Cheyna Roth was an attorney. She spent her days fighting it out in court as an assistant prosecuting attorney for Ionia County.
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