U.S Representative Dan Benishek Claims Victory In District Primary

Republican U.S. Representative Dan Benishek has defeated challenger Alan Arcand in the first District Primary covering part of northern Michigan and the Upper Peninsula.

With 29 percent of precincts reporting, the margin is wide enough to call the race.

Benishek garnering 70 percent to Arcand’s 30 percent.

Benishek will face retired National Guard General and Sheriff Jerry Cannon in November.

Cannon had no Democratic primary opponent.