Rep. Andy Levin elected to 2nd term in U.S. Congress, AP projects

Posted at 5:17 AM, Nov 04, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-04 05:19:06-05

(WXYZ) — Democratic Rep. Andy Levin has been re-elected to his 2nd term in U.S. Congress, beating out Republican Charles Langworthy, Libertarian Mike Saliba and Working Class Party candidate Andrea Kirby.

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Levin represents Michigan’s 9th district, which includes parts of Oakland and Macomb counties.

He was first elected in 2018, taking over for his father, Rep. Sander Levin. He also comes from a powerful political family, as his uncle is former long-term Sen. Carl Levin.

In 2018, Levin won with nearly 60% of the vote, and Democrats have dominated the district going back to the early 2000s.

His Democratic colleagues from metro Detroit – Reps. Rashida Tlaib, Brenda Lawrence and Debbie Dingell also will win re-election, the AP projects.