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Parties weigh Mich. voter swings

Nov 20, 2018 - The Detroit News

Lansing - Republicans will return majorities to the Michigan House and Senate next year despite winning fewer statewide votes than Democrats, a trend that a new law to combat "gerrymandering" may not fully reverse.

Democrats picked up five seats in each chamber and contend their unsuccessful bid for majority rule was complicated by political boundaries last drawn by the GOP in 2011.

But experts say the results also point to the realities of a political realignment that has been taki...