District 13: U.S. Rep. John Conyers Defeats Jeff Gorman
District 13: U.S. Rep. John Conyers defeats Jeff Gorman
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U.S. Rep. John Conyers Jr. will remain the longest-serving member of Congress after pulling off another re-election victory in Michigan’s 13th District on Tuesday.
The race between the 87-year-old Detroit Democrat and his Republican challenger Jeff Gorman was called by the Associated Press on Tuesday with Conyers leading by a margin of 81 to 11 percent.
Gorman, 60, is a retired commercial airline pilot and Naval aviator from Garden City whose platform called for downsizing and simplifying the federal government.
The district includes western Detroit, River Rouge, …