LANSING, Mich., Sept. 10, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The Michigan Chamber of Commerce today announced its endorsements of 18 candidates seeking election to U.S. Congress, the State House and Michigan Senate. These endorsements are in addition to eight candidates the Chamber is supporting for various Congressional seats, 20 candidates seeking election to the State Senate and 52 candidates seeking election to the State House.
"We are pleased to announce the Michigan Chamber's endorsement of an additional 18 individuals seeking election to U.S. Congress, the State House and Michigan Senate," said Michigan Chamber President & CEO Rich Studley. "All of these candidates won hard-fought primaries and have demonstrated a commitment to free enterprise and a sincere desire to make Michigan the best state in the country to live, work, raise a family or build a business."
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"The Chamber membership is energized to support these candidates as they will champion common sense policies based on personal responsibility, limited government and free enterprise," noted Jim Holcomb, Executive Vice President & General Counsel for the Michigan Chamber.
A complete list of Chamber-endorsed candidates for 2018 is available at www.michamber.com/2018-candidate-endorsements.
The Michigan Chamber is a statewide business organization representing approximately 6,000 employers, trade associations and local chambers of commerce. The Michigan Chamber represents businesses of every size and type in all 83 counties of the state. Chamber members employ over one million Michigan residents. The Chamber was established in 1959 to be an advocate for Michigan's job providers in the legislative, political and legal process.
SOURCE Michigan Chamber of Commerce