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Houghton County


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Upper Peninsula Voting Data

The following data has been compiled by Isabelle Karl, a student researcher with Rural Insights.

This election data has been published for informational purposes only.

The following data details the election results for Congressional, Senatorial, and Presidential elections in 2016, 2018, and 2020. This collection also features the results of Michigan’s Congressional and Gubernatorial races in 2018 and 2020.

The six counties featured in this publication are the largest by population in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. This will be followed with more information on recent elections in the U.P. at a later date.

Please note that the data listed for State House Districts refers only to the specific counties under which it appears, not including the entire voting district. Some districts contain multiple counties.

Alger County

Alger County



Hillary Clinton (D)2,585
Donald Trump (R)1,663


U.S. Senate

Debbie Stabenow (D)1,911
John James (R)2,162

State Gubernatorial

Gretchen Whitmer (D)1,950
Bill Schutte (R)2,097



Joseph Biden (D)2,053
Donald Trump (R)3,014

U.S. Senate

Gary Peters (D)2,089
John James (R)2,919

1st Congressional District Representative

Dana Ferguson (D)1,936
Jack Bergman (R)3,063
Ben Boren (Libertarian)64

109th District State House Representative

Sara Cabensy (D)2,321
Melody Wagner (R)2,634
Jim Hafeman (UST)55

Baraga County
Chippewa County
Delta County
Dickinson County
Gogebic County
Houghton County
Iron County
Keeweenaw County
Luce County
Mackinac County
Marquette County
Menominee County
Ontonagon County
Schoolcraft County