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Voters set to fill 2 vacancies in Michigan House

GRAND BLANC, Mich. (AP) - Voters in parts of Genesee and Oakland counties are participating in special elections to fill vacancies in the Michigan House.

Republicans will maintain their majority in the House no matter how Tuesday's elections turn out.

The race in part of Genesee County includes Republican Joseph Graves, Democrat Steven Losey and Cary Neuville-Justice of the Green Party. The winner will serve the rest of the year in place of former Republican Rep. Paul Scott of Grand Blanc.

The Oakland County race includes Democrat Tim Greimel and Republican Bob Gray. The winner will serve the rest of the year in place of former Democratic Rep. Tim Melton of Auburn Hills.

Republicans hold a 62-46 edge over Democrats in the House, which has the two vacancies to be filled Tuesday.

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