Elissa Slotkin wins Michigan's 8th Congressional District seat

Rep. Mike Bishop, a Republican, has lost a bid for reelection in Michigan's 8th Congressional District to Elissa Slotkin, a Democrat.

With all precincts reporting, Slotkin has 50.6 percent of the vote, followed by Bishop with 46.8 percent.

Bishop has represented the district in the House since 2015.

Democrats have gained a majority in the House, with 235 seats in the next Congress. All of Michigan's House seats have been decided; two switched hands, all going to Democrats.

The number of votes cast for Democrats in House races has increased 55.0 percent from the 2014 midterms, compared with an increase of 25.6 percent for Republicans.

The district went for President Trump, a Republican, in 2016 by a margin of 6.7 points. Trump won Michigan by 0.2 points.

Data is from the Associated Press. This story may be updated if more information becomes available. It is powered by Heliograf, The Post's artificial intelligence system.

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