August 06, 2008 LAPEER COUNTY — Republican Kevin Daley will square off against Democratic contender Bill Marquardt for a bid at the 82nd District State Representative seat in the November general election.
In a tight race, Daley edged out Republican candidate Gary Howell with 3,788 votes to Howell's 3,338. Marquardt garnered 1,771 votes, beating fellow Democrats Jason Blauet (458) and Bernard Jocuns (274).
Longtime Lapeer County Clerk Sally Eilersen was unseated by Republican contender Dana Miller. Miller garnered 6,112 votes, while 3,928 were tallied for Eilersen.