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Richardville likely to take top spot among state Senators

State Senator Randy Richardville
Photo courtesy of www.senate.michigan.gov
State Senator Randy Richardville at the state Capitol

It appears that Republican state Senator Randy Richardville, who represents Michigan's 17th Senate District, will be the state's next Senate Majority Leader.  On it's Facebook page, the Gongwer News Service says, "Richardville is assured election... as incoming Senator John Pross will drop out of the race."  

Senate Democratselected state Senator Gretchen Whitmer yesterday as their caucus leader. 

Richardville won a second-term in the state Senate on Tuesday by defeatingJohn Spencer. 

He spentthree terms in the Michigan House of Representatives from 1999-2004.

Zoe Clark is Michigan Public's Political Director. In this role, Clark guides coverage of the state Capitol, elections, and policy debates.