Stevens is leading Ambrose for the Oakland County U.S. seat

Democratic U.S. Rep. Haley Stevens won a third term in Congress on Tuesday, defeating Republican Mark Ambrose in Oakland’s 11th District.

Stevens of Birmingham had 63% Ambrose of Bloomfield Township received 37 votes%according to unofficial declarations, 38% of votes were counted.

Stevens’ victory in the new 11th District follows a tight Democratic primary in which she defeated fellow state Rep. Andy Levin of Bloomfield Township by 20 percent.

Stevens unseated a GOP district in 2018 to succeed retiring Rep. Dave Trott, but the new 11th District lines are much more favorable to Democrats after the redistricting process.

Stevens, 39, serves on the House Education and Labor Committee and the House Science, Space and Technology Panel, chairing the Subcommittee on Research and Technology.

Ambrose is an Oakland County native, financial analyst and former Army reservist.

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