Shri Thanedar

Michigan Poll Shows Strong Support for Rashida Tlaib, but Not Shri Thanedar

Top, from left: Rashida Tlaib, Phil Cavanagh, Ralph Godbee. Bottom: Shri Thanedar, Janice Winfrey, Michael Griffie. With just over six months until the Aug. 2 Democratic primary, U.S. Rep. Rashida Tlaib leads overwhelmingly in a poll of likely voters in the new 12th Congressional District with 62 percent support. The...

Shri Thanedar files to run for congressional seat held by Rashida Tlaib

First-term state Rep. Shri Thanedar made it official: He’s running for the congressional seat held by U.S. Rep. Rashida Tlaib. The Democrat filed paperwork with the Federal Election Commission on Tuesday to run for the 13th District seat, which covers large chunks of Detroit and Dearborn Heights, as well as all of Ecorse, Garden City, Highland Park, Inkster, Melvindale, Redford Township, River Rouge, Romulus, Wayne, and Westland.

Michigan Rep. Shri Thanedar to mount bid for Congressional seat held by Tlaib

Shri Thanedar says he's moving forward with plans to run for Michigan's 13th District Congressional seat next fall, setting up a possible challenge of Rep. Rashida Tlaib. The Democratic gubernatorial candidate-turned-state rep told Deadline Detroit Tuesday that he's filed candidate paperwork with the Federal Election Commission. He said last month that he was considering a bid for Congress and had formed an exploratory committee.

State Rep. Shri Thanedar Wants Rashida Tlaib's Seat

Democratic former gubernatorial hopeful and multimillionaire Shri Thanedar says he's running for Congress in 2022 for the 13th District seat currently held by Rashida Tlaib. Thanedar is an immigrant, Ph.D. scientist, entrepreneur, and a family man who grew up in a working-class family. He describes himself as "Dedicated to racial, social and economic equity and justice for all. That means ensuring all Michiganders have access to early-childhood education, equitably funded K-12 schools, higher minimum wage, and affordable healthcare."

State Rep. Shri Thanedar Plans Run For Congressional Seat In Detroit

DETROIT (AP) — State Rep. Shri Thanedar, who ran for governor in 2018, plans to run for a congressional seat that will likely include much of Detroit. Thanedar, a Democrat, said Monday he is forming an exploratory committee. Michigan’s once-a-decade redistricting process is not complete, but the new, pending 13th District is expected to cover a lot of Detroit and nearby areas such as Highland Park, Hamtramck, and the Grosse Pointes.

Michigan State Rep. Shri Thanedar Wants Rashida Tlaib's U.S. House seat

Detroit Democrat Shri Thanedar, the former gubernatorial candidate who was elected to the state House last year, says he's running for Congress in 2022 for the 13th District seat currently held by Rashida Tlaib. "Working for the people of Michigan in the State House is an honor and privilege," Thanedar...