Former MI-7 Congressman Joe Schwarz has publicly stated his consideration to run to reclaim his seat in 2008. Schwarz, a moderate Republican, was defeated in the August 2006 primary. Tim Walberg, the present Congressman, went on to win in the general election by less than 50% of the vote.
This tally was alarming given the fact that the district has been a stronghold for the GOP for many years. The Democratic Party has this seat at the top of their target list and has been actively recruiting candidates.
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