09/06/2012 10:13 am ET Updated Nov 06, 2012

Bentivolio Wins 11th District; Many Angry At Cost Of Primary

Milford candidate and tea party favorite Kerry Bentivolio beat out four other Republican candidates Wednesday to win the special primary election to fill the remainder of former U.S. Rep. Thaddeus McCotter's term.

Bentivolio beat former state Rep. Nancy Cassis by just 25 votes in the Oakland County communities voting Wednesday and won by 1,451 votes in Wayne County in his bid to replace McCotter in the old 11th District.

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