Second Republican enters race for Mid-Michigan seat in Congress

April 3, 2024

MID-MICHIGAN (WJRT) - A Midland woman has announced that she is running for the 8th congressional district in the U.S. House of Representatives as a conservative.

Mary Draves announced on Wednesday that she is running to succeed longtime Congressman Dan Kildee, who announced plans to retire at the end of his current term.

Draves is a lifelong resident of Midland. She attended Midland Public Schools and graduated from Saginaw Valley State University with two degrees.

Draves began working at Dow Chemical when she was a full-time student. Following 29 years of working there, she earned an executive-level position.

She is running for Congress to preserve the American Dream.

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