Democrat Gretchen Whitmer celebrates Michigan primary win

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DETROIT (Gray DC) -- Gretchen Whitmer is Michigan's Democratic gubernatorial nominee.

Tuesday evening she spoke to a crowd at Detroit's Motor City Casino.

Whitmer thanked her Democratic primary opponents Abdul El-Sayed and Shri Thanedar.

Whitmer said, “I extend a hand to them, we have already talked tonight, there is a place for you as we move forward.”

She also made a pitch to their supporters, she said, “And of course to the thousands of people who were their supporters, this is a big tent, join us come on inside.”

On the Republican side Michigan Attorney General won his primary. Whitmer told her supporters, “We got a lot of work to do, we need to throw Bill Schuette a big retirement party come November 6th.”

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