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President of the Michigan Board of Education announces bid for 2024 Senate Race

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Another Democrat launched her campaign for Michigan’s open U-S Senate seat in 20-24.

Pamela Pugh [PEW] is the president of the Michigan Board of Education.

She officially kicked off her campaign to replace outgoing Senator Debbie Stabenow during an event in Flint today [TUES].

Pugh said, “This campaign is about making sure that the voices of Flint...and the communities like Flint across this country...that those voices will never be ignored again.”

Pugh joins a growing field of Democrats...including Congresswoman Elissa Slotkin....former state representative Leslie Love....businessman Nasser Beydoun and attorney Zack Burns. 

Businessman Michael Hoover and Nikki Snyder...a member of the Michigan State Board of Education.... have launched campaigns for the Republican nomination.

Steve Carmody has been a reporter for Michigan Radio since 2005. Steve previously worked at public radio and television stations in Florida, Oklahoma and Kentucky, and also has extensive experience in commercial broadcasting. During his two and a half decades in broadcasting, Steve has won numerous awards, including accolades from the Associated Press and Radio and Television News Directors Association. Away from the broadcast booth, Steve is an avid reader and movie fanatic. Q&A