Fitchett-Hickson challenges Sneller in bid for third term as 50th District state representative

Fitchett-Hickson challenges Sneller in bid for third term as 50th District state representative

Incumbent state Rep. Tim Sneller, D-Burton (left), faces Republican Christina Fitchett-Hickson of Burton in the 50th District. GENESEE COUNTY, MI — A state government veteran who’s seeking his third term in the Michigan House of Representatives is being challenged by a former teacher and Burton resident in the 50th District. Incumbent Tim Sneller, D-Burton, is opposed by Republican Christina Fitchett-Hickson in the race to represent voters in the cities of Grand Blanc and Burton, as well as Grand Blanc and Mundy townships. Sneller won his primary election with 9,741 vote while Fitchett-Hickson won a three-way Republican primary with 2,446 of 6,207 votes cast. This year, MLive Media Group partnered with the League of Women Voters of Michigan to provide candidate information for readers. Each candidate was asked to outline their stances on a variety of public policy issues. Information on all state and federal races and many of Michigan’s county and local races is available at Vote411.org , an online voter guide created by the League of Women Voters. The following background information was provided by each candidate. Sneller is in his second term as a state legislator and worked more than 30 years as a legislative aide. He graduated from Burton Bentley High School and earned both a bachelor’s degree and a secondary teaching certificate from the University of Michigan-Flint. He previously worked at General Motors’ Flint Assembly plant. Fitchett-Hickson is a small business owner, precinct delegate and independent contractor in sales and marketing. She worked as a […]

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