Levin was unseated by fellow Democrat Stevens in Michigan

Rep. Haley Stevens (D) is projected to defeat fellow Rep. Andy Levin (D) in Michigan’s 11th District Democratic primary.

The Associated Press announced Stevens’ race at 10:46 p.m. E.T.

Stevens and Levin were elected four years ago in the 2018 midterm elections, which saw Democrats regain control of the House of Representatives. But the redistricting process has forced them into a head-to-head matchup that will ultimately determine who will seek a third term in November.

Stevens and Levin ran on different stripes in the primary, with Stevens cutting a more moderate reputation and Levin positioning himself as more progressive.

Stevens eventually made it to the primaries with a financial advantage over Levin. Their most recent federal filings show Stevens has nearly $1.5 million. USD, and Levin USD 726,000.

But Levin also had the advantage of name recognition. Although in 2018 was elected to the House of Representatives, his father, former Rep. Sander Levin (D-Mich.) has represented the district for more than three and a half decades, and his uncle is the late Sen. Carl Levin (D-Mich.).

The race has drawn attention from pro-Israel groups, with the J Street PAC supporting the more left-leaning Levin and the American Israel Public Affairs Committee PAC backing Stevens.

Michigan’s 11th District is heavily Democratic, so Stevens may have an easier time getting re-elected this year, having won twice before in a more competitive district.

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