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Steve Carmody / Michigan Radio

The wife of Flint’s mayor won Tuesday’s Democratic primary in a special election to fill his old vacant state House seat.

Cynthia Neeley was the clear winner in Tuesday’s Democratic primary in a special election to fill the vacant 34th District seat.

Neeley’s husband Sheldon resigned from the seat last year after being elected Flint mayor.

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A large field of candidates will be on the ballot this week as Flint voters decide who they want to represent them in Lansing.