Upton clinches Mich. 6th District seat

By: Barbara Harrington Email
By: Barbara Harrington Email

Fred Upton has held onto his 6th-District seat for a 14th term in Michigan Tuesday night.

Upton sought to keep his seat as U.S. Representative in a battle against Democrat Mike O'Brien.

"The bottom line is that we have to work together," Upton explained Tuesday. "Our district cares not whether you have a 'R' or a 'D' next to your name for Republican or democrat, it wants the job done. That's what we gotta do. We gotta work together."

Upton gave equivalent of victory speech at 10:45 p.m. in which he thanked constituents for voting him in for another term.

There was loud celebration and niece Kate Upton stopped by to show her support for her uncle.

NewsCenter 16's Barbara Harrington was live from St. Joseph. Click the video to watch.

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