Top Democratic candidates, Schauer and Peters, headline 14th District fundraiser
SOUTHFIELD — Top state Democratic candidates will appear at the 14th Congressional District Democratic Party Organization’s annual fundraiser on July 25.
Democratic gubernatorial candidate Mark Schauer, a former state senator and U.S. Congressman from Battle Creek, will be keynote speaker for the event. According to recent polls, Schauer is embroiled in a tight contest for the governorship.
U.S. Senate candidate Gary Peters will also speak at the dinner. Peters currently represents the 14th District in the U.S. House of Representatives and is a former State Senator. Endorsed Democratic candidates for local, county and state offices will also be spotlighted.
The 14th Congressional District includes Detroit, the Grosse Pointe communities, Southfield, Oak Park, Farmington Hills and Pontiac. The event will be held at the Westin Hotel (1500 Town Center in Southfield) at 6:30 p.m.
Tickets for the dinner are $65. Visit www.14thdistrictdems.org, or call 313.451.3367 to purchase tickets.