Free Press endorsements for the state House and Senate

House District 38

Northville, Novi, South Lyon, Walled Lake, and the townships of Lyon and Novi

Rep. Kathy Crawford (R-Novi), 76,  has held this seat since she swapped jobs with her husband and predecessor, Oakland County Commissioner Hugh Crawford. But her cheerful complacency about Michigan's chronic underinvestment in roads and public education are at odds with the urgent needs of her growing district 

Democrat KELLY BREEN, a 40-year-old lawyer who sits on the Novi City Council, is more in touch with the challenges confronting her increasingly diverse community.