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Michigan’s 71st State House District

Voters who care about health care have a clear choice in the in Michigan's 71st State House District race. State Rep. Angela Witwer has been a steadfast champion for the health of Michiganders, fighting to ensure we can all afford the high-quality health care we deserve, no matter where you live, how much you make, or the color of your skin. Gina Johnsen would put her extreme ideology over the health and well-being of women and families.

Learn more about where Michigan’s 71st State House District candidates stand on health care and reproductive rights before you turn in your ballot for the November 3rd General Election.


Gina Johnsen, Republican Challenger

Gina Johnsen’s dangerous agenda would put politics over people, making it even harder for Michiganders to access the care we need to live healthy, full lives and take care of our families.

Gina Johnsen has called for a complete ban on abortion - without exceptions for the life of the pregnant patient.

Johnsen’s extreme agenda would put pregnant Michiganders in danger.

In addition to her anti-abortion agenda, Johnsen supports defunding Planned Parenthood health centers, cutting off access to birth control, cancer screenings and other essential preventative care. Johnsen has also uplifted false claims that vaccines are not safe or effective.

We cannot trust Gina Johnsen with our health care. Vote AGAINST Gina Johnsen by November 3.


State Rep. Angela Witwer, Democratic Incumbent

Endorsed by Planned Parenthood Advocates of Michigan

State Rep. Angela Witwer knows it’s becoming harder and harder for working people - whether black, brown or white - to afford health care and build a future for our families.

That’s why she’s fought against every attempt by politicians and special interest groups to block access to health care. You can trust State Rep. Angela Witwer to put your health and well-being before politics.

You can trust State Rep. Angela Witwer to:

  • Protect and expand access to health care

  • Stand with Planned Parenthood patients and health centers

  • Fight back against attacks on reproductive rights

  • Support accurate, comprehensive sex education programs for young Michiganders

  • Support measures that increase access to domestic violence assistance, adequate wages, earned paid leave time, safe homes and more


Take Action:

Ready to cast your vote for reproductive health champions? View our full endorsement guide and then make a plan to vote.


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