59th District State Representative candidates
ST. JOSEPH COUNTY — Two people are seeking election to the position of 59th District State Representative during the Nov. 8 election: Carol Higgins, a Democrat, and Aaron Miller, a Republican. The 59th District includes all of St. Joseph County and part of Cass County.
Higgins, 61, of Mendon, is a retired public school teacher, farmer, small business owner and substitute teacher. She is the firstborn of eight children and grew up on a farm in Mendon Township. Married to Larry for 26 years, she has three married daughters; two step-sons and one step-daughter; eight grandchildren. She has lived in her commissioner district for 45 years.
Miller, 29, of Sturgis, is a teacher and the current state representative. Married to Alex, he has a 17-month-old daughter Jael and a child on the way. He has lived in his commissioner district his entire life.
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