Former GOP Rep. Mulls Comeback

Former GOP Rep. Mike Bishop (Mich.) is mulling waging a comeback bid after losing his House seat in the 2018 midterms.

A source familiar with the matter confirmed to The Hill that Bishop, who served in the House for two terms before losing his seat to Rep. Elissa Slotkin (D-Mich.), is “seriously considering” another House campaign. The source advised that Bishop is likely to wait to see how Michigan’s congressional lines are ultimately drawn before making a final decision.

When reached by The Hill, Bishop confirmed that he is “very interested” in another campaign but insisted he would await the results of the map drawing process by Michigan’s redistricting commission.

“I feel very optimistic about the direction the commission is going,” he said. “Realistically, I have to wait for them to conclude, and that’s just a function of time.”

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