Virgil Bernero

Virgil Bernero

Virgil "Virg" Bernero (born March 31, 1964) is the current mayor of Lansing, Michigan, elected on November 8, 2005 and re-elected on November 3, 2009. He is a member of the Democratic Party. Prior to serving as mayor, Bernero served as a legislative aide, an Ingham County Commissioner and as a member of the Michigan House of Representatives and the Michigan Senate. He was the Democratic nominee for Governor of Michigan in 2010, losing in the November 2 general election to Republican Rick Snyder.

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Virgil Bernero - Political Career - Campaign For Michigan Governor
... Bernero officially announced his intention to run for Governor of Michigan on February 8, 2010 ... On August 3, 2010, Bernero defeated primary challenger Andy Dillon by 90,326 votes or nearly 20 percentage points ... Bernero lost to Republican Candidate Snyder, garnering 39.9% of the vote to Snyder's 58.11% ...

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