Gov. Rick Snyder and Lieutenant Governor Brian Calley have given their endorsements for race.
They are urging voters to support Republican in the November general election. Bentivolio beat out Republican Nancy Cassis in the Tuesday night primary to advance to the general election ballot. Bentivolio is set to run against of Canton in November.
Bentivolio also got Snyder's endorsement for the election. He will be running in the September special election to fill the seat resigned by Thaddeus McCotter in July. He will face fellow Republicans Cassis, Steve King, Kenneth Crider and Carolyn Cavanagh and Democrat David Curson.
“I’m honored to have the support of Governor Snyder and Lt. Governor Calley,” Bentivolio said in a press release. "Governor Snyder and Lt. Governor Calley are doing an excellent job of leading a Michigan comeback. I will work hard to bring similar common sense solutions to Washington D.C."
Governor Snyder congratulated Bentivolio on his Tuesday night primary election win.
"I proudly endorse him for both the special election and the general election and look forward to working with him to continue our Michigan comeback and put the country on a path to recovery. Now is the time for us to unite," Snyder said in the press release.