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Wendy Caldwell-Liddell

Community Organizer Wendy Caldwell-Liddell is Boosting Detroit Voter Turnout

The co-founder of Mobilize Detroit makes our 2021 Hour Detroiters list, a roundup of people who are quietly ­— and sometimes not so quietly — enriching life across the region
Conrad Mallett Jr.

Detroit Deputy Mayor Conrad Mallett on His Career in Public Service

The former Michigan Supreme Court justice makes our 2021 Hour Detroiters list, a roundup of people who are quietly ­— and sometimes not so quietly — enriching life across the region

Oakland County’s Dave Coulter on LGBTQ Representation and Regional Cooperation

He talks with Hour Detroit about how there's still work to do
trumpism

Essay: The Long-Term Price of Trumpism Will Devastate the GOP

Jeff Timmer, the former head of Michigan’s GOP, diagnoses the ailments he believes will doom his beloved party
political predictions

2021 Political Predictions: 8 Burning Questions Answered

Will Mike Duggan be reelected? Will Gov. Whitmer’s poll numbers stay high? What will become of twice-failed candidate John James? Our panel of pundits takes a crack at forecasting how these and other questions will pan out in the year ahead.
2020 election michigan

Your 2020 Election Breakdown

Presidential, senate, and local races: what we know, and what we don’t
election day activities

Detroit Pistons to Host Election Day Activities

The team is encouraging locals to get out and vote
Elissa Slotkin

Democrats Elissa Slotkin and Haley Stevens Take Different Paths to 2020 Reelection

Incumbency times two: a case study in contrasts
third-party voting

Local Researchers Examine How Personality Traits Lead to Third-party Voting

Plus, other Michigan researchers explore what words define the 2020 election and the role of party identification
Gov. Gretchen Whitmer

13 Charged in Plot to Kidnap Whitmer

“Hatred, bigotry, and violence have no place in the great state of Michigan,” governor says

6 Burning Questions Heading Into the Election

Will Rashida Tlaib endorse Biden? Will a third-party candidate spoil anything? Here’s what we’re wondering ahead of Nov. 3.

How Trump and Biden Compare on Key Michigan Issues

Trump vs. Biden is this fall’s main event. Here's your election breakdown.
john james

John James Runs a Cautious Race Versus Gary Peters

For someone hoping to flip a Michigan seat to red, the GOP Senate hopeful is running an awfully low-profile campaign
alex halderman

Is Your Vote Secure in Michigan? Cybersecurity Expert Alex Halderman is Cautiously Optimistic

The notoriously pessimistic University of Michigan computer security expert says there’s a lot of positive things happening in the state

The New Spokeswoman for Controversial Group Project Veritas Tells Her Side

Plymouth native Megan Piwowar is a former Michigan GOP spokeswoman who served as campaign manager in 2014 for Dave Trott’s first successful congressional campaign
supreme court michigan

Key Michigan Milestones at the Supreme Court

The state has been central to several landmark rulings
michigan 4th district

It’s A ‘Bittersweet’ Race In Michigan’s 4th District

Following the death of state Rep. Isaac Robinson, the campaign is laden with mixed emotions and a drive to carry on his legacy

How Michigan Candidates are Campaigning in the Pandemic

With handshakes and door knocks off limits, local candidates are courting voters creatively
dana nessel

Dana Nessel Doesn’t Mess Around

Michigan’s history-making attorney general has something other liberal firebrands lack — real political power — and she’s not afraid to use it

The First Openly Gay Person to Win an Election in the U.S. on the...

As a senior at the University of Michigan, Kathy Kozachenko won a seat on the Ann Arbor City Council in 1974

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