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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
aimee stephens supreme court

U.S. Supreme Court Rules Federal Law Protects LGBTQ+ Workers

Redford resident Aimee Stephen has won her historic case
whitmer vice president

Weighing Gov. Whitmer’s Odds of Becoming Joe Biden’s Running Mate

Whitmer for Veep? Here are the pros and cons.
trump social media

A U-M Media Law Professor on Trump’s Social Media Executive Order

Len Niehoff discusses what the controversial order gets wrong about the First Amendment and how it could affect the way social movements, like Black Lives Matter, organize online
sb 945 - michigan senate police reform

How Senate Bill 945 Aims to Aid Police Reform in Michigan

Plus, a look at how law enforcement training will change and why the bill is being passed now
democratic primary election events - metro detroit

7 Businesses Hosting Democratic Primary Election Events and Specials

Don't forget to grab an "I Voted" sticker on March 10
Means TV

The Founders of Means TV on Their Post-Capitalist Streaming Service

The revolution will not be televised — but it just might be binge-watched
Lena Epstein

Lena Epstein on Gender, Politics, and Business

The "unapologetic conservative" aims to be measured by her capabilities

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