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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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