Elections

Susan J. Demas: Michigan GOP’s redistricting scam is part of national...

In politics, coverage is almost exclusively driven by the horserace: who’s winning and who’s losing. But in Michigan, a federal three-judge panel just unanimously ruled...
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Calley emerges as Whitmer’s favorite Republican

In the four months since leaving his job as Michigan’s lieutenant governor, Brian Calley views Sunday mornings as perhaps the biggest change. Calley, who...

Law of unintended consequences: Gerrymandering ruling could cut senators’ terms short

A federal court decision Thursday that ordered Michigan to hold special elections in at least 10 state Senate districts next year could cut short...

High stakes for Michigan as SCOTUS grapples with census question

WASHINGTON — Census data shapes almost every corner of public life — from the amount of federal money funneled to school lunch programs, new...

Susan J. Demas: If you think women can’t win after 2016,...

The pink wave of 2018 — fueled by female rage — has given way to a throwback election for president in 2020. The race has,...

Federal court rules congressional maps invalid, orders state Senate elections

Updated: 4:23 p.m., 5:00 p.m., 5:19 p.m., 5:56 p.m. Judges from the U.S. Eastern District Court ruled Thursday that Michigan must redraw maps of 34...

Pence stumps in Michigan for new trade deal, Trump’s re-election

Vice President Mike Pence made a trip through Southeast Michigan Wednesday morning, touring the Dearborn Ford auto plant before appearing after a panel of...

Stevens, Benson talk voting rights with high schoolers

U.S. Rep. Haley Stevens (D-Rochester) held a roundtable discussion Tuesday on voting with some Michiganders who aren’t even eligible to cast a ballot. She was...

New: Catherine Cortez Masto, 1st Latina U.S. senator, to headline Michigan...

U.S. Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto (D-Nevada) will be the keynote speaker for the Michigan Democratic Party’s (MDP) fourth annual Legacy Dinner on May 18...

Peters taps campaign manager as he gears up for 2020

U.S. Sen. Gary Peters (D-Bloomfield Twp.) already raised almost $2 million in the first quarter for his 2020 re-election bid and now he’s hired...

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