No issue may better illustrate the gulf between the candidates than the tax changes, which the governor signed on his 145th day in office.
Former President Bill Clinton is visiting Michigan next week to campaign for gubernatorial candidate Mark Schauer and U.S. Senate candidate Gary Peters.
The strategy mirrors what Democrats are emphasizing nationally — pay equity, birth control and the right to abortion — in an attempt to rally women increasingly important to their election hopes.
It may be merely symbolic, but Michigan voters will get a chance during the Nov. 4 election to send a message about whether hunters should be permitted to target the gray wolf.
The last three times incumbent governors sought re-election — 2006, 1998 and 1994 — were blowouts.
The fight for House control in the Nov. 4 election will determine the ease or difficulty with which Republican Gov. Rick Snyder or Democratic challenger Mark Schauer can enact his agenda in the next Legislature.
“You have people that simply think they can earn an office by lying about things. That’s not right.”
A marijuana legalization proposal will not appear on the ballot in East Lansing this November.
Just five weeks away from Election Day, Michigan Governor Rick Snyder visited the campus of Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo on Monday night.
Both Mark Schauer and incumbent Rick Snyder know the major political obstacles to dedicating $1.2 to $2 billion more a year to roads and bridges in Michigan.