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.
Republican Gov. Rick Snyder and Democrat Mark Schauer meet Sunday night in Detroit for their only scheduled debate in what is a competitive race.
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.
The Grand Rapids area hasn’t produced a Supreme Court justice in decades, but William Murphy or James Redford could break that streak. Both live in East Grand Rapids.
With the November gubernatorial election just weeks away – two of the candidates for the role spoke with WWJ Newsradio.
“You have people that simply think they can earn an office by lying about things. That’s not right.”
“That’s a very dangerous area to get into…”
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.