abdul el-sayed

Gubernatorial Democratic Candidates
Gretchen Whitmer, Shri Thanedar and Abdul El-Sayed / Facebook

A former legislative leader with the establishment's backing is hoping to fend off two political newcomers who have staked out positions to her left in the race to be the Democratic nominee for Michigan governor.

 Michigan capitol building at sunset
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Corporate donations have become a central issue in the Michigan Democratic contest for governor as the three candidates try to woo progressive voters ahead of the Aug. 7 primary.

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Abdul El-Sayed
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Abdul El-Sayed / Facebook

A New York congressional candidate who recently shocked the political establishment by beating a 10-term congressman in a primary is campaigning in Michigan for Democratic gubernatorial candidate Dr. Abdul El-Sayed.

Bernie Sanders photo
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U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont endorsed Dr. Abdul El-Sayed in Michigan's race for governor on Wednesday, providing a boost to the candidate in the closing weeks of the Democratic primary.

Michigan's Democratic race for governor may generally be more cordial than the Republican battle, where negative TV ads and candidate attacks have been steady for months.

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez
Jesse Korman / Facebook/Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is back on the campaign trail, but this time in the Midwest.

Former legislative leader Gretchen Whitmer, businessman Shri Thanedar and ex-Detroit health director Abdul El-Sayed
WLNS-TV screenshot (WKAR media partner)

The three Democrats running for Michigan governor met for their first televised debate Wednesday night, with two decrying corporate financial influence on state politics while a third...

Gubernatorial Democratic Candidates
Gretchen Whitmer, Shri Thanedar and Abdul El-Sayed / Facebook

Democrats vying for Michigan governor head into the final two months of their primary fight with a number of new policy initiatives in hand, including a single-payer system of universal health care, a college scholarship program and a plan to offset child care costs so women can work.

Abdul El-Sayed
Abdul El-Sayed / Facebook

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Abdul El-Sayed is proposing a single-payer health care system to provide medical insurance to every Michigan resident until age 65.

Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette
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Republican gubernatorial candidate Bill Schuette on Thursday voluntarily issued a financial disclosure statement showing personal assets totaling more than $13 million — largely investments held in blind trusts or property he inherited in the U.S. Virgin Islands and Colorado.

Gubernatorial Democratic Candidates
Gretchen Whitmer, Shri Thanedar and Abdul El-Sayed / Facebook

Michigan's three Democratic candidates for governor will meet for two televised debates.

Abdul El-Sayed
Abdul El-Sayed / Facebook

The Michigan Democratic Party says the matter of whether gubernatorial candidate Abdul El-Sayed is eligible to run is settled following a court decision and a ruling by the state elections bureau.

Abdul El-Sayed, Patrick Colbeck
pictures from campaign websites

The four Republicans and three Democrats running for governor appeared together Thursday for the first time. Arguments about ethics and racism broke out at the forum.


Abdul El-Sayed
Abdul El-Sayed / Facebook

The Michigan elections bureau has rejected challenges to the candidacy of Democratic gubernatorial candidate Abdul El-Sayed.

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Shri Thanedar is challenging the ballot eligibility of one of his opponents.

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