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Mike Pence and John James
Courtesy / Mike Pence, John James

Vice President Mike Pence is coming to Michigan to raise money for Republican U.S. Senate candidate John James.

Michigan Republican Convention
Cheyna Roth / MPRN

The Michigan Republican party has its ticket finalized for the November election. While multiple people called for unity, there is still some discontent within the party. 

Democrats Choose Two MSU Board of Trustees Nominees

Aug 26, 2018
Brianna Scott, Kelly Tebay
Campaign Facebook pages

A woman who says she’s a survivor of a sexual assault that happened while she was a student at Michigan State University and a former prosecutor who became pregnant while studying at MSU are the two Democratic nominees for the MSU Board of Trustees.


Mike Miller, Dave Dutch, Brianna Scott, Kelly Tebay
Campaign websites & Facebook pages

On Saturday, the GOP and Democratic Michigan conventions nominated candidates for three university boards and the State Board of Education. 

Garlin Gilchrist II, Gretchen Whitmer
Cheyna Roth / MPRN

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Gretchen Whitmer has announced that her running mate is Garlin Gilchrist II, who runs the University of Michigan's Center for Social Media Responsibility.


A former national security advisor will take on the Republican incumbent in the race for the 8th Congressional District which runs from Lansing to Detroit. 


Detroit-area businessman and Iraq War veteran John James has won the Republican nomination to run against Democratic Sen. Debbie Stabenow this fall.

Sandy Pensler and John James
Sandy Pensler Facebook / Courtesy John James

Michigan Republicans' uphill bid to grab hold of a U.S. Senate seat for just the second time in 40 years starts with an increasingly testy primary between two Detroit-area businessmen who are trading barbs over Donald Trump and their own business records.

John James
Courtesy / John James

President Donald Trump is endorsing John James in Michigan's Republican primary for U.S. Senate, tweeting that he rarely has seen such a "spectacular" candidate with "such great potential."

Brian Calley, Bill Schuette
Michigan.gov

Lt. Gov. Brian Calley is opening a new attack against Bill Schuette in the Republican gubernatorial primary, accusing him of not working much as attorney general.

Maria Palmo / WKAR-MSU

Two Republicans hoping to face off against incumbent Debbie Stabenow in November’s US Senate race debated this morning on WKAR’s Off The Record. Katie Cook has more.

 


DPTV / DPTV

Six Republicans and Democrats running for governor faced each other in a debate Thursday night on Mackinac Island. There was a lot of talk, but no knock-out blows. 


Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette
www.billschuette.com

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.

Brian Calley, Bill Schuette
Michigan.gov

Republican Lt. Gov. Brian Calley lodged new accusations against gubernatorial rival Bill Schuette on Thursday, saying the attorney general was personally involved in the transfer of property in the U.S. Virgin Islands while all of his assets were supposed to be in a blind trust.

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.


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