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WKAR NewsTalk Election Update


Follow this post for the latest Michigan and local election results and analysis from the WKAR newsroom.

UPDATE 12:23a.m.

All Things Considered host Karel Vega and news director Reginald Hardwick anchor WKAR's local and statewide all-night election coverage. We hear more from U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow who won re-election today - plus thoughts on the work ahead from new Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer. Defeated Gubernatorial Republican candidate Bill Schuette reflects. It's still a tight race between Congressional candidates Mike Bishop and Elissa Slotkin. Reginald Hardwick does the numbers.


UPDATE 11:50p.m.

Stabenow holds Senate seat. Karel and Reginald break it down.

Associated Press declares a Debbie Stabenow victory in the U.S. Senate race. WKAR's Karel Vega and Reginald Hardwick report. Plus, governor-elect Gretchen Whitmer talks about reaching across the aisle as she enters the office. And our news team breaks down the latest vote count across Michigan.


UPDATE 11:23p.m.

Karel Vega and Reginald Hardwick host WKAR's Michigan election coverage.

WKAR News reviews governor-elect Gretchen Whitmer's victory speech - and Bill Schuette's concession. News director Reginald Hardwick has the latest roundup of results as the vote count continues to come in from all across the state.


UPDATE 10:55p.m.

Whitmer declares victory. Reginald Hardwick with Michigan returns.

Governor-elect Gretchen Whitmer declares victory from the Democratic headquarters in Detroit. WKAR news director Reginald Hardwick breaks down the latest returns from all around Michigan.


UPDATE 10:25p.m.

WKAR's Karel Vega and Reginald Hardwick from the WKAR news room. Scott Pohl in Lansing with the "Yes On 1" campaign.

Karel and Reginald update the Michigan election count with some major races coming into focus...others still neck and neck. Associated Press declares Democrat Gretchen Whitmer winner in the Michigan governor's race. Scott Pohl reports from the "Yes On 1 Campaign" for Michigan marijuana legalization from the Lansing Radisson.


UPDATE 9:25 p.m.

Karel Vega and Reginald Hardwick have early returns. Reporter Kevin Lavery in Lansing.

All Things Considered host Karel Vega and news director Reginald Hardwick bring us some early Michigan returns. Kevin Lavery reports from the Lansing Center where most of the state's Republicans await results.


UPDATE 8:25 p.m. 

Karel Vega and Reginald Hardwick preview tonight's extended coverage. Cheyna Roth and Laura Michels report from Detroit and East Lansing

All Things Considered host Karel Vega and news director Reginald Hardwick bring us our first election summary in our night-long coverage on WKAR NewsTalk 105.1FM. Cheyna Roth also reports from Detroit's Democratic headquarters - and Laura Michels reports on East Lansing turnout.



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