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

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Republican gubernatorial candidate Bill Schuette is featuring his support from President Donald Trump in a new TV ad.

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

Brian Calley
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Lieutenant Governor Brian Calley is the fourth Republican running for governor to file petition signatures to appear on the primary ballot. As we hear from Capitol Bureau Chief Rick Pluta, he wants to succeed Governor Rick Snyder.


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Democratic gubernatorial candidate Gretchen Whitmer on Thursday filed 30,000 voter signatures to qualify for the ballot, pledging to make Michigan a state where young people stay and outsiders move to for opportunities.

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Democrat Gretchen Whitmer won another key endorsement from organized labor Monday in the race for Michigan governor, this time from the state's largest union.

Lt. Gov. Brian Calley
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Republican Lt. Gov. Brian Calley on Friday launched his gubernatorial campaign's first TV ad, in which he touts Michigan's economic gains this decade while saying the job is not finished.

 Republican gubernatorial candidate Bill Schuette has submitted 26,000 voter signatures to qualify for the August primary, the same day Democratic rival Gretchen Whitmer secured another union endorsement.

Lt. Gov. Brian Calley
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Republican gubernatorial candidate Brian Calley's campaign director is turning down a $150,000 contract to help with Flint's economic development, saying doing both jobs would be a detriment to Flint and himself.

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Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan is endorsing Democrat Gretchen Whitmer in her run for governor.

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The former campaign manager for Michigan Democratic gubernatorial candidate Gretchen Whitmer said Friday that he resigned due to allegations that he had said "manipulative and insulting things" to a co-worker on an old campaign and had "communicated inappropriately" with others at that time.

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One of the Democratic candidates for Michigan governor announced she asked for the resignation of her campaign manager after details of "inappropriate behavior in the workplace" surfaced. 

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The Michigan Education Association has endorsed Gretchen Whitmer for governor.

According to WLNS-TV, Democratic gubernatorial candidate Gretchen Whitmer has written a letter to Michigan State University's Board of Trustees urging the removal of President Lou Anna K. Simon. She is the latest to ask for changes at the top after the discovery of a campus doctor who sexually assaulted girls and women. 

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