This month Michigan saw the most expensive primary races for governor ever in the state, and it's just getting started.
Secretary of State Ruth Johnson is asking a federal judge to reconsider his decision to allow straight-ticket voting on the November 2018 ballot, according to an emergency court motion filed Tuesday.
Votes for Democrats in the gubernatorial primary on Aug. 7 increased by 334 percent in Ottawa County, according to Secretary of State data.
A U.S. House district representing Detroit and some surrounding cities has made some major news.
Incumbent staves off Republican challenger to face Spring Lake Democrat in November.
Victory to move on in race to represent Ottawa County residents in state Senate
The West Olive man received 58.8 percent of the 3,288 votes cast for the race in Tuesday’s primary election. Challenger Pat VerDuin received 41.2 percent.
DETROIT (AP) — Michigan businessman John James, a black Iraq War veteran who was endorsed by President Donald Trump, won the Republican nomination Tuesday and will take on Democratic Sen. Debbie Stabenow this fall.
Former Democratic legislative leader Gretchen Whitmer and Republican state Attorney General Bill Schuette won the nominations for Michigan governor on Tuesday, besting five other candidates who were also vying to succeed term-limited GOP Gov. Rick Snyder.
Tuesday's primary election will narrow the field in many contested races.
The Tribune distributed questionnaires to candidates in contested races in the upcoming Aug. 7 primary elections. Their responses are listed below.
Here are the Tribune questionnaires filled out by the candidates running for the state Senate 30th District seat in the Aug. 7 primary.
LANSING — 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.