After Thwarted Kidnapping Plans, Whitmer Calls for Unity

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer addressed the State of Michigan after a plan to kidnap her and other Michigan government officials was thwarted by state and federal law enforcement agencies. She started by saying thank you to law enforcement and FBI agents who participated in stopping this [...]

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Mark LaChey

About Mark LaChey

Mark LaChey is an attorney and Chair of the LGBTQ&A Caucus of the Michigan Democratic Party. He also servers as a Vice-Chair of the Michigan Democratic Party and on the Board of The Victory Fund. Find the LGBTQ&A Caucus on Facebook.

On Nov. 6 Ballot Firsts Abound

What to say to get you to vote that isn’t already in a meme? That’s my task and conundrum. So let’s start with this: LGBTQ Michiganders, when sufficiently motivated, vote and do so in large numbers. For example, 2014 post-election modeling done by the national Stonewall Democrats determined that 14 percent of all Democratic voters in Michigan were LGBTQ. Assuming that we’re 3 to 5 percent of our state’s overall population, that outsized voting percentage is hugely significant.

By |2018-10-31T14:42:02-04:00October 31st, 2018|Opinions, Viewpoints|