Whitmer Elected Governor

By | 2018-11-07T07:43:48-05:00 November 7th, 2018|Election, Statewide Races|

Leading by tens of thousands of votes, Democratic gubernatorial candidate Gretchen Whitmer won the race over Republican Bill Schuette by a nearly 10 percentage point lead. Addressing her constituents at MotorCity Casino Hotel in Detroit, [...]

LGBTQ Ally Sam Bagenstos Vies for Seat on Mich. Supreme Court

By | 2018-10-09T15:33:42-05:00 October 2nd, 2018|Election, Election 2018, Michigan, News, Statewide Races|

Considered by some to be the most important race for the people, the campaign for justice of the Michigan Supreme Court can often be overlooked when the public is particularly focused on the gubernatorial and congressional races. This year, two of the court's seven seats are up for consideration and following the November election, 25-year strong civil rights attorney Sam Bagenstos is hoping to fill one of them.

When There Were Seven

By | 2018-10-03T15:40:56-05:00 May 16th, 2018|Election, Election 2018, Michigan, News, Statewide Races|

Come Jan. 1 there will be a new governor, but for now, there are seven competing for the position. And, with all seven people vying to occupy the office sitting on a simple stage in East Lansing May 10, one would expect a clash of ideas and a battle of wills. But, the four GOP and three Democratic candidates answered questions for the Michigan Press Association with relatively few bumps.

Michigan State Senate Candidate Jeremy Moss calls February ‘Bad Month’ for LGBTQ Michiganders

By | 2018-10-03T15:54:48-05:00 February 21st, 2018|Election, Election 2018, LGBTQA Races, Michigan, News, Statewide Races|

February hasn't even ended, but anti-LGBTQ actions this month have prompted State Rep. Jeremy Moss (D-Southfield) to dub it "bad" for LGBTQ Michiganders. Moss is referring first to the appointment of Bishop Ira Combs Jr. of Jackson to the Michigan Civil Rights Commission. The Commission has eight members appointed by the governor who investigate civil rights complaints and recommend new laws to him.