Get Your Personalized Ballot from Michigan's Progressive Voter Guide

Michigan's 2018 Progressive Voter Guide

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Voter Guide 2018-09-21T09:28:44-05:00

Michigan's 2018 Progressive Voters Guide aggregates endorsements from 10+ state and national organizations dedicated to LGBTQ Issues, Women's Rights, Labor and the Environment. All in one place, you can see which candidates have the support of the progressive organizations on your own personalized statewide and local ballot. The Guide also provides right wing, conservative endorsements so voters can see which candidates, if elected, would actively work against progressive values in Michigan.

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Governor/Lt. Governor

✔ = PRO-Equality | ✖ = ANTI-Equality | -- to ✚✚ = Range of Negative To Positive Rating
Scroll For Endorsements LGBTQ Women Environ. Labor Conserv.
Candidate Party District BTL LAHR EQMI HRC Women's Orgs Planned Parenthood Sierra Club MLCV AFLCIO UAW ACU MIRTL
Whitmer, Gretchen, & Gilchrist, Garlin D Democrat ✚✚
Schuette, William &, Lyons, Lisa Posthumus Republican ➖➖
Gelineau, Bill &, Thomas, Angelique Chaiser Libertarian
Kurland, Jennifer V &, Char Davenport Green
Schleiger, Todd &, Lackie US Taxpayers
Butkovich, Keith &, Warner, Raymond Natural Law

Secretary of State

✔ = PRO-Equality | ✖ = ANTI-Equality | -- to ✚✚ = Range of Negative To Positive Rating
Scroll For Endorsements LGBTQ Women Environ. Labor Conserv.
Candidate Party District BTL LAHR EQMI HRC Women's Orgs Planned Parenthood Sierra Club MLCV AFLCIO UAW ACU MIRTL
Benson, Jocelyn Democrat ✚✚
Lang, Mary Treder Republican
Stempfle, Gregory Scott Libertarian
Gale, Robert US Taxpayers

Attorney General

✔ = PRO-Equality | ✖ = ANTI-Equality | -- to ✚✚ = Range of Negative To Positive Rating
Scroll For Endorsements LGBTQ Women Environ. Labor Conserv.
Candidate Party District BTL LAHR EQMI HRC Women's Orgs Planned Parenthood Sierra Club MLCV AFLCIO UAW ACU MIRTL
Nessel, Dana Democrat ✚✚
Leonard, Tom Republican ➖➖
Gioia, Lisa Lane Libertarian
Van Sickle, Gerald T. US Taxpayers

U.S. Senator

✔ = PRO-Equality | ✖ = ANTI-Equality | -- to ✚✚ = Range of Negative To Positive Rating
Scroll For Endorsements LGBTQ Women Environ. Labor Conserv.
Candidate Party District BTL LAHR EQMI HRC Women's Orgs Planned Parenthood Sierra Club MLCV AFLCIO UAW ACU MIRTL
Stabenow, Debbie(I) Democrat ✚✚
James, John Republican
Squier, Marcia Green
Huffman III, George E. US Taxpayers
Wilhelm, John Howard Natural Law

U.S. Representative

✔ = PRO-Equality | ✖ = ANTI-Equality | -- to ✚✚ = Range of Negative To Positive Rating
Scroll For Endorsements LGBTQ Women Environ. Labor Conserv.
Candidate Party District BTL LAHR EQMI HRC Women's Orgs Planned Parenthood Sierra Club MLCV AFLCIO UAW ACU MIRTL
Albro, Cathy Democrat 3
Amash, Justin(I) Republican 3
Gerrard, Ted US Taxpayers 3
Hilliard, Jerry Democrat 4
Moolenaar, John(I) Republican 4 ➖➖

State Senate

✔ = PRO-Equality | ✖ = ANTI-Equality | -- to ✚✚ = Range of Negative To Positive Rating
Scroll For Endorsements LGBTQ Women Environ. Labor Conserv.
Candidate Party District BTL LAHR EQMI HRC Women's Orgs Planned Parenthood Sierra Club MLCV AFLCIO UAW ACU MIRTL
Beach, Craig Democrat 28
MacGregor, Peter(I) Republican 28
Hewer, Nathan Libertarian 28
Bignell, Mark Democrat 33
Outman, Rick Republican 33
Comden, Christopher US Taxpayers 33

State House of Representatives

✔ = PRO-Equality | ✖ = ANTI-Equality | -- to ✚✚ = Range of Negative To Positive Rating
Scroll For Endorsements LGBTQ Women Environ. Labor Conserv.
Candidate Party District BTL LAHR EQMI HRC Women's Orgs Planned Parenthood Sierra Club MLCV AFLCIO UAW ACU MIRTL
Train, Kresta Democrat 70
Lower, James(I) Republican 70
Laurain, Robin Green 70
Saxton, Bill Democrat 73
Afendoulis, Lynn Republican 73
Taylor, Lauren Democrat 86
Albert, Thomas(I) Republican 86

State Board of Education

✔ = PRO-Equality | ✖ = ANTI-Equality | -- to ✚✚ = Range of Negative To Positive Rating
Scroll For Endorsements LGBTQ Women Environ. Labor Conserv.
Candidate Party District BTL LAHR EQMI HRC Women's Orgs Planned Parenthood Sierra Club MLCV AFLCIO UAW ACU MIRTL
Pritchett, Judith Democrat
Tilley, Tiffany Democrat
Carlone , Tami Republican
Zeile , Richard Republican ➖➖
Boman, Scotty Libertarian
Tatar, John J. Libertarian
Wells, Sherry A. Green
Adams , Karen US Taxpayers
Levesque, Douglas US Taxpayers ➖➖
Hering, Mary Anne Working Class
Smith, Logan R. Working Class

Regent of the University of Michigan

✔ = PRO-Equality | ✖ = ANTI-Equality | -- to ✚✚ = Range of Negative To Positive Rating
Scroll For Endorsements LGBTQ Women Environ. Labor Conserv.
Candidate Party District BTL LAHR EQMI HRC Women's Orgs Planned Parenthood Sierra Club MLCV AFLCIO UAW ACU MIRTL
Acker, Jordan Democrat
Brown, Paul Democrat
Newman , Andrea Fischer Republican ➖➖
Richner, Andrew Republican ➖➖
Hudler, James Lewis Libertarian
Jascob, John Libertarian
Graves , Kevin A. Green
Sanger, Joe US Taxpayers
Van Sickle, Crystal US Taxpayers
Sallows, Marge Katchmark Natural Law

Trustee of Michigan State University

✔ = PRO-Equality | ✖ = ANTI-Equality | -- to ✚✚ = Range of Negative To Positive Rating
Scroll For Endorsements LGBTQ Women Environ. Labor Conserv.
Candidate Party District BTL LAHR EQMI HRC Women's Orgs Planned Parenthood Sierra Club MLCV AFLCIO UAW ACU MIRTL
Scott, Brianna Democrat
Tebay, Kelly Democrat ✚✚
Dutch, Dave Republican
Miller, Mike Republican
Campbell, Bruce Libertarian
Orzechowski, Tim Libertarian
Sanger, Janet M. US Taxpayers
Sanger, John Paul US Taxpayers
Abraham-Guzman , Bridgette R. Natural Law

Governor of Wayne State University

✔ = PRO-Equality | ✖ = ANTI-Equality | -- to ✚✚ = Range of Negative To Positive Rating
Scroll For Endorsements LGBTQ Women Environ. Labor Conserv.
Candidate Party District BTL LAHR EQMI HRC Women's Orgs Planned Parenthood Sierra Club MLCV AFLCIO UAW ACU MIRTL
Barnhill, Bryan Democrat
Kumar, Dr. Anil Democrat
Dunaskiss , Diane Republican
Nicholson, David Republican
Elgas, Jon Libertarian
Hargenrader, John T. Libertarian
Schwartz, Christine C. US Taxpayers
Sosnowski , Marc Joseph US Taxpayers

Justice of the Michigan Supreme Court

✔ = PRO-Equality | ✖ = ANTI-Equality | -- to ✚✚ = Range of Negative To Positive Rating
Scroll For Endorsements LGBTQ Women Environ. Labor Conserv.
Candidate Party District BTL LAHR EQMI HRC Women's Orgs Planned Parenthood Sierra Club MLCV AFLCIO UAW ACU MIRTL
Bagenstos, Sam ✚✚
Cavanaugh, Megan
Clement, Elizabeth T.(I)
Dern, Doug
Morgan , Kerry Lee
Wilder, Kurtis T.(I) ➖➖

Judges and Local Races

✔ = PRO-Equality | ✖ = ANTI-Equality | -- to ✚✚ = Range of Negative To Positive Rating
Scroll For Endorsements LGBTQ Women Environ. Labor Conserv.
Candidate Party District BTL LAHR EQMI HRC Women's Orgs Planned Parenthood Sierra Club MLCV AFLCIO UAW ACU MIRTL
East Grand Rapids School Board
Yates, Janice N/A
Grand Rapids Community College Trustee
Sanchez, Carlos(I) N/A
Kent County Commissioner
Jones, Diane Republican 4
Circuit Court
Bryant, Alida N/A 17
Circuit Court
Elmore, Christina N/A 17
Circuit Court
Noto, Scott N/A 17

Ballot Initiatives

VOTERS NOT POLITICIANS

Vote ✔ yes

A proposed constitutional amendment to establish a commission of citizens with exclusive authority to adopt district boundaries for the Michigan Senate, Michigan House of Representatives and U.S. congress, every 10 years.

PROMOTE THE VOTE

Vote ✔ yes

A proposed constitutional amendment to provide certain voting rights to make voting easier and more accessible in Michigan.

MARIJUANA LEGALIZATION INITIATIVE

Vote ✔ yes

Legalize recreational use of marijuana in Michigan.