Experts say a decrease in votes among Detroit voters helped Donald Trump win Michigan in 2016. Four years later, some Detroiters who sat out 2016 say they’re eager to vote this time around.
People have lots of questions on returning ballots, voting in person and disinformation on the internet. Bridge Michigan is here to address your concerns and tackle your inquiries on the 2020 elections. You can also help inform our election coverage.
This continuously updated post includes details of Michigan's elections, campaigns, politics and voting news.
Less than two weeks after authorities exposed a militia plot to kidnap Gretchen Whitmer, President Donald Trump renewed his attacks on Michigan’s governor in a Muskegon campaign rally that inspired his supporters to chant “lock her up.”
This continuously updated post includes details of Michigan's confirmed COVID-19 cases, maps of locations, state curve data, what the state is doing to contain the spread, and expert suggestions on how you can stay safe.
The three-judge panel, all Republican appointed, overturned a lower court decision that had allowed ballots to be counted if they were postmarked by Election Day even if they did not arrive at a clerk’s office until as much as two weeks later.
The Democratic nominee touted accomplishments on health care while critiquing Trump’s policies on the economy and COVID-19.
On Oct. 8, the FBI claims that a Michigan militia group tried to kidnap Gov. Gretchen Whitmer. This continuously updated post includes details of the case, the suspects and what's next.
As cases surge to levels unseen in months, the virus is spreading fast in corners of Michigan that had been mostly spared. Experts blame ‘pandemic fatigue’ but the good news is deaths remain relatively low.
A new ad is mostly accurate, pointing out that John James has taken $650K from the oil and gas industry and groups tied to the conservatives whose company polluted southwest Detroit with pet coke. But the ad doesn’t tell the whole story.
Supporters say the proposed changes will help Michigan’s public land managers update and expand recreational amenities on public lands. But opponents argue the changes improperly divert money away from land preservation to plug holes in state and local budgets.
Following a series of recent strikes to the Line 5 pipeline, the legislation would ban large boats from dropping anchor in the Straits of Mackinac and force operators to pay for any resulting damage.
A group composed mostly of Native American women say they’ve discovered evidence of an Ice Age cultural site in the Straits of Mackinac, and they want state officials to investigate before making decisions about Enbridge’s plan to drill a tunnel under the Straits.