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Watch our Bridge Lunch Break event about Michigan’s election results

November lunch break

Bridge Michigan’s monthly Lunch Break series returned Wednesday with a discussion of Michigan’s midterm election results.

If you missed this live Zoom event, you can watch it on-demand below.

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Bridge Capitol reporters Lauren Gibbons, Jonathan Oosting and Yue Stella Yu participated in this roundtable event the day after the election, reporting on the results, the paths to victory for the successful candidates and the potential implications of the vote on our state. The discussion was moderated by Bridge managing editor Joel Kurth. 

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Topics included victory for the incumbents in the gubernatorial, secretary of state and attorney general races;  the passage of all three ballot proposals; Democrats taking the majority in the state house and senate; the results of highly-contested congressional races in Michigan; the ways that redistricting impacted election outcomes; polling accuracy and much more.

Bridge’s Lunch Break monthly series focuses on timely topics facing our state. Previous discussions have included examinations of inflation’s impact in Michigan, teacher staffing challenges in K-12 schools, August’s primary election results, youth mental health in Michigan, Bridge’s 10th anniversary, Michigan’s elder caregiving crisis, and Michigan’s new redistricting maps.

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Become a Bridge Club member today to regularly receive advance notification of what our nonprofit newsroom is planning and receive member-exclusive benefits — such as free Bridge event tickets, copies of our bimonthly Bridge Book Club selections, and more. Member support allows us to offer engagement opportunities like this Lunch Break series.  

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This was our final Lunch Break event of 2022, and we’ll resume these discussions in January 2023.

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