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Bridge Michigan
Michigan’s nonpartisan, nonprofit news source

Informing you and your community in 2024

Bridge Michigan’s year-end fundraising campaign is happening now! As we head into another news-filled election year, we are crafting our strategy for helping Michigan residents make informed decisions at the ballot box, reaching new audiences, and more fully living up to our mission of making Michigan a better place through nonpartisan journalism and engagement. Will you help us prepare for the new year? Your tax-deductible support makes our work possible!

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How to be an informed voter in Michigan

There’s a ton of information online, and not all can be trusted. Here are tips to help research issues with the election and claims made by candidates.

The Golden Rule

Be skeptical. Rely on trusted news sources. Resist confirmation bias. Beware of memes and sites you never heard of. Get a variety of sources, even those you may not agree with.

Fact-checking claims

Several outlets routinely check the claims of candidates, politicians and campaigns, including:

Campaign finance

Money fuels election campaigns and knowing who is giving to candidates, ballot measures and parties can provide insight to voters. Here’s where you can find information: 

Other resources

Political parties in Michigan


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