2018 Michigan governor race
A Southfield Super PAC releases an irresponsible ad accusing Republican candidate for governor Bill Schuette of failing to act on the behalf of victims of water contamination. In fact, he has sued on their behalf.
Why talk about Michigan potholes when you can attack your opponent about Middle East terrorism? Bill Schuette goes for the jugular, and earns a misleading rating from Truth Squad
Democrat Gretchen Whitmer and Republican Bill Schuette offer Michigan voters a clear choice on healthcare issues. And nowhere are their policy differences more stark than on the Affordable Care Act.
At a recent Truth Tour stop, voters tell Bridge their concerns mostly align with top issues identified by Bill Schuette and Gretchen Whitmer in their campaigns for governor.
Schuette says he wants to preserve insurance for people with pre-existing medical conditions. Yet as Attorney General, the gubernatorial candidate joined suits to block Obamacare, which protects those with pre-existing conditions.
Last month, the Michigan attorney general signed a court filing in support of energy giant that claims debate about global warming is still ‘raging’ among scientists. Spoiler alert: It’s not.
Whitmer’s announcement came as Democrats and Republicans prepare for their nominating conventions — and days after GOP Attorney General Bill Schuette named Kent County Clerk and former state Rep. Lisa Posthumus Lyons.
Garlin Gilchrist, 35, is not well known outside Detroit so it’s unclear how many votes he can inspire as candidate for Michigan's lt. governor under Gretchen Whitmer. He does bring smarts, national organizing skills and diversity.
The former state representative and current Kent County clerk has deep ties in the critical west Michigan voting bloc, but has also shown a distaste for President Donald Trump.
Michigan’s major party candidates are raising millions of dollars, including from “dark-money” sources.
If he hangs on, Gelineau will advance to the November general election after winning the first Libertarian Party gubernatorial primary in state history.
Can a Trump-centric platform win in November? Where do progressives go from here? Did Michigan pollsters redeem themselves? Bridge answers the burning questions from Tuesday’s primary races.
Michigan’s voters chose Democrat Gretchen Whitmer and Republican Bill Schuette as their parties candidates for governor Tuesday night. Here is what they would do if elected in November.
The Democratic and Republican frontrunners swamped their party rivals and now bring starkly different visions for curing all that ails Michigan
Record turnout bolsters hopes for a wave for Democrats. But easy wins for Schuette give him opportunity to unite party and woo independents.
The mayor got behind Gretchen Whitmer and targeted lawmakers who fought auto insurance reforms. But Duggan candidates had some big misses, too.
A bruising campaign has narrowed the four-person GOP gubernatorial field to one — Michigan’s Attorney General
Whitmer beat back a spirited challenge from charismatic young challenger Abdul El-Sayed and millionaire entrepreneur Shri Thanedar. She now turns her attention to Republican winner Bill Schuette.
Michigan governor candidates talk about how to solve city-specific problems related to revenue sharing, auto insurance reform, poverty and more.
Venues packed with supporters, high-profile endorsements and a donation from Ben Affleck. What the candidate’s national popularity may, or may not, mean for Michigan’s Democratic primary.