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New faces, familiar names, and marijuana gains—Michigan’s ballots had it all. Test your results knowledge for some supreme ‘Gander bragging rights.


Nothing is getting past you this election season, ‘Gander! Great job! Now it’s time to challenge your friends.  

We know the electoral process can be cumbersome and confusing. Hopefully you learned something you didn’t know!


#1. True or False: Gary Peters is projected to win reelection to the US Senate?

Despite millions of dollars, John James lost another race to a Michigan Democrat.


READ: Gary Peters Projected to Win Michigan Senate Race

#2. Congresswoman Debbie Dingell attributed a record turnout to which voting group in the 2020 election?

Dingell credited her win to the high numbers of women voting for her in the election.

SEE: Debbie Dingell Is Projected to Win Michigan’s 12th District in US House Race

#3. Which Democratic judge(s) did Michigan voters elect to the state Supreme Court?

Both Bridget Mary McCormack and Elizabeth Welch won their races.

READ: The Democrats Are Back in Control of The Michigan Supreme Court

#4. Which presidential candidate is projected to win Michigan?

The race was closer than some Michiganders would have liked, but Joe Biden is the projected winner of the state’s 16 electoral votes.

SEE ALSO: Joe Biden Projected to Win Presidential Race in Michigan

#5. Which newly re-elected Congress member said they are proud to have won a district that went to Donald Trump in 2016?

Slotkin’s district went to Trump in 2016, making her the unlikely winner of her first race.

READ:Elissa Slotkin Wins Close Race to Reclaim Seat in Michigan’s 8th Congressional District

#6. State results show Michigan voters have overwhelmingly supported Proposal 1, but what does it actually propose?

#7. Which popular Michigan leader and member of “The Squad” was re-elected by a landslide?

Each member of “The Squad” won her re-election.

READ: Rashida Tlaib is Projected to Win Michigan’s 13th Congressional District Race

#8. Which locally-elected leader will be entering a fifth term in Congress?

Only Dan Kildee will enter his fifth term in office next year.

CHECK OUT: Kildee Wins Fifth Term in Congress with Double-Digit Victory Over Republican Opponent

#9. Which Michigan communities voted to approve marijuana businesses in their cities?

Municipalities across Michigan voted for cannabis businesses.

SEE:Gander Green Wave: Michiganders Want More Weed Businesses in Their Towns—and Said So at the Polls.

#10. Which Michigan election official said they felt “very confident” in the state’s post-Election Day procedures?

Jocelyn Benson expressed her confidence in Michigan’s ballot-counting processes to reporters.

READ: SOS Benson ‘Very Confident in Our Processes’ as Election Counting Wraps in Michigan


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