Elections


Whitmer to join the candidates and others at the 2020 Democratic National Convention
How to Watch Gov. Whitmer Speak at the DNC

Presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden and the DNC have big plans to bring the conference straight to you this year.

Presumptive Democratic nominee Vice President Joe Biden is laying out his plans and protections for businesses and workers. Photo via Shutterstock.
Biden’s Proposals Could Improve Business Opportunities in Michigan

Proposals from the candidate address essential workers, business owners, and the coronavirus.

Letter carriers load mail trucks for deliveries at a U.S. Postal Service facility in McLean, Va., Friday, July 31, 2020. Delays caused by an increase in voting by mail may contribute to public doubts about the results. The public might not know the winner of the presidential race on Election Day because of a massive shift to voting by mail during the coronavirus pandemic. That’s because mail ballots take longer to count because of security procedures and laws in some states that limit when they can be processed.  (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
More Than 10,000 Ballots Weren’t Counted in Michigan’s August Primary. Here’s Why.

The United States Postal Service has never been more important to elections, but it faces more challenges than ever. What can be done before November?

FILE - In this Jan. 29, 2020, file photo, Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer delivers her State of the State address to a joint session of the House and Senate, at the state Capitol in Lansing, Mich. (AP Photo/Al Goldis, File)
Could Whitmer Be Biden’s VP? Secret Meeting Raises Eyebrows.

It looks like Michigan’s governor is being considered for a major promotion.

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Everything You Need to Do and Know for Michigan’s November Elections

Michigan is already looking ahead to November, and The 'Gander has what you need to know from getting your ballot to the races to watch.

Abraham Ayiash and Isaac Robinson. Photo courtesy Abraham Aiyash.
Meet Abraham Aiyash, Running to Fill the Seat of His Friend Who Died of Coronavirus

Abraham Aiyash's friend and mentor state Rep. Isaac Robinson died of a suspected case of coronavirus in March. Aiyash wants to carry on Robinson's work in Lansing.

Rep. Andy Levin, D-Mich., speaks as the House of Representatives debates the articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump at the Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2019. (House Television via AP)
Labor Leader Andy Levin Wins Renomination, Continuing Legacy in Metro Detroit

From the environment to the economy, Rep. Andy Levin has been adding his own chapter to the Levin family legacy in Michigan politics.