Stories tagged: "August primary"


Gibbs poses with ice cream on the campaign trail. (John Gibbs for MI-3 via Facebook)
Meet John Gibbs: The Trump Republican Who Took Down Peter Meijer

The primary race between Republican Peter Meijer and John Gibbs was, for many Michiganders, a canary in the coal mine.

Martell Bivings, who is Black, ran unopposed in Tuesday’s Republican primary for the 13th District, but is a longshot to win the general election in the heavily-Democratic leaning district.
Primary Vote Could Mean No Black Detroit Member in Congress

State Rep. Shri Thanedar won Michigan's 13th Congressional Democratic primary, topping a field of nine candidates in a district that covers most of Detroit and potentially leaving the city next term without Black representation in Congress for the first time since the early 1950s.

2022 State Legislature Races Roundup

Here’s a list of our coverage of candidates for Michigan’s state Legislature. Archived Primary Election Coverage The legislative primary races that could sway control of Michigan The will of the 8%: Michigan’s legislative loophole “It’s about controlling who votes”: The Michigan GOP’s plan to overhaul voting laws Republican candidates in Michigan tell voters to “show...

State Sen. Lana Theis speaks during the annual March for Life event at the state Capitol on Wednesday, Jan. 19, 2022. (Courtesy/Rep. Lana Theis)
The Legislative Primary Races That Could Sway Control of Michigan

Just seven seats could tilt control away from the Republican Party to the Democratic Party in the state legislature.

Michigan Republican candidates for governor Ryan Kelley, of Allendale, from left, Garrett Soldano, of Mattawan, Tudor Dixon, of Norton Shores and Kevin Rinke, of Bloomfield Township, appear at a debate in Grand Rapids, Mich., July 6, 2022. (Michael Buck/WOOD TV8 via AP)
Polling Shows Disconnect Between Republican Candidates and Voters

New polling shows that the views of most voters in Michigan’s Republican primary conflict with those of the five GOP gubernatorial candidates.

Ralph Rebandt said he wants to be Tudor Dixon's lieutenant governor. (Image via screenshot)
Rebandt’s Solution for Michigan: More God in Government—and Public Schools

As part of his campaign, Rebandt has made it his mission to bring a Christian ethos into every aspect of American culture.

Signs at Detroit’s Frederick Douglass Academy encouraged social distancing.
Photo by Franz Knight
Detroit, Benson Collaborate to Address Polling Site Problems

Following serious issues arising during the August primary, Detroit has reached out for state assistance to avert disaster on Election Day, Nov. 3.