Stories tagged: "elections"


The ‘Gander Newsroom’s Guide to Voting in Michigan in 2022

There’s a lot on the line in Michigan this year. As part of The ‘Gander Newsroom’s mission to inform and empower voters, we’ve put together a resource that you can easily bookmark and return to as you make plans for voting in Michigan’s Nov. 8 General Election. TOP STORIES: Guide: Where do candidates stand on...

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)
Spectacle in Michigan Governor’s Race Threatens GOP’s Bid for Governor

The Republican primary race for governor is shaping up as a battle of whose personal baggage is the least disqualifying.

FILE - The House select committee tasked with investigating the January 6th attack on the Capitol meets to hold one of former President Donald Trump's allies in contempt, former strategist Steve Bannon, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Oct. 19, 2021. From left to right, Rep. Stephanie Murphy, D-Fla., Rep. Pete Aguilar, D-Calif., Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif., Rep. Zoe Lofgren, D-Calif., Chairman Bennie Thompson, D-Miss., Vice Chair Liz Cheney, R-Wyo., Rep. Adam Kinzinger, R-Ill., Rep. Jamie Raskin, D-Md., and Rep. Elaine Luria, D-Va. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
FULL TRANSCRIPT: Here’s what was said at the first Jan. 6 Committee hearing

On June 9, 2022, the Select Committee to Investigate the January 6th Attack on the U.S. Capitol held the first in a series of public hearings.

The then-Chief of Detroit Police James Craig speaks with the press about the protests taking place in Detroit, Michigan, June 3, 2020. Photo by Seth Herald via Getty.
UPDATE: Half of Republican Candidates Disqualified After Forgery Scandal

Republican frontrunners for governor were rocked by a forgery scandal that could see them forced out of the race.

WASHINGTON, MICHIGAN - APRIL 02:  Matthew DePerno speaks at a rally hosted by former President Donald Trump on April 02, 2022, in this file photo. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
MI Republican Convention Results: Trump Allegiance, Division in Party

Conservatives worried about the future of Michigan’s Republican Party had their fears realized this weekend, as the state GOP held a divisive 2022 endorsement convention at DeVos Place in Grand Rapids. 

Ralph Rebandt (Image via screenshot)
GOP Candidate for Michigan Governor Wants to ‘Dismantle’ Public Schools

During a recent forum, Ralph Rebandt said he also wants to eliminate sex education from schools, even though Michigan does not require it.