Stories tagged: "Garrett Soldano"


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)
Republican Discord—and Baggage—Threaten Effort to Oust Whitmer

Many of the five hopefuls have personal baggage that could pose challenges in a general election, including a candidate who was charged for his role in the Capitol insurrection.

Election Guide: Where Do Michigan’s Gubernatorial Candidates Stand on Education?

Whoever sits behind the governor’s desk in Michigan over the next four years will play a critical role in protecting public education.

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.

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer speaks at a rally at the State Capitol building. (Courtesy/Gov. Gretchen Whitmer)
New Polls Say Michigan Voters are Angry About Roe, and Plan to Lean on Whitmer in November

Polling data suggests that anger over abortion rights will translate into enthusiasm at the polls—and it's mostly for Gov. Gretchen Whitmer.

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.

Screenshot of Garrett Soldano on "Face the Facts" with April Moss. 
Source: "Face the Facts" on Rumble
Michigan GOP Candidate for Governor: Women Who Are Raped Shouldn’t Have Abortions Because It’s Not ‘Heroic’

Garrett Soldano claimed that people who become pregnant after being raped were put “in this moment” by God and should be encouraged to deliver their child instead.