Michigan legislature flip shows impact of gerrymandering

In the past two elections, Democrats in Michigan gained a majority of votes but it was Republicans who controlled the government. The 2022 midterm revealed what kind of impact fair maps can have on an election.

Why Republicans lost big on Election Day in Michigan

Michigan saw a blue wave on Election Day, with the top three GOP candidates – Tudor Dixon, Matt DePerno, and Kristina Karamo – focusing too much on issues like abortion and failing to appeal to independent voters.