Fifty-three counties have local races that people will be voting in on Aug. 3.
Genesee County Sheriff Chris Swanson is considering a run for Michigan governor - as a Democrat to challenge Governor Gretchen Whitmer.
Whoever comes out on top for the Republican nomination for governor, they'll be up against Gretchen Whitmer and a $10 million war chest.
The Michigan elections board declined to certify an LGBTQ-rights ballot drive to revise the 1976 civil rights law to bar discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity in employment, housing, and public accommodations.
In both a video posted on YouTube and a press release that was sent early Wednesday morning, Craig confirmed rumors about an interest in a run for Michigan's top political office.
Republican lawmakers have killed a law that underpinned coronavirus restrictions issued by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer in 2020
"Since the previous election and the death of George Floyd, the idea of reparations has gained a lot of attention and I think now legislatures are getting more serious about addressing this issue," Mary Sheffield said.
Rumors about a run for governor have swirled around the former police chief after he retired from his position in law enforcement in June.
Harris discussed voting rights and the COVID-19 vaccine during her first visit to Michigan. Detroit, the centerpiece to election controversy from 2020 and vaccine hesitation, is a fitting place for the vice president to make her pitch.
Lawmakers in the GOP-led state House received heavy pushback from election clerks and voting-rights advocates about plans to add an ID component to absentee ballots and signature verification at polling places.
President Joe Biden on Thursday said the U.S. military mission in Afghanistan will conclude on Aug. 31.
The Michigan GOP believes 2022 could be a good shot at taking down incumbent Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and, while that's still more than a year away, one possible candidate is a familiar face but is part of an ongoing lawsuit with the University of Michigan.
Michigan Rep. Jewell Jones is headed to trial in connection with a drunken driving crash in Livingston County.
South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem will use a donation from a Republican donor to fund a deployment of National Guard troops to the U.S. border with Mexico.
The Michigan Senate has pushed through a wave of bills that would require a photo ID to vote. It was passed along party lines and will likely get passed in the House as well. But faces a certain veto by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer.
A bipartisan Senate report released last week details security failures surrounding the Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol and recommends how to fix them.
"These conspiracy theorists are in it for the long haul. They're in it to completely crumble our republic, and they're looking at these election administrator positions," said Ingham County Clerk Barb Byrum, a Democrat. "They're playing the long game."
Leaders of the Group of Seven wealthy nations on Sunday pledged more than 1 billion coronavirus vaccine doses to poorer nation.
China is not a G-7 member, but it was a top priority for President Biden on the second day of this year's summit.
A new study from the Pew Research Center shows the world has a more favorable view of the U.S. as President Joe Biden settles into the White House.