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Michigan Governor

First Major Candidate Leaps Into Michigan's 2018 Governor's Race

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 02.16.2017 | Politics

Michigan won’t elect a new governor until 2018, but the race is already heating up. Democrat Gretchen Whitmer announced Tuesday that she had filed ...

Black Americans Are Half As Likely As Whites To Be Very Confident Their Water Is Safe

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 01.26.2016 | Politics

Americans nationwide are following the water crisis in Flint, Michigan. But few are really worried about their own water, a new HuffPost/YouGov survey...

Rick Snyder Defeats Mark Schauer In Michigan Governor's Race

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

Democrat Mark Schauer was defeated by incumbent Rick Snyder (R) in the Michigan gubernatorial race Tuesday. Schauer is a former member of Congress....

Michigan's Republican Governor Re-Elected

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

Incumbent Gov. Rick Snyder (R) defeated his opponent, Democrat Mark Schauer, in the Michigan gubernatorial race on Tuesday. Snyder has served as go...

Michigan's Republican Governor Re-Elected

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder (R) defeated Democratic challenger Mark Schauer in Tuesday's competitive gubernatorial race. Snyder, a successful entrep...

Prison Food Scandal Pushed By Dem Group In Tight Michigan Governor's Race

The Huffington Post | Joseph Erbentraut | Posted 10.30.2014 | Politics

Protesters took to the street outside the Detroit campaign office of Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder (R) Wednesday morning, staging a mock cook-off in respo...

Rick Snyder vs. Mark Schauer Nonpartisan Candidate Guide For Michigan Governor's Race 2014

Campus Election Engagement Project | Posted 12.20.2014 | Politics
Campus Election Engagement Project

Are you looking for a nonpartisan voter guide to the Rick Snyder vs. Mark Schauer Governor's race? One that will give you an unbiased, no-spin compa...

The Michigan Governor's Race Just Got More Interesting

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 04.03.2014 | Politics

Michigan's Democratic candidate for governor announced his running mate Thursday, choosing a former lawmaker who has championed women's rights and mar...

Ashley Woods

Voters Call Gov. Rick Snyder 'Out Of Touch' | Ashley Woods | Posted 03.19.2014 | Politics

Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder's lead over Democratic challenger Mark Schauer has dropped to a thin margin and a majority of likely voters considers the Re...

Michigan's Highest Dem Addresses Plans For 2014 Governor's Race

Posted 01.31.2013 | Detroit

The field of candidates for Michigan's 2014 governor's race is yet be determined, but state Sen. Gretchen Whitmer (D-East Lansing) has already made it...

Lila Shapiro

Campus Gun Control Advocates Heartened By Michigan Governor's Veto Of Guns In Schools | Lila Shapiro | Posted 12.18.2012 | College

Citing last Friday's school shooting and the need for more comprehensive review of issues related to gun violence, on Tuesday Michigan Gov. Rick Snyde...

GOP Governor Vetoes Controversial Law Allowing Guns In Schools

Posted 12.18.2012 | Detroit

Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder rejected a bill Tuesday that would have allowed people who receive special training to carry concealed firearms into formerl...

Another Recall Effort Calls It Quits After Walker's Wisconsin Victory

The Huffington Post | David Sands | Posted 06.07.2012 | Detroit

UPDATE: Thursday, 7:30 a.m. -- The campaign to recall Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder is calling it quits after a similar effort was defeated Tuesday in nea...

Snyder Recall Effort Moves Into High Gear

Posted 05.30.2012 | Detroit

The approval ratings for Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder are trending upward, but that positive political sign hasn't stopped the Republican's opponents fro...

What's Next For State Fairgrounds

Posted 04.09.2012 | Detroit

Unused since 2009, the Michigan State Fairgrounds could get a new life. On Monday morning, Governor Rick Snyder passed Public Act 74 and 75, allow...

Since When Are Persons Supposed to Be Above the Law and Paying Taxes?

Patrick Geans-Ali | Posted 03.13.2012 | Detroit
Patrick Geans-Ali

If you believe citizens should pay taxes, so should businesses. If citizens should obey the laws, so should corporations. If no person is above the law, then no business should be above the law either.

Arthur Delaney

Michigan Becomes First State To Curtail Jobless Aid | Arthur Delaney | Posted 05.28.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Gov. Rick Snyder signed controversial legislation on Monday, making Michigan the first state in the country to reduce unemployment insur...

MI-Gov: 53% Snyder (R), 35% Bernero (D) (Detroit News 10/25-26)

Huffington Post | Emily Swanson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Glengariff Group for the Detroit News / WDIV 10/25-26/10; 600 likely voters, 4% margin of error Mode: Live telephone interviews Glengariff release Mi...

MI-Gov: 54% Snyder (R), 34% Bernero (D) (Rasmussen 10/17)

Huffington Post | Brad J Shannon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Rasmussen 10/17/10; 500 likely voters, 4.5% margin of error Mode: Automated phone (Rasmussen release) Michigan 2010 Governor 54% Snyder (R), 34% Ber...

MI-Gov: 50% Snyder (R), 37% Bernero (D) (Baydoun/Foster McCollum White 10/7/10)

Huffington Post | Emily Swanson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Baydoun Consulting (D) / Foster McCollum White & Associates (D) 10/7/10; 2,282 likely voters, 2.1% margin of error Mode: Automated phone (Baydoun rele...

MI-Gov: 49% Snyder (R), 29% Bernero (D) (EPIC-MRA 10/3-7)

Huffington Post | Adam Carlson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

EPIC-MRA 10/3-7/10; 600 likely voters, 4% margin of error Mode: Live telephone interviews (EPIC-MRA release) Michigan 2010 Governor 49% Snyder (R), ...

Michigan Governor 2010: Election BREAKING News

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Follow the latest news and discussion about the 2010 Michigan Governor's race below. Email if you know someone who s...

Yes, Virginia, You Can Be Too Cynical About Politics

Susan J. Demas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Susan J. Demas

I apparently work in the wrong field, because romance and politics rarely go hand in hand (unless you discover your Argentinean soulmate on the Appalachian Trail) and it probably won't end well, anyway.