In Michigan and across the country, nearly 25% of the population encounters challenges in voting and accessing the polls.
Governor Gretchen Whitmer (D) and conservative commentator Tudor Dixon (R) have agreed to appear in two statewide televised debates, but the specific dates are still up in the air.
Michigan’s open primaries take place on Tuesday, Aug. 2 and the statewide midterm election will be Tuesday, November 8.
Ryan Kelley, a real estate agent and Republican primary candidate for governor, has a lawsuit filed in the Michigan Court of Appeals against him that claims he is not eligible to serve as governor for his role in the Jan. 6, Capitol insurrection.
James Craig, the former Detroit police chief running for governor, is being disqualified by the Bureau of Elections after a review noted that Craig, alongside four other Republican candidates, have not filed enough valid signatures for their names to appear on the primary ballot in August.