WDET’s Candidates Guide

Get to the know the presidential candidates before the Michigan Primary.

Michigan’s presidential Primary Election is Tuesday, March 8.

Follow the links below to visit WDET’s pages for each of the Republican and Democratic candidates who remain in the race.

As they visit Michigan this week and WDET airs reports and conversations about the candidates’ platforms and other issues, we’ll update these sites. Meanwhile, click on the logos to find out more about who’s running and what they’ve done to prepare for work in the Oval Office.

The Democrats:

The Republicans:



This feature was produced in partnership with the Ravitch Fiscal Reporting Program at the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism. Learn more about this special project and explore all the content here.

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    UM-Dearborn Political Science student. Thought interning at WDET would be interesting. Does data for “Detroit By The Numbers” and assists with “Detroit Today.”