The Case for Rewriting Michigan’s Constitution

Michigan voters will have a chance to set in motion a major rewrite of Michigan's constitution in 2026. That's the...

Rinke Shakes Up GOP Primary Race for Michigan Governor, But Still No Major Candidates Accept 2020 Election

Businessman Kevin Rinke's entrance into the GOP primary for Michigan governor represents a major shake-up in the race. There are...

There Are Many Ways to Redistrict Michigan: ‘This is Not Like a Recipe For Soup’

The Michigan Independent Citizens Redistricting Commission (MICRC) must follow specific guidelines and directives in completing its task. One of the...

Incoming Detroit City Councilman Coleman Young II Talks Automatic Payments for Detroiters

The Detroit City Council will soon look very different. There are nine total seats on Detroit’s legislative body, and the Nov....

Threats to Future Elections Are Real. Here’s What’s Being Done to Protect Democracy

Sunday marked one year since President Joe Biden was declared the winner of the 2020 presidential election. But, of course, that wasn’t...

Pontiac’s Newly Elected Mayor Tim Greimel Says Relationship with City Council Top Priority

Voters in Pontiac on Tuesday picked a familiar name in Michigan politics to lead the city for the next four years....

Dearborn’s First Arab American Mayor Abdullah Hammoud Reflects on Historic Victory

Despite having one of the largest Arab populations in America, Dearborn has never had an Arab American or Muslim mayor....

Detroit Elects New Members to City Council Amid Corruption Allegations

Detroit voters elected new members on Tuesday to a City Council covered by a cloud of corruption allegations. In addition...

Abdullah Hammoud Makes History in Dearborn Mayoral Election: “There Is a New Era in Dearborn”

Abdullah Hammoud made history Tuesday night after voters elected him Dearborn’s first Arab American and Muslim mayor. Nargis Hakim Rahman/WDET...

Amer Ghalib Defeats Karen Majewski in Hamtramck Mayoral Race

Amer Ghalib has made history. The Yemeni immigrant will be the new mayor of Hamtramck after nearly 100 years of Polish...

Michigan November 2 Election Results

Voters in communities around the region head to the polls on November 2 to select local mayors, city council members,...

Mike Duggan Elected to Third Term as Detroit Mayor

Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan successfully won a third term in the Nov. 2 general election, easily defeating challenger Anthony Adams,...