elections

Benson gets to sign bill adopting SOS ballot policy

Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson recently got to sign a voting rights law. Benson, Michigan’s top election official and a...

Whitmer signs bills to require notice on AI-generated political ads

Governor Gretchen Whitmer signed nearly two dozen bills Thursday to make major changes to Michigan election laws. “We’ve taken Michigan...

Detroit Today: The ins and outs of Detroit’s voting district changes

For much of the previous century, voters in the city were part of at-large districts. That means that regardless of...

Detroit Evening Report: Jocelyn Benson releases list of 2024 presidential primary candidates

Editor's note: Today's episode of "The Detroit Evening Report" podcast included information about a public meeting the City of Detroit...

MichMash: What’s to come for Michigan House Democrats after election shakeup?

This month's elections were relatively low-key, but they still point to some trends that will impact our state next year...

Detroit Today: Jocelyn Benson on election security

As Michigan residents hit the polls this Election Day, thousands of Republican, Democratic and independent election clerks, staff and volunteers...

Detroit Evening Report: Poll shows dramatic drop in Arab American support for Biden amid Gaza crisis

A recent poll from the Arab American Institute found a sharp decline in support for President Joe Biden among Arab...

Detroit Evening Report: Federal trial will challenge metro Detroit legislative districts

A group of Detroit voters and former legislators are suing Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson and members of the Michigan...

Detroit Today: Explaining Warren’s primary election and the Jim Fouts controversy

Voting for primary elections began today in cities across the state of Michigan.  In Warren, Mayor Jim Fouts, who has...

UAW President Ray Curry faces election for the first time

United Auto Workers President Ray Curry has been on the job since 2021 – but is running for election by...

UAW’s Shawn Fain confident headed into union election run-off

UAW members are voting this month in a runoff election in the union’s first ever direct election of officers in...

How polling contributes to our politics

Americans have more access to public polling data than ever before. We now have knowledge about how our fellow citizens...