31 October 2014
Think you know who’s going to win on Tuesday? Any predictions on voter turnout? Here’s your chance to test your political IQ.
31 October 2014 • 1 comment
Four years after Citizens United, it looks like this game-changing court case is here to stay – along with the out-of-state millionaires whose money is shaping Michigan’s policy.
31 October 2014
Actor Stephen Wiig talked his way from Negaunee into Metallica’s road crew, and from there he hasn’t really looked back.
30 October 2014 • 5 comments
With the state House perhaps up for grabs, uncertainty for tea party candidates and what could be a close race for governor, Lansing’s approach to road funding, education and other key issues is unsettled.
30 October 2014 • 20 comments
Incumbent Rick Snyder and challenger Mark Schauer differ on a lot of issues. Here’s a primer before you step into the voting booth.
30 October 2014 • 6 comments
Record outside spending in the U.S. Senate race, and armored truck-loads of cash from unknown donors. Welcome to Michigan elections.
29 October 2014 • 7 comments
A bold ad by a Republican group says Attorney General candidate Mark Totten is lying when he says he worked on criminal cases as a federal prosecutor. But court records and Totten’s former boss confirm his work.
29 October 2014
A video by Attorney General Bill Schuette suggests he successfully pushed for new laws on repeat offenders and to get 1,000 more cops in Michigan. Only the first effort actually became law.
29 October 2014 • 1 comment
Republican congressional candidate David Trott has been pilloried as “The Foreclosure King” by his primary and general election opponents. This “brutal” ad recounts the eviction of a 101-year-old Detroit woman.
28 October 2014 • 14 comments
Michigan voters are being inundated with horse-race poll results showing which candidates are up or down. Before taking those results as gospel, consider the source. Bridge shows you how.
28 October 2014 • 3 comments
Two automated polls show a tight race, while a third that relies on live interviewers shows Snyder comfortably leading challenger Mark Schauer. What’s a partisan to believe?