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Michigan Candidates Earn Major Endorsements

Two Michigan candidates for 2018 picked up big out-of-state endorsements today. Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker endorsed Bill Schuette’s bid for Governor, and Florida Senator Marco Rubio endorsed John James in his bid for U.S. Senate. Both Walker and Rubio were Republican presidential candidates in 2016, and their name recognition and experience could help convince Michigan voters to support the candidates.

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Mackinac Straw Poll Results

During the Mackinac Republican Leadership Conference this weekend, MIRS News and Crain’s Detroit Business took a straw poll of the attendees. The poll included questions about candidate preferences (including undeclared candidates) and various ballot proposals. They released the results on Saturday evening, based on almost 700 respondents.

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