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2018 Predictions

As 2018 begins, I would like to make some predictions about the upcoming elections this year. Michigan will be voting on all of its state executive and legislative officials, its U.S. Representatives, and one U.S. Senate seat, in addition to numerous other state and local positions. Anything could happen, but here’s what I think will happen.

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Leonard Announces A.G. Campaign

Michigan Speaker of the House Tom Leonard announced this morning that he is running to be attorney general. Sitting Attorney General Bill Schuette is term-limited and is running for governor. Leonard said, “I am running to be Michigan’s Attorney General to defend the innocent, the vulnerable, the hard-working people of this state, who aren’t looking for special deals or political favors—just their honest shot at living a better life.”

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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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