About 50 University of Michigan students and alumni welcomed Samuel Bagenstos, a Democratic nominee for a seat on the Michigan Supreme Court, to a College Democrats event Thursday night. Republicans have held control of the Michigan Supreme Court for most of the last two decades, and Bagenstos’ s
Last month’s Michigan state primary election saw a higher voter turnout rate than any primary election since 1978. The nearly 30 percent statewide voter turnout was up 6.7 percentage points since 2010, indicating Michiganders are more engaged with the midterm elections than in recent years.
Democratic gubernatorial candidate Gretchen Whitmer and running mate Garlin Gilchrist spoke to more than 120 students Monday night at Lorch Hall during a special meeting of the University of Michigan’s chapter of College Democrats.
The University of Michigan’s chapter of College Democrats, along with the Michigan State University chapter and the Michigan Federation of College Democrats, is suing the state over two of its voter ID and registration laws.