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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.

Gubernatorial candidates Gretchen Whitmer and Bill Schuette.

After winning the primary elections Tuesday night, gubernatorial candidates Gretchen Whitmer and Bill Schuette will face off in the general elections in November.

Gretchen Whitmer speaking to students at the University of Michigan in November 2017.

Editor’s Note: The Michigan Daily does not officially endorse Gretchen Whitmer for governor. This story is one in a series of stories about the gubernatorial candidates. The Daily continues to reach out to other gubernatorial candidates for comments and interviews.

Gubernatorial candidate Patrick Colbeck speaks with The Michigan Daily in The Daily newsroom Friday

Editor’s Note: The Michigan Daily does not officially endorse Patrick Colbeck for governor. The Daily continues to reach out to other gubernatorial candidates for comments and interviews.

Gubernatorial candidate Patrick Colbeck speaks with The Michigan Daily in The Daily newsroom Friday

Editor’s Note: The Michigan Daily does not officially endorse Patrick Colbeck for governor. The Daily continues to reach out to more gubernatorial candidates for comments and interviews.

The Republican gubernatorial candidates debate at WDIV-TV Thursday evening

Michigan’s four Republican gubernatorial candidates gathered Thursday night at WDIV-TV in Detroit for their final debate before the Aug. 7 primaries, discussing immigration policies, gun violence, income tax regulations and economic growth.

Gubernatorial candidate Shri Thanedar speaks with The Michigan Daily at his campaign headquarters Friday

Editor’s Note: The Michigan Daily does not officially endorse Shri Thanedar for governor. The Daily continues to reach out to other gubernatorial candidates for comments and interviews.

Gubernatorial candidate Shri Thanedar speaks with The Michigan Daily at his campaign headquarters Friday

Editor’s Note: The Michigan Daily does not officially endorse Shri Thanedar for governor. The Daily continues to reach out to other gubernatorial candidates for comments and interviews.

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The University of Michigan claims free speech and the campus atmosphere have been mischaracterized in their official response to the 

BAMN national organizers Victor Mendez, Kate Stenvig, and Hoku Jeffrey, march in protest of author Charles Murray on October 11th, 2017

The Department of Justice joined Speech First Monday in challenging free speech at the University of Michigan.