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Democratic gubernatorial candidate Gretchen Whitmer speaks to the College Democrats at Lorch Hall Monday.

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 Michigan legislature voted today to adopt a measure that would raise the minimum wage to $12 an hour.

The Michigan legislature voted today to adopt a measure that would raise the minimum wage to $12 an hour, eliminate the

Gretchen Whitmer speaks during the Women's Convention at Cobo Center in Detroit in October, 2017, just months before being elected as the Democratic candidate for the 2018 gubernatorial race.

While you were away this summer, you may have missed some big stories from Ann Arbor. The Daily will be publishing recaps of the summer’s breaking news.

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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.