2018 Election

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New data from the Secretary of State’s office shows that Michigan has sent out over 200-thousand more absentee ballots this year compared with 2014.

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Musician Kid Rock is hinting at a run for one of Michigan's U.S. Senate seats in 2018. The Michigan native said Wednesday on Twitter that he would "have a major announcement in the near future."


  A southeast Michigan business woman has announced she will run for the GOP nomination for the U.S. Senate next year.

Lena Epstein made the announcement Monday. The 35-year-old co-owns Vesco Oil Corporation, which distributes automotive and industrial lubricants. She also served as co-chair of President Donald Trump’s campaign in Michigan last year.

If she wins the GOP nomination, she will challenge longtime Democratic Senator Debbie Stabenow in the general election.

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The 1998 Democratic nominee for governor of Michigan says he may try again next year. Well-known trial attorney Geoffrey Fieger said so Friday on statewide TV.