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2022 Candidate's campaigns enter final week stretch

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Democrat Gretchen Whitmer (left) and Republican Tudor Dixon (right) will face off in the November general election for Michigan governor.

Most voters have probably made up their minds, with a small group of undecideds who could still make a difference in close races. That’s according to political science professor Matt Grossman. He directs the Institute for Public Policy and Social Research at Michigan State University. Election Day is next Tuesday.

“This is, obviously, the last chance for candidates to make their impressions and voters to learn about proposals before they vote – if they vote on Election Day – or even before if they have their ballots in front of them.” said Grossman.

Grossman says early voting could make a big difference this year. This also the first election since a commission drew new congressional and legislative district lines. And there are three contentious ballot questions dealing with voting, abortion rights and legislative term limits.