DETROIT — Today former President Barack Obama endorsed Gretchen Whitmer for Governor of Michigan. “I’m proud to endorse Gretchen Whitmer because Michigan’s middle-class families need a governor who knows how to get things done,” said former President Barack Obama. “Gretchen has spent her whole life getting real results for hardworking Michiganders, whether it was raising […]
Group includes business leaders from Weight Watchers, Detroit Pistons, Henry Ford Health System, Avis Ford DETROIT – A new group of influential Michigan business leaders is forming to help elect former Senate Democratic Leader Gretchen Whitmer as the next Governor of Michigan over Republican Bill Schuette. ‘Business Leaders for Whitmer’ will be co-chaired Anthony F. […]
LANSING — Today Gretchen Whitmer issued the following statement after Bill Schuette held a press conference in which he repeatedly refused to answer calls from Nassar survivors demanding that the Michigan Republican Party pull the ad. Watch the video clip from the Detroit News here. “Three times. Bill Schuette was asked three times if he […]
Chief Dunlap: “worked closely with Whitmer’s office… to achieve the best possible outcome for the survivors of Larry Nassar.” LANSING — Today former Ingham County Prosecutor Gretchen Whitmer stood with Michigan sheriffs, prosecutors, and Nassar survivors to set the record straight regarding her role in the Larry Nassar case. Schuette responded at a press conference […]
Whitmer Took Swift Action to Put Nassar Behind Bars LANSING – Michigan sheriffs, prosecutors, and sexual assault survivors are blasting a new attack ad from the Michigan Republican Party. The sleazy new TV ad falsely attacks Gretchen Whitmer for her role in the Larry Nassar case. “I want to be crystal clear: this ad is […]
Group includes former Snyder, Engler, Milliken cabinet officials, co-author of Elliott-Larsen Civil Rights Act LANSING – Today a group of Republican and Independent leaders from across the state announced the formation of a new coalition to help elect former Senate Democratic Leader Gretchen Whitmer as the next Governor of Michigan. ‘Republicans and Independents for Whitmer’ […]
LANSING — Gretchen Whitmer and Bill Schuette will appear in two gubernatorial debates in October, representatives for the campaigns announced today. Schuette and Whitmer’s campaigns officially completed negotiations today after several weeks of productive talks. The debates are as follows: Debate 1 October 12 Grand Rapids WOOD studios Moderator: Rick Albin 7:00 PM – 8:00 […]
Democratic candidate for governor Gretchen Whitmer has earned the endorsement of the Michigan Fraternal Order of Police (MIFOP) for the November election. “Although both candidates are well versed on law enforcement issues and would lead our state well, our committee ultimately decided to support Whitmer,” explains Mike Sauger, MFOP president. “It was a difficult decision […]
Gretchen Whitmer announced Garlin Gilchrist II as her running mate in the 2018 election. Gilchrist represents next generation of rising Democratic Party leaders.
Gretchen Whitmer’s campaign for governor issued the following statement on debate negotiations with Attorney General Bill Schuette’s campaign.