MiVote Supreme Court Forum

MiVote Supreme Court Forum

MiVote: Supreme Court Forum is a sit down conversation with three of the eight candidates running for a seat on the Michigan Supreme Court – Judge Deborah A. Thomas, Judge Bill Murphy, and Judge James Robert Redford. The forum provides factual, non-partisan information to all Michigan citizens regarding the qualifications and views of these candidates. […]

Town Hall with Gov Rick Snyder and Rep Mark Schauer

Mark Schauer and Gov. Rick Snyder

Watch On Demand: Detroit Public Television, The Detroit News and the Detroit Free Press produced the Town Hall featuring Republican Governor Rick Snyder and Democrat Congressman Mark Schauer on Sunday from the campus of Wayne State University in Detroit. The one-hour Town Hall Forum included an audience of undecided voters, chosen by independent research companies contracted by both the […]

PBS NewsHour Reports on MI Governor Race


Republican Gov. Rick Snyder is fighting for re-election in Michigan, a state that voted for President Obama in 2008 and 2012. His opponent, Democratic challenger Mark Schauer, is using Snyder’s economic record to weaken the incumbent. Christy McDonald of Detroit Public Television reports.

Michigan Calling with Senate Candidate Terri Lynn Land

Terri Lynn Land

Michigan Radio’s Rick Pluta hosts U.S. Senate Candidate Terri Lynn Land on Michigan Calling Friday, October 3, 2014 Watch now:

For Immediate Release: Candidates for Michigan Governor to Appear in Town Hall Forum October 12, 2014

Gubernatorial candidates Schauer and Snyder - photo from WDET

DETROIT (September 22, 2014) – Detroit Public Television, The Detroit News and the Detroit Free Press will co-host a Michigan Gubernatorial Town Hall Forum featuring Republican Governor Rick Snyder and Democrat Congressman Mark Schauer at 6 p.m. on Sunday, October 12, 2014 on the campus of Wayne State University in Detroit. The one-hour Town Hall […]

Michigan Calling – Governor Rick Snyder

Michigan Calling with Rick Pluta and Gov. Snyder

Rick Pluta hosts Michigan Calling – a Q & A with Governor Rick Snyder.  Watch it now Check out Rick’s discussion with Mark Schauer

Michigan Calling – Q & A with Gary Peters


U.S. Senate Candidate Gary Peters (D-MI 14) Answers Your Questions Friday, August 22, 2014- 9-10am ET Watch Now: With the November Elections around the corner, Detroit Public Television (DPTV) will carry the first of two live web streams with U.S. Senate Candidates Gary Peters (D-MI 14) on Friday, August 22 at 9:00 a.m. and with […]

Michigan Calling with Mark Schauer

Michigan Calling series kicks off with Mark Schauer

MiVote, in collaboration with Michigan Public Radio and WKAR in Lansing, presents the first in a series of in-depth candidate discussions – Michigan Calling. On Friday, July 11th at 9:00 a.m. Democratic Gubernatorial Candidate Mark Schauer took questions from viewers and listeners on issues important to the future of Michigan. Watch it Now >

League of Women Voters 14th Congressional District Candidate Debate


Video provided by the League of Women Voters and Civic Center TV. Wednesday, June 25, 2014 14th Congressional District Democrat Debate.  The candidates include– Southfield Mayor Brenda Lawrence, state Rep. Rudy Hobbs, both of Southfield, former U.S. Rep. Hansen Clarke, and Burgess Foster, both of Detroit.  They are vying for the seat vacated by U.S. Rep. […]

Palpable optimism for Detroit deal in the air on Mackinac

There was a feeling of bated-breath inevitability on Mackinac Island this week. A feeling of possibility for Detroit’s future. Emergency Manager Kevyn Orr was at the Detroit Regional Chamber’s policy conference, lobbying for his plan to settle Detroit’s nearly $18 billion in debt and exit bankruptcy. And as people walked the halls, talking and gossiping […]