The 2018 election landscape is becoming clearer with each passing week, Lansing’s leading political pundits were asked to take stock of the races for Michigan Governor and U.S. Senate as they stand today – still over a year out from Election Day.
Tuesday, July 25, 2017 – Lansing, MI – While the Republican field for the 2018 Governor’s race has not formalized, the issues shaping that race are in full view. Michigan’s top political insiders were asked to weigh in on how the Flint water crisis and the push for a part-time legislature will impact the respective potential candidacy of both Attorney General Bill Schuette and Lieutenant Governor Brian Calley.
Tuesday, June 27, 2017 – Lansing, MI – Michigan’s top political pundits were asked to weigh in on the part time legislature ballot campaign being spearheaded by Lieutenant Governor Brian Calley, and the proposal’s impact on Calley’s position as a Republican leader and presumed candidate for governor.
Monday, May 1, 2017 - Lansing – With the 2018 Governor’s race starting to take shape and the candidates for the Lansing and Detroit 2017 mayoral elections now finalized, Lansing’s leading political pundits were asked to weigh in on the current landscape for these key upcoming elections.
Wednesday, March 1, 2017 – Lansing, MI – With president Trump’s first six weeks and his first address to a Joint Session of Congress now the books, Michigan’s leading political pundits are ready to weigh in on the president’s first major milestone and offer predictions on the success he will have navigating his proposals through Congress.
After a seven-week hiatus of punditry introspection, reflection and self-flagellation following the November 8th presidential elections, the Pundit Poll returned today to name its Michigan Political People of the Year and look ahead to 2017 for who will be Michigan’s Most Influential Republican and Democrat.
Friday, Oct. 7, 2016 – Lansing, MI – One month to go and Michigan’s political insiders have made their predictions on which party will control the Michigan State House and which presidential candidate will win Michigan on the way to the White House. Both major political parties have something to celebrate.
Friday, August 5, 2016 – Lansing – The 2016 Michigan primary campaign is just a few days in the rearview mirror and there are still roughly 100 days until we elect the nation’s next President, so the Pundit Poll is, of course, looking ahead to the 2018 campaign for Governor. Who’s running? Who’s not? We asked 101 of Michigan’s political experts and insiders.