We’ve Got Issues: Previewing the governor’s race

Oct 16, 2017

Gov. Rick Snyder is sworn into office Jan. 1, 2011
Credit Joe Ross

Candidates for governor are on the campaign trail in Michigan. They’re raising money, giving speeches and trying to get support before the primary election next August.

Republican Gov. Rick Snyder is term-limited, so it’s an open seat race for the first time since 2010. 

Democrats are hoping to win back the office, which they haven’t held since Gov. Jennifer Granholm left seven years ago.

Rick Pluta, the Capitol bureau chief for the Michigan Public Radio Network, says it’s too early to predict what will happen next year, but there are some candidates to watch: