Election 2018 Redistricting Drive A Step Closer To 2018 By Rick Pluta • Dec 18, 2017 WKAR File Photo A couple hundred volunteers showed up at the state Bureau of Elections Monday. As we hear from Michigan Public Radio’s Rick Pluta, they dropped off petitions to get a redistricting overhaul on the November ballot. Listen Listening... / 0:39 Benson Expected To Run Again For Michigan Secretary Of State By Associated Press • Oct 17, 2017 Courtesy Wayne State University Election law expert Jocelyn Benson is expected to run again to be Michigan's next secretary of state. Wage, Leave-Time Petition Drives Moving Ahead By Rick Pluta • Sep 19, 2017 WKAR File Photo Voters might have the chance to decide a pair of workers’ rights questions next year. As we hear from Rick Pluta, petition campaigns to put the questions on the 2018 ballot are underway. Listen Listening... / 0:38 State Sen. Colbeck Announces Run for Michigan Governor By Associated Press • Jun 1, 2017 Patrick Colbeck Facebook State Sen. Patrick Colbeck, a conservative who has clashed with Gov. Rick Snyder on Medicaid expansion and higher fuel taxes, announced Thursday that he is running for governor in 2018. Listen Listening... / 0:32 WKAR's Scott Pohl reports on State Sen. Colbeck entering Michigan Governor's Race. Whitmer files for 2018 Michigan governor's race By Peter Whorf • Jan 3, 2017 A capital region state legislator intends to seek Michigan's highest office.