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Election 2008: Michigan

Scholastic Kid Reporters are on the campaign trail. They have talked to every Republican and Democratic candidate in the race for the White House. Here is a collection of their reports from Michigan, where rising unemployment and other economic concerns will likely be a key issue for voters.

Click here for more on election excitement across the U.S. from the Scholastic News Press Corps.

Articles

Election Do-Overs?
Election Do-Overs?
by Kayla M. Gough
Scholastic Kids Press Corps | March20,2008
The Michigan State Legislature adjourned Thursday without setting a date for a new primary election. Legislators begin a two-week recess on Friday, making a new primary for the Wolverine State improbable.
Romney Wins Michigan
Romney Wins Michigan
by Kayla M. Gough
Scholastic Kids Press Corps | January16,2007
Mitt Romney looked tired but happy as he took the podium to announce his victory in the Michigan primary. Wearing a white shirt with the sleeves rolled up, the former Governor of Massachusetts said Washington, D.C., was broken, but that he was the man
Michigan Votes Today
Michigan Votes Today
by Kayla M. Gough
Scholastic Kids Press Corps | January15,2008
Scholastic Kid Reporter Kayla M. Gough reports from Michigan on the eve of the state's 2008 presidential primary. The election has brought together two favorite Michigan pastimes: politics and the annual auto show. While new cars at the show compete f
Democrats Turn Red
Democrats Turn Red
by Suzanne Freeman
Scholastic News Online | January15,2008
Controversy in the national Democratic and Republican committees has muddled Michigan's 2008 presidential primary election. Only the key issue remains clear: As the state with the highest rate of unemployment in the nation, Michigan's vote is all abo
The Answers Are In!
The Answers Are In!
by Maeve Hammond
Scholastic Kids Press Corps | October10,2007
You sent in the questions and Kid Reporter Maeve Hammond got the answers. After the Republican candidates for President finished their two-hour-long debate in Dearborn, Michigan, they sent their representatives to the spin room to talk to the media. So
McCain Campaigns in Michigan
McCain Campaigns in Michigan
by Maeve Hammond
Scholastic Kids Press Corps | April14,2007
Although many consider Friday the 13th a bad omen, it was a lucky day for many Republican Party members in Kalamazoo, Michigan. They turned out to see their candidate for President, John McCain, at a press conference. A local hotel was packed with McCa
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