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Michigan Political Views Fall along Demographic and Partisan Lines

Michael Breslin — January 29, 2021

New SOSS county-level analyses show Trump and Whitmer approval ratings divided by race, education, income, and geography

Weinfeld, Thomas, Ballard, Grossmann pix

Presidential Election, Democracy, Economy

First State of the State podcast of 2021: an economic roller coaster and polarizing grievances that can fuel political violence.

Voting signs

Facing the Pandemic, the Economy and Redistricting

IPPSR podcasters agree it's no time to drop our pandemic facemasks. They foresee a tough economic winter ahead and describe a new, and potentially fairer, way to draw voting districts.

How Accurate Are Michigan Revenue Estimates Now?

Michael Breslin — November 25, 2020

At this time of thanks, this new analysis of Michigan's budget year forecasting takes time to express gratitude for improving accuracy.

Overcoming Michigan's Homework Gap: Innovation and Collaboration Can Build a Resilient K-12 Education System

Johannes M. Bauer — October 28, 2020

Inequalities in broadband connectivity are a major obstacle in connecting our human capital -- especially our children -- to a successful future.

Bumper stickers for Trump and Biden

Going Red or Blue in Michigan in 2020?

Predictions, projections and Election Madness in the latest State of the State Podcast.

Michigan’s New Budget: Who Gained and Who Lost?

Michael Breslin — October 20, 2020

Michigan's normal push-and-pull budget debate was more than a little bit different this year.

Remembering Gov. William Milliken

William Rustem — October 06, 2020

“It is my greatest hope that this administration will be known for its compassion, its idealism, its candor and its toughness in the pursuit of public ends.”

White House

Election, Economy, Leadership During Pandemic

What's the path to the White House? Will the popular vote match the Electoral College outcome? More about the November election, the economy and the path to the Michigan Political Leadership Program.

Representation of coronavirus under a microscope

CORONAUpdate (Week of September 11)

Samyuktha Iyer — September 17, 2020

Our latest news blog on IPPSR-associated developments as the world confronts the pandemic coronavirus.

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