Republican strategist breaks down the first GOP debate in Michigan governor’s race

May 10, 2018



Marsden said the four candidates knew their audience and spent time "pandering."
Credit Screenshot from WOOD-TV's stream of the debate / WOOD-TV

The four Republicans who want to be your next Governor held a debate last night in Grand Rapids on WOOD TV.


It was the first time Attorney General Bill SchuetteLieutenant Governor Brian CalleyState Senator Patrick Colbeck, and Saginaw obstetrician Dr. Jim Hines were all together on one stage. 

Republican strategist Matt Marsden joined Stateside to break down the debate.


Listen above to get Marsden's overall impressions and his thoughts on the strategies and surprises of the night.


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