Meet the candidates: Gretchen Whitmer
Michiganders head to the polls on August 7, and Michigan Radio is here to help you decide how to cast your ballot. From now until Election Day, we'll be highlighting a different gubernatorial or attorney general candidate, including their past interviews with Michigan Radio.
Learn about today's candidate below, and find more candidates here.
Name: Gretchen Whitmer
Education: Michigan State University (BA, JD)
Running for: Democratic candidate for governor
Experience: Former two-term Michigan state representative for the 69th and 70th districts, former two-term state senator and Senate Minority Leader, and former Ingham County Prosecutor