Pro-Education Candidates Surf the Blue Wave

Educators Win Legislative Seats to Clinch Democratic Majority By Zach Crim MEA Public Affairs When Jaime Churches’ alarm went off at 6 a.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 9, in many ways it was just another day preparing to teach her fifth-grade class in Gross Ile. But the hundreds of notifications on her phone betrayed the climactic […]

Congratulations to Election 2022 Winners!

MEA would like to congratulate the hundreds of friends of public education who won their elections on Nov. 8.   We look forward to working with lawmakers to ensure every Michigan student gets the great public education they deserve! The following MEA recommended candidates were successful in Election 2022 (* denotes MEA member): Statewide (15 wins […]

Statement from MEA President on Election 2022 victories

EAST LANSING — The following statement can be attributed to MEA President Paula Herbart on Tuesday’s election victories by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and other friends of public education: “Today is a great day for educators, students and parents across Michigan. Our fellow Michiganders turned out in huge numbers for a midterm to re-elect Gov. Gretchen […]

Dangerous election-deniers leading GOP’s statewide ticket

While Michigan’s gubernatorial race between Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and DeVos-supported Tudor Dixon gets the most media attention, the matchups for attorney general and secretary of state also carry dire consequences for anyone who cares about protecting our democracy. MEA strongly recommends re-electing Dana Nessel for attorney general and Jocelyn Benson for secretary of state, based […]