News to Know – Week of Oct. 10

Logo for MI Vote Matters, Tuesday Nov. 8
  • A second gubernatorial debate is scheduled for 7 p.m. Oct. 25 on the Oakland University campus between Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and Republican candidate Tudor Dixon. Representatives from WXYZ Channel 7 Detroit, WXMI FOX 17 Grand Rapids and WSYM FOX 47 Lansing will moderate. The candidates are also debating Oct. 13 from 7 to 8 p.m. in Grand Rapids, which will be broadcast by WOOD TV8.
  • Early in-person voting by absentee ballot at a clerk’s office is currently available. Absentee ballots can be dropped off at a designated drop box or local clerk’s office between now and 8 p.m. Nov. 8.
  • Complimentary MI Vote Matters informational posters and the 2022 Candidate Guide remain available for MHA members. An online order form is available to request the guide and/or various sizes of laminated posters. In addition, the MI Vote Matters webpage contains up-to-date election information and social media conversations using the hashtag #MIVoteMatters afford additional insight and opportunities to discuss how the 2022 election affects healthcare. Questions regarding the election should be directed to Laura Appel at the MHA.