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Where to find the major parties and candidates on election night

Voters in Jackson, Michigan fill out their ballots in a recent election
Steve Carmody
Michigan Radio
Voters in Jackson, Michigan fill out their ballots in a recent election

The midterm election is Tuesday, and there’s a lot at stake for both major parties, including races for governor, attorney general, and more races that are all without an incumbent.

Neither party is slowing down their efforts to get out the vote ahead of the election. Both have events for candidates planned right up until final election night watch parties.

Tony Zammit is the deputy communications director for the Michigan Republican Party. He says they’re feeling confident.

“We’re seeing tremendous momentum behind the ticket right now,” he says.

Brandon Dillon is the chair of the Michigan Democratic Party. He says they’ve run good campaigns.

“We’ve got great candidates and we’re just going to do everything we can to get out the vote. I think if we do that, we’ll have a good night,” he says.

Democrats at the top of the ticket and their supporters will be in Detroit at the Motor City Casino.

Republicans will host a watch party in Lansing at the downtown Lansing Center. Both events are open to the public.

The polls are open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Tuesday.

Before becoming the newest Capitol reporter for the Michigan Public Radio Network, Cheyna Roth was an attorney. She spent her days fighting it out in court as an assistant prosecuting attorney for Ionia County. Eventually, Cheyna took her investigative and interview skills and moved on to journalism. She got her masters at Michigan State University and was a documentary filmmaker, podcaster, and freelance writer before finding her home with NPR. Very soon after joining MPRN, Cheyna started covering the 2016 presidential election, chasing after Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton, and all their surrogates as they duked it out for Michigan. Cheyna also focuses on the Legislature and criminal justice issues for MPRN. Cheyna is obsessively curious, a passionate storyteller, and an occasional backpacker. Follow her on Twitter at @Cheyna_R
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