Flashpoint: Taking a look at Thursday’s debate between Whitmer, Dixon

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Discussing what you need to know about what is going to be on Nov. election ballot for MIchigan.

DETROIT – Polls are showing us that 10% of the electorate is still undecided and on Flashpoint, we are wondering if anything happened on Thursday’s debate that could help voters with their decision.

The same polls tell us that Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has a healthy lead which means that Tudor Dixon needed to do more than just hold her one. So did Whitmer do enough to convince voters on the fence that she is worth another term?

Also: My takeaways from first debate between Whitmer, Dixon

A poll last week showed inflation and the economy being the #1 issues replacing abortion for Michigan voters.

Also, there are two seats on the university boards for Michigan State University and Wayne State University on the November ballot. We discussed what those seats mean.

More: Michigan GOP statewide candidates stick to far-right message

You can view the October 16, 2022 episode of Flashpoint in the video player above.

About the Author:

Devin Scillian is equally at home on your television, on your bookshelf, and on your stereo. Devin anchors the evening newscasts for Local 4. Additionally, he moderates Flashpoint, Local 4's Sunday morning news program. He is also a best-selling author of children's books, and an award-winning musician and songwriter.