LANSING, Mich. – Politico recently reported that Republican National Committee Chairwoman Ronna McDaniel has considered running for governor, challenging Gov. Gretchen Whitmer.
“People want to test the waters. They want to see what the reaction would be,” said political strategist Dennis Darnoi. “Does it excite donors and the grassroots? Is there pushback?”
It’s still early in the process but some names are already being floated among the Republican Party.
“Republicans do realize that she (Whitmer) is vulnerable but they need the right candidate to beat her and some township supervisor from a county that no one’s heard of is not going to be the person who gets it done,” Darnoi said.