Black voter motivation is at historically high level with health care being a priority
In a recent poll for Local 4 and the Detroit News, pollster Richard Czuba was asked about what’s driving Black voters. “African American voters, Black voters in Michigan, very strongly are coming in on the side of pre-existing conditions. Czuba asked Black voters how motivated they are to vote in November. “We’re now seeing Black voters in Michigan at a 9.5. According to the poll, 35 percent of Black voters in Michigan plan on voting absentee -- if they haven’t already.
Exclusive poll: Joe Biden extends lead in Michigan
Exclusive new poll numbers show Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden extended his lead by three, bringing him to eight points in Michigan over President Donald Trump. “The biggest shift of all came among white senior citizens in Michigan,” said Richard Czuba, CEO of the Glengariff Group. The new WDIV/Detroit News poll was conducted after the first presidential debate and before the president was diagnosed with COVID-19. It is the fulcrum point of this election,” Czuba said. A majority of the people who participated in the poll watched the presidential debate.
Flashpoint 6/23/19: A look at Michigan's economy, what's being done to protect LGBTQ+ community
DETROIT Here is what you missed on Sunday's episode of Flashpoint:We took a closer look at Michigan's report card as we mark Pride Month. Looking at the presidential race, is America ready for a gay president complete with a first husband, or is that enough to disqualify Pete Buttigieg from serious consideration? We put together a fascinating roundtable of voices from those who walk that walk every day. Segment One:Richard Czuba, founder, Glengariff Group, Inc; Nancy Schlichting, MSU Board of Trustees; Jeynce Poindexter, Victims Advocate, Equality Michigan and Buzz Thomas of Thomas Group Consulting. Segment Two:Lou Glazer, President, Michigan Future, Inc.
Detroit debates: Health care, immigration, gun violence top issues during first night
DETROIT - The political focus was on Detroit on Tuesday night as Democratic candidates for president took the stage for the first of two debates. It was clear from opening statements that Sen. Elizabeth Warren and Sen. Bernie Sanders were not representative of everybody on the stage. Steve Bullock, John Hickenlooper, John Delaney and Tim Ryan staked out more moderate positions. Watch below: Coverage from the spin roomHear from Local 4 Pollster Richard Czuba belowAll video of the debate is courtesy of CNN. CNN Democratic debate lineup.