Election 2018 Candidates and Races

In the election document Forming Consciences for Faithful Citizenship, the U.S. Catholic bishops call for Catholics to “see beyond party politics” and to “analyze campaign rhetoric critically.” Each Catholic voter is charged with the responsibility of choosing the candidate he or she will vote for, guided by Scripture and Catholic teaching through a well-formed conscience. The links below will not only provide information about who the candidates are but will also provide Catholic teaching and issues to consider before voters cast their ballots.

Statewide Candidates

Governor and Lieutenant Governor

Attorney General

Secretary of State

State Board of Education

  • Judith Pritchett Democrat
  • Tiffany Tilley Democrat
  • Scotty Boman Libertarian
  • John Tatar Libertarian
  • Tami Carlone Republican
  • Richard Zeile Republican

Michigan Supreme Court

Issues to Consider and Questions for Candidates

Participation in political life in light of fundamental moral principles is an essential duty. —Forming Consciences for Faithful Citizenship

“As Catholics, we should be guided more by our moral convictions than by our attachment to a political party or interest group.”
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