She started out by walking around the room, shaking people’s hands and introducing herself as Gretchen.
Gretchen Whitmer, a Democrat, is running for her party’s nomination as a gubernatorial candidate. The primary and general elections won’t happen until 2018, but she talked to scores of people on Thursday night at the Otsego Grand Event Center in Gaylord. Whitmer said she got started early, announcing her campaign on Jan. 3, because she wanted to visit as many communities as possible. Read More