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MichMash-Oct. 7: Michigan Supreme Court elections

Brian Charles Watson
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The Michigan Supreme Court is the high stakes election in November that you might not be paying attention to.

As part of the weekly series MichMash, WDET’s Cheyna Roth is joined by Michigan Advance reporter Ken Coleman to talk about the non-partisan candidates that are actually highly political.

Before becoming the newest Capitol reporter for the Michigan Public Radio Network, Cheyna Roth was an attorney. She spent her days fighting it out in court as an assistant prosecuting attorney for Ionia County. Eventually, Cheyna took her investigative and interview skills and moved on to journalism. She got her masters at Michigan State University and was a documentary filmmaker, podcaster, and freelance writer before finding her home with NPR. Very soon after joining MPRN, Cheyna started covering the 2016 presidential election, chasing after Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton, and all their surrogates as they duked it out for Michigan. Cheyna also focuses on the Legislature and criminal justice issues for MPRN. Cheyna is obsessively curious, a passionate storyteller, and an occasional backpacker. Follow her on Twitter at @Cheyna_R