Mark Schauer

8:31 pm
Tue May 14, 2013

Nothing official yet, but Schauer moving closer to campaign for governor

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Several other potential Democratic candidates have said they won't run and have thrown their support to the former Congressman and state lawmaker from Battle Creek
Mark Schauer, 51, is in the final stages of preparing for a race for governor. He won't say definitively yet that he's in, but in an interview with the Free Press Tuesday, he said: 'I'm strongly leaning toward putting a campaign together and getting going. The desire is there.'
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10:18 am
Thu May 9, 2013

Schauer campaign for governor looks more likely

Mark Schauer - file photo
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Interview with Zach Gorchow

Update: Congressman Bart Stupak has endorsed Schauer for governor (MLive story)

This week has brought more indications that former Congressman Mark Schauer of Battle Creek will soon launch a campaign for Governor of Michigan. 

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9:16 pm
Wed May 8, 2013

Democratic field could be clear for Schauer to run for governor

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Former Congressman and state lawmaker from Battle Creek hasn't said if he will run for governor next year
LANSING - The Democratic field for governor is shrinking as two potential candidates have said they will step aside if former U.S. Rep. and state Sen. Mark Schauer gets in the race. Michigan Board of Education member John Austin, who had been mulling a run for the seat, said Wednesday that the time was right for Schauer to be the Democratic nominee for the state's top job.
8:37 am
Wed May 8, 2013

No decision yet, but momentum builds for Schauer to run for governor

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Former Congressman and state lawmaker from Battle Creek does well in polls of hypothetical race for governor
LANSING, MI -- Mark Schauer has not yet confirmed any plans to campaign for governor, but momentum appears to be building for the former congressman from Battle Creek. The Democratic Governor's Association is "nudging" Schauer to run in 2014, according to a new report from Politico, which obtained an internal polling memo indicating that he would make a "formidable opponent" for first-term Republican Gov.
6:52 pm
Mon April 22, 2013

Poll finds Snyder in dead heat with Schauer, Stupak

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Former Congressman Mark Schauer of Battle Creek is a point ahead of Governor Snyder in EPIC-MRA poll despite little name recognition
Even though a big majority of recently polled Michigan voters don't know who Democrats Mark Schauer and Bart Stupak are, the two politicians are in a dead heat with Gov. Rick Snyder in head-to-head matchups for the 2014 gubernatorial election.