2022 in Hindsight

January 5, 2023 Hour Detroit

A year is a long time in politics and life. When Hour Detroit asked an esteemed panel of experts in November 2021 to offer predictions for 2022, there was an awful lot they couldn’t have imagined. Like, say, that half the field of Republican gubernatorial candidates would disappear from the ballot due to signature fraud. Or that redistricting would help Democrats retake both chambers of the state Legislature for the first time in 40 years (the new maps weren’t ready until January 2022). That said, it’s pretty impressive how right our gang was. Let’s check their work!