Planned Parenthood Advocates of Michigan is the voice of Michigan Planned Parenthood and patients. As part of our commitment to ensuring women and families have the quality, affordable health care they deserve, we publish endorsement guides each year.


Our endorsement guides are based on information we gather about candidates running for elected office. We use candidate questionnaires to identify pro-choice candidates to endorse in the primary and general elections. We also consider voting records when evaluating incumbent endorsements.

Our election guide helps cut through the noise and give supporters the best options for candidates who will support family planning decisions with medically

accurate information, access to contraceptives, sex education, and safe, legal abortion.


More than 250 candidates have earned an endorsement or a favorable rating from Planned Parenthood Advocates of Michigan for their demonstrated dedication to protecting health care access for all people in Michigan.


In the 2018 August primary election, 90 percent of PPAM’s endorsed and favorably-rated candidates won their races, ultimately leading to a statewide Pink Wave in the 2018 General Election.

Click the button below for a complete list of PPAM-endorsed and favorable candidates in the 2020 primary election.

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General Election Endorsement

Candidates interested in our general election endorsement should submit the candidate questionnaire by August 21.

There are three options for completing/submitting the candidate questionnaire:

  1. Submit an Online Form version linked below

  2. Download the questionnaire PDF and email the completed document to Kelsey Christian at Kelsey.Christian@ppmi.org

  3. Download the questionnaire PDF and mail the completed document to Kelsey Christian at PPAM PO Box 15041, Lansing, MI  48901 


Please complete this form online or print and return it by email or mail by August 21 to be considered for Planned Parenthood Advocates of Michigan's endorsement.

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Mail Address: P.O. Box 15041, Lansing, MI 48901

Phone: 517.482.1080

Fax: 517.482.4876

Email: ppam@ppmi.org