The political science professor says Flint's water crisis may be mentioned as part of an example of government responsiveness and responsibility.
"I certainly think they will be watching closely to see who's successful and who's not successful, as it will help them begin to generate a game plan for who they might be supporting later on in the spring."
Michigan's primary presidential election will be in March.
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