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Wayne County's Big Three endorse Gretchen Whitmer for Governor

Wayne County’s Big Three endorse Gretchen Whitmer for GovernorGretchen Whitmer speaks after she is endorsed for governor by Wayne County Executive Warren Evans, Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy and Wayne County Sheriff Benny Napoleon.
  • Elections
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Politics

House speaker joins race for Michigan attorney general

House Speaker Tom Leonard joins race for Michigan Attorney GeneralRepublican State House Speaker Tom Leonard is officially running to be Michigan’s next attorney general
  • Politics
  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Detroit

Cushingberry to run as a write-in for City Council

Cushingberry to run as a write-in for City CouncilPresident pro tem’s filing Friday came weeks after finishing third in the primary to represent District 2
  • Detroit
  • 1 month ago
Detroit

Young brings aggressive Senate style to mayor’s race

Young brings aggressive Senate style to Detroit mayor’s raceFellow senators and staff described state Sen. Coleman Young II as a hard worker and passionate advocate for Detroit
  • Detroit
  • 1 month ago
Politics

Lawyer: Super PAC givers face ‘firestorm’ of fines

Attorney: Mich. super PAC givers face ‘firestorm’ of finesA Republican attorney is urging action on rules for unlimited political spending by corporations and labor unions
  • Politics
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Detroit

Duggan, Young accept invite to debate each other

Duggan, Young accept invite to debate each otherThe debate comes after Young called multiple times for the mayor to come together to discuss their plans for Detroit
  • Detroit
  • 2 months ago
Elections

Recount unlikely in 1st House District primary

Recount unlikely in 1st House District primaryThe campaign strategist for 1st District House candidate Pam Sossi says a recount is unlikely
  • Elections
  • 2 months ago
Detroit

Judge: Detroit absentee ballots from primary will stand

Judge: Detroit absentee ballots from primary will standWayne County Circuit judge: “No evidence” to support tossing all city absentee ballots on claims they may be tainted
  • Detroit
  • 2 months ago
Elections

Election challenger: Detroit’s votes may be poisoned

Election challenger: Detroit’s votes may be poisonedAnita Belle filed a complaint asking a judge to stop the Detroit Election Commission from using results
  • Elections
  • 2 months, 1 week ago
Elections

Duggan will debate Young in advance of Nov. election

Duggan will debate Young in advance of Nov. electionMayor Mike Duggan said Thursday he will participate in a debate with Sen. Coleman Young in advance of general election
  • Elections
  • 2 months, 1 week ago
Detroit

Young faces uphill battle with Detroit voters

Young faces uphill battle with Detroit votersPolitical experts agree Detroit mayoral candidate Coleman Young II needs to step up efforts to get out his message
  • Detroit
  • 2 months, 1 week ago
Elections

Cushingberry loses re-election bid in primary

Cushingberry loses re-election bid in primaryCity Council President Pro-Tem George Cushingberry beat out by Roy McCalister Jr., Virgil Smith
  • Elections
  • 2 months, 1 week ago
Elections

Clerk Winfrey will battle surprise challenger

Clerk Winfrey will battle surprise challengerWinfrey won 51.3 percent of the vote in Tuesday's primary with Gilchrist II trailing far behind at 19.6 percent
  • Elections
  • 2 months, 1 week ago
Elections

Yancey, Corcoran head to fall state House ballot

Yancey, Corcoran head to fall state House ballotDemocrats face a competitive primary race for an ex-con’s state House seat that has been vacant for nearly six months
  • Elections
  • 2 months, 1 week ago
Elections

Duggan, Young set to meet in Detroit mayor fall contest

Duggan, Young set to meet in Detroit mayor’s fall contestDetroit Mayor Mike Duggan received more than 60 percent of the vote in a field of eight candidates
  • Elections
  • 2 months, 1 week ago
Elections

City council race tight in Center Line

City council race tight in Center LineIncumbent Mary Hafner finishes two votes ahead of challenger Jane Lapham in race for final spot on the November ballot
  • Elections
  • 2 months, 1 week ago
Detroit

Mayor Mike Duggan on the future of Detroit

Mayor Mike Duggan on the future of DetroitMayor Mike Duggan on the future of Detroit
  • Detroit
  • 2 months, 1 week ago
Elections

Grosse Pointe public safety, services bond issue OK'd
Romulus school issues lose; Dearborn, Dearborn Heights mayors advance to November election

Grosse Pointe public safety, services bond issue OK’dRomulus school issues lose; Dearborn, Dearborn Heights mayors advance to November election
  • Elections
  • 2 months, 1 week ago
Elections

Waterman, Holland win Pontiac mayor slots

Waterman, Holland win Pontiac mayor slotsMayor Deirdre Waterman finishes well ahead in eight-person field, will face Councilman Mark Holland this fall
  • Elections
  • 2 months, 1 week ago
Elections

Vote 2017: Primary election results

Vote 2017: Primary election resultsFollow election results from Metro Detroit's August primary election
  • Elections
  • 2 months, 1 week ago
Elections

Metro Detroit primary elections

Metro Detroit primary electionsMetro Detroit primary elections
  • Elections
  • 2 months, 1 week ago
Elections

Turnout light, irregularities refuted during voting

Turnout light, irregularities refuted in electionsElection workers reported light turnout, few problems as residents headed to polls Tuesday in Metro Detroit
  • Elections
  • 2 months, 1 week ago
Elections

Key mayoral, council races at stake in Metro Detroit

Key mayoral, council races at stake in Metro DetroitVoters will narrow the fields of mayoral and city council contenders in Wayne, Macomb and Oakland county municipal races
  • Elections
  • 2 months, 1 week ago
Elections

Foes seek to capitalize on Detroit clerk’s woes

Foes seek to capitalize on Detroit clerk’s woes in primary electionSix candidates are challenging Detroit City Clerk Janice Winfrey in the Tuesday primary, hoping to capitalize on mishaps
  • Elections
  • 2 months, 1 week ago
Elections

Dems fight over criminal records, Detroit in House race

Democrats fight over criminal records, Detroit in state House raceEndorsements are divided among three candidates in an 11-candidate Democratic primary to replace ex-con Rep. Brian Banks
  • Elections
  • 2 months, 1 week ago
Detroit

Six on the fringe in Detroit mayoral race

Six on the fringe in Detroit mayoral raceLittle-known hopefuls seek to advance in shadows of Duggan, Young in primary
  • Detroit
  • 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Detroit

Detroit council president, newcomer take on foes
At-large Detroit City Council incumbents Brenda Jones and Janee Ayers face three challengers in Tuesday’s primary

Detroit council president, newcomer take on foesAt-large Detroit City Council incumbents Brenda Jones and Janee Ayers face three challengers in Tuesday’s primary
  • Detroit
  • 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Detroit

Half of Detroit’s 8 mayoral candidates are felons

Half of Detroit’s 8 mayor hopefuls are felonsCharges range from gun crimes to assault, from 1977 to 2008
  • Detroit
  • 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Detroit

Young raises $22K compared to Mayor Duggan’s $1.6M

Young raises $22K compared to Mayor Duggan’s $1.6MCampaign finance records show state Sen. Coleman A.Young has raised $22,000, compared to Duggan’s $1.6M
  • Detroit
  • 2 months, 3 weeks ago
Detroit

Worthy files appeal to void Virgil Smith’s plea deal

Worthy files appeal to void Virgil Smith’s plea dealThe former state sentator said the appeal does not affect his decision to run for Detroit City Council
  • Detroit
  • 2 months, 3 weeks ago
Politics

First female elections bureau chief chosen
Sally Williams will be the next Bureau of Elections director, the first woman to hold the position

First female elections bureau chief chosenSally Williams will be the next Bureau of Elections director, the first woman to hold the position
  • Politics
  • 3 months, 3 weeks ago
Elections

In Georgia, Handel reaches out to Dems, thanks Trump

In Georgia, Handel reaches out to Dems, thanks TrumpHandel won about 52 percent of the vote to quell the upstart phenomenon of Jon Ossoff, a 30-year-old Democrat
  • Elections
  • 3 months, 4 weeks ago
Elections

Republican Handel wins Georgia House election

Republican Handel wins Georgia House electionKaren Handel won a nationally watched congressional election after the most expensive House campaign in U.S. history
  • Elections
  • 4 months ago
Elections

N.J. voters go to polls to replace Gov. Chris Christie

N.J. voters go to polls to replace Gov. Chris ChristieThe winners in Tuesday’s primaries will compete in the Nov. 7 general election
  • Elections
  • 4 months, 2 weeks ago
Wayne County

Voters pass Wayne County school millages

Voters pass Wayne Co. school millagesWyandotte voters go to polls, re-elect mayor, choose council members
  • Wayne County
  • 5 months, 2 weeks ago
Macomb County

Voters reject Chippewa Valley proposal, pass Anchor Bay

Voters reject Chippewa Valley proposal, pass Anchor Bay’sMacomb County voters also decided on several school measures in Warren, Center Line, New Haven districts
  • Macomb County
  • 5 months, 2 weeks ago
Oakland County

Voters pass $120M West Bloomfield schools bond proposal

Voters pass $120M West Bloomfield schools bond propWithin an hour of the polls closing Tuesday night, results show nearly 69 percent of voters said yes to measure
  • Oakland County
  • 5 months, 2 weeks ago
Education

Full election results

Full election resultsVoters in 10 Metro Detroit school districts vote Tuesday on millage proposals for new buildings, buses, facility fixes.
  • Education
  • 5 months, 2 weeks ago
Oakland County

Detroit area voters to consider school millages Tuesday

Detroit area voters to consider school millages TuesdayVoters asked to pay for new school buildings and buses, updated facilities and technology.
  • Oakland County
  • 5 months, 3 weeks ago
Politics

Georgia House race down to 2 candidates

Georgia House race down to 2 candidates, plus Trump, PelosiDemocrat Jon Ossoff, a 30-year-old former congressional staffer, fell a few percentage points shy of an outright victory
  • Politics
  • 6 months ago
Detroit

Coleman A. Young II picks up petitions for mayoral run

Coleman A. Young II picks up petitions for mayoral runCity elections records show state Sen. Coleman A. Young II picked up petitions for Detroit mayor
  • Detroit
  • 8 months ago
Politics

Michigan elections chief urges recount reform

Michigan elections chief urges recount reform after Detroit voting fiascoMichigan Elections Director Chris Thomas said lawmakers should consider legislation to make recounts easier
  • Politics
  • 8 months, 1 week ago
Politics

State audit finds 216 questionable votes in Detroit

State audit finds 216 questionable votes in Detroit but no widespread fraudState audit found ‘no evidence of pervasive voter fraud’ or that voting equipment failure led to the imbalances”
  • Politics
  • 8 months, 1 week ago
Politics

Michigan plans to replace all voting machines by 2018

Michigan plans to replace all voting machines by 2018Secretary of State Johnson is advancing plans to replace aging voting machines statewide with “next generation” systems
  • Politics
  • 8 months, 3 weeks ago
Politics

‘It is over’: Congress certifies Donald Trump’s victory

‘It is over’: Congress certifies Donald Trump’s victoryDemocrats raised plenty of objections as the votes were counted Friday in a joint session of Congress
  • Politics
  • 9 months, 2 weeks ago
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