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Thanedar’s TV ad first of 2018 governor’s race

Thanedar’s TV ad first of 2018 governor’s raceDemocrat Shri Thanedar is launching the first television ads of the 2018 race for Michigan governor
  • Politics
  • 6 days, 13 hours ago
Detroit

Detroit begins recount of clerk election

Detroit begins recount of clerk electionChallenger Garlin Gilchrist says a recount of all absentee ballots and 60 election day precincts started Tuesday at Cobo
  • Detroit
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Politics

Nessel vows to fight workplace harassment

Nessel vows to fight workplace harassmentDemocratic Michigan attorney general hopeful Dana Nessel you can only trust candidate “who doesn’t have a penis’
  • Politics
  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Politics

Calley jabs Schuette as GOP gov battle heats up

Calley jabs Schuette as GOP gov battle heats upBrian Calley will attempt to be the first Michigan lieutenant governor to succeed his boss in 50 years
  • Politics
  • 2 weeks, 5 days ago
Politics

VP Pence supports Schuette with PAC donation

VP Pence supports Schuette with PAC donationPence’s Great America Committee is donating $6,800 to boost Michigan AG Bill Schuette’s campaign for governor
  • Politics
  • 2 weeks, 6 days ago
Politics

U.S. Rep. Fred Upton opts against Senate run

U.S. Rep. Fred Upton opts against Senate runThe St. Joseph Republican ends speculation that he would challenge Democratic Sen. Debbie Stabenow next year
  • Politics
  • 1 month ago
Politics

Pro-Duggan super PAC biggest spender in Michigan

Pro-Duggan super PAC biggest spender in MichiganTurnaround Detroit, which backed Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan, raised $865,000 through late October and spent $783,000
  • Politics
  • 1 month ago
Detroit

Challenger wants Detroit’s absentee ballots tossed

Challenger wants Detroit’s absentee ballots tossedAnita Belle filed a lawsuit saying absentee votes in general election were unlawfully counted.
  • Detroit
  • 1 month ago
Politics

Democrats hope for Trump backlash in Michigan

Democrats hope for Trump backlash in MichiganExperts: President Trump was a major factor in Tuesday’s elections and will remain a big influence next year in Michigan
  • Politics
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Elections

Gilchrist raises voting issues, mulls recount

Gilchrist raises voting issues, mulls recountUnofficial election results showed Detroit Clerk Janice Winfrey won by 1,482 votes over challenger Garlin Gilchrist
  • Elections
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Elections

Michigan Election Day 2017 results: Latest updates

Michigan Election Day 2017 results: Latest updatesA roundup of Metro Detroit races, results
  • Elections
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Politics

A look at the winners, losers of the top U.S. races

A look at the winners, losers of the top U.S. racesHere’s a rundown of the top races around the country on Tuesday
  • Politics
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Politics

In striking feat, Dems come close to retaking Va. House

In striking feat, Dems come close to retaking Virginia HouseDemocrats had picked up 14 of the 17 seats they would need to retake the chamber for the first time in two decades
  • Politics
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Politics

Maine gov says voters wrong to OK Medicaid expansion

Maine governor says voters wrong to OK Medicaid expansionLePage said a previous Medicaid expansion created yawning hospital debts and failed to reduce emergency room use
  • Politics
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Politics

Minneapolis elects transgender woman to City Council

Minneapolis elects transgender woman to City CouncilMinneapolis has elected a black transgender woman to its city council, another national first
  • Politics
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Elections

Victorious Duggan: 'One Detroit for all of us'

Victorious Duggan: ‘One Detroit for all of us’State Sen. Coleman A. Young II was hoping to unseat Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan in the race to be the city’s next leader
  • Elections
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Elections

Absentee surge carries clerk Winfrey to win

Absentee surge carries clerk Winfrey to winWinfrey won a close race against computer engineer Garlin Gilchrist, according to unofficial Detroit voting results
  • Elections
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Politics

Virginia rejects ‘Trumpism’ as Dems score major wins

Virginia rejects ‘Trumpism’ as Dems score major winsDemocrats were eager to show they could harness anti-Trump energy into success at the polls
  • Politics
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Detroit

Coleman Young II concession speech

Coleman Young II concession speechDetroit mayoral candidate Coleman Young II thanks his supporters and vows to continue to "blaze a trail for the next generation."
  • Detroit
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Elections

Flint Mayor Weaver wins recall election

Flint Mayor Weaver wins recall electionFlint Mayor Karen Weaver faces a recall election involving 17 challengers including City Council member Scott Kincaid
  • Elections
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Elections

Democrats win two special state House races

Democrats win two special state House racesTwo vacant Michigan House seats get filled as voters in Wayne County and the Upper Peninsula make their choices
  • Elections
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
News

Macomb: Center Line, Warren Woods school issues win

Macomb: Center Line, Warren Woods school issues winMacomb County voters were deciding Tuesday on a number of mayor's races and ballot questions
  • News
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Elections

East Lansing income tax proposal defeated

East Lansing income tax proposal defeatedA plan to slap a 1 percent income tax on residents and a 0.5 percent tax on non-residents was defeated Tuesday night
  • Elections
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Elections

Former cop beats ex-con for Detroit Council seat

Former cop beats ex-con for Detroit Council seatDetroit voters decide who will represent the city’s seven districts and the two at-large seats for the entire city
  • Elections
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Oakland County

Oakland: Pontiac mayor Waterman easily re-elected

Oakland: Pontiac mayor Waterman easily re-electedOakland County voters went to the polls in 31 communities Tuesday to decide local office races and ballot questions
  • Oakland County
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Elections

Detroiters ease pot shop restrictions

Detroiters ease pot shop restrictionsThe proposals, which are voter-led initiatives, replace Detroit’s current medical marijuana ordinance
  • Elections
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Detroit

Mayor Mike Duggan talks to the media after winning re-election

Mayor Mike Duggan talks to the media after winning re-election"It's going to be a really enjoyable next four years," said Duggan.
  • Detroit
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Detroit

Mayor Mike Duggan's election night celebration

Mayor Mike Duggan’s election night celebrationDetroit's mayor talks about the warmth and kindness of Detroiters, his decision to shun attack ads, and his desire to \u0022put 'us vs. them politics' behind us.\u0022
  • Detroit
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Nation

Dem New York Mayor Bill de Blasio wins 2nd term

Dem New York Mayor Bill de Blasio wins 2nd termDe Blasio easily defeated Republican state lawmaker Nicole Malliotakis and several third-party candidates
  • Nation
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Elections

Transgender woman wins Va. House seat, makes history

Transgender woman wins Virginia House seat, makes historyDanica Roem beat an incumbent lawmaker who sponsored a bill that would have restricted which bathrooms she could use
  • Elections
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Detroit

Polls close; voters weigh in on candidates, issues

Polls close; voters weigh in on candidates, issuesMayoral races and bond proposals are on ballots in the area
  • Detroit
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Elections

Latest results in Metro Detroit elections

Latest results in Metro Detroit electionsMetro Detroit voters weigh in on races, ballot issues
  • Elections
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Politics

Governors, mayors, Medicaid: Top U.S. races on Tuesday

Governors, mayors, Medicaid: Top U.S. races on TuesdayHere is a rundown of the top races on Tuesday’s ballot
  • Politics
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Elections

Voters head to the polls for mayoral races

Voters head to the polls for mayoral racesVoters in Detroit, Dearborn, Pontiac and Royal Oak will choose city leaders, as others weigh ballot issues
  • Elections
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Detroit

Coleman Young II campaign rally on election eve

Coleman Young II campaign rally on election eveColeman Young II campaign rally on election eve
  • Detroit
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Detroit

Detroiters face ballot issues easing pot shop limits

Detroiters face ballot issues easing pot shop limitsTwo proposals on Detroit’s Tuesday ballot give voters a chance to ease restrictions on medical marijuana dispensaries
  • Detroit
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Detroit

Fewer Detroiters expected to vote than 4 years ago

Fewer Detroiters expected to vote than 4 years agoDetroit Clerk Janice Winfrey said she expects a 13 percent to 18 percent voter turnout, down from 25 percent in 2013
  • Detroit
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
News

Detroit city clerk Janice Winfrey on the election

Detroit city clerk Janice Winfrey on the electionDetroit city clerk Janice Winfrey talks about the upcoming election.
  • News
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Detroit

Challenger hits Detroit’s clerk on election mishaps

Challenger hits Detroit’s clerk on election mishapsGarlin Gilchrist calls ballot irregularities a “ catastrophe,” while Clerk Janice Winfrey touts her “trusted experience”
  • Detroit
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Detroit

Challenger attacks council incumbent over votes, house

Challenger attacks council incumbent over votes, houseTyrone Carter is running against Raquel Castaneda-Lopez for the District 6 seat
  • Detroit
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Detroit

Ex-cop upsets Detroit council race with Smith, incumbent

Ex-cop upsets Detroit council race with Smith, incumbentRoy McCalister won the District 2 primary, but faces ex-Sen. Virgil Smith and write-in candidate George Cushingberry
  • Detroit
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Detroit

Detroiters to elect members of police board

Detroiters to elect members of police boardVoters to fill 7 of 11 seats on the Detroit Board of Police Commissioners in the Nov. 7 election
  • Detroit
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Detroit

Young raises $17,000; Duggan brings in half-million

Young raises $17,000; Duggan brings in half-millionThe latest round of finance figures come with less than two weeks to go before the Nov. 7 general election
  • Detroit
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Detroit

New ad touts how Duggan delivers ‘beyond basics’

New ad touts how Duggan delivers ‘beyond basics’Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan’s campaign releases positive ad after challenger Coleman Young II’s attacks
  • Detroit
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Elections

Breaking down Detroit's Mayoral Debate

Breaking down Detroit’s Mayoral DebateNolan Finley, political consultant Mario Morrow, and Detroit News city hall reporter Christine Ferretti analyze Wednesday's debate between Mayor Mike Duggan and challenger Coleman Young II.
  • Elections
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
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