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Decision 2018: Metro Detroit Primary Election Results
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Biden stumps for Whitmer in Southfield

Biden stumps for Whitmer in SouthfieldFormer VP calls governor race 'a bellwether for whole country'
  • Michigan
  • 6 days, 6 hours ago
Michigan

National Democratic group pumps $250K into Michigan redistricting campaign

Group pumps $250k into Mich. redistricting campaignA national Democratic redistricting reform group headed by ex-U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder pumps $250,000 into a Michigan redistricting ballot plan
  • Michigan
  • 1 week ago
Politics

Trump OKs sanctions for foreigner election meddling

Trump OKs sanctions for foreigner election meddlingTrump is signing an executive order authorizing sanctions against foreigners who meddle in U.S. elections.
  • Politics
  • 1 week ago
Michigan

Survey: Trump's unpopularity in Michigan hurts GOP candidates

Survey: Trump’s unpopularity hurts GOP candidatesPresident Trump's unfavorable rating with Michigan voters threatens to drag down GOP candidates on the Nov. 6 ballot, according to new statewide poll
  • Michigan
  • 1 week ago
Michigan

Michigan primary voter turnout: Interactive map by county

Interactive map: Where voter turnout surgedVoter turnout was up across Michigan but particularly so in counties won by Democratic presidential nominee Hilary Clinton in 2016
  • Michigan
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Elections

Vote 2018: Primary election results

Vote 2018: Primary election resultsFollow election results from Metro Detroit's August primary election
  • Elections
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Michigan

Democratic attorney general, SOS candidates lead Republicans in new poll

Poll: Democratic AG, SOS hopefuls lead GOP foesDemocratic candidates for Michigan attorney general and secretary of state are leading Republican hopefuls, but name recognition is minimal.
  • Michigan
  • 1 week ago
Politics

Slotkin picks up high-profile national-security endorsements from Republicans

Slotkin picks up national-security endorsementsU.S. House hopeful Elissa Slotkin racked up four high-profile national security endorsements this week, including three from Republicans.
  • Politics
  • 1 week ago
Michigan

Poll: Marijuana proposal support high, redistricting muddled

Poll: Pot plan support high, redistricting muddledA majority of likely Michigan voters favor recreational marijuana legalization but support is muddled for a plan to create a redistricting commission
  • Michigan
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Michigan

Voter data gathering reshapes Mich. politics, sparks privacy fears

Voter data gathering reshapes Mich. politicsComplex technology lets Michigan's political parties compile detailed data on individual voters, prompting worries about privacy in a democracy
  • Michigan
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Politics

High stakes as 2-month sprint to Election Day begins

High stakes as 2-month sprint to Election Day beginsFor both parties, the stakes are exceedingly high
  • Politics
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Nation

Obama, on campaign swing, urges ‘sanity in our politics’

Obama urges ‘sanity in our politics’Obama didn’t mention Trump by name during a speech in the key Southern California battleground of Orange County
  • Nation
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Politics

Obama issues scathing critique of Trump, ‘politics of fear’

Obama issues scathing critique of Trump, ‘politics of fear’Obama implored Americans to vote in the midterm elections, saying the future of U.S. democracy is in the balance
  • Politics
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Michigan

Supreme Court keeps ban on Michigan straight-ticket voting

Top court keeps ban on straight-ticket votingAttorneys unsuccessfully asked the U.S. Supreme Court to keep straight-party voting on Michigan's Nov. 6 ballot to prevent "confusion and chaos"
  • Michigan
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Michigan

Voting rights proposal certified for Michigan's November ballot

Voting rights plan goes on Mich.’s Nov. 6 ballotThe Board of State Canvassers voted unanimously to certify signatures for a ballot initiative that would expand voting rights in Michigan.
  • Michigan
  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Michigan

Michigan governor primary most expensive ever

Michigan governor primary most expensive everCampaign disclosure reports show seven Democratic and Republican primary candidates combined to spend more than $35 million through Aug. 7 primary
  • Michigan
  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Politics

Experts call for sweeping election security measures

Experts call for sweeping election security measuresAn expert panel of the National Academy of Sciences is calling for fundamental reforms to ensure voting integrity
  • Politics
  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Michigan

Federal appeals panel revives Michigan's ban on straight ticket voting

Appeals panel revives Mich.’s straight ticket banIn a decision that could affect races up and down the Nov. 6 ballot, the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a legislative ban on straight ticket voting.
  • Michigan
  • 2 weeks ago
Michigan

Michigan GOP lawmakers adopt minimum wage, sick leave plans with aim to amend

Mich. Legislature OKs wage, paid leave plansMichigan’s Legislature approves citizen-initiated legislation that would raise the state’s minimum wage to $12 per hour and require paid sick leave,
  • Michigan
  • 2 weeks ago
Michigan

Minimum wage group vows to sue if GOP 'weakens' proposal

Wage group vows to sue if GOP ‘weakens’ proposalOrganizers seeking to put a $12 minimum wage plan on November's ballot will sue Michigan’s Legislature if lawmakers adopt the plan and weaken it later
  • Michigan
  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago
Michigan

Ads tout Schuette's AG record, target Whitmer's immigration stances

Ad targets Whitmer’s immigration stancesBill Schuette’s first ads of the general election campaign tout his work as attorney general and call out Gretchen Whitmer's history on immigration.
  • Michigan
  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago
Michigan

Right-to-work repeal push pits Whitmer against Schuette

Right-to-work repeal pits Whitmer vs. SchuetteDemocratic gubernatorial candidate Gretchen Whitmer is hoping for the chance to repeal the Republican law she calls an “assault on working people.”
  • Michigan
  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Michigan

College Democrats sue over 'restrictive' Michigan voting laws

College Dems sue over ‘restrictive’ voting lawsMichigan voting laws confuse and unconstitutionally restrict young residents from participating in elections, according to a college Democrats' suit
  • Michigan
  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Nation

Biden feels the push to take on Trump in 2020

Biden feels the push to take on Trump in 2020Biden is convinced he can beat Trump, friends and advisers say, and he has given himself until January to deliberate.
  • Nation
  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Nation

$30 million poured into effort to energize young voters

$30 million poured into effort to energize young votersYoung people tend to vote for Democrats, but they also tend stay away during midterm elections.
  • Nation
  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Nation

Will Russian hackers affect this year’s election?

Will Russian hackers affect this year’s election?Once again, hackers on the outside of the American political system were probing for a way in
  • Nation
  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Michigan

Michigan redistricting group scores 'minor win' with ballot summary change

Redistricting proposal’s ballot summary changedThe Michigan Board of State Canvassers approved final ballot language for a proposal to create a commission “of citizens” to draw political districts
  • Michigan
  • 2 weeks, 6 days ago
Michigan

Pence: Stabenow 'standing in way' of GOP agenda

Pence: Stabenow ‘standing in way’ of GOP agendaVice President Mike Pence said at a West Bloomfield fundraiser that "America and Michigan need John James" to beat Democrat U.S. Sen. Debbie Stabenow
  • Michigan
  • 2 weeks, 6 days ago
Michigan

Politics site's forecast: Odds on Stevens to win Trott's seat in Congress

Politics site: Stevens likely to win Trott’s seatThe FiveThirtyEight website predicts that Democrat Haley Stevens has a 2 in 3 chance of defeating Republican Lena Epstein for Rep. Dave Trott's seat.
  • Michigan
  • 3 weeks ago
Politics

Trump warns of ‘violence’ if Republicans lose elections

Trump warns of ‘violence’ if Republicans lose fall electionsTrump warned evangelical leaders that, “you’re one election away from losing everything you’ve got.”
  • Politics
  • 3 weeks ago
Nation

Liberal Gillum, Trump-backed DeSantis win Florida primaries

Gillum, DeSantis win Florida primariesA liberal Florida Democrat pulled off an upset victory while President Donald Trump’s favored candidate cruised to an easy win Tuesday
  • Nation
  • 3 weeks ago
Michigan

Voting group behind mystery requests in Michigan

Voting group behind mystery requests in Mich.A voting rights nonprofit is behind the recent mystery public record requests that blanketed clerk’s offices around Michigan
  • Michigan
  • 3 weeks, 1 day ago
Michigan

Stabenow, James agree to two October Senate campaign debates

Stabenow set to debate James twice in OctoberDemocratic U.S. Sen. Debbie Stabenow is set to debate Republican opponent John James twice in mid-October in the U.S. Senate campaign.
  • Michigan
  • 3 weeks, 1 day ago
Michigan

Pence set to return to Michigan to raise money for James

Pence returns to Michigan to raise cash for JamesA White House official said Pence will be at a Metro Detroit country club to raise money for John James, the Republican U.S. Senate candidate
  • Michigan
  • 3 weeks, 1 day ago
Politics

Florida primary features Trump defender in gov race

Florida primary features Trump defender in governor’s raceTrump endorsed U.S. Rep. Ron DeSantis in the Republican primary for governor over Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam
  • Politics
  • 3 weeks, 1 day ago
Politics

Judge: Mich. must accept independent AG hopeful's petition

Judge: Mich. must accept independent’s AG petitionFederal judge orders the petition for a Michigan independent candidate for attorney general be considered in time to qualify for November’s ballot
  • Politics
  • 3 weeks, 2 days ago
Michigan

Michigan Dems, GOP lace up for 10-week sprint to general election

Dems, GOP finalize ticket for election sprintMichigan Democrats and Republicans finalized their tickets this weekend during spirited party conventions.
  • Michigan
  • 3 weeks, 2 days ago
Michigan

Michigan Democrat leaders: Don’t bet on ‘blue wave,’ build it

Dem leaders: Don’t bet on ‘blue wave,’ build itMichigan Democrats finalized ticket for Nov. 6 general election.
  • Michigan
  • 3 weeks, 3 days ago
Michigan

Mich. GOP convention: Leonard, Treder Lang get nod

GOP convention: Leonard, Treder Lang get nodThe state Republican party's 2,112 delegates selected their picks for attorney general, secretary of state and education seats Saturday
  • Michigan
  • 3 weeks, 4 days ago
Michigan

Michigan GOP convention

Michigan GOP conventionThe state GOP's 2,112 delegates selected their picks for attorney general, secretary of state and education seats
  • Michigan
  • 3 weeks, 4 days ago
Michigan

Michigan Dems look to reshape MSU Board of Trustees

Dems look to reshape MSU Board of TrusteesMichigan Democrats nominate Brianna Scott and Kelly Tebay for MSU Trustee
  • Michigan
  • 3 weeks, 4 days ago
Michigan

Mystery group blankets Michigan seeking ballots from 2016 election

Group blankets Mich. with 2016 ballot requestsNearly every clerk in Michigan received Freedom of Information Act requests asking for copies of every ballot cast in the 2016 presidential election
  • Michigan
  • 3 weeks, 5 days ago
Nation

Georgia county scraps poll consolidation plan amid backlash

Georgia county scraps poll consolidation plan amid backlashVoting rights activists say the controversy highlights a widespread problem
  • Nation
  • 3 weeks, 5 days ago
Michigan

Michigan canvassers put minimum wage plan on November ballot

Canvassers certify minimum wage plan for ballotThe Board of State Canvassers voted 3-0 Friday to certify a ballot proposal that would raise Michigan's minimum wage to $12 an hour
  • Michigan
  • 3 weeks, 5 days ago
Michigan

Business group appeals minimum wage plan to Michigan Supreme Court

Group appeals wage plan to Mich. Supreme CourtA business group is appealing to the Michigan Supreme Court a state appeals court's order to place a proposed minimum wage hike on the November ballot
  • Michigan
  • 3 weeks, 6 days ago
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