That’s according to a poll conducted by the Michigan chapter of the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws.
This year in Michigan the Presidential Primary process was highly competitive on either side of the aisle. More money was spent on TV ads than any previous year.
For some, the spending paid off, for others it was a wasted effort.
Dominic Trimboli spoke with Craig Mauger, a political analyst from the Michigan Campaign Finance Network. Here’s a shortened version of their conversation.
Michigan voters stunned the political world by handing Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders a surprise Democratic primary victory over former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. The win means the two Democrats will split Michigan’s national convention delegates. Continue reading
Presidential Candidate John Kasich visited Traverse City on Saturday ahead of Tuesday’s presidential primaries. During a press conference following the rally, Kasich spoke about his path to the Republican nomination.
As you head to the polls Tuesday, there are a few things to keep in mind to ensure the process goes smoothly. Continue reading
More than 100 people showed up to tell their stories, and attempt to be heard at the national level.
The overarching theme for the event, as Nancy Pelosi addressed a church full of Flint residents, was looking forward.
Just hours after Thursday’s GOP debate in Detroit, Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump spoke in front of a raucous crowd of about 4,000 in Warren on Friday.
Once the votes are counted in the Super Tuesday states, presidential candidates turn their attention to the next round of primaries – including Michigan’s in a week.
This month’s Speak Up Speak Out series on Monday will focus on the primary candidates. In fact it’s titled, “Picking Your Candidate: Political Primaries 2016.” Continue reading
The state House has approved a bill meant to clarify a controversial new law limiting what local officials can say publicly about ballot questions.
Clinton is leading Sanders 50 to 40 percent, with 10 percent of voters undecided. That’s a big improvement for Sanders, who was trailing Clinton by 30 points in Michigan earlier this month. Continue reading
In order to register and vote in the primary, you must be a U.S. citizen and turn 18 by the time of this year’s general election. That is November 8.
Those wishing to register can visit their county, city or township clerk’s office, the secretary of state, or register by mail by using this form.
Michigan’s presidential primary will be held March 8.
A group that was expected to pursue a medical marijuana ballot question in 2016 is not moving forward right now.
Michigan was one of 10 states that allows straight-ticket voting with one mark on the ballot. Democrats opposed the bill. They say getting rid of the straight-ticket option will discourage some people from voting, and will lead to longer lines on Election Day.
Ben Thorp recently sat down with three members of Central Michigan University’s Muslim Student Association to get their reaction to some of the comments made by GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump… and in particular, his comments on ‘banning Muslims’ from entering the United States.
A Michigan group hoping to put marijuana legalization on the 2016 ballot appears to be thousands short as it approaches the end of its planned signature gathering period.
The state House approved House Bill 4724 late Wednesday night. It also tied the bill to one eliminating the straight-ticket voting option on Michigan ballots. That means one bill can’t become law without the other.
Local clerks panned an effort to end straight-ticket voting in Michigan at a state House hearing today.
The Republican presidential hopeful toured a business incubator in Sterling Heights and spoke with a handful of supporters. He took some jabs at Donald Trump’s policy positions while speaking with reporters. Continue reading
The Michigan Secretary of State has released the initial list of Republican and Democratic candidates who will appear on the March 8th presidential primary ballot.
A few years ago Traverse City damaged wetlands in the process of building a new road.
In order to reconcile this, the State of Michigan has ordered the city to dedicate a certain amount of land to wetland conservation, in perpetuity.