Category Archives: Elections

Kalamazoo County re-count to begin Dec. 8

The November election results are now official. The Michigan Board of State Canvassers certified the returns today. But there is at least one re-count pending in a state Senate race out of Kalamazoo County where Democrat Sean McCann lost to Republican Margaret O’Brien. Read more

Peters sees greater chance for bipartisanship as he enters Senate in minority

Congressman Gary Peters speaks with reporters at a restaurant in Rochester a day after Michigan voters elected him to the U.S. Senate.

Congressman Gary Peters speaks with reporters at a restaurant in Rochester a day after Michigan voters elected him to the U.S. Senate.

Democrat Gary Peters is optimistic he will be able to work with Senate Republicans to pass measures he has championed as a candidate. That’s despite the fact that he will be entering the U.S. Senate in the minority party after Republicans seized control in Tuesday’s election.
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Snyder wins 2nd term; Schuette, Johnson reelected

RickSnyderGovernor Rick Snyder cruised to a second and final term as Michigan voters handed Republicans a string of victories in the mid-term elections.

This was supposed to be one of the closest governor’s races in decades. Many polls showed it neck-and-neck until the end. But that’s not how it shaped up once the votes were counted.
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