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Detroit Elections

Higher Standards for Detroit Elections

Brianna Fritz | Posted 02.01.2014 | Detroit
Brianna Fritz

We elect our city clerk to triple check her work. We trust our clerk to prepare for the unexpected. And we hold our clerk to the very highest standards, because if our vote is in jeopardy, our voice is too.

We Must Affirm Detroit as a Safe City

Benny Napoleon | Posted 11.10.2013 | Detroit
Benny Napoleon

Neighborhood revitalization is the key to Detroit's transformation. Our city will never truly be transformed until we can affirm it as a safe city.

Good Jobs Now

Adam Hollier | Posted 10.28.2013 | Detroit
Adam Hollier

If we don't make good jobs available to every resident of Detroit, we will lack in safety, education and the economy.

Voting YES on Prop 2 Supports Public Service Workers Who Protect Our Kids

Benny Napoleon | Posted 12.29.2012 | Detroit
Benny Napoleon

Proposal 2 to protect collective bargaining rights for public sector employees is not a one-sided worker argument. Passage of Proposal 2 provides the mechanism for public sector workers to protect their professional training from getting cut.

Kate Abbey-Lambertz

What Metro Detroit Voters Were Talking About During The August 2012 Primaries | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 08.07.2012 | Detroit

HuffPost Detroit visited polling places in Lathrup Village, Southfield and Southwest Detroit to get a pulse on what really brought Metro Detroit voter...

Kate Abbey-Lambertz

All The Young Dudes: Whippersnappers Duke It Out For State House Seat | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 08.06.2012 | Detroit

Walking down a Woodbridge street peppered with lawn signs blaring the names of Robinson, Banks, Hassan and Hollier, it's immediately clear that there ...

LIVE UPDATES: Latest News From The Michigan August Primary

Posted 08.07.2012 | Detroit

2012 is proving to be one of the most contentious and exciting primary races in Michigan's recent history. Stay tuned to The Huffington Post for t...

The Assault on Voting and Democracy in Detroit

David Alexander Bullock | Posted 07.03.2012 | Detroit
David Alexander Bullock

This year in the name of financial stability, the citizens of the city of Detroit will be disenfranchised. Democracy will be sacrificed at the altar of economic efficiency.

Simone Landon

Will Detroiters Bother Voting In Michigan's GOP Primary? | Simone Landon | Posted 02.22.2012 | Detroit

Michigan voters will head to the polls Tuesday to vote in the state's presidential primary, but very few Detroiters will be among them. Turnout for...