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Michigan Elections

Kate Abbey-Lambertz

Republicans Want To Alter Michigan's Electoral College. It's Not Going Over Well. | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 12.04.2014 | Politics

A proposal to change how Michigan awards Electoral College votes has drawn criticism from Democrats and voting rights groups and, as one elections exp...

Michigan Republicans Tell Voters To Call Candidate's Ailing Mother With Obamacare Gripes

The Huffington Post | Sam Levine | Posted 10.02.2014 | Politics

The Michigan Republican Party is being condemned for telling voters to call the ailing mother of a Democrat running for state representative to regist...

New Bills Offer More 'Voter Protection,' Says Secretary Of State

ABC News Radio | Kelly Knaub | Posted 03.10.2013 | Detroit

(LANSING, Mich.) -- Secretary of State Ruth Johnson signed legislation Monday to bring the state's seven metropolitan districts under Michigan Elect...

Michigan Polls 2012: What You Need To Know To Vote

Posted 11.06.2012 | Politics

Are you ready to vote, Michigan? It's that time. Here's what you need to know about voting on Election Day, Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012. The closing t...

David Sands

Guess How Much Has Been Spent On This Election's State Campaign Races | David Sands | Posted 11.06.2012 | Detroit

All those political ads popping up on television and computer screens for Michigan state campaigns this election season come with a hefty price tag. ...

Santa Claus Impersonator Tries To Win After Sudden GOP Exit

AP | JOHN FLESHER | Posted 12.29.2012 | Politics

NORTHVILLE, Mich. — It seemed things couldn't get more muddled after U.S. Rep. Thaddeus McCotter, a Republican who appeared destined for easy re...

GOP-Aligned Groups Bail On Battleground States

AP | BETH FOUHY | Posted 11.05.2012 | Politics

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Mitt Romney's allies have pulled their advertising from Pennsylvania and Michigan while redoubling efforts in other battlegrou...

Text Messages Implicate Speaker And State Rep In Election Fraud

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 07.19.2012 | Detroit

While a fiery prosecutor's report condemns their actions and Democrats call for their resignations, it appears that, for the moment, Michigan House Sp...

Who's Afraid of the Big Bad Vote? The Michigan GOP.

Patricia Lesko | Posted 04.23.2012 | Detroit
Patricia Lesko

Judging from the bills Michigan GOP members pushed through the state Senate recently, one could believe that voter fraud in Michigan is a problem of epidemic proportions. However, nothing could be further from the truth.

Missouri, Michigan, Kansas Voters Head To The Polls

AP | LIZ SIDOTI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — In a surprise primary outcome, political newcomer Rick Snyder dispatched Michigan's attorney general, a longtime congressman and tw...

Michigan Congressional Candidate Creates Modern Version of LBJ's 'Daisy' Ad

The Huffington Post | Eleni Angelides | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Republican Congressional candidate Bill Cooper of Michigan has updated the iconic LBJ "Daisy" ad for his own campaign. Cooper's re-creation of the ...