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Michigan Primary Election 2012

We Need More Than a Campaign in This Election

Sherry Gay-Dagnogo | Posted 10.07.2012 | Detroit
Sherry Gay-Dagnogo

To truly usher our state into economic recovery, and move from great to excellent, we must change the culture of education in our state and the City of Detroit.

International Intentions of Detroit

Beverly Tran | Posted 10.07.2012 | Detroit
Beverly Tran

The question should not be what a state elected official can do for Detroit, but what Detroit can do for the rest of the world.

Becoming the Gateway to the United States

John Goci | Posted 10.06.2012 | Detroit
John Goci

Rebuilding Detroit is not only a security issue for residents but a national security issue. We need to make big changes in order to improve both the city and the lives of its citizens. It is my hope that you will entrust me to work for you on these issues.

Improving the Quality of Life in Detroit and Hamtramck Is My Focus

Marcelus Brice | Posted 10.06.2012 | Detroit
Marcelus Brice

Detroit and Hamtramck residents -- in fact many residents across Michigan -- have a primary, burning issue. They have a strong need for their quality of life to be improved.

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...

Map The New And Old Districts For Michigan August Primary (INFOGRAPHIC)

Posted 08.06.2012 | Detroit

Once every decade, new voting districts for Congress and state legislatures are redrawn. That's why declines in Michigan's overall population and a...

Similar Concerns, Values, Problems and Ideas

Sen. Bert Johnson | Posted 10.06.2012 | Detroit
Sen. Bert Johnson

I am not running for Congress based on pie-in-the-sky notions of what I will 'fight for' when I get there. I am presenting my track record as it already exists, promising to work every day on behalf of the people who send me there.

What Gerrymandering Looks Like In Metro Detroit

Deadline Detroit | Jeff Wattrick | Posted 08.06.2012 | Detroit

Democratic primary voters in the new 14th Congressional District will choose between Congressman Gary Peters and Hansen Clark, Southfield Mayor Brenda...

A True Progressive for Michigan's 14th Congressional District

Rep. Hansen Clarke | Posted 10.03.2012 | Detroit
Rep. Hansen Clarke

As your representative in Congress, I will continue to champion bold progressive solutions that create jobs, cut student loan and mortgage debt, cut crime, reduce our prison population, and restore financial security for the people of our region.

Would You Vote for Somebody Who Is Pliable?

Sen. Bert Johnson | Posted 09.02.2012 | Detroit
Sen. Bert Johnson

Pliable elected officials, by definition, yield easily to the whims of others -- usually those who fund their campaigns or sell them their endorsements. Anybody who speaks the truth -- much less acts on it -- is a threat to their unchecked grasp on power.

Mark Blumenthal

Michigan Exit Polls Confirm Romney's Shifting Support | Mark Blumenthal | Posted 02.29.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In Mitt Romney's narrow victory in Michigan's Republican primary on Tuesday, he received a slightly greater share of the vote (41 percen...

Elise Foley

Rick Santorum Campaign: Michigan Primary A Tie | Elise Foley | Posted 02.29.2012 | Politics

Rick Santorum campaign adviser John Brabender said Wednesday the Michigan primary was a virtual tie in delegates, citing results online but not any of...

Palin Weighs In On Romney Campaign

Posted 02.29.2012 | Politics

Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin (R) spoke to the New York Times Tuesday before Mitt Romney won the Michigan and Arizona primaries, voicing skepticism a...

Romney Gains Momentum Following Huge Wins

Posted 02.29.2012 | Politics

By KASIE HUNT, The Associated Press TOLEDO, Ohio -- Mitt Romney is trying to capitalize on twin victories in Arizona and Michigan as the GOP nomina...

Romney Win Unlikely To Dispel Doubts

Posted 02.29.2012 | Politics

By John Whitesides WASHINGTON--Mitt Romney's narrow win in Michigan is unlikely to ease lingering doubts about his candidacy or head off the possib...

Dave Jamieson

Union Members, Families Go For Santorum In Michigan | Dave Jamieson | Posted 02.28.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Union members and their relatives who voted in Tuesday's GOP primary in Michigan broke for Rick Santorum over Mitt Romney by a wide marg...


The Huffington Post | Posted 11.12.2012 | Politics

The Michigan GOP primary has shaped up to be a significant battle just one week before Super Tuesday. The contest could prove to be an outstanding ...

Live Updates: Michigan Primary Results 2012

Posted 02.28.2012 | Politics

All eyes are on Michigan as the results roll in for the state's primary election. Mitt Romney was projected the winner in the Arizona primary on Tu...

Mark Blumenthal

Exit Poll: Michigan Voters Slightly More Conservative Than '08 | Mark Blumenthal | Posted 07.29.2013 | Politics

Some of the news organizations that subscribe to the National Election Pool exit poll in Michigan are beginning to share preliminary results on the ch...

David Sands

Detroiters Weigh In On 2012 Presidential Primary | David Sands | Posted 02.28.2012 | Detroit

DETROIT -- The opportunity to cast a vote for Barack Obama and perhaps create a little mischief for Republican candidates drew some Detroiters to Mich...

Romney, Santorum Battle To The End In Michigan Primary

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 04.29.2012 | Politics

By DAVID ESPO AND KASIE HUNT, Associated Press WASHINGTON -- Republican presidential rivals Mitt Romney and Rick Santorum collided Tuesday in a ran...

Mark Blumenthal

Final Michigan Polls Project Razor-Thin Finish | Mark Blumenthal | Posted 02.28.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The final round of polls in Michigan has yielded one of the closest forecasts yet for the 2012 Republican primaries. Collectively,...

Santorum Fights Back Against 'Dirty Trick' Accusation

Posted 02.28.2012 | Politics

By STEVE PEOPLES, ASSOCIATED PRESS GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Republican presidential contender Rick Santorum defended his campaign's use of automated...

Jon Ward

Romney Blasts Santorum For Robocalls, Labels Him An 'Economic Lightweight' | Jon Ward | Posted 02.28.2012 | Politics

DETROIT -- In a sign of frustration that he is still competing with former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum for the Republican presidential nomination,...

Romney Slams Santorum For 'Dirty Trick' He Used Himself

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 02.28.2012 | Politics

LIVONIA, Mich. — Mitt Romney on Tuesday denounced rival Rick Santorum's automated phone calls urging Democrats to vote against the former Massachuse...