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There Were Elections on Tuesday? Do We Have a New President?

Desmond Miller | Posted 11.10.2014 | Politics
Desmond Miller

Sadly this is the reality our country lives in. Many Americans, young and old, do not pay attention to local or state elections. Less than 18 percent of registered voters cast a ballot in Michigan's primary this year.

New State Rep. Has A Criminal History

Posted 11.07.2012 | Detroit

Brian Banks, an eight-time convicted felon, emerged victorious at the polls Tuesday in the race for Michigan's new 1st district state House seat, winn...

Kate Abbey-Lambertz

All The Young Dudes: Whippersnappers Duke It Out For State House Seat

HuffingtonPost.com | 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 ...

State Representative Resigns, Drops Campaign Plans To Join StudentsFirst

Posted 10.31.2011 | Education

Michigan Democratic state Rep. Tim Melton is leaving office and moving to California to join Michelle Rhee's education reform group StudentsFirst. ...