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Michigan August Primary 2012

Hoesktra Wins Michigan Nomination For Senate, Will Face Stabenow

AP | KATHY BARKS HOFFMAN | Posted 08.07.2012 | Detroit

DETROIT -- Former Michigan Congressman Pete Hoekstra has won the Republican nomination for U.S. Senate, overcoming a challenge from two Republicans wh...

Kate Abbey-Lambertz

What Metro Detroit Voters Were Talking About During The August 2012 Primaries

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

Blows At The Polls: Local Politician, Supporters Brawl With Blogger (VIDEO)

Posted 08.07.2012 | Detroit

The above video contains offensive language. A polling locale for Michigan's August primary elections turned into the site of a political brawl on ...

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 ...

Declare Detroit Urges You: Vote Your Principles on August 7th

Bradford Frost | Posted 10.06.2012 | Detroit
Bradford Frost

Beyond what party you registered for, beyond who you know, the central choice in every election is about your values. It's about your ideas for nurturing and stewarding the public trust.

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...

Protect a Detroit Gem: Vote YES on County Art Authority to Support the DIA

Gary A. Brown | Posted 10.06.2012 | Detroit
Gary A. Brown

We have institutional gems in Detroit that other cities envy. Many times we take them for granted. One of these gems, which needs our support, is the Detroit Institute of Arts (DIA).

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.

David Sands

What Could Tip The Balance In Hotly Contested 6th State House Battle

HuffingtonPost.com | David Sands | Posted 08.07.2012 | Detroit

Democratic voters in Michigan's newly drawn 6th state house district will have the unenviable choice of picking between two incumbents during Tuesday'...

Making Detroit a World-Class City Again

Adam Hollier | Posted 10.05.2012 | Detroit
Adam Hollier

My top priority is making Detroit a world-class city again. As state representative in the 4th district, I will work to achieve this goal by urging our state to invest in infrastructure, education, and our neighborhoods.

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.

Restoring Faith and Confidence

Mervin T. White, Jr. | Posted 08.03.2012 | Detroit
Mervin T. White, Jr.

As an elected official, I will work diligently towards restoring faith and confidence back into our government by providing the highest level of integrity to the office of State Representative.

Renewing County Jail Millage Necessary to Protect Your Safety

Benny Napoleon | Posted 10.03.2012 | Detroit
Benny Napoleon

It's no secret that Wayne County government faces a budget deficit and ongoing economic challenges with declining property values. However, now is not the time to decrease resources for public safety.

Michigan Primary Is No Throwaway

Posted 08.06.2012 | Detroit

2012 is no throwaway primary. New redistricting across the state has created entire new constituencies for pols. That's had the effect of also crea...

Free Art.. For A Price

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 08.06.2012 | Detroit

If you see a sculpture floating in a Detroit fountain Friday, or a painting perched on a statue, you may have stumbled onto the beginning of your own ...

Write Away: Will Nancy Cassis Win Thad McCotter's Old Seat?

Detroit Free Press | Todd Spangler | Posted 08.06.2012 | Detroit

WASHINGTON -- Her name may not be on the ballot, but former state Sen. Nancy Cassis is poised to win what could be a ticket to Congress anyway in Tues...

Kate Abbey-Lambertz

Museum: Save The DIA For The Cost Of 2 Beers

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 08.06.2012 | Detroit

Supporters of the Detroit Institute of Arts gathered at New Center Park Tuesday evening to rally to keep the art museum open. On August 7, voters i...