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Michigan Democratic Primary

In Northern Michigan, Democratic Primary Offers A Choice for Change

Gary Horn | Posted 05.30.2012 | Politics
Gary Horn

The voters of Northern Michigan certainly have their party loyalties at heart. But as this primary election unfolds, they will have a chance to show just how much they want a representative who hasn't been compromised by outside influences, deal making or machine politics.

Michigan Primary: Anybody's Vote, Anybody's Guess

Olga Bonfiglio | Posted 04.28.2012 | Politics
Olga Bonfiglio

Many Michigan Democrats are planning to vote for Santorum Tuesday because they believe a match up between him and Obama would deliver a sure win to the Dems in November. Others refuse to play this game...

Connie Saltonstall: Another woman rejected by the political establishment

Sam Bennett | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sam Bennett

Today we are saddened to hear that WCF-endorsed candidate Connie Saltonstall is ending her campaign for Congress in Michigan's 1st District. WCF was ...

John Cherry Drops Out Of Michigan Governor's Race

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Michigan Lieutenant Governor John Cherry has dropped out of the race for governor, reports WLNS news. Cherry was thought to be the Democratic frontrun...

Michigan January 15 Primary Ruled Unconstitutional, But No Re-vote Ordered

Campaign Diaries | Daniel Nichanian | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

In news that is unlikely to have a profound affect on the presidential race, a federal judge ruled today that Michigan's law that placed the primary o...

Judge: Michigan's Dem Primary Unconstitutional

Detroit News | Gordon Towbridge | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A federal judge on Wednesday ruled Michigan's presidential primary law unconstitutional and blocked the state from giving voter lists from the Jan. 15...

Michigan Revote Unlikely, Says Obama Memo

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

*** NEW UPDATES BELOW (3/19) *** CNN reports that some Michigan Democrats' are growing frustrated with Obama as the deadline nears for determining a ...

Report: Michigan Revote Unlikely To Happen

WWJ Radio | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

It's appearing more and more likely there will not be a re-do of the Democratic presidential primary election. WWJ Lansing Bureau Chief Tim Skubick r...

Michigan Primary Revote In Limbo

Detroit News | Mark Hornbeck and Deb Price | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

State lawmakers looking at a Democratic presidential primary redo in Michigan appear to be locked in a standoff heading into a crucial week: Legislati...

Dirty Leaflet Campaign Launched Against Clinton

Dan Treul | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Dan Treul

A leaflet scattered about Grand Rapids, Michigan today is urging voters to "let your voice be heard"... so long as that voice isn't for Hillary Clinton.

Low Turnout, Few Options Mark Michigan Primary

Dan Treul | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Dan Treul

Mitt Romney wins the Michigan Republican primary. Decisively. But does it even matter? Before what might be a Ford Edsel turns into a spaceship, a re...

Michigan Primary Date Stalls In Court

Celeste Whiting | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Celeste Whiting

The Michigan Court of Appeals said it needs several more days to decide if the state's primary election law is unconstitutional.

NAACP Head Wants Barred Delegates Seated

AP | BETH FOUHY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON _ A prominent civil rights leader has told the Democratic National Committee that refusing to seat delegates from Florida and Michigan woul...

DNC Urged to End Fight Over Delegates

AP | BRENDAN FARRINGTON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — The woman who oversaw the documentation of voter disenfranchisement during the disputed 2000 presidential election has asked...

Jason Linkins

'Uncommitted' Wins Big In Michigan

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

My editor reminds me that some time should be spent caring about the Michigan primary, so, okay. Michigan. Mitt Romney finally got a "gold medal" in...

Governor Granholm on CNN

Blogging For MIchigan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Watch Gov. Granholm discuss the Michigan Primary on CNN....

Thomas B. Edsall

Michigan Results Reveal Some Dangerous Trends For Clinton

HuffingtonPost.com | Thomas B. Edsall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Michigan Democratic primary was on the surface a non-event. The national party has ruled the state's delegation will not be seated. Of the major c...

Clinton Beats "Uncommitted" By 15 Points In Michigan

Michigan Messenger | Celeste Whiting | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Sen. Hillary Clinton won 55 percent of the vote in Tuesday's Michigan presidential primary; "Uncommitted" drew 40 percent, according to unofficial ele...

Clinton Faces Lose-Lose Situation In Michigan

Michigan Messenger | Celeste Whiting | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Michigan's presidential primary may produce results as unexpected as the election is peculiar. "God knows what is going to happen on the Democratic s...

Michigan Governor Defends Early Primary Date

Michigan Messenger | Celeste Whiting | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Gov. Jennifer Granholm focused on the economy and blamed unfair trade practices for Michigan's job loss in a brief appearance on CNN Monday night. S...

Democrats Strip Michigan Of Delegates

AP | STEPHEN OHLEMACHER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Democratic leaders voted Saturday to strip Michigan of all its delegates to the national convention next year as punishment for scheduling an early pr...

Court Rejects Early Michigan Primary

Associated Press | Kathy Barks Hoffman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

A state appeals court on Friday dealt a blow to Michigan political leaders' hopes of holding a presidential primary on Jan. 15. In a 2-1 ruling, Ju...

Michigan Primary Inaction Means NH Waits

Iowa Independent | John Deeth | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

"Keep your eyes on the Michigan legislature and the Supreme Court," New Hampshire Secretary of State Bill Gardner told CQ Politics when asked about hi...

State Seeks Appeal To Supreme Court

Michigan Messenger | Todd A. Heywood | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The Attorney General's office has sought leave to appeal Friday's Appeals Courts decision in the court case that has the January 15 Presidential prima...

Michigan Court OKs Jan. 15 Primary

Associated Press | Kathy Barks Hoffman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

LANSING, Mich. -- Michigan's Jan. 15 presidential primary can go forward, the state Supreme Court decided Wednesday, keeping alive the state's bid to ...