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Michigan Election 2012

Brother Calls House Candidate 'Mentally Unbalanced'

Posted 11.06.2012 | Detroit

Five days before Michigan voters will choose a new successor to the U.S. House seat vacated by former Rep. Thaddeus McCotter, an already strange race ...

Ashley Woods

Controversial State Law Could Be Overturned

HuffingtonPost.com | Ashley Woods | Posted 11.06.2012 | Detroit

Perhaps no piece of statewide legislation has been more controversial in Michigan than 2011's Public Act 4, which allowed the state to appoint an emer...

'There's Going To Be National Headlines All Over The Country -- Tea Party Goes Down'

Posted 10.27.2012 | Detroit

Troy, Mich. Mayor Janice Daniels could be recalled next month -- an unusual political possibility for a part-time official in this upscale Metro Detro...

Free The Files and Huffington Post Team Up To Unlock Campaign Finance Donations In Michigan

ProPublica | Amanda Zamora | Posted 10.10.2012 | Detroit

By Amanda Zamora/ProPublica, Oct. 10, 2012, 12:19 p.m. In our ever-expanding quest to Free the Files, ProPublica is teaming up with Huffington Post...

Go Tlaib: What Happened After Dust Cleared In Michigan's 6th District Race

Posted 08.08.2012 | Detroit

Out of the redistricting upheaval that reformed Michigan's 6th state House district, one woman has emerged as the Democratic candidate for state repre...

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.

Font Size Debate Marks Supreme Court's EM Law Decision

Detroit Free Press | Posted 08.03.2012 | Detroit

During nearly two hours of argument in front of a packed courtroom on July 25, the justices engaged in detailed debate about font styles, font sizes a...

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...

Poll Shows Dead Heat In Michigan Presidential Race

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 06.07.2012 | Politics

A poll released on Thursday by Lansing-based pollster EPIC-MRA has President Obama and Mitt Romney running neck and neck in Michigan, with Romney lead...

Stronger Local Economy Could Hurt Mitt's Chances In The Mitten

AP | KATHY BARKS HOFFMAN | Posted 04.19.2012 | Detroit

LANSING, Mich. -- The unemployment rate in Michigan is high, its population is shrinking and scores of manufacturing plants have closed. Still, Presid...

Mark Blumenthal

Michigan Exit Polls Confirm Romney's Shifting Support

HuffingtonPost.com | 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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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 po...

Romney Drew Key Bloc In Wins

AP | By ALAN FRAM and JENNIFER AGIESTA | Posted 02.29.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Mitt Romney drew strength from Republican loyalists and all but the most conservative voters on Tuesday to claim victory in a grueling G...

Dave Jamieson

Union Members, Families Go For Santorum In Michigan

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

Ron Paul: Revolution Won't Be Partisan

AP | Posted 02.28.2012 | Politics

SPRINGFIELD, Va. -- Presidential hopeful Ron Paul is predicting the political revolution he is pushing won't be limited to the Republicans he hopes no...

REAL-TIME RESULTS MAP: The Michigan GOP Primary

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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

Santorum Responds To Romney's Name-Calling

AP | By STEVE PEOPLES | Posted 02.28.2012 | Politics

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. -- Republican presidential contender Rick Santorum has dubbed himself a conservative heavyweight. The former Pennsylvania senator...

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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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,...