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Michigan Election Results 2012

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...

Pete Hoekstra Loses

Posted 11.07.2012 | Politics

Former Rep. Pete Hoekstra (R-Mich.) lost to Sen. Debbie Stabenow (D-Mich.) in the U.S. Senate election in Michigan Tuesday night. Stabenow had a la...

Voters Overturn Controversial Law

Posted 11.14.2012 | Detroit

In a victory for unions and grassroots organizers, Michigan voters struck down a law that allowed state-appointed emergency managers to renegotiate un...

Bentivolio Wins Congressional Seat

Posted 11.07.2012 | Detroit

The successor to disgraced U.S. Rep. Thaddeus McCotter of Michigan's 11th district will be a Tea-Party-backed veteran whose resume includes work as a ...

State Rejects Home Health Care Measure

Posted 11.07.2012 | Detroit

Proposal 4, which would have created a new registry for Michigan's home health care workers by amending the state constitution, was sunk by voters at ...

Controversial Mayor Recalled

Posted 11.07.2012 | Detroit

Janice Daniels, the elected mayor of Troy, Mich., made national headlines for statements that many deemed homophobic, and for a combative attitude tha...

State Rejects Collective Bargaining Measure

Posted 11.07.2012 | Detroit

In a major blow to Michigan unions, voters rejected a proposal that would have amended the state's constitution to guarantee public and private-sector...

Controversial Bridge Amendment Fails

Posted 11.07.2012 | Detroit

Michigan voters tossed out Proposal 6 at the polls Tuesday. The controversial ballot measure would have amended the state constitution to restrict the...

Michigan Rejects Proposal 5

Posted 11.07.2012 | Detroit

Michigan's voting public has come out strongly against Proposal 5. The measure would have amended the state constitution to change how the state gover...

State Rejects Renewable Energy Proposal

Posted 11.07.2012 | Detroit

Proposal 3, a state ballot initiative promoting renewable energy, fizzled out at the polls Tuesday. 36 percent of voters supported the measure, while ...

Debbie Stabenow Wins Reelection

Posted 11.06.2012 | Politics

Sen. Debbie Stabenow (D-Mich.) was projected to retain her seat, the Associated Press reported on Tuesday. Stabenow was heavily favored over GOP ...

LOOK: Michigan Election Results MAP

The Huffington Post | Timothy Stenovec | Posted 11.06.2012 | Politics

Here is where you'll find the Michigan election results for the 2012 presidential election, the state's Senate and House contests and how citizens vot...

LIVE UPDATES: Election Day In Michigan

Posted 11.06.2012 | Detroit

On Election Day, Michigan voters will consider six proposals and vote in a plethora of important races. The state has 16 electoral votes in the presid...

Gary Peters Called Victor Over Hansen Clarke In 14th Congresssional Race

Posted 08.08.2012 | Detroit

Rep Gary Peters was called the victor after 11 p.m. Tuesday night in his race against a fellow Democrat incumbent, as supporters gathered at a party h...

Romney Needs To Pick Up The Pace

AP | STEPHEN OHLEMACHER | Posted 04.30.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Mitt Romney got two important wins in the Arizona and Michigan primaries, but he better pick up the pace if he wants to lock up the...

Simone Landon

Anyone But Romney: Ron Paul, Obama Big Winners In Detroit

HuffingtonPost.com | Simone Landon | Posted 02.29.2012 | Detroit

Mitt Romney may have won the Republican vote in Michigan's presidential primary Tuesday, but President Barack Obama was the real winner in Detroit. ...

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...

Jon Ward

Mitt Romney Avoids Disaster With Narrow Michigan Win As Super Tuesday Looms

HuffingtonPost.com | Jon Ward | Posted 02.29.2012 | Politics

NOVI, Mich. -– The long slog continues. Mitt Romney's narrow win over Rick Santorum in Michigan on Tuesday, combined with his decisive win in Ar...

Who Won, Who Lost On Primary Night

Posted 02.28.2012 | Politics

Republican presidential hopefuls competed in two primaries in Arizona and Michigan Tuesday, just a week ahead of what could be a decisive Super Tuesda...

Mitt Romney Wins Michigan Primary

Posted 02.29.2012 | Politics

Mitt Romney was projected the winner in the Michigan primary on Tuesday night by NBC. Going into the contest, former U.S. Sen. Rick Santorum was ho...

Gingrich Looks Ahead To Super Tuesday

AP | KEN THOMAS | Posted 04.29.2012 | Politics

CARROLLTON, Ga. — Trying to mount another comeback, Newt Gingrich skipped Tuesday's Republican presidential primaries in Michigan and Arizona to...

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...