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Democrats hope for Trump backlash in Michigan

Democrats hope for Trump backlash in MichiganExperts: President Trump was a major factor in Tuesday’s elections and will remain a big influence next year in Michigan
  • Politics
  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Elections

Gilchrist raises voting issues, mulls recount

Gilchrist raises voting issues, mulls recountUnofficial election results showed Detroit Clerk Janice Winfrey won by 1,482 votes over challenger Garlin Gilchrist
  • Elections
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Elections

Michigan Election Day 2017 results: Latest updates

Michigan Election Day 2017 results: Latest updatesA roundup of Metro Detroit races, results
  • Elections
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Politics

A look at the winners, losers of the top U.S. races

A look at the winners, losers of the top U.S. racesHere’s a rundown of the top races around the country on Tuesday
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  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Politics

In striking feat, Dems come close to retaking Va. House

In striking feat, Dems come close to retaking Virginia HouseDemocrats had picked up 14 of the 17 seats they would need to retake the chamber for the first time in two decades
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  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Politics

Maine gov says voters wrong to OK Medicaid expansion

Maine governor says voters wrong to OK Medicaid expansionLePage said a previous Medicaid expansion created yawning hospital debts and failed to reduce emergency room use
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  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Politics

Minneapolis elects transgender woman to City Council

Minneapolis elects transgender woman to City CouncilMinneapolis has elected a black transgender woman to its city council, another national first
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  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Elections

Victorious Duggan: 'One Detroit for all of us'

Victorious Duggan: ‘One Detroit for all of us’State Sen. Coleman A. Young II was hoping to unseat Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan in the race to be the city’s next leader
  • Elections
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Elections

Absentee surge carries clerk Winfrey to win

Absentee surge carries clerk Winfrey to winWinfrey won a close race against computer engineer Garlin Gilchrist, according to unofficial Detroit voting results
  • Elections
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Politics

Virginia rejects ‘Trumpism’ as Dems score major wins

Virginia rejects ‘Trumpism’ as Dems score major winsDemocrats were eager to show they could harness anti-Trump energy into success at the polls
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  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Detroit

Coleman Young II concession speech

Coleman Young II concession speechDetroit mayoral candidate Coleman Young II thanks his supporters and vows to continue to "blaze a trail for the next generation."
  • Detroit
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Elections

Flint Mayor Weaver wins recall election

Flint Mayor Weaver wins recall electionFlint Mayor Karen Weaver faces a recall election involving 17 challengers including City Council member Scott Kincaid
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  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Elections

Democrats win two special state House races

Democrats win two special state House racesTwo vacant Michigan House seats get filled as voters in Wayne County and the Upper Peninsula make their choices
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  • 1 week, 5 days ago
News

Macomb: Center Line, Warren Woods school issues win

Macomb: Center Line, Warren Woods school issues winMacomb County voters were deciding Tuesday on a number of mayor's races and ballot questions
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  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Elections

East Lansing income tax proposal defeated

East Lansing income tax proposal defeatedA plan to slap a 1 percent income tax on residents and a 0.5 percent tax on non-residents was defeated Tuesday night
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  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Elections

Former cop beats ex-con for Detroit Council seat

Former cop beats ex-con for Detroit Council seatDetroit voters decide who will represent the city’s seven districts and the two at-large seats for the entire city
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  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Oakland County

Oakland: Pontiac mayor Waterman easily re-elected

Oakland: Pontiac mayor Waterman easily re-electedOakland County voters went to the polls in 31 communities Tuesday to decide local office races and ballot questions
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  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Elections

Detroiters ease pot shop restrictions

Detroiters ease pot shop restrictionsThe proposals, which are voter-led initiatives, replace Detroit’s current medical marijuana ordinance
  • Elections
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Detroit

Mayor Mike Duggan talks to the media after winning re-election

Mayor Mike Duggan talks to the media after winning re-election"It's going to be a really enjoyable next four years," said Duggan.
  • Detroit
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Detroit

Mayor Mike Duggan's election night celebration

Mayor Mike Duggan’s election night celebrationDetroit's mayor talks about the warmth and kindness of Detroiters, his decision to shun attack ads, and his desire to \u0022put 'us vs. them politics' behind us.\u0022
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  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Nation

Dem New York Mayor Bill de Blasio wins 2nd term

Dem New York Mayor Bill de Blasio wins 2nd termDe Blasio easily defeated Republican state lawmaker Nicole Malliotakis and several third-party candidates
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  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Elections

Transgender woman wins Va. House seat, makes history

Transgender woman wins Virginia House seat, makes historyDanica Roem beat an incumbent lawmaker who sponsored a bill that would have restricted which bathrooms she could use
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  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Detroit

Polls close; voters weigh in on candidates, issues

Polls close; voters weigh in on candidates, issuesMayoral races and bond proposals are on ballots in the area
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  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Elections

Latest results in Metro Detroit elections

Latest results in Metro Detroit electionsMetro Detroit voters weigh in on races, ballot issues
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  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Politics

Governors, mayors, Medicaid: Top U.S. races on Tuesday

Governors, mayors, Medicaid: Top U.S. races on TuesdayHere is a rundown of the top races on Tuesday’s ballot
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  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Elections

Voters head to the polls for mayoral races

Voters head to the polls for mayoral racesVoters in Detroit, Dearborn, Pontiac and Royal Oak will choose city leaders, as others weigh ballot issues
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  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Detroit

Coleman Young II campaign rally on election eve

Coleman Young II campaign rally on election eveColeman Young II campaign rally on election eve
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  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Detroit

Detroiters face ballot issues easing pot shop limits

Detroiters face ballot issues easing pot shop limitsTwo proposals on Detroit’s Tuesday ballot give voters a chance to ease restrictions on medical marijuana dispensaries
  • Detroit
  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Detroit

Fewer Detroiters expected to vote than 4 years ago

Fewer Detroiters expected to vote than 4 years agoDetroit Clerk Janice Winfrey said she expects a 13 percent to 18 percent voter turnout, down from 25 percent in 2013
  • Detroit
  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
News

Detroit city clerk Janice Winfrey on the election

Detroit city clerk Janice Winfrey on the electionDetroit city clerk Janice Winfrey talks about the upcoming election.
  • News
  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Detroit

Challenger hits Detroit’s clerk on election mishaps

Challenger hits Detroit’s clerk on election mishapsGarlin Gilchrist calls ballot irregularities a “ catastrophe,” while Clerk Janice Winfrey touts her “trusted experience”
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  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Detroit

Challenger attacks council incumbent over votes, house

Challenger attacks council incumbent over votes, houseTyrone Carter is running against Raquel Castaneda-Lopez for the District 6 seat
  • Detroit
  • 2 weeks, 5 days ago
Detroit

Ex-cop upsets Detroit council race with Smith, incumbent

Ex-cop upsets Detroit council race with Smith, incumbentRoy McCalister won the District 2 primary, but faces ex-Sen. Virgil Smith and write-in candidate George Cushingberry
  • Detroit
  • 2 weeks, 5 days ago
Detroit

Detroiters to elect members of police board

Detroiters to elect members of police boardVoters to fill 7 of 11 seats on the Detroit Board of Police Commissioners in the Nov. 7 election
  • Detroit
  • 3 weeks ago
Detroit

Young raises $17,000; Duggan brings in half-million

Young raises $17,000; Duggan brings in half-millionThe latest round of finance figures come with less than two weeks to go before the Nov. 7 general election
  • Detroit
  • 3 weeks, 2 days ago
Detroit

New ad touts how Duggan delivers ‘beyond basics’

New ad touts how Duggan delivers ‘beyond basics’Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan’s campaign releases positive ad after challenger Coleman Young II’s attacks
  • Detroit
  • 3 weeks, 3 days ago
Elections

Breaking down Detroit's Mayoral Debate

Breaking down Detroit’s Mayoral DebateNolan Finley, political consultant Mario Morrow, and Detroit News city hall reporter Christine Ferretti analyze Wednesday's debate between Mayor Mike Duggan and challenger Coleman Young II.
  • Elections
  • 3 weeks, 3 days ago
Politics

House panel OKs new rules after Stein’s halted recount

House panel OKs new rules after Stein’s halted recountA House committee approved new Mich. election recount rules after Green Party hopeful Jill Stein’s halted 2016 recount
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  • 3 weeks, 3 days ago
Politics

Colbeck low on ‘rocket fuel’ in run for governor

Colbeck running low on ‘rocket fuel’ in run for governorRepublican Michigan state Sen. Patrick Colbeck has $13,232 in fundraising reserves as he runs for governor
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  • 3 weeks, 4 days ago
Detroit

Duggan, Young feisty in Detroit mayoral debate

Duggan, Young feisty in Detroit mayoral debateThe lone general election debate between the 58-year-old Duggan and 35-year-old Young II began with fireworks.
  • Detroit
  • 3 weeks, 4 days ago
Politics

Schuette builds $2.3M war chest in run for governor

Schuette builds $2.3M war chest in gov runMichigan gubernatorial hopeful Bill Schuette raised $1.2M and has more than $2.3 million in cash reserves.
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  • 3 weeks, 4 days ago
Detroit

Councilwoman Sheffield faces longtime commissioner Ware

Councilwoman Sheffield faces longtime commissioner WareDetroit councilwoman Mary Sheffield seeks re-election in November against Wayne County Commissioner Jewel Ware
  • Detroit
  • 3 weeks, 5 days ago
Politics

Andy Levin considers run for Michigan governor

Andy Levin considers run for Mich. governorDemocrat Andy Levin, son of U.S. Rep. Sandy Levin, is seriously considering a run for Michigan governor.
  • Politics
  • 3 weeks, 5 days ago
Detroit

Debate gives Young only forum to confront Duggan

Debate gives Young only forum to confront DugganState Sen. Coleman Young II will look to cut into Mayor Mike Duggan’s re-election bid in the campaign’s only debate
  • Detroit
  • 3 weeks, 5 days ago
Detroit

Young evokes dad while running for mayor as own man

Young evokes dad while running for mayor as own manSen. Coleman Young II plays up his father’s legacy, but insists he wants to get elected Detroit mayor on his own merits
  • Detroit
  • 1 month ago
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