5:33 PM Oct 1, 2014
To the Editor: Dean VanderStelt, the best candidate for the U.S. Second Congressional District seat, has a vision for the future.
7:17 PM Sep 30, 2014
To the Editor: The best candidate for state Senate District 30, Ottawa County, is Sarah Howard.
2:00 PM Sep 28, 2014
When Democratic gubernatorial candidate Mark Schauer took questions during a recent visit to a union hall in suburban Detroit, meat cutter Jim Mesich brought up a long source of frustration for Michigan drivers: crummy roads.
1:00 PM Sep 25, 2014
Democrat Mark Schauer on Wednesday criticized Republican Gov. Rick Snyder for a 15 percent cut in funding for public universities in 2011, saying it's a factor in students' rising debt.
7:28 PM Sep 8, 2014
In the wake of our Labor Day observance, some lingering thoughts, briefly, about how West Michigan workers are faring at their places of employment. There is both good and bad news to report.
1:58 PM Sep 7, 2014
Democratic Senate candidate Gary Peters opposes the Keystone XL pipeline to curry favor with Democratic donor Tom Steyer, according to ads a Karl Rove-backed group started running Friday amid Michigan's Senate race.
12:03 PM Sep 7, 2014
At a time Republicans are eyeing slight to significant state gasoline tax increases to improve Michigan's roads, their standard-bearer for U.S. Senate is instead calling for a big cut in the federal gas tax.
6:00 PM Sep 6, 2014
Republican Gov. Rick Snyder has maintained his long-running financial advantage over Democratic challenger Mark Schauer, reporting an $869,000 lead Thursday at the latest campaign finance deadline.
2:03 PM Aug 31, 2014
The final two months of campaigning in Michigan will determine if Republicans continue their four-year control of state government and who will succeed U.S. Sen. Carl Levin, a retiring Democrat who has held his seat for nearly 36 years.
12:00 PM Aug 31, 2014
Political TV ads are set to escalate in the final two months of the race between Republican Gov. Rick Snyder and Democrat Mark Schauer, as the campaigns and their deep-pocketed outside allies sharply focus their message to voters.
7:27 PM Aug 19, 2014
A whistle-stop tour of the state in an RV. An endorsement from the second man to walk on the moon. Even one of the most polarizing figures in American politics found cause to weigh in on the state she used to lead.
8:00 AM Aug 15, 2014
A former Grand Haven school board member convicted of stealing from a school fundraiser in 2009 has announced his write-in candidacy for a two-year term on the board.
5:54 PM Aug 7, 2014
A candidate who would be the first Asian-American woman in the Michigan Legislature if elected in November aims to take the place of the first Muslim woman in the state House.
10:52 AM Aug 7, 2014
Michigan's election campaign pivoted Wednesday from a primary that marked a changing in the guard for the state's congressional delegation to a main event featuring marquee fall races for governor and U.S. Senate.
12:01 PM Aug 6, 2014
While there may have been a slew of proposals on Tuesday’s ballots, voter turnout was anything but extraordinary.
11:00 AM Aug 6, 2014
The wheels on the bikes will continue to go round and round after voters overwhelmingly approved a 0.49-mill bike path renewal.
10:00 AM Aug 6, 2014
Grand Haven, Crockery and Robinson townships won the favor of voters in Tuesday’s primary election.