Voters in the Fruitport school district approved a new bond proposal and voters in the Grand Haven school district renewed its operating millage on second homes and commercial properties on Tuesday.
The League of Women Voters of Grand Haven Area is hosting a town hall event to educate voters on the Michigan Independent Citizens Redistricting Commission’s process in drawing new legislative and congressional maps as part of a National Day of Action on redistricting.
WEST OLIVE — Ottawa County Clerk Justin Roebuck said the week-long audit of the November 2020 election has affirmed local election results throughout the county.
Terra Muncy has been voting for nearly four decades, but never like she did in last year’s presidential primary: sitting on her front porch, tablet in hand, tapping through the candidates on her screen.
WASHINGTON — More than two-thirds of all eligible Americans, almost 160 million people, voted in the November elections. It was the highest turnout in 120 years, according to the United States Elections Project.
U.S. Rep. Bill Huizenga, R-Zeeland, said he isn’t happy with the outcome of the 2020 election, but the congressman accepts the results.
WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — President-elect Joe Biden pointedly criticized President Donald Trump for threatening core principles of democracy even as he told Americans that their form of self-government ultimately “prevailed.”
LANSING (AP) — A retiring Michigan congressman said Monday he is leaving the Republican Party and becoming an independent to protest efforts to overturn Democrat Joe Biden’s victory over President Donald Trump.
GRANDVILLE — Protesters gathered outside the Grandville office of U.S. Rep. Bill Huizenga, R-Zeeland, on Sunday to call for his resignation after the congressman supported a controversial legal challenge to the results of the presidential election.
LANSING — State House and Senate office buildings will all be closed Monday, Dec. 14, during the meeting of the Electoral College due to security concerns, an official said Sunday.
LANSING (AP) — Michigan election officials on Monday certified Democrat Joe Biden’s 154,000-vote victory in the state, another setback for President Donald Trump in his effort to undermine the results of the Nov. 3 election through baseless legal challenges and unsupported claims of fraud.
LANSING — Michigan election officials on Monday certified Democrat Joe Biden’s 154,000-vote victory in the state amid President Donald Trump’s brazen attempts to subvert the results of the election.
DETROIT — In an abrupt about-face, Michigan’s largest county on Tuesday night unanimously certified election results showing Democrat Joe Biden defeating President Donald Trump, hours after Republicans first blocked formal approval of voters’ intentions.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrat Joe Biden defeated President Donald Trump to become the 46th president of the United States on Saturday, positioning himself to lead a nation gripped by the historic pandemic and a confluence of economic and social turmoil.
Ottawa County Clerk Justin Roebuck said it was “an amazing day on Tuesday” while counting the record-high number of ballots through the night and into the early hours of Wednesday.
Although election officials were still counting write-in votes for the Grand Haven school board race as of Thursday evening, Ottawa County officials said there were not enough write-in votes to top any of the three candidates that were on the ballot.
LANSING — More than 5.5 million people voted in Michigan's presidential election — the most ever and the highest percentage of voting-age residents to cast a ballot in 60 years.
LANSING — Democratic Michigan Sen. Gary Peters won re-election Wednesday, defeating Republican challenger John James in a tight, expensive race that was the state’s most competitive in two decades.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrat Joe Biden was pushing closer to the 270 Electoral College votes needed to carry the White House, securing victories in the "blue wall" battlegrounds of Wisconsin and Michigan and narrowing President Donald Trump's path.
LANSING — Democrat Joe Biden has carried Michigan and its 16 electoral votes, further dismantling Donald Trump's Rust Belt wall of support that helped deliver him the presidency four years ago.
A search warrant requirement proposal and a statewide proposal to change the spending rules for public lands and state parks funds both were winning by wide margins, according to unofficial election results late Wednesday afternoon.
WASHINGTON — The Trump campaign said it filed a lawsuit Wednesday in Michigan state court demanding access to locations where ballots are being counted in one of the undecided states that could determine whether President Donald Trump gets another four years in the White House.
WASHINGTON — Joe Biden won the battleground prizes of Michigan and Wisconsin on Wednesday, reclaiming a key part of the “blue wall” that slipped away from Democrats four years ago and dramatically narrowing President Donald Trump’s pathway to re-election.
Trailing in the electoral college to Joe Biden, and with a handful of battleground states expected to count votes possibly late into the week, President Donald Trump prematurely declared victory in the 2020 election Wednesday morning. And as he has threatened before, he said he plans to take…
Jason Vinkemulder shared an interesting perspective after casting his vote late Tuesday morning. The Spring Lake man said he voted for Donald Trump, even though there are aspects about the president he doesn’t like.
Ferrysburg City Clerk Debbie Wierenga said that she expected a steady in-person vote on Tuesday, but the polls were really busy and it wasn’t even 8 a.m.
For four years, the world's nations have watched as a very different American president engages with the international community — or doesn't.
The scourge of a global pandemic produced an election season like no other in the U.S., persuading record numbers of Americans to cast their ballots early, forcing states to make changes to long-established election procedures and leading to hundreds of lawsuits over how votes will be cast a…
GRAND RAPIDS — Less than 24 hours before polls closed on Election Day, President Donald Trump held his final pre-campaign rally just outside of Grand Rapids, the same city he held his final pre-election rally in 2016.
My editors asked if I planned to write about the election this Sunday and I said yes. Perhaps they hoped I would pen something about the need to vote, a topic I’ve tackled before. But that seems unnecessary. Look at how many people have already voted.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — President Donald Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden have one last chance to make their case to voters in critical battleground states on Monday, the final full day of a campaign that has laid bare their dramatically different visions for tackling the nation's press…
GROSSE POINTE — The latest twist in an increasingly bitter political fight over who will end up on the Grosse Pointe Board of Education involves an ethics complaint against the chairwoman of the Wayne County Board of Canvassers and calls for her to step down.