This month Michigan saw the most expensive primary races for governor ever in the state, and it's just getting started.
Secretary of State Ruth Johnson is asking a federal judge to reconsider his decision to allow straight-ticket voting on the November 2018 ballot, according to an emergency court motion filed Tuesday.
About 400,000 registered voters in the habit of watching Michigan's primary elections from the sidelines decided to get in the game last week — and the state's electoral machinery nearly broke under the strain.
Transparency should be the goal in political spending. Especially when "dark money" crosses the line into unsanctioned activity, alarms should sound.
Votes for Democrats in the gubernatorial primary on Aug. 7 increased by 334 percent in Ottawa County, according to Secretary of State data.
A U.S. House district representing Detroit and some surrounding cities has made some major news.
Strong feelings about President Donald Trump, a competitive governor's race and congressional retirements fueled what probably was record turnout for a Michigan primary.
Voters in the cities of Grand Haven and Ferrysburg and Grand Haven Township overwhelming said “yes” to preserving the past and protecting the future by approving a six-year, 0.25-mill renewal of the millage for the Tri-Cities Historical Museum.
Incumbent staves off Republican challenger to face Spring Lake Democrat in November.
Victory to move on in race to represent Ottawa County residents in state Senate
The West Olive man received 58.8 percent of the 3,288 votes cast for the race in Tuesday’s primary election. Challenger Pat VerDuin received 41.2 percent.
Heavy voter turnout and delays in counting ballots Tuesday made it difficult to determine who would fill the congressional seat that retired Democratic Rep. John Conyers held for more than five decades.
DETROIT (AP) — Michigan businessman John James, a black Iraq War veteran who was endorsed by President Donald Trump, won the Republican nomination Tuesday and will take on Democratic Sen. Debbie Stabenow this fall.
Former Democratic legislative leader Gretchen Whitmer and Republican state Attorney General Bill Schuette won the nominations for Michigan governor on Tuesday, besting five other candidates who were also vying to succeed term-limited GOP Gov. Rick Snyder.
Here are the vote counts in Tuesday’s state primary elections.