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    A More Convenient Voting Experience for …

    Courtney Tononi


    Senator Steven Bieda (D-25) introduced Senate Bill 61 late January 2015 to enable online voter registration in Michigan. The bill was referred to the committee on Elections and Government Reform on Jan. 29, 2015 but has yet to be heard in that committee. Following suit, State Representative Sarah Roberts (D-24) introduced ...

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    Michigan House: 107th District Chatfield …

    Ally Caldwell

    District Information

    The 107th House District includes Chippewa County, Emmet County, Mackinac County and part of Cheboygan County. At the time of the 2010 census 86,648 people resided within this district. The majority of the people living in this region are white at 81.8%, 10.7% of the district are Native ...

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    Michigan Senate 20th District: O’Brien …

    Kelsey Phillips

    As the general elections loom near, the endless cycle of fundraising, campaigning, and advertising is almost finished, if only for a little while. Newly elected politicians will have a few weeks to relish in their long-fought victory before they uproot their staff and settle in Lansing to begin their term as ...

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    Michigan House: 21st District: Pagan - F …

    Derrell Slaughter

    The 21st Michigan House District seat is currently home to a hotly contest open seat in western Wayne County. The district includes Canton Township, Van Buren Township, and the City of Belleville. The seat was held by Democrat Dian Slavens for three consecutive two-year terms. Prior to her taking the seat, ...

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    Michigan Senate: 20th District McCann - …

    Cody Gall

    This is a non-partisan report giving unbiased information regarding the candidates running for Michigan’s 20th Senate District consisting mostly of Kalamazoo and Van Buren counties. If living within the townships of Alamo, Cooper, Richland, Ross, Oshtemo, Kalamazoo, Comstock, Charleston, Paw Paw, Antwerp, Texas, Portage, Pavilion, Climax, Prairie Ronde, Schoolcraft, Brady, and Wakeshma, ...

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    Michigan Senate: 7th District Colbeck - …

    Fabiola Yanez

    Michigan State Legislative Race 2014
    Patrick Colbeck is a member of the Republican Party and Michigan’s 7th State Senate district where he has served since 2010. He was born and raised in Michigan. He grew up in Westland and Livonia and currently resides in Canton, MI. He graduated from
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    Michigan Senate: 13th District Peltonen …

    Marcus Coffin

    Michigan’s 13th Senate District is located in Oakland County, and includes the communities of Rochester, Rochester Hills, Troy, Clawson, Royal Oak, Berkley, Birmingham, Bloomfield Hills, and Madison Heights[i]. Being in one of the most vital economic areas of the ...

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    Michigan Senate: 20th District O'Brien - …

    Lauren Tamboer

    The Michigan Legislative District 20 is facing a tight race this month as we head toward the general election. The two candidates with the most support are Margaret O’Brien and Sean McCann – both Michigan natives currently serving in the Michigan House of Representatives.

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    Michigan House: 71st District Abed - Sha …

    John (JJ) Thomas


    Theresa Abed (Democrat) is the current incumbent for the 71st district and is facing opposition from former 71st district representative Deb Shaughnessy (Republican). After the latest round of redistricting (that occurred after the last census) the 71st district covers ...

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    Michigan House: 41st District Howrylak - …

    Therese Knapp

    The general election for District 41 of the Michigan House of Representatives is between Republican Martin Howrylak and Democrat Mary Kerwin. Both candidates are running unopposed in their party primaries; Howrylake is the incumbent and he ran against Kerwin in ...

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    Michigan Senate: 32nd District: Horn - E …

    Veronica Taber


    The 32nd Senate District Race is unique amongst Michigan because it is one of the few that currently has the trifecta partisan composition. This means that there is currently a Republican Governor, ...

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    Proposal 2: Advertisements and Polling D …

    Cody Hibbs

    A multitude of Attacks and Defenses Lots of money is being spent on both the pro and con sides to this issue. Lots of claims about what the proposed amendment will do and could do have been tossed around like a racquetball. Some of the ads include content that has already been ...

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    The Basics on Proposal 2: Collective Bar …

    Cody Hibbs

    Michigan's Proposal 2: The Right to Collectively Bargain

    Stated Purpose: "Proposed constitutional amendment to created a new right to collective bargaining".

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    Fining Unions for Government Employee St …

    Samantha Sark

    During 2011, House Bill 5023 was introduced by Representative Lisa Lyons. This bill was designed to fine the Michigan Education Association (MEA) union in event of a strike. The bill specified that the Michigan government could fine the MEA $5,000 per teacher for each full or partial day of a teacher ...

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    Voter ID Requirement

    Ryan Starski

      Justices of the United States Supreme Court examined the constitutionality of laws requiring voters to show a government-issued photo ID in order to cast a ballot, in January 2009. As of right now, 24 states have enacted laws requiring a government-issued ID in recent years. Indiana is strictest, requiring anyone voting ...

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    "No Reason" Absentee Ballots Update …

    Ryan Starski

    The House Bills 4097 and 4367 were referred to Committee on Ethics and Elections. These two bills were structured around the "No Reason" Absentee Ballots issue. Both bills are said to be identical, and would amend the Michigan Election Law to give voters the option of requesting an absentee without giving ...

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    Constitutional Convention 2010?

    Ryan Starski

      On November 2, 2010 the ballot will have many things to vote for, a new Governor, Secretary of State, Attorney General, the entire State Legislature, and whether or not to have a new constitutional convention. The current Michigan Constitution requires that every 16 years there be a question of whether or ...

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    Pre-registration

    Ryan Starski

      As of May 14, 2009 the House of Representatives of the state of Michigan passed Bills 4261 and 4337 proposed by Rep. Lesia Liss, Rep. Robert Jones respectively. These bills are focused on the ability for people ages 16-17 1/2 years old to register to vote when the they apply for ...

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    Early Voting Policy Changes

    Amanda Rabe

    House Bill 4090 was introduced on January 23, 2007 by Representative Aldo Vagnozzi (D-37th District). The bill sets out rules and requirements for early voting that would be allowed to take place beginning 14 days before the official election date. .

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    State Appointment Process Alteration Pro …

    Amanda Rabe

    As talk of Michigan Governor Jennifer Granholm receiving an appointment to President-elect Barack Obama's administration increases, the question of what would happen to the state level politics becomes more important.  If the Governor were to accept a position she would ...

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