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Best, brightest aren’t on your election ballot

Here are two phrases that do NOT come to mind as I evaluate the options voters face in the Aug. 5 primary: ‘best and brightest’ and ‘cream of the crop.’ Full News here – Detroit News columnists RSS from The Detroit News

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Judge orders Congressman John Conyers’ name placed on August primary ballot

U.S. District Judge Matthew F. Leitman on Friday ordered U.S. Rep. John Conyers’ name placed on the August primary ballot. Full News here – Detroit News

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Rev. Horace Sheffield speaks on Conyers ballot

Reverend Horace Sheffield is facing off against incumbent U.S. Representative John Conyers in the August Primary ballot for Congress. Full News here – Detroit | WXYZ

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Judge allows Conyers to be on ballot

Judge allows Conyers to be on ballot

Associated Press – A judge has ordered that Detroit Congressman John Conyers be placed on the August primary ballot. Full News here – Crain’s Detroit Business – Latest Detroit News

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Judge orders Congressman John Conyers’ name placed on August primary ballot

U.S. District Judge Matthew F. Leitman on Friday ordered U.S. Rep. John Conyers’ name placed on the August primary ballot. Full News here – Detroit News

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Election officials defend law that got Congressman John Conyers’ kicked off ballot

Secretary of State Ruth Johnson in her response said the law is necessary to hold fraudulent petition circulators accountable, and Wayne County Clerk Cathy Garrett, in a florid court filing that at one point quotes Charles Dickens’ “A Tale of Two Cities,” argued that Conyers took too long to take action. Full News here – […]

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Congressman of 50 years John Conyers to challenge Michigan petition laws after being kicked off ballot

“Every voter who wants to sign a petition to support their desired candidate and political position should be able to do so.” Full News here – Detroit News

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Official: Conyers lacks signatures for ballot

Associated Press – Longtime U.S. Rep. John Conyers of Michigan doesn’t have enough signatures to appear on the Aug. 5 primary ballot, an elections official announced Tuesday. Full News here – Crain’s Detroit Business – Latest Detroit News

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Raise Michigan gets enough signatures for minimum wage ballot question

Associated Press – A campaign to raise the minimum wage in Michigan has collected enough signatures for a ballot drive being threatened by Republican legislation. Full News here – Crain’s Detroit Business – Latest Detroit News

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Column: On ballot or off, Conyers should retire

If there is anyone around Congressman John Conyers who cares more about his well-being than they do their own interests, they should seize this opportunity to guide him gracefully into retirement. Full News here – Detroit News columnists RSS from The Detroit News

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Second wolf hunt ballot proposal approved; ballot likely to be a mess

This is a great way to turn voting into a chaotic mess. LANSING — A second ballot proposal to try to stop the hunt of gray wolves in the Upper Peninsula was deemed to have enough valid signatures on Tuesday and will appear on the Nov. 5 general election ballot. The proposal, which would repeal a […]

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Recap: Michigan Chamber’s Jim Holcomb shares views on upcoming state ballot issues with Saginaw County crowd

Proposed personal property tax reform and a minimum wage hike were among the upcoming ballot issues Jim Holcomb, senior vice president and general counsel for the Michigan Chamber of Commerce, spoke about before a crowd of Saginaw County businessmen and women Thursday, May 1. Holcomb was the guest speaker for the Saginaw County Chamber of […]

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Invalid petitions could keep U.S. Rep. John Conyers Jr. of Detroit off Aug. 5 primary ballot

Wayne County Clerk Cathy Garrett tells WDIV-Channel 4 News that U.S. Rep. John Conyers Jr. doesn’t appear to have enough valid petition signatures to appear on the August primary ballot. Full News here – Detroit News

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SMART millage increase proposal will be on Aug. 5 ballot in Wayne, Oakland, Macomb

Bridget Vis – The future of the Suburban Mobility Authority for Regional Transportation will be in the hands of voters in Wayne, Oakland and Macomb counties after the Oakland County Board of Commissioners approved placing a millage proposal on the Aug. 5 primary ballot. Full News here – Crain’s Detroit Business – Latest Detroit News

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Clouds remain over Conyers’ bid to qualify for Aug. 5 primary ballot

An initial review of petitions filed by U.S. Rep. John Conyers, D-Detroit, show that he has enough valid signatures to qualify for the Aug. 5 primary ballot. But the Wayne County Clerk’s Office said Wednesday that he’s not out of the woods yet. Full News here – freep

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