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Michigan primary voting closes on wet, stormy day

Michigan primary voting closes on wet, stormy day Kerry Bentivolio, R-Milford, and John Conyers Jr., D-Detroit, face aggressive challengers. The other three races involve open seats where U.S. Reps. John Dingell, D-Dearborn, and Mike Rogers, R-Howell, decided to retire or where U.S. Rep. Gary Peters … Full News here – Read more on The Detroit News

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Editorial: Time to find a better way on voting

On primary election day, let’s talk instead about how we get people out to vote – and why what we’re doing isn’t working. Full News here – freep

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State House passes law relaxing RTA voting thresholds for M-1 Rail, Ann Arbor to Detroit commuter line

If you read our cover story in March on metro Detroit’s bleak history with public transportation, you my have read a section on the Southeast Michigan Regional Transit Authority’s bylaws. Sounds boring, but it’s relevant. Some background: When the state Legislature passed the law establishing the RTA in 2012, lawmakers made it more difficult for the board to approve operating a […]

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What’s in the bankruptcy voting package?

More than 32,000 City of Detroit retirees and beneficiaries across the country will be receiving large packets of legal documents and ballots in the mail this week. Full News here – freep

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Michigan’s Trey Burke finishes third, Tim Hardaway Jr. fifth in NBA rookie of the year voting

Philadelphia 76ers guard Michael Carter-Williams won the NBA’s rookie of the year award. The NBA announced Monday that he received 104 of 124 first-place votes. Full News here – Detroit Pistons RSS from The Detroit News

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Voting opens to name Pistons’ D-League team

The Pistons’ new NBA Development League affiliate in Grand Rapids has narrowed its list of new team name possibilities down to four and is asking fans to vote. Full News here – Detroit Pistons RSS from The Detroit News

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Detroit City Council delays voting on counterproposal to $350M Barclays loan

The council met today to discuss the counterproposal but put off voting on the issue until Friday at the earliest because it still doesn’t have a written offer. Council President Saunteel Jenkins said the offer could arrive later today. Full News here – freep

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Jammed voting machine, entrance confusion leads to frustration at Detroit

Jammed voting machine, entrance confusion leads to frustration at Detroit … Voters were upset in Detroit when they attempted to find the correct entrance to vote at Marcus Garvey Academy in the West Village area and became even more frustrated later when they learned that the voting machine was jammed. While voters received … Full News […]

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Supreme Court ruling on Voting Rights Act an ‘outrageous misfortune,’ says Detroit NAACP leader

The ruling affects two Michigan townships that have large Spanish-speaking populations, Clyde Township in west Michigan and Buena Vista Township in Saginaw County, according to the Associated Press. Full News here – Detroit News

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Voting opens on design ideas for former Hudson’s site in downtown Detroit this weekend

 DETROIT, MI – More than 1,000 artists, designers, architects and others have submitted about 200 ideas for what should go at the 92,421-square-foot parcel where Hudson’s Department store once stood in downtown Detroit, and the public will get a chance… Full News here – Detroit Business News

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NAACP lawsuit claims emergency manager law violates voting rights of half Michigan’s African Americans

NAACP officials announce a federal lawsuit challenging Michigan’s emergency manager law on Monday, May 13, 2013.(Khalil AlHajal |MLive) DETROIT, MI — The Detroit Branch of the NAACP filed a federal lawsuit against Gov. Rick Snyder, Treasurer Andy Dillon and Secretary of… Full News here – Detroit News

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SimCity – Detroit City w/ SSoHPKC Part 13 – The Voting Phase – Detroit Video

If you enjoyed the video please leave a like – I’d really appreciate it, thanks Visit the link below to place your vote from the event held on episode 1. …

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Voting goes smoothly, poll watchers say

Voting goes smoothly, poll watchers say Michigan Republican Party spokesman Matt Frendeway said a poll watcher outside a location in Detroit was scared off by a voter who implied he had a gun, though an official in the City Clerk's Office said that hadn't been verified. Frendeway also said … Full News here – Read […]

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Absentee voting until 4pm in Detroit

Absentee voters in Detroit are casting their ballots today at a few locations in the city. Full News here – Detroit | WXYZ

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Detroit satellite voting sites will be closed Sunday

Detroit satellite voting sites will be closed Sunday The closures, planned but not well publicized, would disappoint church-goers if well-meaning preachers encouraged them to vote after Sunday's services, Detroit elections director Daniel Baxter said. “Last week, we had about 300 or 400 folks who voted … Full News here – Read more on Detroit Free […]

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