- Wednesday, November 7, 2012
Rep. Schmidt cruises to easy victory over Coffia
Republican state Rep. Wayne Schmidt, cruised to an easy victory over his Democratic challenger in Michigan's 104th House District.Continued ...
Bensley holds onto GT sheriff's post
There won't be a new sheriff in town.Continued ...
Exit poll: Obama's auto bailout popular
President Barack Obama's aggressive push to rescue the U.S. auto industry trumped former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney's business credentials in Michigan during Tuesday's election, as voters put their trust in the incumbent to produce a recovery despite lingering concerns about where things are headed.Continued ...
Stabenow takes it again
Democratic Sen. Debbie Stabenow of Michigan rode a fundraising and airtime advantage to a third term Tuesday, easily defeating former Republican Rep. Pete Hoekstra.Continued ...
TCAPS millage proposal appears doomed
Poor economic conditions and a widely held belief that an $18 million performing arts center was too extravagant appeared to dog Traverse City Area Public Schools proposal for a $100 million bond request.Continued ...
Local views aplenty on Election Day
Voters across the Grand Traverse region packed polling sites, stood patiently in serpentine lines, and through their many voices offered a local snapshot of the nation’s deep political divide.Continued ...
- Tuesday, November 6, 2012
Israel will repeat as Kalkaska sheriff
Dave Israel will have another term as Kalkaska County sheriff.Continued ...
Obama wins Michigan; Stabenow re-elected
President Barack Obama is the winner of the 16 electoral votes in Michigan - the state that benefitted the most from the auto industry bailout.Continued ...
Free access to Record-Eagle.com for election
All visitors will be given free access to hundreds of stories on Record-Eagle.com until 6 p.m. Wednesday. Keep an eye on our website for continuing election coverage.Continued ...
Election 2012: Leelanau voters talk candidates, issues
The Presidential race, state proposals and the way in which this year’s election campaigns were run were uppermost in Leelanau County voters’ minds today as they came to the polls.Continued ...
State Theatre presents election coverage tonight
The State Theatre in downtown Traverse City will present election night coverage on the big screen tonight in lieu of its regular schedule.Continued ...
Large turnout expected at the region's polls today
Voters are appearing in droves to fill out absentee ballots, local city and township officials report, a good indicator of a robust turnout on election day.Continued ...
SOS: TCAPS has 15 days to respond to complaint
The Michigan Secretary of State's Office informed Traverse City Area Public Schools this week of its right to respond to an election complaint alleging TCAPS violated campaign finance law.Continued ...
- Sunday, November 4, 2012
Following is a roundup of contested races and millage requests in the five-county Grand Traverse region.Continued ...
- Saturday, November 3, 2012
Yoopers vie for 1st District seat
Gary McDowell has tried to take advantage of something he lacked in his previous contest with Dan Benishek for the 1st Congressional District seat: his opponent's voting record.Continued ...
Franz, O'Shea wage fight for seat in the state House
Republican Ray Franz said his work to cut spending and reduce government regulation warrants his reelection to the Michigan House of Representatives in the 101st District.Continued ...
Prosecutor, magistrate-referee run for judge
Two attorneys with long ties to Benzie County hope to be the next probate judge there.Continued ...
Independent runs for Benzie sheriff
Custer Courville "Coury" Carland will be on the ballot as an independent in the Benzie County sheriff's race.Continued ...
- Thursday, November 1, 2012
Two seek Kalkaska sheriff's post
Bruce Soloway contends there's a big disconnect between the Kalkaska County Sheriff's Department and the residents it serves.Continued ...
- Wednesday, October 31, 2012
Leland students side with Dems in mock election
Leland Public School students sided with Democratic candidates in a mock election, but vote tallies for students from nine other northern Michigan schools won’t be available until Nov. 5.Continued ...
1,000 students take part in mock election in Leland
Get involved. That was the simple life lesson conveyed to more than 1,000 northern Michigan students at a mock election at Leland Public Schools — an event to teach patriotism, democracy and the importance of public participation.Continued ...
- Monday, October 29, 2012
Ann Romney makes campaign stop in TC
About 550 Republican Party faithful packed into the lower meeting room of the Park Place Hotel to catch and cheer Ann Romney’s hastily planned “get out the vote” pitch for her husband, presidential candidate Mitt Romney.Continued ...
- Saturday, October 27, 2012
Two battle to become first female judge
Two candidates with extensive court experience are vying to be the first female judge in Grand Traverse County history.Continued ...
- Friday, October 26, 2012
Sheriff hopefuls disagree on department's status
Tom Bensley believes the Grand Traverse Sheriff's Department is in far better shape than it was four years ago. But Joe McCarthy — who contends Bensley makes poor spending decisions and is out of touch with employees — doesn't agree with that assessment.Continued ...
- Wednesday, October 24, 2012
Benzie candidate forum is tonight
A Benzie County candidate forum will be held at 7 p.m. today at the Benzie County Government Center in the Commissioners' Room.Continued ...