Costly primary to replace Rep. McCotter in... →
2012swingstates: A special primary election, which will cost taxpayers $650,000 in Wayne and Oakland counties as well as the communities in the 11th Congressional District, is on for Sept. 5 after none of the five Republican candidates withdrew from the race. … By the time the vote is certified, and figuring in the Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays, the person who actually wins the special...
Gary Glenn suspends campaign, backs Clark Durant →
Report: Schmidt, Bolger attempted 'fraud' in race... →
2012swingstates: State Rep. Roy Schmidt (R-Grand Rapids) and House Speaker James “Jase” Bolger (R-Marshall) attempted to insure Schmidt’s incumbent victory by finding a “fake” opponent to run in the 76th District. The “Democrat”, Matt Mojzak, had no intention of winning the election. In Michigan, it is not a crime to pay placeholders to be on ballots. Schmidt and Bolger will not be charged;...
McCain to court Michigan veterans for Romney →
2012swingstates: U.S. Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) will be in Michigan on Monday to gather veteran support for Romney’s campaign. Ten to 15 veterans will attend the roundtable discussion in Utica, which will be closed to the public. McCain is expected to attend fundraisers in both Bloomfield Hills and Detroit during his stay in the state.
Special election to replace McCotter could be... →
2012swingstates: Republican Nancy Cassis of Novi may withdraw from the special election to fill the final six to seven weeks left of Thaddeus McCotter’s congressional term after it was reported the election would cost Michigan taxpayers $650,000. McCotter retired from office after a scandal involving invalid signatures to run for Republican primary in his district.
I think Obama would do an extraordinary job addressing women’s issues as...– This is what a teacher from Detroit said in response to our Liberty, through the lens question. Regardless of who you support, which candidate do you trust to do a better job addressing women’s issues – Obama or Romney? Why? (via 2012swingstates)
Obama as he, under his healthcare plan, wants to make women’s preventive care...– Naomi Coleman, a Wayne State University student from Detroit and a Democrat, responds to our Liberty, through the lens question. Regardless of who you support, which candidate do you trust to do a better job addressing women’s issues – Obama or Romney? Why? (via 2012swingstates)
It keeps getting better. Special election to fill #mccotter’s seat is going to cost locals $650,000. — Kathy Gray (@michpolig
Gov. Snyder disappoints GOP allies, vetoes voter... →
2012swingstates: Gov. Rick Snyder (R) on Thursday vetoed several the “voter ID laws” that the Republican-led state legislature had approved. Among the bills vetoed were those requiring photo ID for first-time voter registration or to obtain an absentee ballot. Snyder did sign measures removing the names of dead or departed voters from the registration rolls.