2014 election

2014 Election
7:46 am
Thu April 3, 2014

Schauer Picks Oakland County Clerk as Running Mate

Mark Schauer- file photo
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Interview with Gongwer News Service Editor Zach Gorchow


Democrat Mark Schauer has selected Lisa Brown to run for Lieutenant Governor. 

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6:54 pm
Wed April 2, 2014

Schauer to Announce Running Mate on Thursday

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Lisa Brown served two years in the state House before becoming Oakland County Clerk in 2012
LANSING - Democratic gubernatorial candidate Mark Schauer will announce Oakland County Clerk Lisa Brown as his running mate for the upcoming election, according to sources close to the campaign. Schauer will hold press conferences Thursday at Oakland Community College in Southfield, Mott Community College in Flint and the Yesterdog Restaurant in Grand Rapids to make the announcement.
6:54 pm
Mon March 31, 2014

Michigan Congressman Dave Camp Won't Seek Re-Election

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Camp's announcement comes just days after fellow Michigan Republican Mike Rogers announced he won't run again
MIDLAND, MI -After 23 years representing the residents of Michigan's 4th Congressional District, U.S. Rep. Dave Camp, R-Midland, has announced he will not seek re-election to the U.S. House of Representatives. The veteran congressman, who currently serves as chairman of the House Committee on Ways and Means, made the announcement late in the day Monday, March 31.
8:11 pm
Sun March 30, 2014

Rogers' Retirement Means Even Less Congressional Seniority for Michigan

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Long-time Senator Carl Levin and the longest serving House member in history, John Dingell are also retiring
Good Sunday morning and welcome to the Michigan Delegation, your weekly look at the news regarding Michigan on Capitol Hill and the elections that places members of Congress there.
9:13 pm
Mon March 24, 2014

Schuette Kicks Off Re-Election Campaign While Same-Sex Court Fight Continues

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Mark Totten of Kalamazoo is vying for the Democratic nomination for Attorney General. He has been critical of Schuette's actions in the same-sex marriage case
Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette kicked off his re-election bid Monday with a stop in Oakland County, an effort overshadowed by the raging legal debate over same-sex marriage. Schuette held his announcement for a second four-year term at the Oakland County Republican Party offices at Square Lake Road and Woodward Avenue, just a few miles from the county courthouse where Democrat county Clerk Lisa Brown issued some 142 same-sex marriage licenses Saturday.