2014 election

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.
7:23 pm
Mon March 24, 2014

Lieutenant Governor Brian Calley Backs Proposal for Part-Time Legislature

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Making Michigan Legislature part-time would require amending Michigan's Constitution
LANSING, MI -- Republican Lt. Gov. Brian Calley this weekend voiced support for a petition drive and potential ballot proposal seeking to make Michigan's Legislature a part-time affair. Calley, in an email to supporters, said he intended to vote for the proposal if it makes the ballot and noted that he, Dave Agema and Justin Amash introduced their own part-time Legislature bill when all three served in the state House in 2009.
12:41 pm
Mon March 17, 2014

Schauer Gains on Snyder in Latest Poll of Governor's Race

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Snyder still leads, but within the poll's margin of error
Democrat Mark Schauer has gained ground on Gov. Rick Snyder in Michigan's gubernatorial race as a majority of voters say the Republican incumbent has reduced education spending, according to a new statewide poll.
7:12 am
Mon March 17, 2014

Poll Shows Peters Leading Land in Race for U.S. Senate

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Democrat's lead over Republican Terri Lynn Land is within survey's margin of error
A new poll has U.S. Rep Gary Peters, D-Bloomfield Hills, leading former Secretary of State Terri Lynn Land. If the election were held now, 39.7 percent of the people asked would vote for Peters and 36.7 percent for Land, according to a poll paid for by Lambert, Edwards & Associates and conducted by Denno Research.