election 2013

5:56 am
Wed November 6, 2013

Two incumbents defeated in Battle Creek

Lead in text: 
Retired police officer Mike Sherzer wins open seat in Ward 4
Two incumbents were ousted Tuesday as Battle Creek voters opted for a newcomer and a former representative to be on their next city commission. Ward 3 Commissioner Sherry Sofia, who regained her seat in 2011 after losing the previous election, was knocked off the commission again, this time by political newcomer Dean Newsome.
5:48 am
Wed November 6, 2013

Hopewell remains Kalamazoo Mayor, Anderson to become Vice-Mayor

Lead in text: 
Hopewell and Anderson ran joint campaign for city commission
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
All six incumbent commissioners won re-election. Newcomer Jack Urban, a former Kalamazoo County commissioner, also was given a seat on the commission. "I'm so excited Vice Mayor-elect Anderson is in the position he'll be in," Hopewell said at his election night party. "It will create a different energy and synergy leading the commission."
Election 2013
8:30 pm
Tue November 5, 2013

Election night

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Polls have closed and votes are being counted. 

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2013 election
7:28 am
Tue November 5, 2013

It's election day

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Polls are open until 8:00 Tuesday night. 

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Portage City election
8:10 am
Thu October 31, 2013

Election 2013: Portage City Council

Portage City Hall - file photo
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Report by WMUK's Andy Robins

Portage voters will elect at least one new member to the City Council next week. Six candidates are running for the three City Council seats in Portage this year. 

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