Election 2014

6:53 am
Wed November 5, 2014

Justin Amash Re-Elected to Congress

Movie theater chain CEO Bob Goodrich was the Democratic nominee
GRAND RAPIDS, MI - Incumbent U.S. Rep. Justin Amash handily beat Democratic challenger Bob Goodrich to secure his seat in Congress for a third term. Amash, a Republican from Cascade Township, established a Libertarian reputation during his first two terms.
6:48 am
Wed November 5, 2014

Voters Reject Wolf Hunting Proposals

But a new wolf hunting law is set to take effect in the Spring
LANSING, MI - Wolf hunting opponents declared victory Tuesday night in Michigan, where voters rejected two separate laws that paved the way for an inaugural season last year. While the victory was decisive, the impact remains unclear.
6:22 am
Wed November 5, 2014

Mattawan Voters Approve School Bond Issues

Voters rejected a similar request in 2011
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
MATTAWAN, MI - Mattawan voters approved $78.5 million in school construction bonds in Tuesday's election. With seven of 10 precincts reporting, 64 percent of voters backed Proposal 1, a $62.32 million request for two new elementary schools, and 65 percent approved Proposal 2, which sought $16.3 million to fund upgrades to the middle and high schools.
Election 2014
6:15 am
Wed November 5, 2014

O'Brien Declares Victory, But McCann Could Seek Recount

Kalamazoo County Clerk Tim Snow Gives Results of Tuesday's election
Credit WMUK

The race for state Senate in Kalamazoo County turned out to be one of the closest in the state.


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5:54 am
Wed November 5, 2014

Kalamazoo City Charter Amendments Approved

Change means separate election of mayor and four-year staggered terms for City Commissioners
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI - Kalamazoo voters have approved five charter amendment proposals that change the way their mayor and city commission is elected. The first amendment, which calls for voters to elect the mayor to a two-year term separately from the city commission, passed with 60 percent of the vote.

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