politics

9:39 am
Thu April 17, 2014

Kalamazoo County Commissioner Dave Buskirk Files for State House

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Two other Democrats have filed for 60th state House seat
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI - Kalamazoo County Commissioner David Buskirk was joined by an impressive host of supporters Wednesday afternoon at the Kalamazoo County Administration building as he filed nominating petitions to seek the Democratic nomination for the 60th District state House seat.
9:34 pm
Tue April 15, 2014

Democrat Gary Peters Raises $1.35-Million in First Quarter

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Republican Terri Lynn Land raised $1.5-million in the same period
LANSING, MI -- U.S. Rep Gary Peters, D-Bloomfield Hills, raised more than $1.35 million in the first quarter of 2014, his campaign announced Tuesday. For the whole campaign, Peters has raised more than $4.82 million from 19,000 people, according to the campaign, which said the average donation of support this quarter was less than $100.
7:27 pm
Thu April 10, 2014

Oshtemo Township Pastor Announces Campaign for State House

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John Fisher is first Democrat to enter race. Two Kalamazoo County Commissioners are seeking Republican nomination
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
PORTAGE, MI - With two Republicans having already announced their candidacy for the 61st District state House seat, a Democratic candidate has now joined the race. Oshtemo Township Pastor John Fisher, 63, announced his intention to run for the seat this fall at two separate press conferences Thursday.
12:16 pm
Wed April 9, 2014

Grand Rapids Theater Owner Launches Campaign for Congress

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Bob Goodrich is running in Congressional district represented by Republican Justin Amash
GRAND RAPIDS, MI - Local businessman Bob Goodrich has announced he is seeking the Democratic nomination to challenge U.S. Rep. Justin Amash for the Third District. Goodrich, the owner and president of Goodrich Quality Theaters, filed a statement of organization with the Federal Elections Commission last week to officially establish his campaign.
11:42 am
Wed April 9, 2014

New Poll Shows Snyder has Slight Lead for Governor, Peters for Senate

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PPP survey gives Snyder a four-point lead over Democrat Mark Schauer, Peters has a five-point lead over Republican Terri Lynn Land
LANSING, MI -- A new poll shows Republican Gov. Rick Snyder leading in his re-election bid and U.S. Rep Gary Peters, D-Bloomfield Hills, ahead in his campaign for U.S. Senate. Public Policy Polling surveyed 825 registered Michigan voters by phone and on the internet between April 3 and 6.

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