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8:54 am
Mon December 1, 2014

WSW: Upton Looks Ahead to 15th Term in Congress

Capitol Building in Washington D.C. - file photo
Credit iStock/Svetlana Larina

Republican Fred Upton will remain Chairman of the House Energy and Commerce Committee in the next session of Congress. 

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Election 2014
7:18 am
Tue November 25, 2014

Recount Scheduled in Kalamazoo County State Senate Race

Margaret O'Brien - file photo
Credit WMUK

The final results of the 20th state Senate race should be known in mid-December. 

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6:26 am
Thu November 20, 2014

$47.6-Million Spent on TV Ads in Governor's Race

More than three-quarters of the spending came from outside groups
Michigan's two candidates for governor and their backers spent $47.6 million on TV ads in the November election, making the campaign the second-most-costly in state history, a campaign finance watchdog reported Wednesday. But the race between Republican Gov. Rick Snyder and Democratic challenger Mark Schauer did set one spending record, said Rich Robinson, executive director of the Michigan Campaign Finance Network.
Election 2014
6:46 am
Tue November 18, 2014

Analysis Shows Wenke Took More Votes From McCann

Credit WMUK

The state Senate Race in Kalamazoo County was one of the closest in the state. 

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8:17 pm
Sun November 16, 2014

Bill to Change Distributing Michigan's Electoral Votes to Get Hearing on Monday

Supporters say proposal would help attract attention to Michigan during Presidential campaigns
LANSING - A plan to change how Michigan allocates its 16 Electoral College votes will get a hearing at noon Monday. The hearing comes during a week when the Legislature is on a two-week break for deer hunting season and Thanksgiving and on a day when lawmakers rarely, if ever, meet.

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