Politics

Election 2014
7:37 am
Thu June 19, 2014

WSW: Challenger Says He Says Rep. Justin Amash "On the Run"

Brian Ellis
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WestSouthwest with Brian Ellis

Businessman Brian Ellis says he's not worried about what the polls show now, he's only concerned about the results in the August 5th Republican primary.

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Election 2014
7:31 am
Thu June 19, 2014

WSW: Republican State House Candidate Dave Maturen

Dave Maturen
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WestSouthwest with Dave Maturen

    

The chairman of Kalamazoo County's Board of Commissioners says he wants to bring his experience and record to the state Legislature. 

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5:58 am
Thu June 19, 2014

Kalamazoo County Sheriff, Prosecutor, Drain Commissioner Endorse Buskirk for state House

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Two other Democrats are seeking seat representing Kalamazoo
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
Buskirk, a longtime Democratic Kalamazoo County commissioner who currently serves as the board's vice chair, received endorsements from Kalamazoo County Sheriff Richard Fuller, county prosecutor Jeff Getting and county drain commissioner Pat Crowley -- each of whom is a Democrat -- during a press conference at the Kalamazoo County Administration Building.
6:20 am
Tue June 17, 2014

Another Poll Shows Amash With Big Lead Over Primary Challenger

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The poll was done before Brian Ellis picked up endorsements from some groups influential in Republican circles
WASHINGTON - U.S. Rep. Justin Amash has been saying for months that businessman Brian Ellis poses no threat to his winning a third term, and a new Free Press poll suggests he could be right.
Election 2014
8:49 am
Mon June 16, 2014

WSW: State House Democratic Candidate Pamela Brown Goodacre

Pamela Brown Goodacre
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WestSouthwest with Pamela Brown Goodacre

    

Three Democrats are running in the state House district that includes the city of Kalamazoo. 

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