Politics

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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Election 2014
8:48 am
Mon June 16, 2014

WSW: State House Democratic Candidate Andy Helmboldt

Andy Helmboldt
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WestSouthwest with Andy Helmboldt

    

There will be a new representative in Michigan's 62nd state House District next year. 

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6:27 am
Fri June 13, 2014

Michigan Chamber of Commerce Endorses Congressional Challenger Brian Ellis

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President of business advocacy group says Ellis will be more effective than incumbent Justin Amash
WASHINGTON - U.S. Rep. Justin Amash of west Michigan may have a national reputation as a libertarian lawmaker, but he's making some pretty powerful enemies back at home. In the past week, both the Grand Rapids Chamber of Commerce and Right to Life of Michigan's political action committees - the latter representing one of the most powerful Republican-leaning groups in the state - have endorsed Amash's GOP opponent, businessman Brian Ellis.
Election 2014
8:25 am
Thu June 12, 2014

WSW: State House Democratic Candidate Jon Hoadley

Jon Hoadley
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WestSouthwest with Jon Hoadley

Jon Hoadley has managed campaigns in the past, but this is the first time his name has been on the ballot. 

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