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When voters had the chance to eliminate straight ticket voting in Michigan over a decade ago, they overwhelmingly rejected it. Western Michigan University Political Science Professor John Clark says voters in Republican and Democratic leaning counties throughout the state seemed to view it as a bad idea. 

"The Republican presidential contest will land in Michigan next week when Florida Sen. Marco Rubio and Detroit native Dr. Ben Carson head to the state on Dec. 9." (Detroit Free Press)

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(MPRN-Lansing) State lawmakers could make big changes to voting laws before the end of the year. 

"LANSING, MI — Michigan communities will have the option to include local races and proposals on the presidential primary ballot in 2016 and beyond under a new law signed Tuesday by Gov. Rick Snyder." (MLive)

"Congressman Mike Bishop has endorsed Jeb Bush for the Republican presidential nomination, increasing the former Florida governor’s support among elected officials in Michigan." (Detroit News)