If Michigan voters are yearning for the roller-coaster ride that the 2016 elections brought, they need only look toward the coming months for what promises to be a rollicking 2018 campaign.
A candidate who wants to replace U.S. Rep. John Conyers in Congress has filed a federal lawsuit against Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder, alleging the 11-month delay in holding a special election to fill the vacant seat is unconstitutional.
A federal lawsuit filed by a former Michigan Democratic Party (MDP) chair alleges political district maps drawn by a Republican-led Legislature is an "egregious example of party gerrymandering."
Dancing and cheering in a cold December rain, about 250 supporters of the Voters Not Politicians (VNP) redistricting reform petition drive formed a human chain this afternoon to pass 188 boxes of forms from a U-Haul truck to the doors of the Michigan Bureau of Elections at 430 W. Allegan St.
An all-volunteer group of activists has defied the odds by collecting hundreds of thousands of voter signatures for a 2018 initiative to overhaul redistricting in Michigan — without having to pay a dime for a signatur
Michigan did not always hold election primaries.
Prior to the 20th century, candidates at both state and national levels were nominated behind closed doors by party bosses. Ordinary citizens had little say.
For 12 years, Chief Justice John Roberts has worked overtime peddling the dubious conceit that he and his life-tenured colleagues on the U.S. Supreme Court are above politics and determined to remain so.
Less than six hours after it hit his desk, Gov. Rick Snyder signed legislation that will immediately allow candidates to raise unlimited amounts of cash for super PACs.
The Michigan Senate on Wednesday unanimously approved a fast-tracked bill to fill empty or partial ballots in at least four Michigan communities where political candidates missed the state filing deadline because of faulty information from local clerks.
A majority of leaders behind a “nonpartisan” plan to reform the Michigan redistricting process have supported partisan Democrats in the past, fueling criticism from a conservative group opposing the effort.