Elections

Published August 15, 2018

OAKLAND COUNTY — Cities across Oakland County saw some of their highest turnouts ever for an August primary election, with several Woodward Talk cities hitting a turnout of over 40 percent.Read More

Published August 15, 2018

OAKLAND COUNTY — A larger-than-expected turnout during the Aug. 7 primary election led to Berkley and Ferndale running out of ballots. Precincts in both Ferndale and Berkley had periods where they had run out of ballots provided to them by Oakland County on election day.Read More

Published August 14, 2018

MACOMB TOWNSHIP — After easy victories during the Aug. 7 primary election, Republican Bill Schuette and Democrat Gretchen Whitmer will compete in November to be the next governor of Michigan.Read More

Published August 14, 2018

ROYAL OAK/CLAWSON — In the Royal Oak Review’s coverage area, voters had the opportunity to vote for candidates in 10 races during the Aug. 7 primary election.

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Published August 14, 2018

GROSSE POINTE CITY/GROSSE POINTE SHORES — The Macomb County portion of Grosse Pointe Shores is tiny — it’s only about two streets, along with a few homes on Lake Shore Road. But during a primary election that shattered statewide records, the Macomb portion of the Shores was especially mighty.

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Published August 14, 2018

GROSSE POINTE FARMS — A line of voters snaked all the way out of a classroom door at Grosse Pointe South High School to cast their ballots, but this wasn’t a presidential election — it was the Aug. 7 primary.

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Published August 14, 2018

GROSSE POINTE PARK — High winds toppled trees and power lines in Grosse Pointe Park Aug. 6, leaving some polling locations without electricity for at least part of the primary election Aug. 7, but that didn’t keep election workers — or voters — from participating in the electoral process.

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Published August 13, 2018

CLINTON TOWNSHIP — Clinton Township officials are contemplating the next possible steps in regard to local road reconstruction after a ballot proposal failed Aug. 7.

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Published August 13, 2018

METRO DETROIT — Candidates in local and statewide races have their eyes on November.

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Published August 13, 2018

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BIRMINGHAM/BLOOMFIELD/SOUTHFIELD TOWNSHIP — Did you hear it? It was just before dinnertime last Tuesday, toward the end of the day during a highly anticipated midterm primary election. A faint noise could be heard near community centers and schools across metro Detroit.

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Published August 10, 2018

ST. CLAIR SHORES — Thirty-four percent of registered St. Clair Shores voters cast a ballot Aug. 7, and City Clerk Mary Kotowski said she thought the number of absentee voters was probably the highest she has ever experienced in her career for a primary election.

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Published August 9, 2018

WEST BLOOMFIELD — On Aug. 7, voters in the Beacon’s coverage area decided on six primary races, electing candidates to run against each other this November.

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Published August 9, 2018

WEST BLOOMFIELD — Students and faculty in the West Bloomfield School District will return to the swing of things in about a month, and when they do, they’ll see that parts of the district have gotten a facelift.

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Published August 8, 2018

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GROSSE POINTE WOODS — It was so close. By 11 votes, the Grosse Pointe Woods Headlee Override Millage Proposal for Public Safety and Public Services failed at the polls during the primary election Aug. 7.    

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Published August 8, 2018

OAKLAND COUNTY — The August primary election has come and gone, and Democratic incumbents Robert Wittenberg and Helaine Zack spoke to the Woodward Talk about their primary victories.

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Published August 8, 2018

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WAYNE COUNTY — In Michigan’s District 2 state Senate race, Democrat Adam Hollier was selected to run unopposed in November to complete a very short partial term for the currently vacant office, and he also was chosen to face off against Republican Lisa Papas for a four-year term that will begin after the partial term ends.

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Published August 8, 2018

CLAWSON — In more than 10 years of working elections, Clawson Clerk Michael Smith said he had never experienced what he experienced during the Aug. 7 primary election.

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Published August 8, 2018

OAKLAND COUNTY/WAYNE COUNTY — Nearly 18 hours after the polls closed on election day Aug. 7, people in Michigan’s U.S. House of Representatives District 11 finally knew who would compete for the seat this fall.

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Published August 8, 2018

WARREN — The second time was the charm for state House District 28 candidate Lori Stone.

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Published August 8, 2018

EASTPOINTE/ROSEVILLE — Residents in the Eastsider’s coverage area took to the polls for the Aug. 7 primary election to vote on candidates who will advance to the November general election, and an Eastpointe Community Schools operating millage ballot proposal.

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