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Election Maps: Ferndale Edition

March 9th 2016

Election Maps: Ferndale Edition (Guest Analysis by Kevin Deegan-Krause, March 9, 2016, orig. Pozorblog) Ferndale, MI – I learn visually and so to learn about my own community, I graph how people vote.  Just a few quick thoughts here about what the 2016 presidential primary tell us about my part of southeastern Oakland county. First, […]

Presidential Primary and Some Local Issues on March 8 Ballot

March 6th 2016

Presidential Primary and Some Local Issues on March 8 Ballot (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 6, 2016) March 8 is the Michigan Presidential Primary, as well as a day for some local level decisions to be made. For information on the Presidential candidates check out Ballotpedia’s guide at https://ballotpedia.org/Presidential_candidates,_2016#Prominent_candidates. In Birmingham voters will be asked if […]

No More Straight Ticket Voting in Michigan as Governor Signs Bill into Law

January 5th 2016

No More Straight Ticket Voting in Michigan as Governor Signs Bill into Law (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 5, 2016) Michigan Governor Rick Snyder signed a bill into law that eliminates straight ticket voting in the State. Because the bill has a $5 million appropriation attached to it, voters can not reverse the law on referendum. […]