Candidate Interview: Pontiac Councilperson Doris Taylor Burks Dist. 6

Candidate Interview: Pontiac Councilperson Doris Taylor Burks Dist. 6 (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 17, 2017) Pontiac, MI – Doris Taylor Burks is the current Councilperson in Pontiac’s 6th District who is running for re-election on Nov. 7.  She is being challenged by William A. Carrington who currently serves on the Pontiac School Board.  Because there…

Ballot Effort Launched to Reform Redistricting, End Gerrymandering

Ballot Effort Launched to Reform Redistricting, End Gerrymandering (Voters not Politicians, July 17, 2017) East Lansing, MI – A plan to end rigging of legislative and congressional districts for partisan advantage was released today by the grassroots group Voters Not Politicians. The constitutional amendment would go before voters on the November 2018 ballot. The proposal…