Make Sure You Know The Election Day Rules

Secretary of State Ruth Johnson is reminding voters of some of the general rules surrounding voter conduct at the polls.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/03/2012


Voters Encouraged To View Sample Ballots Before Election Day

Secretary of State Ruth Johnson is encouraging Michigan to view their sample ballot prior to the Nov. 6 general election in order to help shorten lines on Election Day.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/28/2012

At the polls in Detroit. (WWJ Photo/Vickie Thomas)

Group Investigates Possible ‘Rights Violation’ At The Polls

A group that monitors elections in Michigan is investigating what went wrong Tuesday when some voters were asked to reaffirm their citizenship at the polls.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/08/2012

Arguments erupt at Board of Canvassers meeting. (WWJ Photo/Florence Walton)

Board Rules Emergency Manager Repeal Won’t Make Nov. Ballot

The State Board of Canvassers isn’t putting a measure that would repeal Michigan’s sweeping emergency mangers law on the November ballot.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/26/2012

Rick Snyder (WWJ Photo/Vickie Thomas, File)

Snyder Recall Effort Clears First Hurdle

The latest attempt to recall Governor Rick Snyder moves forward, now that the Washtenaw County Election Commission has voted to approve the newest petition language.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/10/2012

Michigan Casino Campaigns Face Difficult Challenge

Two rival groups want to open a combined 15 new casinos in the state. They hope to ask voters for approval in November, but they first must collect nearly 323,000 voter signatures just to make the ballot.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/07/2012

(WWJ Photo/Pat Sweeting, File)

No Snyder Recall On November Ballot

The group organizing the campaign to recall Governor Rick Snyder says it will not meet this Friday’s deadline to collect the signatures needed to make the November ballot.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/01/2011

‘The Tea Party’ To File Mich. Supreme Court Appeal

A group calling itself  “The Tea Party” plans to file an appeal with the Michigan Supreme Court that it hopes will allow its candidates to run in the general election.


Appeals Court: `The Tea Party’ Can’t Make Ballot

The Michigan Court of Appeals has decided a group calling itself  “The Tea Party” doesn’t qualify for the Nov. 2 ballot because it didn’t correctly show the party name on petitions.


Casino, Health Care Ballot Initiatives Fail

Several groups that were trying to put proposals on Michigan’s November statewide ballot have failed to meet a key deadline.