Five-and-a-half hours after the polls opened, the city’s department of elections reported a voter turnout of just five percent.
Both of Detroit’s mayoral candidates have officially cast their ballots.
The U.S. Justice Department says it will monitor Tuesday’s elections to protect against discrimination “on the basis of race, color or membership in a minority language group.”
Voters across Metro Detroit will be heading to the polls on Tuesday to decide on a variety of political races and ballot proposals.
For the first time in about 100 years, Detroiters will be electing city council members by district when they head to the polls next month.
It’s time to make your voices heard: Tuesday is Election Day across metro Detroit.
As voters go to the polls Tuesday, the biggest name and most prominent issue in the struggling city are Kevyn Orr and his Chapter 9 bankruptcy filing.
Voters in metro Detroit will hit the polls Tuesday to weigh in on bond issues and decide who will fill seats in local governments.
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Today, Republicans feel a combination of confusion, disbelief, and anger as to how a slim majority of Americans can possibly want four more years of the Obama administration in the White House. To many, it seems inconceivable that people want to take a chance on more of the same.