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Campaign Bills Win Final OK From Mich. Legislature

Michigan lawmakers moved to raise maximum contributions to candidates for the first time in decades and keep intact rules so donors behind certain political ads can stay anonymous.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/12/2013

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20-Pound Carp Loses Bid For Ann Arbor Council Seat

A fishy write-in campaign by a Tweeting 20-pound carp has failed in Ann Arbor.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/06/2013

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Detroit Has 5% Voter Turnout By Midday, 25% Expected

Five-and-a-half hours after the polls opened, the city’s department of elections reported a voter turnout of just five percent.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/05/2013

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Metro Detroit Voters Head To The Polls

Voters across Metro Detroit will be heading to the polls on Tuesday to decide on a variety of political races and ballot proposals.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/05/2013

Benny Napoleon (credit: Jon Hewett/WWJ)

Bankruptcy Shadows Detroit’s Mayoral Election

The new mayor will have little immediate power as the debt-ridden metropolis is guided through the largest municipal bankruptcy in U.S. history by an emergency manager.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/04/2013

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20-Pound Carp Campaigns For Ann Arbor City Council

The weighty fish launched an unofficial write-in campaign via Twitter.

CBS Detroit–11/04/2013

State Board of Canvassers. (credit: Jon Hewett/WWJ)

State Certifies Detroit Mayoral Primary Election

It’s official: Mike Duggan won Detroit’s Mayoral primary by more than 20,000 votes.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/03/2013

Mike Duggan and Benny Napoleon during happier times -- June, 2013. (credit: Pat Sweeting/WWJ)

State Says All Votes In Detroit Mayoral Primary Must Be Counted

This comes after the Wayne County Board of Canvassers on Tuesday ruled workers in Detroit did not properly count the questionable votes using the so-called “hash mark method.”

08/21/2013

Benny Napoleon (credit: Jon Hewett/WWJ)

Board Of Canvassers Will Not Certify Mayoral Primary Vote

A new winner has been declared in the primary election for mayor of Detroit.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/20/2013

Bolger: Party Switch Itself ‘Not A Mistake’

A former Michigan lawmaker’s switch to the Republican Party just before an election deadline was itself “not a mistake” but the plotting around it was, said state House Speaker Jase Bolger.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/17/2013

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