Politics

Gov. Rick Snyder speaks to reporters on election night. (credit: Beth Fisher, File)

Snyder Says Prop 1 Defeat Means ‘Best Tool’ To Help Cities Is Gone

“As a practical matter it does make it more difficult for the eight communities that are in emergency, we were on a very positive path, hopefully to start transitioning (them out of it.)”

CBS Detroit–11/07/2012

Voters in Farmington Hills (WWJ Photo/Mike Campbell)

All Six Michigan Ballot Proposals Go Down In Defeat

First there were six, then there were none, with all of the proposed state constitutional amendments going down in defeat Tuesday.

CBS Detroit–11/07/2012

Michigan State v Michigan

U-M, MSU Football Fans Divided Among Party Lines

Turns out Walmart Republicans and Walmart Wolverines don’t have as much in common as one would think.

CBS Detroit–11/06/2012

(Photo: Eliot Lerner, WWJ) Lines were long to vote at Groves High School in Birmingham.

Heavy Election Turnout Brings Lines, Ballot Shortage

Voters across metro Detroit are reporting long lines at polling locations — so much so that four hours into the voting process Clinton Township was frantically switching out ballots.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/06/2012

John Vandermark wears his " I Voted" sticker after voting on primary day  as Michigan heads to the polls on February 28, 2012 in Royal Oak, Michigan.  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Election Day Freebies: Nab A Doughnut, Fries, Car Wash And More With An ‘I Voted’ Sticker

Did you vote? If you did, you don’t have to just brag about how long you waited in line — you can cash in on it.

CBS Detroit–11/06/2012

Photo: Tom Watkins, CEO of TDW & Associates, who will speak at the Ambassador Leonard Woodcock Legacy Forum at Oakland University.

Watkins, Yang Address Michigan-China Forum

“This is another small attempt to help build two way bridges from the Great Lakes to the Great Wall,” Watkins said.

CBS 62–10/31/2012

Barack Obama And Mitt Romney Participate In Second Presidential Debate

Presidential Debate Reaction LIVE

Join the social media sphere as it reacts immediately to the final debate between President Barack Obama and challenger Mitt Romney.

CBS Detroit–10/22/2012

President Barack Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney. (Getty Images/Luke Sharrett and Joe Raedle)

Presidential Forum: Obama, Romney Tackle 10 Topics In 10 Days

To help voters learn more, CBS Local invited the two candidates to answer 10 key questions in the CBS Local Presidential Forum, which kicks off Thursday, October 4th, with the issue of the economy and jobs.

CBS 62–10/08/2012

Voting machines in Florida (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Supreme Court Rejects Casinos, Lets Voters Decide 3 Other Issues

WWJ legal analyst and Talk Radio 1270 host Charlie Langton explained the Supreme Court’s ruling, saying justices believed people who signed the petitions in support of the three issues knew what they were doing when they called for the vote.

CBS Detroit–09/05/2012

Michigan House Speaker Jase Bolger

Michigan House Speaker Faces Election Fraud Allegation

A Lansing judge has been appointed as a one-person grand jury to investigate allegations of election fraud against Bolger and the state representative candidate, Roy Schmidt, R-Grand Rapids, who switched parties at his alleged urging.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/28/2012

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