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More Than Just Proposal 1: Metro Communities Prepare For Special Election With Local Issues

It’s not only the roads that will be decided on by voters in a special election on Tuesday. See the list…

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/04/2015

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Non-Partisan Group Gives Final Analysis Of Proposal 1 Before Special Election

Eric Lupher, the president of the non-partisan Citizens Research Council of Michigan, said that changes in the gas tax mean Proposal 1 would cost drivers more at the pump as well.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/04/2015

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Households Would Pay $474 More In Taxes Under Road Proposal

If voters approve a measure on Michigan’s May 5 ballot to improve roads and bridges, the $2.1 billion tax hike would average $545 per household in 2016 — or $45 a month — according to calculations by The Associated Press.

CBS Detroit–04/11/2015

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Snyder Defends Proposed Sales Tax Increase To Fund Roads, Education

The plan has been criticized because not all of the money raised would be dedicated to road repairs.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/02/2015

Voters Hit Polls Tuesday For Special Elections

Voters in metro Detroit will hit the polls Tuesday to weigh in on bond issues and decide who will fill seats in local governments.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/07/2013

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Judge Orders Troy To Hold May Election For Mayor

An Oakland County judge has ordered Troy officials to hold an election in May to choose a replacement for the Detroit suburb’s recalled mayor.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/12/2012

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City Of Troy Faces Possible Lawsuit Over Special Election For Mayor

The city attorney in Troy has sent a letter to the State Elections office hoping to avoid a lawsuit over a special election for mayor.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/30/2012

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State Won’t Reimburse Local Governments For Special Election

A spokesperson for Gov. Snyder says the state will not help offset the cost of Wednesday’s special primary election held to fill former Congressman Thaddeus McCotter’s seat.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/06/2012

Kerry Bentivolio

Bentivolio Wins Special US House GOP Primary

Kerry Bentivolio beat four other southeastern Michigan Republicans in a special primary Wednesday and will advance to a special general election to fill the final weeks of ex-U.S. Rep. Thaddeus McCotter’s congressional term.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/06/2012

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Precinct Sees Only 5 Voters By Noon In Special Election

To say the turnout has been light would be an understatement in Wednesday’s special election to fill the vacated seat of Congressman Thaddeus McCotter in Wayne County.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/05/2012