Politics

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(MPRN) A native Detroiter and one-time candidate for the city’s clerkship will be on the November 2018 ballot. Democratic candidate for governor, Gretchen Whitmer named Garlin Gilchrist II as her running mate Monday. 

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Western Michigan University Political Science Professor John Clark says the turnout for Tuesday’s primary shows people are engaged in politics. He says the excitement is visible among both Democrats and Republicans.


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(MPRN) Michiganders flocked to the polls Tuesday in numbers that haven’t been matched in recent decades. 

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John James will be the Republican nominee for U.S. Senate. Democrat Cathy Albro will challenge Republican Congressman Justin Amash. Kalamazoo County Commissioner Mike Seals holds on in tight race for Democratic Primary. 

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State Representative David Maturen loses to a Republican primary challenger. Democrats pick their candidates to challenge Republican incumbents in the district that includes Portage, as well as the one that encompasses most of Allegan County. State Representatives John Bizon and Kim LaSata and former Representative Aric Nesbitt won Republican primaries on Tuesday. 

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