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General Election 2022

Andy Robins

Find links with information about voting and stories about the November election

Governor, Attorney General and Secretary of State will be on the Michigan statewide ballot in November.

U.S. House, state House and state Senate races , along with statewide ballot issues, will be decided.

There will also be local elections at the community level, such as County Commission.

Election Day is Tuesday, November 8. Below are some links for voter registration and information about what is on the ballot. There are also links to election related stories

The Michigan Secretary of State has links to answer questions about registration, polling locations, how to vote absentee and more.

The Secretary of State also has a page about the state's new redistricting process and maps. There is also a site with campaign finance information.

Vote 411 is provided by the League of Women Voters Education Fund. It includes sample ballots by entering your address, and information about candidates as well as ballot proposals.

Election Stories and Past Forums

Is Michigan's 4th District more competitive on paper than on the ground?

Matt DePerno is "misrepresenting" the outcome of a complaint he faced, the man who filed it says

Michigan's 3rd Congressional district includes Grand Rapids and runs to the Lake Michigan shore and north to Muskegon. It's considered one of the more competitive Congressional races in Michigan and the country this year.

City Clerk branch at WMU assists with all things election-related

Many factors indicate a tough environment for Democrats in the mid-term elections. The Daily took a look at how the issue of abortion affects the dynamics in Michigan.

The new 5th Congressional district runs from Lake Michigan to Lake Erie along Michigan's border with Indiana. It also includes southern Kalamazoo County and part of Calhoun County outside of Battle Creek. Republican Tim Walberg is running for another two year term, he has been in Congress for 14 years.

5th District Democratic challenger, Bart Goldberg says he moved to New Buffalo to retire, and did not intend to run political office, but changed his mind.

Proposal 1 is an an effort to deal with term limit complaints

A virtual forum for candidates running for Congress in the new 4th Congressional District was held on Wednesday October 19th. The district includes includes Kalamazoo, Battle Creek, St. Joseph, Benton Harbor and Holland. (See the map of Michigan's new U.S. House districts here). It was sponsored by the League of Women Voters of the Kalamazoo Area, the League of Women Voters of the Holland Area and League of Women Voters of Berrien and Cass counties. You can find the video of the of the forum from the Public Media Network.

The Republican nominee for Michigan attorney general is under investigation himself

The League of Women Voters of the Kalamazoo Area recently held two virtual forums

A forum for state House candidates in Kalamazoo County took place October 12th. You can find the video from the Public Media Network.

A forum was held for Kalamazoo County Commission candidates on October 5th. You can find the video from Public Media Network.

Proposal 3 would protect abortion rights, but leave details unsettled

Absentee ballot requests are up from 2018 in Kalamazoo, Portage and Battle Creek

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Measures in Michigan and other states could change how their elections are run

Abortion rights proposal will be on Michigan ballot in November

A hacker bought a voting machine on eBay. Michigan officials are now investigating

Gordon Evans became WMUK's Content Director in 2019 after more than 20 years as an anchor, host and reporter. A 1990 graduate of Michigan State, he began work at WMUK in 1996.