Election 2018

Gordon Evans / WMUK

Ronald Hawkins says he decided to join the Libertarian Party after watching the state of politics deteriorate like Michigan’s roads. Now he’s running for state House.

Gordon Evans / WMUK

State Representative Jon Hoadley says there’s a lot of work to do if he wins re-election to the state House. The Democrat says what happens next year will depend on which party has control of the state House.

Gordon Evans / WMUK

Jennifer Aniano is a teacher and says education would be one of her top priorities in she is elected to the state House.

The Democrat teaches at Loy Norrix High school. Aniano is running in the 63rd state House District, which includes eastern Kalamazoo County and part of Calhoun County.


Aniano says education should include more opportunities for skilled labor and agriculture in high school curriculum. She says college should not be the only path for high school students.


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Cathy Albro says there’s a long list of things she wants to do if elected to Congress. The Democrat is seeking the 3rd District Congressional seat currently held by Republican Justin Amash. Albro hopes her party can take control of the House in the November elections.

WeVote Committee Focuses on WMU Students

Sep 30, 2018
Andrew Robins / WMUK-FM

A group of Western Michigan University faculty, staff, and students is encouraging more students to vote. While Western Michigan University has promoted voting in the past, the WeVote Committee is the first on-campus committee focused on voting.