Politics

Map of Michigan's Congressional Districts
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Two proposals on the November ballot have to do with elections in Michigan. One would change the process for drawing new district lines for Congress and the State Legislature. The other would enshrine certain voting rights in the Michigan Constitution.


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Republican state House candidate William Baker says he wants to get Michigan on a fiscally sustainable track. He’s running in the district that includes the city of Kalamazoo and most of Kalamazoo Township.


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State House candidate Dave Morgan says Republicans and Democrats need to “break down the wall” and work together. The Republican candidate for state House in the 62nd district has been on both sides of the wall. Note: This story has been updated in the section on ballot proposals.


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State Senate candidate Jason Noble says Michigan needs to improve its infrastructure. The Democrat says he decided to run to make that priority a reality.

Noble is running in the 19th state Senate district that includes Calhoun, Barry and Ionia Counties. It’s the district currently represented by Republican Mike Nofs, who can’t run again due to term limits.

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Ian Haight says he doesn’t have an agenda, or grand plans. The Democratic candidate for state Senate says he wants to listen to people and find out what their concerns are.


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