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Pete Buttigieg, in a brown jacket and jeans, is in the foreground talking and holding a mic. Behind him stand several people in masks. One is carrying an umbrella and another is wearing a blue plastic rain poncho.
Sehvilla Mann / WMUK

Kalamazoo Democrats heard from a high-profile supporter Monday of Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden. Pete Buttigieg competed with Biden for the Democratic nomination. But after he dropped out, the former mayor of South Bend endorsed the former vice president’s bid.

Sehvilla Mann / WMUK

Voters in Kalamazoo County and Southwest Michigan are deciding races for Congress and the State House.

Election 2020

Oct 15, 2020
Andy Robins / WMUK

Election Day is November 3rd, but votes can be cast anytime. Ballots can be mailed or dropped off at local clerks’ offices, as well as other authorized sites. Find more information here. 

Photo of a sign reading "VOTE - Polling Place" taaken in 2017 outside the Bernhard Center at Western Michigan University
Andy Robins / WMUK

Kids in Kalamazoo will get a chance to ask questions of political candidates on Wednesday October 14.

WMU Broncos To Start A Shortened Season Next Month

Oct 12, 2020
Football players crouch in green turf in the foreground. Fans are visible at a distance in the stands, as well as cheerleaders with pink pom-poms.
Courtesy photo / WMU/Mike Lanka

Western Michigan football will be back in November, with restrictions due to COVID-19. The Broncos will participate in a six-game season and will fight for a chance to play in the Mid-American Conference title game.