Mike Anglin http://wemu.org en Write-In Candidates Can't Stop Eaton, Anglin http://wemu.org/post/write-candidates-cant-stop-eaton-anglin <p>Democrat Jack Eaton claimed nearly 90 percent of the vote for Ann Arbor's fourth ward City Council race, and incumbent Mike Anglin won in the fifth ward with about 68 percent.&nbsp;</p><p>Eaton and Anglin were the only names on the ballot in their respective wards, but both candidates also faced write-in campaigns in the last few weeks before the election.&nbsp;</p><p>Eaton says the write-in efforts came without participation in debates and other campaigning so voters couldn't get a clear picture of these candidates.</p><p>Eaton's challenger was William Lockwood, while Anglin faced write-in campaigns from Thomas Partridge who announced his campaign months ago and Chip Smith who registered as a write-in candidate less than a month ago.<br />Eaton also faced a tongue-in-check write in campaign from a 20 pound carp that was pulled from a pond in West Park a year ago.</p><p> Wed, 06 Nov 2013 08:01:15 +0000 Andrew Cluley 37334 at http://wemu.org Ann Arbor City Council 5th Ward Candidate Forum http://wemu.org/post/ann-arbor-city-council-5th-ward-candidate-forum <p>In November, voters in Ann Arbor&#39;s fifth ward will be choosing between Incumbent councilman Mike Anglin and write-in candidate Tom Partridge.&nbsp;&nbsp; The League of Women Voters of the Ann Arbor Area had both participate in a candidate forum last night.&nbsp; WEMU&#39;s Andrew Cluley was there.</p><p> Wed, 02 Oct 2013 14:41:41 +0000 Andrew Cluley 35789 at http://wemu.org