election results http://wemu.org en Local Election Results (Un-official) http://wemu.org/post/local-election-results-un-official <p>Un-official election results have Saline Township voters saying "yes" to a road maintenance millage renewal.&nbsp; The one-mil issue generates revenue to take care of the township's gravel non-primary roads.&nbsp;</p><p>School district voters appeared generous with their support Tuesday, approving an operational millage renewal for Saline Area Schools.&nbsp; Ann Arbor schools voters also approved a sinking fund millage renewal.</p> Wed, 06 Nov 2013 03:34:48 +0000 Bob Eccles 37332 at http://wemu.org Ypsi Twp Voters Approve Millage Requests http://wemu.org/post/ypsi-twp-voters-approve-millage-requests <p>Voters in Ypsilanti Township said "yes" to all four millage requests on their ballot Tuesday.</p><p>Millage increases to support police, fire and refuse collection services each passed with roughly 70% of the vote.&nbsp; A recreation millage renewal also passed, but by a narrower margin.</p><p>Township Supervisor Brenda Stumbo says voters realized the importance of their township being able to continue to provide important services in tough economic times.&nbsp;</p><p>Join David Fair for the complete wrap-up of un-official election results Wednesday during Morning Edition.</p><p></p> Wed, 07 Aug 2013 02:03:57 +0000 Bob Eccles 33240 at http://wemu.org Driskell Wins 52nd District http://wemu.org/post/driskell-wins-52nd-district <p>Saline Mayor Gretchen Driskell has defeated incumbent Republican state representative Mark Ouimet in the 52nd district.&nbsp; Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.</p><p></p> Wed, 07 Nov 2012 10:38:02 +0000 Andrew Cluley 21696 at http://wemu.org Voters Approve Consolidation of School Districts http://wemu.org/post/voters-approve-consolidation-school-districts <p>The consolidation of the Willow Run and Ypsilanti school districts was approved by voters on Tuesday.&nbsp; Hear more from WEMU's Bob Eccles.</p><p></p> Wed, 07 Nov 2012 10:34:52 +0000 Bob Eccles 21695 at http://wemu.org Ann Arbor City Council Primary Races http://wemu.org/post/ann-arbor-city-council-primary-races <p>Ann Arbor City Council will have three new faces, after Tuesday&#39;s Democratic primary elections. WEMU&#39;s Andrew Cluley reports.</p> Wed, 08 Aug 2012 13:06:52 +0000 Andrew Cluley 17708 at http://wemu.org Primary Election Results: County Commissioner http://wemu.org/post/primary-election-results-county-commissioner <p>Andy Labarre last night defeated former Washtenaw County Commissioner Christina Montague in the race for the Commission&#39;s new, 7th District seat. WEMU&#39;s Andrew Cluley reports.</p> Wed, 08 Aug 2012 13:04:06 +0000 Andrew Cluley 17707 at http://wemu.org More Primary Election Results http://wemu.org/post/more-primary-election-results <p>In Dexter Township, James Drolett has won the republican primary for Supervisor, defeating Kathryn Bowring.&nbsp; Drolett will face incumbent Democrat Pat Kelly in November.<br />&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; In the Dexter Township Republican primary for the Treasurer&#39;s post, Libby Brushaber has defeated Mark Wojno.&nbsp; Brushaber faces no opposition in November.<br /><br />&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;In the Republican primary for Bridgwater Township&#39;s Board of Trustees, incumbent trustee David Faust and newcomer Wes Cowden won yesterday&#39;s vote.&nbsp; Both will be unopposed in November. Wed, 08 Aug 2012 07:52:15 +0000 Clark Smith 17685 at http://wemu.org Primary Election Results: Augusta Township http://wemu.org/post/primary-election-results-augusta-township <p>It&#39;ll be incumbent Democrat Pete Hafler facing Republican Brian Shelby in November for Augusta Township Supervisor.&nbsp; Both won their respective primaries yesterday.<br />&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; In the Augusta Township Clerk&#39;s race, incumbent Democrat Kathy Giszczak and Republican Kathleen McDonald won yesterday&#39;s primary and will square off in November.<br />&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Challenger Linda Dew appears to have won the Democratic primary for Augusta Township Treasurer yesterday, defeating incumbent Susan Burek by less than one percent. Wed, 08 Aug 2012 07:47:15 +0000 Clark Smith 17684 at http://wemu.org Primary Election Results: Ballot Proposals http://wemu.org/post/primary-election-results-ballot-proposals <p>Overall, ballot propositions fared well in yesterday&#39;s voting in Washtenaw County.&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;<br />&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Superior Township voters said &#39;yes&#39; to three money issues for police and fire services, and for a fund to defend the township&#39;s master plan and zoning ordinances.<br />&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;Manchester voters approve a millage increase for fir protection services, and York Township voters said &#39;yes&#39; to a millage renewal for public safety services. Wed, 08 Aug 2012 07:45:11 +0000 Clark Smith 17683 at http://wemu.org Primary Election Results: Ypsilanti Township http://wemu.org/post/primary-election-results-ypsilanti-township <p>In Ypsilanti Township, the Residents First team slate of incumbents soundly defeated the challengers from the Y-Town Future team except in the Parks Commission race.<br />&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;Brenda Stumbo is back in for another term as township supervisor;&nbsp; Karen Lovejoy-Roe remains township clerk, and Larry Doe remains Township Treasurer. &nbsp; Wed, 08 Aug 2012 07:43:06 +0000 Clark Smith 17682 at http://wemu.org Primary Election Results: County Races http://wemu.org/post/primary-election-results-county-races <p>Evan Pratt has won the democratic primary to be Washtenaw County&#39;s next Water Resources Commissioner.<br />Pratt will face Republican Eric Sheie&nbsp; in the November general election. &nbsp;<br /><br />In the non-incumbent 22nd circuit court race, James Fink and Carol Kuhnke were the top two vote-getters and will advance to the November ballot.<br /><br />And,&nbsp; in the new 7th district county commissioner democratic primary, Andy LaBarre defeated Christina Montague by a nearly two to one margin.&nbsp; LaBarre will face Republican David Parker in November.</p> Wed, 08 Aug 2012 07:40:52 +0000 Clark Smith 17681 at http://wemu.org Primary Election Results: STATE HOUSE RACES http://wemu.org/post/primary-election-results-state-house-races <p>Incumbent Democrat Jeff Irwin has won nomination for another term in yesterday&#39;s primary voting in the 53rd state house district.&nbsp; Irwin will face republican John Spisak in November.<br />&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;<br />&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; In the 55th district democratic primary, Adam Zemke defeated Andrea Brown Harrison and will face republican Owen Diaz in November.</p> Wed, 08 Aug 2012 07:37:51 +0000 Clark Smith 17680 at http://wemu.org Ypsilanti Primary Election Results http://wemu.org/post/ypsilanti-primary-election-results <p>INCUMBENT LOIS RICHARDSON HELD OFF CHALLENGERS STEVE PIERCE AND TYRONE BRIDGES TO KEEP HER FIRST WARD SEAT ON YPSILANTI CITY COUNCIL.&nbsp; RICHARDSON GATHERED JUST OVER FIFTY PERCENT OF FIRST WARD VOTES.&nbsp;</p><p>INCUMBENT PETE MURDOCK EASILY FENDED OFF CHALLENGERS TED WINDISH AND MIKE ELLER TO RETAIN HIS THIRD WARD SEAT ON CITY COUNCIL.</p> Wed, 08 Aug 2012 07:30:46 +0000 Bob Eccles 17679 at http://wemu.org Ann Arbor Primary Results http://wemu.org/post/ann-arbor-primary-results <p>ANN ARBOR CITY COUNCIL WILL BE GETTING THREE NEW FACES AS A RESULT OF YESTERDAY&#39;S PRIMARY ELECTIONS.&nbsp;</p><p>IN ANN ARBOR&#39;S FIRST WARD SUMI KAILASAPATHY&nbsp; DEFEATED ERIC STURGIS WITH 58 PERCENT OF THE VOTE.</p><p>SECOND WARD INCUMBENT TONY DEREZINSKI FELL TO SALLY HART PETERSEN, 55 PERCENT TO 45 PERCENT.</p><p>THE FIFTH WARD SAW CHUCK WARPEHOSKI CLAIM 56 PERCENT OF THE VOTE OVER VIVIENNE ARMENTROUT.&nbsp; WARPEHOSKI WILL FACE&nbsp; REPUBLICAN STUART BERRY IN THE NOVEMBER GENERAL ELECTION.</p> Wed, 08 Aug 2012 07:28:23 +0000 Andrew Cluley 17678 at http://wemu.org