We’re just a day away from another election day in Washtenaw county. This primary election will only affect those who are registered to vote in Ann Arbor. There will be a total of 8 council candidates in 4 races on August ballot. Here you will find information from WEMU's Jorge Avellan on each of the contested races.
- Click here to listen to the full report on 3rd and 5th wards.
- Click here to listen to the full report on 1st and 4th wards.
Not sure if you’re registered, or don’t know where your polling location is to vote in the August Primary Election?
Visit the Michigan Secretary of State website – it has voter information and polling locations. Additionally, 89.1 WEMU does not endorse candidates for any election, though you can find more information on each candidate below.
Ann Arbor City - Ward 1 Council Member
- Will Leaf willleaf.com
- Sabra Briere sabrabriere.org
Ann Arbor City - Ward 3 Council Member
- Stephen Kunselman kunselmanforcouncil.com
- Zachary Ackerman ackermanforcouncil.com
Ann Arbor City - Ward 4 Council Member
- Jaime Magiera www.jaime4a2.org
- John Eaton eaton4council.org
Ann Arbor City - Ward 5 Council Member
- Mike Anglin voteformike.org
- Chip Smith chipforcouncil.com
The Ann Arbor City Council Primary elections will be held tomorrow. Polls open at 7am tomorrow morning and close at 8am Tuesday night. Follow WEMU on Facebook, Twitter and our website at for election results as they happen on Tuesday evening. Then join us for a full wrap-up of the elections during Morning Edition on Wednesday.