Unusual forum set for 2nd ward commission race

by (awpattullo)

Submitted 07-17-2019 under NEWS

If you want to feel democracy at play, then loosen your tie, take off your hard hat, and tune into a “seriously absurd” conversation at Dog Story Theater on Wed., July 31, with contenders for the 2nd ward’s open City Commission...

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Important things to remember for today's Presidential Primary

by (Elizabeth Roger...)

Submitted 03-08-2016 under NEWS

Grand Rapids citizens can cast their vote in the Michigan Presidential Primary today from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. at their local polling stations. Voters do not have to be registered with any party to vote today. But the primary is a closed primary, so...

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Election results yield victories for school bonds, elected officials

by (alexandersinn)

Submitted 11-04-2015 under NEWS

Correction: This article originally stated that the Kenowa Hills bonding proposal passed, after faulty information from local reports. The proposal failed, and has been corrected within the text.    Local elections on Nov. 3 yielded...

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Primary election narrows candidate pool for fall

by (mattsimoto)

Submitted 08-04-2010 under NEWS

Republican candidates outnumbered Democrats in West Michigan in the August 3 primary electon but, as always, only one from each party was chosen once the votes were counted. GovernorRepublican candidate Pete Hoekstra was the leading vote getter in...

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Seven candidates in primary for gubernatorial seat, 3rd Congressional District

by (mattsimoto)

Submitted 08-02-2010 under NEWS

In the Aug. 3 primary election, five republicans and two democrats are running for party backing and eventually Michigan's 4-year gubernatorial seat. The same amount are in the primary race for Michigan's 3rd Congressional District seat in the U.S....

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Congressional candidate Paul Mayhue rallies against greed

by (douglasdooley)

Submitted 08-01-2010 under LOCAL LIFE

Republicans outnumber Democrats 5-2 in this primary election but both parties have a choice to make on August 3. Running against lawyer and civic leader Pat Miles, Jr. is Grand Rapids resident Paul Mayhue. With far fewer resources than Miles, and...

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An interview with congressional candidate Patrick Miles

by (douglasdooley)

Submitted 07-26-2010 under LOCAL LIFE

The retiring of Vern Ehlers, who for 17 years held the U.S. House of Representatives seat for Michigan's 3rd District, leaves both republicans and democrats vying for votes. One of the democratic candidates is local lawyer and civic leader Pat Miles...

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