Daily Archives: August 8, 2018

Record Voter Turnout Ahead? « Detroit News Watch

(Detroit News Watch) – With Michigan’s primary only days away, indications are it could be a record turnout Tuesday as voters head to the polls. Secretary of State Ruth Johnson appeared with Carol Cain, Senior Producer/Host of “Michigan Matters” and talked about the primary. Already 50 percent more Michigan residents requested absentee ballots than four years ago (600,00 vs 400,000). ...

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It’s a Bad Year for Lieutenant Governors, Including Brian Calley — Washington Post  –  Deadline Detroit

Lt. Gov. Brian Calley It’s a rough year for lieutenant governors nationwide, incuding Brian Calley of Michigan, says national politics writer James Hohmann of The Washington Post. He assumes Attorney General Bill Schuette will easily defeat Calley for governor in Tuesday’s Republican primary:  If the polls are correct, Michigan Lt. Gov. Brian Calley ...

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