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Sunday Aug 10 | Examiner.com

What Michigan learned from the primary elections

The 2014 primary elections are now in the rear view mirror. Before moving on to November's battles though, it's worth taking a moment to look back at what happened on Tuesday.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Kerry Bentivolio, Southfield, MI

Thu Aug 07, 2014

Grosse Pointe News Online

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In Grosse Pointe Woods, voter turnout was 34 percent. In contested races, Hansen Clarke took 891 votes with Rudy Hobbs finishing second for Democrats with 801.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Grosse Pointe Woods, MI, Wayne County, MI, Grosse Pointe Shores, MI, Grosse Pointe Farms, MI

Wed Aug 06, 2014

Detroit News

Candidates might dispute notion that it helps to be female

There's no official war on women, just a continuing snark campaign that's apparent even when women candidates run - and win.

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Related Topix: US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, John Dingell, US Politics, US Senate, Carl Levin, Southfield, MI, US Governors, Jennifer Granholm, Health, Medicine, Massage Therapy

Redford Observer

Lawrence declares victory over Hobbs despite confusion over vote totals

Brenda Lawrence candidate in the Michigan 14th Congressional race gave her acceptance speech at the Hilton in Southfield Michigan on Tuesday, August 5, 2014 / Kirthmon F. Dozier/Gannett Michigan Shortly before 1 a.m., Southfield Mayor Brenda Lawrence gave a passionate victory speech in her second try for the 14th Congressional District seat.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Sander Levin, Representative Gary Peters, US Senate, Carl Levin, Michigan, Southfield, MI

Tue Aug 05, 2014

MLive.com

Lawmaker survives challenge by just six votes in one of many close Metro Detroit primaries

Tuesday's primary elections included a number of very close races, including one in which a lawmaker edged out a challenger by just six votes, according to results gathered by the Associated Press.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Daily Kos

Elections Kansas, Michigan, and Washington primary liveblog #1

Tonight voters in Kansas, Michigan, and Washington hold their primaries . Our guide to the key races can be found here.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Fred Upton, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Gary Peters, Democrat, Todd Tiahrt, Representative Mike Pompeo, US Senate, Pat Roberts

Slate

Election Night Live Thread: Kansas! Michigan! Missouri! Washington

Yes, both states spill across two time zones. But it doesn't really matter in Michigan, where the key races are in the elitest eastern zone.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Thaddeus McCotter, Representative Justin Amash, Democrat, John Dingell, Representative Gary Peters, Jerry Moran

Detroit News

U.S. Rep. John Conyers can't vote for himself

U.S. Rep. John Conyers didn't vote for himself Tuesday during Michigan's primary as he wasn't on the ballot he was issued.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, John Conyers, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Michigan

MLive.com

An election day guide to Metro Detroit's most heated races

Turnout in Tuesday's primary election isn't expected to be high , but that doesn't mean the races aren't compelling and impactful toward the way state and federal government will be run.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Gary Peters, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Senate, Carl Levin, Southfield, MI

The Hill

Will third House incumbent go down Tuesday?

A third House incumbent could go down in a GOP primary Tuesday night, though it appears a trio of other Tea Party-backed members will fend of their own challengers.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Justin Amash, US News, Dave Camp, Republican, US House of Representatives, Mike Rogers, John Conyers, Democrat, Representative Gary Peters

Mon Aug 04, 2014

Roll Call

6 Things to Watch in Tuesday's Primaries

Tuesday night features some of the most intense - and final - tea party-vs.-business contests of the GOP primary season.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Sander Levin, Representative Gary Peters, Todd Tiahrt, Representative Mike Pompeo, Republican, US Senate, Pat Roberts

Roll Call

An Ex-Congressman's Shaky Comeback Bid in Michigan

In the Michigan primary, Hansen Clarke will attempt to win his former Detroit-based district.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Sander Levin, Representative Gary Peters, John Conyers, US Senate, Carl Levin

MLive.com

Michigan 2014 Primary: 14 key races to watch across the state on election night

Sure, there are no primary challenges in two of Michigan's most closely watched races -- governor and U.S. senate -- but there are still plenty of interesting elections to follow on Tuesday, including a statewide proposal, key congressional races and several battles for the state House and Senate.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Gary Peters, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Michigan, Michigan Government

Thu Jul 31, 2014

MLive.com

Michigan's local, statewide primary battles also feature national themes

Debra Young, center, representing Safer Oak Park and Safer Hazel Park Coalition and campaign manager for Andrew Cissell, right, holds over 1,600 petitions, with Tim Beck, co-founder of the Safer Michigan coalition, at the Oak Park City Hall on Tuesday, April 22, 2014.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Gary Peters, US News, US Senate, Carl Levin, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Michigan, Michigan Government, Oak Park, MI

MLive.com

Tim Skubick: Endorsements don't mean as much today as they did in campaigns of yore

Do you see Justin Amash sweating to retain his Congressional seat, even though his opponent Brian Ellis has picked up some big endorsements? Years ago when labor leaders such as Walter Reuther or Jimmy Hoffa stood up, pounded the podium and ordered the rank and file to vote for this candidate or that, by God the rank and file did or there was hell ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Justin Amash, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Kerry Bentivolio, Democrat

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Detroit Free Press

Money, endorsements, voter outreach key as race winds down

Money, endorsements and voter outreach are defining the final days of the 14th Congressional District race.

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Related Topix: Jennifer Granholm, US Governors, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Detroit, MI, Wayne County, MI

Michigan Radio

Dirty tricks on Michigan campaign trail get less entertaining, more depressing

"One person can make a difference," President Kennedy used to say, "and everyone should try."

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Michigan

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Detroit Free Press

Amash-Ellis race in homestretch, most outside money on the sidelines

If a lack of significant outside money coming into the race is any indication, U.S. Rep. Justin Amash of west Michigan may be coasting to the win he expects in next week's primary.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Justin Amash, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Dave Camp, US Senate, Carl Levin, Democrat, Sander Levin, Representative Gary Peters

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Detroit News

Familiar faces square off in Democratic primary for Peters' seat

Three former and current Democratic elected officials are battling to replace U.S. Rep. Gary Peters of Bloomfield Township in the Aug. 5 primary, and they aren't shy about mixing it up.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Gary Peters, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Bloomfield Hills, MI, Bloomfield Township, MI

Sun Jul 27, 2014

MLive.com

Michigan Delegation: 5 races to watch on Aug 5 primary; 4 Lansing Democratic unite (kinda) in primary

While we are exactly 100 days from the Nov. 4 general election, we are focused on the election in nine days: the Democratic and Republican primaries.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Kerry Bentivolio, Dave Camp, Mike Rogers, Representative Justin Amash, Democrat, Michigan

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