primary http://wkar.org en Lansing neighborhood leaders weigh in on Council primary http://wkar.org/post/lansing-neighborhood-leaders-weigh-council-primary <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Lansing residents go to the polls next Tuesday to vote in their next primary election. Four incumbents on the city council are facing challengers, as well as Mayor </span>Virg<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> </span>Bernero<span style="line-height: 1.5;">. In these final days leading up to the </span><a href="http://www.lansingmi.gov/clerk/elections.jsp" style="line-height: 1.5;">Lansing primary</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">, </span><em style="line-height: 1.5;">Current State</em><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> is examining the key races from the voters’ perspective. &nbsp;</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Yesterday we looked at the issues and candidates in the Second and Fourth Wards. Today, we discuss the</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> race for the two at-large seats on Lansing's City Council. The incumbents Brian Jeffries and Kathie Dunbar are facing four challengers -- Ted </span>O’Dell<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, Judi Browne-Clarke, Jonathon Smith and Keith Smith.&nbsp;</span></p><div> Fri, 02 Aug 2013 18:15:25 +0000 Current State 40104 at http://wkar.org Senate GOP Candidates Tangle in TV Debate http://wkar.org/post/senate-gop-candidates-tangle-tv-debate <p>Three Republicans running for their party&rsquo;s U.S. Senate nomination appeared together Thursday in their only televised debate of this primary season. Thu, 02 Aug 2012 22:31:56 +0000 Rick Pluta 21540 at http://wkar.org Senate GOP Candidates Tangle in TV Debate Voters Have Until Monday to Register for Primary http://wkar.org/post/voters-have-until-monday-register-primary <p>Michigan residents who want to vote in the August 7 primary election have only a few days left to register.</p> Thu, 05 Jul 2012 22:30:54 +0000 The Associated Press 20100 at http://wkar.org Voters Have Until Monday to Register for Primary GOP Senate Primary Could Be Crowded http://wkar.org/post/gop-senate-primary-could-be-crowded <p>Four candidates have filed to run in Michigan’s Republican U.S. Senate primary.</p> Tue, 15 May 2012 22:23:20 +0000 Rick Pluta 17383 at http://wkar.org GOP Senate Primary Could Be Crowded Romney Wins Michigan Primary http://wkar.org/post/romney-wins-michigan-primary <p>Former Massachusetts governor&nbsp;and Michigan native&nbsp;Mitt Romney has won&nbsp;the Michigan primary, edging out&nbsp;rival GOP hopeful Rick Santorum.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p>At 11&nbsp;p.m. Tuesday, with 87 percent of the statewide&nbsp;vote counted, Romney carried&nbsp;41 percent of&nbsp;the vote to&nbsp;Santorum&#39;s 37 percent.</p><p>Romney&#39;s win&nbsp;in Michigan and Arizona propels his campaign towards&nbsp;Super Tuesday on March 6.&nbsp;&nbsp;Ten states and more than 400 delegates will be up for grabs.</p> Wed, 29 Feb 2012 04:00:34 +0000 Kevin Lavery 13281 at http://wkar.org Romney Wins Michigan Primary Ron Paul Speaks at MSU on Eve of Michigan Primary http://wkar.org/post/ron-paul-speaks-msu-eve-michigan-primary <p>About 2,500&nbsp;people&nbsp;gathered at&nbsp;Michigan State University&nbsp;Monday afternoon to attend a rally by GOP presidential&nbsp;hopeful Ron Paul.&nbsp; The Texas congressman is not&nbsp;expected to win tomorrow&rsquo;s presidential primary in Michigan. &nbsp;Most polls have him running well behind Mitt Romney and Rick Santorum.&nbsp; However, Paul does have enthusiastic supporters who intend to vote for him.</p> Mon, 27 Feb 2012 21:31:57 +0000 Gretchen Millich 13200 at http://wkar.org Ron Paul Speaks at MSU on Eve of Michigan Primary Santorum: Romney and Obama Have Similar Campaign Tactics http://wkar.org/post/santorum-romney-and-obama-have-similar-campaign-tactics <p>Republican candidate for president Rick Santorum says he thinks he would appeal to conservative, independent and Democratic voters in Michigan on the November ballot.</p> Fri, 17 Feb 2012 20:26:51 +0000 Laura Weber 12706 at http://wkar.org Santorum: Romney and Obama Have Similar Campaign Tactics On Stump in Detroit, Romney Shows “Love” for Michigan, Autos http://wkar.org/post/stump-near-detroit-romney-shows-%E2%80%9Clove%E2%80%9D-michigan-autos <p>Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney spoke to a business luncheon Thursday not far from where he grew up in Oakland County as he stumped for Republican support in Michigan’s presidential primary.</p> Thu, 16 Feb 2012 23:37:22 +0000 Rick Pluta 12653 at http://wkar.org On Stump in Detroit, Romney Shows “Love” for Michigan, Autos Hoekstra Changes Ad Strategy on the Heels of Controversy http://wkar.org/post/hoekstra-changes-ad-strategy-heels-controversy <p>Republican U.S. Senate candidate Pete Hoekstra&nbsp;is altering his ad strategy following a storm of criticism over a spot deemed by many as insulting to Asians. Thu, 09 Feb 2012 23:24:28 +0000 Rick Pluta 12270 at http://wkar.org Hoekstra Changes Ad Strategy on the Heels of Controversy