Election 2016

Ingham Clerk quickly assembling recount volunteers

Dec 5, 2016
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We talk with Ingham County Clerk Barb Byrum about recounting Presidential election votes.


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Meet Michigan’s youngest incoming state Representative. Jewell Jones of Inkster won election on November 8th in Michigan’s 11th House district. At 21, he’s thought to be the youngest ever elected to the state House.


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Current State talks with Michigan Democratic Party chairman Brandon Dillon about the election of Donald Trump and what's ahead for his party in the state.


MSU Trump supporters respond to backlash

Nov 21, 2016
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Scott Pohl / WKAR

Many college students, including a number at Michigan State, have voiced alarm over the election of Donald Trump. It can be easy to overlook that Trump supporters are part of the campus community as well. We talk with two of them.


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Scott Pohl / WKAR

We talk with journalist and MSU professor Eric Freedman about the election and environmental issues. He’s recently back from a week in Nairobi, Kenya.


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The Detroit News is a conservative newspaper, and their editorial page editor, Nolan Finley, has had an interesting view of the election process this year. We talk with Finley about the ascendency of Donald Trump to the presidency.


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Meet MSU’s incoming member of the Board of Trustees. Republican Dan Kelly of Clarkston won election last week.


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Brooke Allen / WKAR

Last week, Holt High School students told us who they would vote for in their mock election. This week, they tell us how they are feeling about the results of the real presidential election.


Current Sports | 11/9/16 | #821

Nov 9, 2016
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Election Night, College Football Playoff Rankings, Amy Fouty, Michigan State Sports, Turf Feature and Detroit Red Wings.


New Trustee elected to MSU Board

Nov 9, 2016

The Michigan State University Board of Trustees will include one new member beginning in 2017. Results show Republican Dan Kelly of Clarkston was the top-vote getter in the six way contest for a pair of openings.

The long-time Oakland University trustee says he will focus on the university budget and keeping tuition affordable.

Voters have returned incumbent Democrat Dianne Byrum to the MSU board. Incumbent Democrat Diann Woodard will leave the body after serving 8 years.
 

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Current State talks with Kyle Melinn of MIRS and Susan Demas of Inside Michigan Politics about Donald Trump's victory in Michigan and nationwide, along with other election results.


Election 2016 summary

Nov 9, 2016

President: Republican Donald Trump carries Michigan, wins presidency as Clinton concedes

U.S. Congress District 8: Mike Bishop (R)

U.S. Congress District 7: Tim Walberg (R)

Michigan House District 67: Tom Cochran (D)

Michigan House District 68: Andy Schor (D)

Michigan House District 69: Sam Singh (D)

Michigan House District 71: Tom Barrett (R)

Michigan House District 93: Tom Leonard (R)

Michigan Supreme Court Justices: Joan Larsen, David Viviano

Eaton County Sheriff: Tom Reich (D)

Tom Barrett has emerged victorious in the race for the Michigan 71st congressional district.  WKAR's Mark Bashore and analysts Tom Shields and Dennis Denno continue their discussion of Michigan under a possible new presidential administration.

Sam Singh is re-elected to the Michigan House 69th district.

WKAR analysts Dennis Denno and Tom Shields bring us discussion of new Ingham sheriff Scott Wriggelsworth and a Michigan congressional update.

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WKAR Election 2016 hot Mark Bashore and analysts Tom Shields and Dennis Denno discuss Tom Barrett's lead in Michigan's 71st district...

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