Election 2017

2017 is an election year, including the choice of a new mayor in Lansing. WKAR's coverage is compiled here, including conversations with city council candidates in Lansing and other elections in mid-Michigan this year.
 

Eight candidates will compete for four Lansing City Council seats in November. They survived the August 8 primary that fielded 24 candidates. 


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Democrats Andy Schor and Judi Brown Clarke will face each other in November in a contest that will decide which one will become the next mayor of Lansing.


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Here are the latest Primary Election results for Tuesday, August 8, 2017 from the city of Lansing, Meridian Township plus Eaton, Jackson and Livingston Counties. 

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Lansing City Pulse publisher Berl Schwartz talked with WKAR's Kevin Lavery a day before the August 8, 2017 Lansing Mayoral Primary. He talked about the expected turnout for the mayoral and city council candidate races. 

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Votes are rolling in during today’s primary elections, but how is voter turnout?

 


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