Election 2016

If Anything, Recount Could Prompt Election Reform
The on-again, off-again, on-again and, finally, off-again Michigan presidential election recount certainly prompts political opinions. As well, there is always a chance it might spur election reform.
So says political science assistant professor Peter Wielhouwer of Western Michigan University...
Schwarz: The Election Is Over, Support Trump
Battle Creek's Dr. Joe Schwarz, former mayor, state lawmaker and U.S. representative, is calling on all sides to come together and support President-Elect Donald Trump now that the election is over.
Schwarz, a Republican, publicly endorsed Hillary Clinton for president during a visit to WBCK in …
Emmett Voters: No Means No On Roads Tax
Emmett Township may have crumbling roads, in some cases, but it is not enough for voters to pass a roads tax to fix them.
In fact, they have said so twice. Once in the August primaries of 2016, then again in the general election a week ago...
Election 2016: Trump Ripple Effects
Western Michigan University Associate Professor of Political Science Peter Wielhouwer has joined us on The Richard Piet Show regularly over the election run-up, talking about various nuances as candidates came and went. Polls came and went...
Election 2016: 63rd House District
Michigan's 63rd House District pits three candidates against each other on Election Day. Representative Dave Maturen (R-Brady Township) is being challenged by Democrat Lynn Shiflea (not pictured) and Green Party candidate John Anthony LaPietra, an attorney from Marshall...
WATCH: Bizon, Haadsma Square Off on WBCK
Voters may now have a clearer picture on some positions as the candidates for 62nd District state representative met and answered questions live on WBCK Friday, October 28, 2016.
The exchange was structured debate-style, with Rep. Dr...

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