Mayor Brown Recall Vote Monday
Early this month, recall language was resubmitted for Albion’s Mayor Garrett Brown; the petition language says that the recall is sought due to Brown’s alleged mistreatment of Albion City Manager Sheryl Mitchell, and because it recently came to light that Brown had a personal protectio…
Mark Behnke Selected As Battle Creek's Mayor By Commission
Battle Creek’s Mayor and Vice Mayor have now been selected, in a split vote by the City Commission Tuesday night.
The City says that after the swearing in of commissioners, Mark Behnke was chosen to serve as mayor with a 5-4 vote, with Dave Walters getting picked as Vice Mayor 6-3.
November 7 Election
Voting is to be open between 7am and 8pm. Several precincts have been consolidated for this election as well; go to co.calhoun.mi.us to see if your polling location has changed.
Calhoun County Clerk Touts National Voter Registration Day
Tuesday, September 26 is National Voter Registration Day, and the Calhoun County Clerk’s Office wants to get as many people as they can registered. Chief Deputy Clerk of Elections Teri Loew says that this November, there will be important elections at the local level, and since in Michigan yo…
New Voting Machines Could Be Coming To Battle Creek
The city of Battle Creek could be getting new voting machines very soon.
According to the Battle Creek City Commission Agenda, a resolution will be introduced at their meeting Tuesday, June 20, that would authorize the City Manager Rebecca Fleury to move forward with a state Grant Agreement for the m…
City Commission Hopefuls Can Begin Candidate Petitions
If you’ve got your eyes on a City Commission seat, you’ll be able to start collecting petition signatures Monday.
The City of Battle Creek says that in order to run for the November 7 Election, at large candidates need to be City of Battle Creek residents and collect at least 100 signatures from regi…
Tuesday Is Election Day In Calhoun County!
Several different districts will be voting on various proposals Tuesday in Calhoun County.
Calhoun County Deputy Clerk of Elections Teri Loew says that among those things being voted on include a Road Millage Proposal in Fredonia Township, and a Capital Equipment Millage Proposal in the Marshall…
Electoral College vs the Popular Vote
The Electoral College was established in the Constitution by the founding fathers as a compromise between election of the President by a vote in Congress and election of the President by a popular vote of qualified citizens.
The term “electoral college” does not …