Monday, November 5, 2012
Finding your polling location ahead of the Nov. 6 Presidential Election in Washtenaw County.
The 2012 general election takes place on Tuesday, Nov. 6. As local election clerks ramp up their preparations, Dexter Patch will help residents sift through the election process. Today, we focus on polling locations in the Village of Dexter, Dexter Township, Scio Township, Webster Township and Lima Township. Polls are open from 7 a.m.-8 p.m. Tuesday. In order to vote in Michigan, you must present one form of photo identification at the polls: Voters who do not have acceptable picture ID or who forgot to bring acceptable picture ID to the polls can vote after signing an affidavit.
Thursday, September 6, 2012
The president will address the nation tonight after 10 p.m. at the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, NC.
President Barack Obama is scheduled to speak tonight and accept his party’s nomination for president of the United States at the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, NC. Obama, who is seeking a second term and will run against Republican nominee Mitt Romney, is slated to speak after 10 p.m. Former Michigan Gov. Jennifer Granholm also is scheduled to speak tonight. She is slated to speak between 8-9 p.m. tonight. The full speaking and presentation schedule for the Democratic National Convention is below: 6 p.m. 7 p.m. 8 p.m. 9 p.m. 10 p.m.
Thursday, August 30, 2012
The former Bloomfield Hills resident will address the Republican National Convention and the nation after 10 p.m.
Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney is scheduled to speak tonight at the Republican National Convention in Tamp and accept his party's nomination for president of the United States. Romney, a former resident of Bloomfield Hills and son of former Michigan Gov. George Romney, is scheduled to speak after 10 p.m. today. The full speaking and presentation schedule for today's Republican National Convention is below: 7:00 p.m. 8:00 p.m. 9:00 p.m. 10:00 p.m.
Wednesday, July 18, 2012
The entire Scio Township Board of Trustees is running unopposed in the 2012 election.
Scio Township residents will have several familiar faces to choose from for representation on the township's board of trustees.
Supervisor E. Spaulding Clark, Clerk Nancy Hedberg, and Treasurer Donna Palmer are all running unopposed. There are also four trustee seats open, and four candidates vying for them in the 2012 election. Each seat’s term lasts for four years. Dexter Patch sent out questionnaires to each of the Scio Township candidates for the Aug. 7 primary, and following are their responses: Candidate: E. Spaulding Clark Office sought: Township Supervisor Political affiliation: Democrat Occupation: Scio Township supervisor
Education: Albion College (B.A.); University of Michigan (J.D.); Wayne State University (L.L.M.) Previous…
Wednesday, July 11, 2012
The Webster Township resident is running unopposed in Michigan's August 7 primary election.
Webster Township Supervisor John Kingsley, Jr. is seeking a second term in office. Kingsley was appointed as township supervisor in 2006 and was re-elected for a full-term in 2008. Patch.com sent out a questionnaire to Kingsley, and the following is his responses. Candidate: John Kingsley Office sought: Webster Township Supervisor Political affiliation: Republican Occupation: Retired Education: Eastern Michigan University (B.S.), Eastern Michigan University (M.A.). Previous elected office: Webster Township Supervisor What are two keys isses affecting your community? (1) Providing the best possible service to residents within a sound budget. (2) Providing public safety as affordably as possible. How will you address these issues? No …
Tuesday, February 21, 2012
Leading Republican primary candidates are spending big money ahead of state primary Tuesday.
Patch presents Michigan presidential campaign roundups before the Republican primary Feb. 28. A new NBC News/Marist poll shows Republican presidential candidates Mitt Romney and Rick Santorum locked in a statistical tie. In Michigan – which has turned into a make-or-break contest for Romney – the former Massachusetts governor gets the support of 37 percent of likely GOP primary voters, including those who are leaning toward a particular candidate, the poll shows. Santorum, a former Pennsylvania senator, has 35 percent support, followed by Texas Rep. Ron Paul at 13 percent and former House Speaker Newt Gingrich at 8 percent. “Michigan is neck and neck,” said pollster Lee Miringoff, director of the Marist College Institute for Public Opinion…