Tuesday, May 7, 2013
Village officials will be able to move forward with the process of turning Dexter into a city.
Dexter voters said "yes" on Tuesday to a proposal that will allow officials to continue to take steps toward turning the village into a city. According to Dexter Village President Shawn Keough, the next steps are to elect a charter commission and draft a potential city charter. The charter would need to be approved by the state before being put in front of residents for a public vote. Jim Smith, co-chair of the Committee to Keep Dexter a Village, which was formed to oppose the cityhood push, said he was disappointed in the results, but is interested to see how the process develops. "I appreciate all the people who exercised their right to vote today," Smith wrote in an email. "I will follow the process as it continues and, along with …
Polls are open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. today for the special election. Dexter voters can see their ballots and find their voting location before they hit the polls.
Wednesday, November 7, 2012
Take a look at the Dexter ballot and find your polling precinct before you go to the polls. Follow voting in the community all day here, and check back here after the polls close for results.
The results of the 2012 general election in Dexter are slowly trickling in. Here is a look at some of the unofficial race results as of 5 a.m. on Wednesday. Patch will update this chart as more information becomes available. LIVE 2012 DEXTER ELECTION RESULTS Results as of 5 a.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 7. These numbers exclude Webster Township Precinct 3 results. Connect with Dexter Patch on Facebook and Twitter. For results on the Washtenaw County elections, click here. For results on the statewide elections in Michigan, click here.
Tuesday, November 6, 2012
Share your thoughts on the 2012 Presidential Election with your neighbors on Patch.
The debates are finished, and the final political commercial has aired. Now it's time for voters to enter their polling precincts Nov. 6 to decide the winners of dozens of federal, state and local races. After you cast your vote today, share with your friends and neighbors on Patch what or who inspires you.
Polling stations across the Dexter say high turnout is expected throughout the day.
Editor's note: This story will be updated throughout the day on Election Day. Lines of voters snaked out the door at polling locations across the Dexter area on Tuesday morning. As of 7:30 a.m., the parking lot at the Dexter Senior Center was full to capacity, forcing residents to park on the side streets before voting. Resident Kassandra Harrington said standing outside in the cold weather for more than 20 minutes was worth the wait. "Having a voice in the decisions that affect our communities is important," she said. "I think there is a lot of needed change both at the local level and at the state and federal level." Chris Gordon, a candidate for the Dexter Community Schools Board of Education, was on hand to greet voters. "It's been …
Planning to vote in Dexter today? Make sure you have photo ID and know where you're headed.
It's Election Day! All across Michigan, voters are heading to the polls to cast ballots in national, state and local races. Before you head to your polling place in Dexter, take a look at this checklist to make sure you have everything you need to successfully exercise your constitutional right. All polls are open 7 a.m. until 8 p.m. Your precinct may have changed due to redistricting. Use this chart to find your polling precinct in Dexter. If you are unsure of your precinct number, use the Publius guide above. Michigan voters are required to show photo ID, either a driver's license or state issued ID, at the polls. If you forget, or do not have an acceptable form of ID, you can still vote, but must sign a brief affidavit stating that you'…
Monday, August 6, 2012
From Washtenaw County Commissioner to your U.S. senator, here are the names you'll see on the ballot this week.
Tuesday is Primary Day in Michigan. Here's a look at the candidates and issues that you will see on your ballot. District 52: Incumbent Mark Ouimet of Scio Township is the only Republican candidate for the post. Democrat Gretchen Driskell is also a candidate for the position, which represents most of western Washtenaw County. Both candidates are unopposed in the primary. Dexter Township Lima Township Webster Township Scio Township Dexter Patch will report election results as they come in on Tuesday night. Please follow us on Facebook or Twitter for the latest updates. Polls open at 7 a.m.
Sunday, August 5, 2012
The U.S. Congressman says he's done everything he promised since ousting Democrat Mark Schauer in 2010.
U.S. Rep. Tim Walberg, R-District 7, could all but clench the Republican nomination in Tuesday's primary. Dan Davis of Riga in Lenawee County is on the Republican ballot along with Walberg, however he has done only minor campaigning leading up to the election. Repeated attempts to contact Walberg and Davis for this story were unsuccessful. In an interview with MLive, Walberg said he's done everything he promised constiuents since taking office in 2010. Those promises include repealing President Obama's overhaul of the health care system, reducing the deficit, and implementing measures to increase job growth. Walberg said if he is elected to a second term, he will continue his fight to repeal the Affordable Health Care for America Act. "I …
Monday, July 30, 2012
The county commissioner says elected officials must grow business in the county while maintaining infrastructure.
Name : Mr. Robert Turner Also known as : Rob Age : 53 Place of residence: Chelsea, MI Family: Married to Juli Turner. Attended college: Yes College: Washtenaw Community College Degree: General studies. Graduated IBEW Local Union No. 252 Electrical Apprenticeship School. Job titles held: Electrical contractor Employers: Self employed Party affiliation: Republican Running for a: Local office Running for position: County Commissioner District 1 Chamber/district: Washtenaw County Incumbent: Yes Previous elective offices: Chelsea School Board Trustee 2001-present, President Michigan Chapter of NECA 2002-2004 2008, Currently Governor of Michigan Chapter of NECA, Labor Management Board Local #252 2007-present, Health and Welfare Board Local #252…
Sunday, July 29, 2012
The Ann Arbor realtor says he would like to expand the electronic services provided to the public if elected in November.
Name : Mr. Stanley Freeman Watson CPM, CCIM Also known as : Stan Age : 69 Place of residence : Ann Arbor Attended college : Yes College: University of Michigan, Flint and Ann Arbor Degree : Engineering Year of graduation : 1964 Has served in the military: Yes Rank: SSGT Date when discharged from duty : 01 January 1970 Job titles held: Broker, CPM, CCIM, Partner, owner Employers: University of Michigan Dental School,Self, Dahlmann, Hayman, Signature Party affiliation: Republican Running for: Township Clerk Running for position: Washtenaw County Clerk Chamber/district: Pittsfield Township Incumbent: No First elected: 06 November 2010 Previous elective offices: Precinct Delegate Republican Party Secretary Washtenaw County Republican …