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Elections

Biden wins White House, vowing new direction for divided US

WASHINGTON — Democrat Joe Biden defeated President Donald Trump to become the 46th president of the United States on Saturday, positioning himself to lead a nation gripped by historic pandemic and a confluence of economic and social turmoil. His victory came after more than three days of ...

Biden on cusp of presidency after gains in Pennsylvania

WASHINGTON — Democrat Joe Biden was on the cusp of winning the presidency on Friday as he opened up narrow leads over President Donald Trump in the critical battlegrounds of Georgia and Pennsylvania. Those put Biden in a stronger position to capture the 270 Electoral College votes needed ...

Zyburt retains sheriff’s seat

MARQUETTE — Democratic incumbent Marquette County Sheriff Greg Zyburt has won his bid for re-election for a four-year term, garnering 25,018 votes. His Republican challenger, Joseph Kozub, received 11,413 votes in Tuesday’s election. “I’m really pleased with the results. And humbled ...

Township race results outlined

MARQUETTE — Below is a full list of local results in contested township races from Tuesday’s general election. Race results have been put in alphabetical order by township. Champion Township Trustee: Sonia D. LaPin (D) and Susan Little (D) won the two open seats in the race for Champion ...

Angeli, Sonderegger win MBLP seats

MARQUETTE — The two open seats on the Marquette Board of Light and Power were won by Edward Angeli and John Sonderegger in Tuesday’s general election. Angeli received 4,669 votes and Sonderegger received 3,679 votes, defeating candidates John Braamse and Matthew Luttenberger, who ...

Millages pass in Marquette County

MARQUETTE — Marquette County voters passed more than a few millages in Tuesday’s election. The Peter White Public Library again was a big recipient of future dollars. “We continue to be blown away by the level of support that we see from residents and voters, and we’re so pleased ...