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Citing absentee ballots and polling ‘discrepancies,’ McDowell campaign won’t concede 1st District

November 8, 2012 MARQUETTE — Despite what seemed to be a public concession, Democratic candidate for U.S. Congress Gary McDowell is insisting he is still in the race for Michigan’s 1st Congressional District. more »»

Statue spruced up

November 8, 2012 MARQUETTE — Last weekend, experts were in town briefly to clean the city’s historic Father Marquette statue and to prepare the antique for a long-awaited restoration. more »»

Today in print

November 8, 2012 Articles found in today's printed edition of The Mining Journal include: - Township races decided - Mining severance tax bills on fast track For the full article and photos, please see today’s... more »»

Kivela wins 109th District House seat

November 7, 2012 MARQUETTE — Democrat John Kivela collected more than 58 percent of the vote Tuesday and was elected to represent the state's 109th District in the Michigan House. more »»

Voters nix state ballot proposals

November 7, 2012 DETROIT — Battered by incessant TV ads funded by $100 million in ballot issue campaign spending, Michigan voters soundly rejected five proposals to amend the state constitution to deal with issues... more »»

Dianda takes 110th District seat

November 7, 2012 MARQUETTE — Democrat Scott Dianda, of Calumet, successfully upset Matt Huuki, R-Atlantic Mine, to win the seat in Michigan’s 110th House District. more »»

Benishek ekes out win

November 7, 2012 MARQUETTE — Incumbent U.S. Rep. Dan Benishek fought off a tough election challenge Tuesday, and appears to have retained his Congressional seat by a narrow margin. more »»

Representative seat up for grabs in 1st District

October 31, 2012 MARQUETTE — Three candidates are challenging U.S. Rep. Dan Benishek, R-Crystal Falls, for another two-year term of office, representing the 1st Congressional District. more »»

Sen. Stabenow on campaign swing through Marquette

October 30, 2012 MARQUETTE — The middle class is on the ballot, according to U.S. Sen. Debbie Stabenow, D-East Lansing, who made a campaign stop in Marquette Monday night. more »»

Gov. blasts proposals

October 30, 2012 MARQUETTE — Some of the proposals to appear on the Michigan ballot Nov. 6 could be “economically devastating” and are “terrible” ideas, according to Gov. Rick Snyder. more »»

Gov.-elect Snyder begins transition

November 4, 2010 DETROIT — The day after his decisive win over Democratic Lansing Mayor Virg Bernero, Michigan Gov. more »»

Snyder beats Bernero

November 3, 2010 DETROIT — Michigan voters discouraged by a decade of lost jobs and lost dreams put a Republican venture capitalist into the governor’s office, hoping he can kick-start the state’s struggling econom. more »»

Benishek beats McDowell in 1st District contest

November 3, 2010 DETROIT — Michigan’s congressional delegation is going to look a whole lot different next year. A full third of its 15 members will be new. more »»

Voters split on state proposals

November 3, 2010 DETROIT (AP) — Michigan voters on Tuesday decided against calling a convention to rewrite the state constitution, opting instead to leave the 1963 version in place, while approving a constitutional... more »»

Casperson tops Lahti in State Senate race

November 3, 2010 ESCANABA — State Senator Mike Lahti and House Representative Judy Nerat conceded to their losses following Tuesday’s election. The incumbent Democrats each lost their bids for re-electio. more »»

GOP takes control of state House

November 3, 2010 DETROIT (AP) — Republicans regained control of the Michigan House and increased their advantage in the Senate, giving incoming governor Rick Snyder plenty of allies at the state Capitol when he take... more »»

AG, secretary of state stay with GOP

November 3, 2010 DETROIT (AP) — Former state Appeals Court judge Bill Schuette and Oakland County Clerk Ruth Johnson helped pull off a Republican sweep for the top state offices by winning election to Michigan... more »»

Candidates aim to get out vote

November 1, 2010 DETROIT (AP) — Gubernatorial candidate Virg Bernero focused Saturday on get-out-the-vote efforts in heavily Democratic Detroit, while Republican hopeful Rick Snyder rallied supporters seeking to tur... more »»

Republican governors fund raises $8M in Mich.

October 28, 2010 LANSING (AP) — A political action committee connected to the Republican Governors Association is developing a large presence in Michigan. more »»

Snyder, Bernero spar over who can best add jobs

October 28, 2010 LANSING (AP) — Democratic gubernatorial candidate Virg Bernero says General Motors’ decision to add 600 jobs to its downtown Lansing plant proves he knows how to bring jobs to the state. more »»



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