vote

Meet the candidates: 2024 Grand Rapids mayoral election

by (AlaynnaDressler)

Submitted 06-14-2024 under NEWS

Grand Rapidians are in for a major election year in 2024. Not only will there be an election for president of the United States, but several local offices. Among those is the mayoral seat for the City of Grand Rapids. There will be four mayoral...

[read more]

Voter Turnout is a Team Effort

by (DwellingPlace)

Submitted 10-12-2020 under NONPROFITS

“We don’t necessarily have to agree or like what’s happening, but it’s very important for us to have our voices heard and that’s the only way change can happen, it’s not going to happen if we just stay home...

[read more]

October 11 voter registration deadline approaching

by (Jeff Broddle)

Submitted 09-27-2016 under NEWS

The November 8 general election is approaching fast, but there's another date coming more quickly: the October 11 deadline to vote. "Registration is extremely important because if you are not registered to vote, you can't vote,"...

[read more]

Important things to remember for today's Presidential Primary

by (Elizabeth Roger...)

Submitted 03-08-2016 under NEWS

Grand Rapids citizens can cast their vote in the Michigan Presidential Primary today from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. at their local polling stations. Voters do not have to be registered with any party to vote today. But the primary is a closed primary, so...

[read more]

What cities lose when plagued by low voter turnout

by (alexandersinn)

Submitted 02-02-2016 under OPINION

Voters in the Grand Rapids area decided vital issues close to home in the last local election election, which included ballot proposals for millions of dollars to improve the quality of public schools as well as new candidates for local office. That...

[read more]

Election results yield victories for school bonds, elected officials

by (alexandersinn)

Submitted 11-04-2015 under NEWS

Correction: This article originally stated that the Kenowa Hills bonding proposal passed, after faulty information from local reports. The proposal failed, and has been corrected within the text.    Local elections on Nov. 3 yielded...

[read more]

Democrats face off for Michigan House seat in special primary

by (alexandersinn)

Submitted 11-02-2015 under NEWS

On Tuesday, Nov. 3, voters will choose between two Democrats hoping to serve as the area’s State House Representative. The winner in Tuesday’s special primary will then face off against the currently unopposed Republican candidate. The...

[read more]

GR area incumbents face opposition in Nov. 3 elections

by (alexandersinn)

Submitted 11-02-2015 under NEWS

In election bids across Grand Rapids-area suburbs, incumbent elected officials will face opposition from outside candidates. In East Grand Rapids, the current mayor and 3rd Ward Commissioner will both vie for reelection. In Kentwood, current at-...

[read more]

GRPS Director of Communications explains major bond proposal up for vote on Tuesday, November 3

by (Elizabeth Roger...)

Submitted 10-27-2015 under NEWS

The Grand Rapids Public Schools (GRPS) bond proposal is up for a vote on November 3, 2015. The $175 million dollar bond proposal would add 2.1 mills to property tax bills, an annual cost of $103.50 for the owner of a $100,000 house, according...

[read more]

ArtPrize Round 1 Voting to end Saturday

by (lydiajoy)

Submitted 10-01-2015 under LOCAL LIFE

ArtPrize Seven is now through its first week, with the Jurors' ShortList and public vote tallies for the top 25 in each category now running live on the Leaderboard on the ArtPrize website. Over 260,000 public votes have already been cast....

[read more]

Browse