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Michigan's 10th congressional representative has also been appointed chairman of the Committee on House Administration, making her the only female committee chair currently in the House of Representatives.
Voter turnout in Macomb Township was lower in the 2012 than in 2008, but still the third highest in the county, according to current records.
As the season of holiday giving approaches, consider donating a few dollars to Gleaners Community Food Bank. Patch is working with Gleaners to help raise $10,000 in more than 30 Michigan communities.
Macomb County on the whole rejected the proposal, but Macomb Township voters actually passed the bond by a margin of 349 votes. Voters also renewed the township's police protection millage.
Unions were disappointed. Canadians were thrilled. All in all, reactions were varied as Michigan voters shot down all six statewide ballot proposals.
Macomb County voters re-elected Democrats Eric J. Smith, Anthony Wickersham, Carmella Sabaugh and Ted B. Wahby as prosecutor, sheriff, clerk and treasurer, respectively, Nov. 6. The Macomb Community College millage proposal failed.
Five of the six statewide ballot proposals were defeated, according to early results.
Macomb Township voted Republicans into every local office save that of District 9 county commissioner.
President Obama defeated Republican Mitt Romney in the 2012 presidential election.
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