Friday, October 19, 2012
Macomb Township residents wishing to vote absentee have until 2 p.m. Nov. 3 to request an absentee ballot.
If you’re not able to get to the polls Nov. 6, voting absentee is the best way to fulfill your civic duty. If you do opt to cast your ballot by mail, you certainly are not alone. Macomb Township Clerk Michael D. Koehs said that more than 10,000 absentee ballots were mailed as of Oct. 4 and that the township has already received some 2,000 completed ballots. Koehs is anticipating about a 30 percent increase in the number of absentee voters, “only because of the presidential race,” he said. More than 9,000 absentee votes were cast in the 2008 presidential election, according to results from the Macomb County Clerk's Office. Time is running out to vote by mail. Macomb Township residents have until 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 3 to request an …
Friday, September 14, 2012
In a Red Mitten survey of influential Michigan Republicans, most respondents felt that Mitt Romney made a strong case for why he should be president following the party conventions.
Mitt Romney effectively stated his case to be the next president of the United States at the Republican National Convention: that’s the finding of the latest Red Mitten flash poll of influential Republicans. Fifty-eight Republicans from southeastern Michigan used an automated anonymous survey tool to offer their opinions following the Republican and Democratic conventions. Thirty-eight responses were collected. “Mitt Romney gave the speech of his life and for the first time laid out specifics,” one respondent said. “I wasn't for Mitt in the primary but he has the best plan and direction for this country.” Nineteen respondents said they “strongly agree” that Romney made a strong case for why he should be president; 18 said they “agree”; and…
Thursday, September 6, 2012
The president will address the nation tonight after 10 p.m. at the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, NC.
President Barack Obama is scheduled to speak tonight and accept his party’s nomination for president of the United States at the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, NC. Obama, who is seeking a second term and will run against Republican nominee Mitt Romney, is slated to speak after 10 p.m. Former Michigan Gov. Jennifer Granholm also is scheduled to speak tonight. She is slated to speak between 8-9 p.m. tonight. The full speaking and presentation schedule for the Democratic National Convention is below: 6 p.m. 7 p.m. 8 p.m. 9 p.m. 10 p.m.
Thursday, August 30, 2012
The former Bloomfield Hills resident will address the Republican National Convention and the nation after 10 p.m.
Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney is scheduled to speak tonight at the Republican National Convention in Tamp and accept his party's nomination for president of the United States. Romney, a former resident of Bloomfield Hills and son of former Michigan Gov. George Romney, is scheduled to speak after 10 p.m. today. The full speaking and presentation schedule for today's Republican National Convention is below: 7:00 p.m. 8:00 p.m. 9:00 p.m. 10:00 p.m.
Tuesday, February 21, 2012
Leading Republican primary candidates are spending big money ahead of state primary Tuesday.
Patch presents Michigan presidential campaign roundups before the Republican primary Feb. 28. A new NBC News/Marist poll shows Republican presidential candidates Mitt Romney and Rick Santorum locked in a statistical tie. In Michigan – which has turned into a make-or-break contest for Romney – the former Massachusetts governor gets the support of 37 percent of likely GOP primary voters, including those who are leaning toward a particular candidate, the poll shows. Santorum, a former Pennsylvania senator, has 35 percent support, followed by Texas Rep. Ron Paul at 13 percent and former House Speaker Newt Gingrich at 8 percent. “Michigan is neck and neck,” said pollster Lee Miringoff, director of the Marist College Institute for Public Opinion…
Tuesday, January 24, 2012
State of the Union watch parties have been organized in towns all around Macomb Township tonight.
The eyes and ears of Democrats and Republicans alike will be on President Barack Obama tonight as he delivers the annual State of the Union address from Washington D.C. Here in Southeast Michigan, countless watch parties have been organized by individuals and groups. While no such parties have been organized in Macomb Township, the neighboring communities of Sterling Heights, Clinton Township and Washington Township will all play host multiple events, according to the Obama-Biden website. For more information, or to RSVP to a watch party, click the link of your choice below: State of the Union Address Meet and Greet Knottingham Community Room, 23128 Wellington Crescent, Clinton Township, MI, 7:30 p.m. SOTU Watch Party 40848 Nicole Dr., …
Thursday, August 25, 2011
The Republican Committee of Northern Macomb County and the Macomb Township Republican Caucus are fund-raising for local 2012 campaigns with the 2011 Reagan Leadership Dinner on Aug. 30.
More than 300 local and state Republican leaders and supporters will gather in Chesterfield Aug. 30 to raise funds for the 2012 campaigns endorsed by the Republican Committee of Northern Macomb County. The RCNMC, assisted by the newly formed Macomb Township Republican Caucus, will host the 2011 Reagan Leadership Dinner at Zuccaro Banquets and Catering on Gratiot Avenue. “It’s an opportunity to meet fellow conservatives and a good way to find out what’s going on within the community as far advancing or maintaining conservative principals,” said John Wolfsberger Jr., Macomb Township Republican Caucus chairperson. “Guests will hear from elected leadership and it will be an opportunity to participate in a straw poll and let their preference be…