Tuesday, August 7, 2012
The Detroit Institute of Arts millage passed in Macomb, Oakland and Wayne counties on Tuesday.
As of 10 a.m. Wednesday, anyone in the tri-county area can visit the Detroit Institute of Arts for free. The former admission fee has been tossed to the wind thanks to voters in Macomb, Oakland and Wayne counties passing the Arts Authority Millage, more commonly known as the DIA millage, on Tuesday. Tri-county voters approved a tax of 0.2 mills for the next 10 years to fund the arts authority. “We feel wonderful,” said Annmarie Erickson, the DIA’s chief operating officer. “We want to thank voters throughout the area with coming out for such a strong showing of support. We are so deeply appreciative of the work of our staff and volunteers and everyone who got behind this campaign and pushed it forward to a successful completion.” A Party …
Tuesday, July 3, 2012
Here is some information for voters on next month's election.
The deadline to register for the August primary is just around the corner. If you plan to vote on Aug. 7, you must register by July 9. To vote in the November election, register by Oct. 9. You can register in person at the clerks offices in Northville Township and the city of Northville or by mail. Applications are available online at www.Michigan.gov/sos. Not sure if you're already registered? Visit the Secretary of State's website to search its database. If you'd like more information on who's running, see our Voter Guide.
Friday, June 15, 2012
Several key positions in Wayne County are up for election this year. The first vote is Aug. 7 for primaries. The vote on the final candidates is Nov. 6.
The terms of several Wayne County elected officials will expire this year and in early August voters will be asked to narrow the field in the primary election. The last day to register to vote in the August primary is July 9. Voters will return to the polls in November to make the final vote. Below are the positions up for election and the candidates who are seeking office: For more voter registration information, visit the Wayne County Clerk's Office Elections Division or the Secretary of State's Voter Information Center.