It’s a mystery why Michigan Democrats appear so worried that Gov. Rick Snyder’s new TV ads on behalf of state House Republicans might be doing a lot of damage to Dems’ prospects in this year’s general election. Snyder’s ad campaign ties together kudos for his own performance as the state’s CEO with the candidacies of […]
Check out the latest edition of the Friday Morning Podcast with The Ballenger Report creator Bill Ballenger. In this edition we talk about straight ticket voting and redistricting, and how it could affect the 2018 elections.
Dick Posthumus might still become Governor of Michigan, but he wouldn’t like the circumstances and the pay isn’t very good, either. Posthumus, a former state Senate Majority leader and Lieutenant Governor, lost a fairly close race for the state’s top job to Democrat Jennifer Granholm in 2002. He now serves as a senior adviser to […]
The Michigan Republican Party has just lost three straight HUGE court decisions on straight-ticket voting (STV), and it’s primed to lose a fourth next week in the U.S. Supreme Court. Should straight-ticket voting be allowed to continue in Michigan, where it’s been in place for the past 125 years? No, says the Republican-controlled Michigan Legislature […]
Friday Morning podcast with Bill Ballenger Ballenger talks about Michigan’s November Election and Length of Ballot LANSING—The Friday Morning Podcast, a podcast hosted on Bill Ballenger’s website, www.theballengerreport.com and produced by Dennis Denno, today uploaded the latest podcast with Bill Ballenger, the creator of www.theballengerreport.com. Ballenger talks about the Michigan’s upcoming November election, […]
Greatest performance by a Michigan athlete at the just-concluded Rio Olympics? No question, it was Flint’s Claressa Shields, winning her second gold medal in her boxing weight division at age 21. Shields is the first female athlete in the world ever to win two straight Olympic gold medals (2012 and 2016) in boxing. No American […]
Kevin McKinney talks about his life in the latest Friday Morning Podcast LANSING—The Friday Morning Podcast, a podcast hosted on Bill Ballenger’s website, www.theballengerreport.com and produced by Dennis Denno, today uploaded the latest podcast with Kevin McKinney, the Principal and Founder of McKinney and Associates. McKinney talks about his successful fight with cancer, how the […]