Stories tagged: "Jon Hoadley"

DETROIT, MI  - DECEMBER 19: A community member signs a nominating petition to help gain Gretchen Whitmer ballot access for Michigan Governor.  (Photo by Ali Lapetina for The Washington Post via Getty Images)
Keep Going Michigan: How to Get Your Great Idea on the Ballot

Some of the most powerful changes brought to Michigan law have come from citizen-led petition campaigns getting issues on the ballot. Here's how they did it.

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More Than the Presidency: These Seven Down Ballot Races Have Young Michiganders Motivated

From Kalamazoo to Livonia to Marquette, young Michiganders are looking at races closer to home as they head to the polls.

The White House is lit up in rainbow colors in commemoration of the Supreme Court's ruling to legalize same-sex marriage on Friday, June 26, 2015, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
Why Coming Out Day Hit Differently This Year for LGBTQ Michiganders

The day before the Supreme Court confirmation hearings for Judge Amy Coney Barrett began, LGBTQ Michiganders expressed concerns over how she might endanger their rights.

Kerry Ebersole Singh, left, Michigan's statewide census director, helps to announce the kickoff of "Be Counted," a campaign to promote participation in the 2020 census, on Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2020, at the Capitol in Lansing, Mich. Also shown are Lt. Gov. Garlin Gilchrist, right, and state Rep. Tyrone Carter, D-Detroit, center. (AP Photo/David Eggert)
Last-Minute Ruling May Give Michiganders Until Halloween to Fill Out the Census

With more than $1 billion on the line, Michigan is gearing up for a final push to get everyone counted in the 2020 Census.

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How Michigan’s New Redistricting Commission Brings Us Closer to a Better Legislature

State Rep. Jon Hoadley feels inspired by the new Independent Citizen's Redistricting Commission, and sees potential to address other systemic issues with the same energy and enthusiasm.

Hoadley, Meijer and Aiyash. Photos courtesy the candidates.
The 3 Biggest Surprises From Primary Day in Michigan

From nail-biters and blow-outs in Congressional primaries to a Legislature race still not called, here's what we found most surprising Wednesday morning.