Kara Keating is a junior studying journalism with a focus in sports at Michigan State University. In the past, Keating has previous work for the Chicago Bandits, 22nd Century Media, and The State News as well as volunteer work for USA Hockey.
In Michigan, voters will elect a new governor, attorney general and secretary of state, as well as members of the boards of Michigan State University, the University of Michigan and Wayne State University. Michigan Voters also will decide whether to legalize marijuana for recreational use and whether to create an independent commission to draw voting districts.
City and township offices have been running voter registration programs as well as preparing to administer the November election, in which voters will select Michigan’s next governor as well as a number of other state and local races.
Holt Public Schools Superintendent David Hornak and Delhi Township Supervisor John Hayhoe created a local podcast for their community called “Talk with us Tuesdays” talking about local events going on in the community and how to get involved.