Lisa Jackson, former chair of the Ann Arbor Independent Police Oversight Commission

Founding chair of Ann Arbor commission keeps focus on police oversight

Lisa Jackson wears many hats in her day-to-day life – she teaches psychology at Schoolcraft College, researches neuroscience and keeps tabs on her two adult children. She’s also the founding chairperson of Ann Arbor’s Independent Police Oversight Commission, a role she stepped down from in October after serving nearly three years.

A "vote here today" sign outside a polling place in Lansing for the November 2021 election.

Michiganders prepare for Election Day

Michigan’s 2022 election entered its final hours as voters and local officials prepared for in-person voting on Election Day. Polls across Michigan open at 7 a.m. Tuesday and close at 8 p.m.

Michigan voters will make choices in a variety of local and statewide races — including governor, attorney general, secretary of state, the state’s 13 congressional seats, and the 148 members of the Michigan Legislature. There also are three statewide ballot proposals up for vote.