Ingham County's general election voting history has been a shade of blue for a while now

By Andrew Merkle
Ingham County Chronicle Staff Reporter

A lot can be learned during an election year. After looking at Ingham County’s voting history ahead of the March 8 Michigan primary, one would learn that the county overwhelmingly supports candidates of the Democratic Party. Democratic candidates have won the county in each general election dating back to 2004, according to POLITICO. That’s right. The Republican Party is 0-for-7 in Ingham County going back to President George W. Bush’s reelection in 2004.

No competition means not many voters in this year’s civic election

By Peter Nuttall
Living In The Ledge Staff Reporter

This past Election Day in Grand Ledge resulted in a poor turnout of voters. According to Grand Ledge City Clerk Gregory Newman, only 10 percent of the registered voters in the city of Grand Ledge came out to the polls to vote on Nov. 3. “Ten percent is a very disappointing number,” Grand Ledge Mayor Kalmin Smith said. This year was a non-presidential election year where only city council spots were up for election.

Ingham County Commission results

By Evan Kreager
Ingham County Chronicle staff writer

Lansing, Mich—At 7 a.m. Nov. 6, polling locations across the country opened to voters. Some of us have participated in countless presidential elections. Others are voting for the very first time. In an area like Ingham County that is home to one of the largest universities in the county, the latter of the two groups of voters is exceptionally large.