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ELECTION 2004

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A complete guide to the Nov. 2 General Election for Antrim, Benzie, Charlevoix, Cheboygan, Crawford, Emmet, Grand Traverse, Kalkaska, Leelanau, Manistee, Missaukee, Otsego and Wexford Counties.

November 4
Bush faces challenges in next term
Residents wait for post-election healing to begin
Only Acme OKs farmland preservation millage
Mayors in two cities unseated
Underdog wins 107th seat; other state house districts go as expected
Townships' write-in candidates fall short
Grand Taverse County Races: Strom edges Nelson; Coburn victorious
Traverse City voters approve 4 of 6 proposals

November 3
Local Election Results - Final Unofficial Tallies
Bush edges toward second term
Strom-Nelson race tight

Local opinion split on state proposals

Foresman looks to replace Gilbert in 86th District Court
Two tax proposals to save open space win easy approval

Three incumbents lead in Michigan Congressional races
Majority of Michigan voters support Proposal 1
Michigan approves Proposition 2 marriage definition
Obama cruises to Illinois Senate seat
Naderís numbers comparatively low
í04 race proves long, nasty, costly
Governorsí races mixed bag
Possible presidential deadlock worries investors
GOP poised to pick up seats in South; Democrats battle for Senate

November 2
Local voters may face challenge at polls
Record local turnout expected
Presidential election up for grabs

November 1
Kerry says security will be his priority
Cheney says Kerry polled, then talked
Nader: Regrets, he hardly has any
Election down to turnout

October 31
Opinion: Election endorsements - The voting is up to you
Cities to decide mayors, councils
Six districts up for grabs
Presidential race too close to call

October 30
Leland students lean Republican
Traverse City, Manistee superintendents dispute Proposal 1 allegations
Grayling millage would fund 24-hour road patrol
Computer glitch apparently skewing Antrim crime stats
Green Party, GOP face off in Charlevoix

October 29
East Bay Twp. board hopefuls pushing write-ins
Kalkaska clerk candidates face off on technology issue
Faithful split over Prop. 2

October 28
Former Sen. Robert Griffin endorses Bush
City Proposal 2 meeting draws no interest
In some states, voters choosing earlier

October 1-27
Millage tops campaign spending - October 27, 2004
Mistake may haunt Benzie jail millage - October 26, 2004
Seniors count on millage for center - October 24, 2004
Judicial aspirant skips League of Women Voters forum - October 22, 2004
Debaters disagree on war, economy - October 22, 2004
Cheney wows crowd - October 21, 2004
Cheney's turnout is more subdued - October 21, 2004
Sheriff, Suttons Bay police chief face off a second time - October 21, 2004
Milliken endorsing John Kerry - October 19, 2004
Cheney visit not as costly - October 19, 2004
Student interest lukewarm in NMC board race - October 18, 2004
Spaces 'are here to save' - October 17, 2004
Sheriff hopefuls spar over statistics - October 17, 2004
Teen running for mayoral slot stresses downtown, youth - October 16, 2004
Dems to boycott Cheney's TC visit - October 16, 2004
God in the voting booth? - October 16, 2004
Cheney to stop in TC on Oct. 20 - October 15, 2004
Two vie for seat in 86th District - October 15, 2004
Independents vie for board seats - October 13, 2004
Ballot glitch may cost big - October 13, 2004
Lone Democrat battles for county seat - October 10, 2004
Hopefuls engaging in heated crossfire - October 10, 2004
Prosecutor emphatically declines to charge Moore - October 8, 2004
Dem, 91, campaigns for county position - October 7, 2004
Droves of voters register to 'help make a difference' - October 6, 2004
Political interest grows in Indian community - October 3, 2004
Trying to vote smart? Check out issues survey - October 3, 2004
Gay marriage at issue - October 2, 2004
At one local haunt, Bush is definite favorite - October 1, 2004

September
Moore fires up crowd
- September 27, 2004
Moore event prompts rally call - September 24, 2004
TC: Bush protesters awaiting decision - September 6, 2004
Election results will stand - September 3, 2004
CONVENTION: Young delegate dubs event a must-see - September 3, 2004
Project aims to enlighten voters - August 22, 2004
Bush visit costs a pretty penny - August 18, 2004

August

photo
Record-Eagle/John L. Russell
Kitty Lehderink of Tinley Park, Ill., right, Lois
Nienhoose, center and Shirley Schopieray, both of
Traverse City, cheer on the president.


President connects with boisterous crowd of 12,000 - August 17, 2004
Even outside the fence, lots to see - August 17, 2004
3 arrested for crossing police line - August 17, 2004
Everyone has an opinion of Bush - August 17, 2004
Ticket ripped because of sticker - August 17, 2004
Stage set for Bush speech - August 16, 2004
Where to go and when - August 16, 2004
Bikers asked to get close to Bush - August 14, 2004
Four candidates file for two openings on college board - August 14, 2004
Locals gear up for Bush - August 13, 2004
Dems wonder if Kerry will stop - August 13, 2004
TRAVERSE CITY: Signs point to Bush visit - August 11, 2004
CHARLEVOIX: Republican takes opponent 'very seriously' - August 8, 2004
Expanding Green Party chooses candidates - August 8, 2004
Voters choose change, oust many incumbents - August 5, 2004
1-vote decision spurs a recount - August 5, 2004
Unofficial vote tallies for counties and townships - August 4, 2004
PRIMARY 2004: Election roundups by county - August 4, 2004
PRINT page 3A: PHOTO PACKAGE - Residents cast their last vote inside Central Elementary (.pdf) - August 4, 2004
PRINT page 8A: 86th District judge; Leelanau prosecutor; Charlevoix prosecutor; Leelanau County seat move; GT County drain chief; Peninsula Township trustees (.pdf) - August 4, 2004
CHARLEVOIX: Prosecutor loses to former employee - August 4, 2004
STATE HOUSE: GOP field narrows to fight lone Democrats - August 4, 2004
DRAIN CHIEF: County's selection trails in election - August 4, 2004
PENINSULA TOWNSHIP: New trustees to focus on board benefits, land-use and growth issues - August 4, 2004
ACME TOWNSHIP: New trustees elected - August 4, 2004
PROSECUTOR: Attorney Hubbell defeats Brubaker - August 4, 2004
LEELANAU COUNTY: County seat moving to Suttons Bay Twp. - August 4, 2004
ELMWOOD TOWNSHIP: Supervisor ousted; four incumbents stay - August 4, 2004
TRAVERSE CITY: Residents cast their last vote inside Central Elementary - August 4, 2004
Summer season takes toll at poll - August 3, 2004
Letter defiles candidate - August 3, 2004
Signs, improper fund use cause controversy - August 1, 2004
Some voters bewildered as region offers variety of choices in primaries - August 1, 2004
Three fight to appear on ballot - August 1, 2004

July
Surcharge renewal on ballot - July 31, 2004
Political ad spurs concern over propriety of judicial donations - July 30, 2004
Purchase of barns depends on voters - July 30, 2004
ACME TOWNSHIP: Supervisor says election must come before any decision on Village - July 28, 2004
MILTON TOWNSHIP: Primary letter upsets owners - July 28, 2004
GT COUNTY: Drain commissioner candidates trade jabs - July 27, 2004
Prepare to chart family trees, sift through issues in August - July 25, 2004
PRIMARY 2004: A special section that explains the issues and outlines the races - July 25, 2004
Primaries near, usual sign theft still common - July 25, 2004
TC delegate off to Dem convention - July 24, 2004
Candidates stress importance of land use - July 23, 2004
Ball field sale up to voters - July 23, 2004
TRAVERSE CITY: Walker's opponent drops out of race - July 21, 2004
Board OKs jail millage request - July 17, 2004
Voters approve millages - June 17, 2004
SCHOOL ELECTIONS: Voters back schools; Millages easily win approval - June 16, 2004
Voters to weigh in on millage - June 13, 2004

May
BINGHAM TOWNSHIP: Clerk disqualifies herself from Aug. 3 primary - May 20, 2004
MANCELONA TOWNSHIP: Hopefuls must wait until November - May 20, 2004
LISTED: Region's candidates for county, state and judicial offices - May 16, 2004
LEELANAU COUNTY: Seat location up for vote - May 13, 2004
GT COUNTY: Longtime friends, political opposites compete for seat on board - May 13, 2004
KALKASKA: Five vie to be the county's sheriff - May 13, 2004
Builder challenges Walker in 104th district - May 13, 2004
ELMWOOD, ACME: Township incumbents face challenges - May 12, 2004
Sergeant to run for sheriff's position - May 11, 2004
Three eyeing district court bench - May 2, 2004
Candidates running for state posts - May 2, 2004

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