Elections

East Lansing Land Sale on November’s Ballot?

Tuesday, June 11, 2019

The City of East Lansing recently bought a 26-acre parcel. Now voters are likely to be asked on the November ballot to agree to let Council sell all or part, as Council sees fit. ELi's Brad Minor and Alice Dreger report.

Council Members Deny Development Moratorium Is Election-Motivated

Wednesday, June 5, 2019

Three East Lansing Council members say the redevelopment moratorium – which disappeared from last night’s agenda – is not related to the November election. So what are their stated reasons, and what is Council planning to do with the moratorium idea?

MSU Student Running for East Lansing City Council

Wednesday, May 29, 2019

Warren Stanfield, a pre-law student at Michigan State University, has met with public safety groups and state government representatives in order to discuss community concerns about housing and business development. ELi's Jessy Gregg reports that Stanfield is running for City Council.

Big Issues on Council’s Agenda This Week

Monday, May 13, 2019

Tuesday, East Lansing’s City Council will be talking about a citizen review board for complaints against police and fire officers, and discussing what to do with land sales. Representatives from Royal Vlahakis are also scheduled to appear. What’s up?

What Could Happen If East Lansing’s Court Is Abolished?

Monday, April 22, 2019

A newly-obtained financial analysis shows that consolidation of the District Courts of East Lansing, Lansing, and Ingham County wouldn't save as much money as had originally been hoped. What's at stake for East Lansing, and what is negotiable?

No Challengers Yet for City Council Incumbents

Wednesday, April 17, 2019

No challengers have come forward to oppose Erik Altmann, Shanna Draheim, and Mark Meadows, whose 4-year terms on East Lansing's City Council are up in November. The three are all planning to run for re-election. ELi's Jessy Gregg reports.

Clerk Seeks Workers, Especially Republicans, for School Board Recount

Tuesday, December 4, 2018

Ingham County Clerk Barb Byrum is seeking workers for a recount of the ELPS School Board race, likely to happen next week. Candidate Noel Garcia petitioned for the recount, having lost to Kath Edsall by a count of only 39 votes. ELi's Dan Totzkay reports.

Should You Cast All Four Votes for School Board?

Wednesday, October 31, 2018

What if, in this year's School Board race, you love two candidates and feel only so-so about the rest? Should you cast all four of your votes anyway? Here's some analysis from MSU Professor of Economics and Glencairn resident Mike Conlin.

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