Elections

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.

Why a Ballot Question for 911 Funding?

Thursday, October 18, 2018

Why is there a proposed phone bill tax for emergency services on November’s ballot in Ingham County, and what will it cost phone owners if it passes? ELi’s Chris Root reports.

Ask ELi: Two School Millages on November’s Ballot?

Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Why are there two millage proposals for East Lansing Public Schools on the November 6 ballot, and what will be the effect if they do or don't pass? ELi's Karessa Wheeler reports.

School Board Hopefuls Explain Their Positions

Monday, October 1, 2018

At the ELPS Board of Trustees candidate forum, the six people looking to fill one of four open seats this November answered questions from the community and spoke to what they value. ELi's Noa Kuszai reports. 

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