With Election Day nearing, voters may have some questions. One of the most common questions is, "Where do I go to vote?"  The Michigan Secretary of State's office has this link that will take you to a page where you can determine your voting precinct.

Another question asked before an election is "What will be on my ballot?"  That will depend upon where the voter lives.  By following this link from the Secretary of State you can see what your ballot will look like when you go to vote on November 6.

In Michigan voting precincts are open from 7:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m. on Election Day.

Republican Bill Schuette, 65, of Midland has served as Michigan attorney general since 2011. He is a former judge of the Michigan Court of Appeals, state senator, director of the Michigan Department of Agriculture, and member of Congress. Schuette website is here.

Democrat Gretchen Whitmer, 46, of East Lansing is an attorney and former minority leader in the Michigan Senate and state representative. She served as Ingham County Prosecutor for the last six months of 2016.  Whitmer website is here.

Libertarian Bill Gelineau, 58, of Lowell owns a title insurance company in Grand Rapids. He is a former chairman of the Libertarian Party in Michigan and favors a system were voters can select multiple candidates on ballots, in order of preference. Gelineau website is here.

Republican John James, 37, graduated from West Point and spent eight years in the Army as a Ranger-qualified aviation officer, serving in Operation Iraqi Freedom. After his military service, James grew his family business from $35 million in revenue to $137 million and created 100 jobs in the United States. He earned an MBA from the University of Michigan. The James website is here.

Incumbent Democrat Debbie Stabenow, 68, began her political career in the Michigan House of Representatives, where she served from 1979 until her election to the State Senate in 1990. She served in the Senate until 1994 and was later elected to the U.S. House in 1996. Stabenow served in that position until her election to the U.S. Senate in 2000. The Stabenow website is here.

Incumbent Republican John Moolenaar, 57,  first entered politics in 1997 as a member of the Midland City Council. He served on the city council until 2000, and the Michigan House of Representatives from 2003-2008. In 2011, he was elected to the Michigan State Senate and served in office until 2015. In 2014 he was elected to Congress. Watch Moolenaar's video position statement and interview here. The Moolenaar website is here

Democrat Jerry Hilliard is a CMU graduate with an MBA from the University of Michigan. He is a business executive who has also taught at public schools and at the college level. He supports utilizing the resources in the 4th District to create opportunities for generations to come. Watch Hilliard's video position statement and interview here.  The Hilliard website is here

Republican incumbent Tim Walberg, 67, is serving his fifth term in Congress. He also  served in the Michigan House of Representatives from 1983 to 1999. Before entering public office, Rep. Walberg served as a pastor in Michigan and Indiana. Watch Walberg's position statement and interview here. The Walberg website is here.

Democrat Gretchen Driskell, 60, has served in the Michigan House of Representatives and was the first female mayor of Saline, Michigan. She was mayor for 14 years. This is the second time she has run against Walberg, having first faced him in 2016. Watch Driskell's position statement and interview here.  The Driskell website is here

Elissa Slotkin, the Democrat challenger, attended Cornell University for her bachelor's degree and Columbia University for her master's degree. After college, she joined the CIA and served in Iraq. Slotkin then served on President George W. Bush's national security staff and in the Department of Defense during the Barack Obama administration. The Slotkin website is here

Republican incumbent Mike Bishop, 51, was elected to Congress in 2015. He previously served in the Michigan House of Representatives from 1999 to 2003, and the Michigan Senate from 2002-10.  He is an attorney and real estate broker. Bishop has worked in business and taught law at Colley Law School.  The Bishop website is here.

PROPOSAL 18-1  

Proposed initiated law to authorize the personal possession and use of marihuana by individuals aged 21 years and older and control the commercial production and distribution of marihuana.  
Initiative petition filed on November 20, 2017.  On April 26, 2018, the Board of State Canvassers determined that the petition contained a sufficient number of valid signatures.    
Proposal 18-1 Official Ballot Wording


PROPOSAL 18-2

Proposed constitutional amendment to create a commission of
citizens for redistricting purposes and authorize the Commission to adopt reapportionment plans for Congressional, State Senate and State House of Representatives districts.
Initiative petition filed on December 18, 2017.  On June 20, 2018, the Board of State Canvassers determined that the petition contained a sufficient number of valid signatures.   
Proposal 18-2 Official Ballot Wording


PROPOSAL 18-3 

Proposed constitutional amendment to regulate authorize no-reason 
absentee voting, require a straight party voting option on general election ballots, provide for automatic and Election Day voter registration, require post
-election audits, and other voting changes.
Initiative petition filed on July 9, 2018.  On September 6, 2018, the Board of State Canvassers determined that the petition contained a sufficient number of valid signatures.   
Proposal 18-3 Official Ballot Wording

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