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More Michiganders Vote In Presidential Primary

It’s apparent that Michiganders are fired up for this year’s election cycle.

Close to 315,000 more votes were cast this year, as opposed to 2016.

On the democrat side, former Vice President Joe Biden won big, defeating Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders by a 16 point margin.

President Trump won handily for the republicans, with a 93 point margin.

In local ballot initiatives, the Interior Township General Fund millage passed, by a 2-1 margin.

In Baraga County, the Covington Township Recreation Proposal passed, as did the fire and ambulance proposal.

In L’Anse Township, both the fire and ambulance proposals passed with overwhelming support.

In Spurr Township, millages for garbage pick up, cemetery and road improvements were also passed.

In Houghton County, Duncan Townships Operating millage, both Fire Renewal millages, and their Ambulance Renewal millage, all passed by wide margins.

Portage Township saw all three of their mileages for Road and Street Repair, along with both Fire Departments passed.

Quincy Township saw renewals for Operations and Fire Protection pass.

Stanton Township’s Fire Department millage came out on top.

Calumet Village Ordinance 154, regarding the appointment of a city manager, passed by 10 votes.

The Village of Copper City passed their proposal as well. 

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