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Non-partisan elections and the Ypsi City Charter

Ypsilanti, as most of you probably know, has partisan City Council elections, which means that, in the primaries, Democrats run against Democrats, and Republicans run against Republicans. Well, come Election Day, Ypsilantians will be voting to amend the City Charter, and change that. The following analysis comes from our friend Richard Murphy, the former City […]

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My last post on Tuesday’s City Council election… and my first endorsement

I told myself this weekend that I was done writing about the Ypsilanti City Council race, but, now that I sit here, thinking over how I’m going to vote tomorrow, I find that I have one more thing that I’d like to say… Before I get to it, though, I’d like to preface it by […]

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Please write to AnnArbor.com and ask them to cover the Eller race

A few days ago, in the wake of the Jaycees’ candidate meet and greet event, AnnArbor.com wrote a story about Ypsilanti’s City Council race. In the article, they had the following to say about Mike Eller. Mike Eller, 45, a lifelong Ypsilanti resident, is the owner of local business Populist Cleaning Company. Eller has never […]

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Mike Eller asks his supporters to stay with him in spite of his comments concerning gays, women, environmentalists, etc.

Over the past two days, since I first shared my thoughts on Mike Eller’s radical, far right beliefs concerning women, gays and civil rights, half a dozen people have written in to thank me, telling me that, because of that post, they are no longer supporting Eller for City Council. (I suspect there are many […]

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Keep Mike Eller off City Council…. tell your friends!

Yesterday, shortly after I announced that I’d be hosting a fundraiser for FLY Children’s Art Center at Woodruff’s on September 8, someone left a comment on the site, alerting me to the fact that the Katie Whitehouse, the director of FLY, had a Mike Eller sign in her front yard. “I can’t believe the head […]

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