It’s the day after election day, and there’s good news and bad news. Most notably, the proposal to protect collective bargaining did not pass.
Here are results of some key races and questions on the Nov. 6 ballot.
MCO-endorsed candidates and recommended positions are in bold.
* = elected
How the U.S. voted for President:
|*||Barack Obama (D)||59,575,617 votes||303 Electoral votes|
|Mitt Romney (R)||59,948,876||206 Electoral votes|
How Michigan voted for President:
|*||Barack Obama (D)||2,394,089||53.6%||16|
|Mitt Romney (R)||2,033,206||45.5%|
How Michigan voted for Senator:
|*||Debbie Stabenow (D) (Incumbent)||2,532,277||58%|
|Pete Hoekstra (R)||1,685,166||39%|
How Michigan voted for Supreme Court (general):
|*||Stephen Markman (incumbent)||1,429,787||23%|
How Michigan voted for Supreme Court (partial):
Here’s how Michigan voted on the state ballot proposals:
Proposal 1: Referendum on the Emergency Financial Manager Law:
Proposal 2: Protect Working Families (Collective Bargaining):
Proposal 3: 24% Renewable Energy Sources by 2013:
Proposal 4: Keep Home Health Care a Safe Choice:
Proposal 5: Proposal to amend the state Constitution to require a supermajority for tax changes:
Proposal 6: The Bridge Debate:
Here’s results from two other races mentioned in the MCO Report:
State House District 65:
|Bonnie Johnson (D) (retired MCO member)||17,381||43%|
|*||Mike Shirkey (R) (incumbent)||22,862||57%|
Montcalm Township Supervisor:
|Ron Trachet (R) (MCO member)||560||43%|
|*||Michael Adams (I) (Incumbent)||732||56%|
Please note, as more election results trickle in throughout the day, these numbers could slightly change.
Sources: The New York Times, The Detroit Free Press, Greenville Daily News.