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2016 Primary Elections

Yousef Rabhi

Yousef Rabhi is a Democrat running for State House in the 53rd District.  This is his submission for WEMU's 2016 edition of "Soapbox Summer."

Washtenaw Intermediate School District
Courtesy Photo / washtenawisd.org

With the Michigan presidential primary election now in the rear view mirror, voters in Washtenaw County have another election just up the road.  

Jorge Avellan

It's no secret that presidential candidate Bernie Sanders is popular among college voters.  WEMU's Jorge Avellan spoke with some of them today and has the story.

Jorge Avellan

Students for Hillary at the University of Michigan spent the day encouraging other students to vote in today's presidential primary election.


268,000 people are registered to vote in Washtenaw County.  Just how many of them are expected to vote in the Michigan primary presidential election?