89.1 WEMU

2019 elections

Ed Golembiewski
Lisa Barry / 89.1 WEMU

Voters in portions of Washtenaw County went to the polls Tuesday to decide a few bond issues, millage questions, and city council races.  Voter turnout was higher than expected.  Washtenaw County elections director Ed Golembiewski checked in with WEMU's David Fair to discuss the results and what was learned heading into a presidential year election cycle in 2020. 


Jeanice Swift
Lisa Barry / 89.1 WEMU

Ann Arbor Public Schools (AAPS) placed a $1 billion bond proposal on this year's ballot, which would be used to improve infrastructure over a course of 30 years.  The proposal passed with a little over 53-percent voter support.  AAPS superintendent Dr. Jeanice Swift joined WEMU's David Fair to discuss the district's immediate and future plans.


Julie Helber
Chelsea School District / chelsea.k12.mi.us

Election day is coming up, and this year's ballot features an $81 million bond proposal for the Chelsea school district.  WEMU's Lisa Barry speaks to Chelsea schools superintendent Dr. Julie Helber about what this proposal, if approved, will do for the district's infrastructure.


Jorge Avellan / WEMU

Ann Arbor Public Schools' billion dollar bond proposal is getting mixed reactions from local voters.  89.1 WEMU's Jorge Avellan spoke with voters and has their thoughts on the issue. 


Ann Arbor Public Schools
Ann Arbor Public Schools / a2schools.org

Voters in the Ann Arbor public school district will  decide a one-billion dollar bond proposal on the November 5th ballot.  WEMU's Lisa Barry talks with district school superintendent Dr. Jeanice Swift about plans for the money and the financial impact on residents, if approved.