Ann Arbor

Ann Arbor City Council Campaign Finance Breakdown

Candidates running for City Council are required to release reports on their campaign finances, including a list of all contributions made to their campaigns. The Daily examined those lists and compared the donors funding each candidate’s race.

With more than $40,000, Jen Eyer, Democratic candidate for Ward 4, raised the most of all candidates. Lisa Disch, Democratic candidate for Ward 1, and Erica Briggs, Democratic candidate for Ward 5, were next in line with $27,094 and $27,054, respectively. Click the link above to see donation breakdowns for the City Council race.

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With just over a month left before school starts for the Ann Arbor Public School district on Sept.

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On the Aug. 4 primary election ballot, voters will decide on five seats on the Ann Arbor City Council.

Protestors gathered against racial injustice and the prospect of federal officers entering Detroit Saturday afternoon.

Approximately 200 Michigan residents of all ages and races gathered last Saturday afternoon to protest against racial injustice and the prospect of federal officers entering Detroit

The protests arose after President Donald Trump ordered federal officers to Portland, Ore., to quell protests, raising questions about whether the U.S. government has exceeded its authority and violated civil rights.

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The Washtenaw County Board of Health declared racism a public health crisis in a resolution passed in a June 30 meeting.

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Despite guidelines put into place by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer as a part of Michigan’s plan to reopen, many students are crowding bars and restaurants in Ann Arbor.

The Daily summer news editors Jasmin Lee and Sarah Payne talked to various students and local bar/restaurant staff to discuss overcrowding and other challenges faced by local restaurant workers in relation to COVID-19.

Eli Savit is running for Washtenaw County prosecutor

Editor’s Note: The Michigan Daily does not officially endorse Eli Savit for prosecutor. This story is one in a series of stories profiling the candidates for Washtenaw County prosecutor.

Photo of Hugo Mack

Editor’s Note: The Michigan Daily does not officially endorse Hugo Mack for prosecutor. This story is one in a series of stories profiling the candidates for Washtenaw County Prosecutor.

Anne Bannister and Lisa Disch discuss their platforms as they run for city council.

More than 45 Ann Arbor residents joined a virtual forum via Facebook Live Thursday evening to listen to City Councilmember Anne Bannister, D-Ward 1, and challenger Lisa Disch discuss their platforms.