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Five Things You Need to Know about Michigan: Primary Colors Edition

Mass Shooting in Kalamazoo I don't know what you can say other than "Isn't it time we do SOMETHING???" Via NBC News: The eight people shot by a rampaging Uber driver Saturday were cut down on what otherwise seemed to be an ordinary weekend…
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Five Things You Need to Know: Megatronic Manic Monday

Calvin Johnson to Retire ... Probably ESPN's Adam Schefter ripped the heart out of Lions fans who were holding out hope with a report that 2015 was Calvin "Megatron" Johnson's  last season. Johnson apparently made the call before the season…
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Election 2012: Michigan Edition

In just a few short hours, Michigan residents (hopefully including our readers) will head to the polls. We at Absolute Michigan have a straightforward and simple endorsement in 2012 - that you get out and vote. Michigan needs active &…
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November 2011 Michigan Event Calendar

November by Karen from Michigan Here's a bunch Michigan festivals & events for the month of November. As usual, there's no way to get them all, so please add links and information about the one's we've missed (or reviews of ones we have…
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Michigan Election Resources & the 2010 Election

In one week Michigan goes to the polls to elect a governor and other officials. We've stuffed the ballot box with information and links to help you make your decisions. One decision that should be easy to make is to get out and vote on Tuesday,…
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Post-election withdrawal Wednesday

Voting is a family affair by Eye See 360 Election 2008 is more or less in the books and while we don't have complete results, we can hit the high points before politics slides off the front page and those elected get down to the very difficult…
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The Week for November 3-9

Autumn Leaves by cedarkayak Welcome to 'The Week' for November 3-9. This is where we will be posting comments such as news items, interesting blog posts, cool video and media, coming events, new web sites added to Absolute Michigan and…
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Are we there yet Monday?

expressionism by powerbooktrance If you're anything like me, you're more than ready for tomorrow and an end to the arduous Election 2008 cycle. Here's a few things that can help you pass the time. mLive notes that a record number of…
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Electionpalooza Tuesday: The 2008 Election in Michigan

Guardian Building Flag by paulhitz Election Day (November 4, 2008) is just a week away. That means that today is probably a good day to focus on the election and how to get informed about the issues and the candidates. We also invite you…
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Meet the Candidates in Michigan

Student Introduction of Candidate by farlane The Center for Michigan says Don't just sit there! Meet the candidates!: Concerned Michigan residents and community leaders have every opportunity to get familiar with the new wave of leaders…
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John McCain & Michigan

Sarah Palin Addresses Michigan, photo by b24chicago Last Friday, Republican Presidential candidate John McCain made his first major visit to Michigan. In McCain Makes a Run at Michigan, A Wavering Democratic Stronghold, the Wall Street Journal…
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The Week for July 21-27, 2008

Fun on Pleasant Lake by MWOOD19 Welcome to The Week on Absolute Michigan. Summer is in full swing around the state and candidates in Michigan primaries are trying to chicken dinner their way to an August 6th victory. Our July Michigan…