registration http://michiganradio.org en Finding money for our roads http://michiganradio.org/post/finding-money-our-roads <p>Governor Rick Snyder is looking for more money to support transportation costs in Michigan. That includes more than $1 billion to fix roads and bridges.</p><p>We talk to Susan Demas, political analyst for Michigan Information and Research Service, and Ken Sikkema, former Senate Majority Leader and Senior Policy Fellow at Public Sector Consultants.</p><p>&nbsp;</p> Thu, 02 Feb 2012 22:38:23 +0000 Mercedes Mejia & Jennifer White 6077 at http://michiganradio.org Finding money for our roads Top 10 states for voter turnout http://michiganradio.org/post/top-10-states-voter-turnout <p>People in northern states may be cold, but they seem to vote in higher numbers than in some other states.</p><p>In the 2008 election, these states had the highest turnout rates from their voting eligible population according to Michael McDonald&#39;s <a href="http://elections.gmu.edu/index.html"><em>United States Elections Project</em></a>:</p> Tue, 02 Nov 2010 20:15:00 +0000 Mark Brush 216 at http://michiganradio.org Top 10 states for voter turnout High voter registration numbers in Michigan http://michiganradio.org/post/high-voter-registration-numbers-michigan <p>Here are some numbers for you from the <a href="http://www.michigan.gov/sos">Michigan Secretary of State&#39;s</a> office.</p><ul><li>95.5% - percent of the voting age population in Michigan registered to vote</li><li>7.28 million people registered - a record for a Michigan gubernatorial election</li><li>7.40 million people - the highest number of registered voters Michigan has ever seen (2008 presidential election)</li></ul><p>But just because people are registered to vote doesn&#39;t mean they will.</p> Tue, 19 Oct 2010 15:31:04 +0000 Mark Brush 167 at http://michiganradio.org High voter registration numbers in Michigan