democracy http://michiganradio.org en Commentary: Democracy in peril http://michiganradio.org/post/commentary-democracy-peril <p><font color="#000000" face="Arial" id="role_document" size="2"><font size="4"><font size="4"><font size="4">Sometimes it seems that everybody in the world is in favor of democracy, just as long as it gives them the result they want.</font></font></font></font></p> Fri, 27 Apr 2012 15:40:33 +0000 Jack Lessenberry 7231 at http://michiganradio.org Commentary: Democracy in peril Voter turnout in Michigan lower than expected http://michiganradio.org/post/voter-turnout-michigan-lower-expected <p>Outgoing Secretary of State <a href="http://www.terrilynnland.com/meet_terri.php">Terry Lynn Land</a> had expected 52% of eligible voters to show up at the polls yesterday. The unofficial tally stands at 45% today.</p><p>The turnout results remain &quot;unofficial&quot; until they are certified by the <a href="http://www.michigan.gov/sos/0,1607,7-127-1633_41221---,00.html">Board of State Canvassers</a> later this month.</p><p>Of the 7.28 million registered to vote, 3.3 million did so.</p> Wed, 03 Nov 2010 17:42:57 +0000 Mark Brush 260 at http://michiganradio.org Voter turnout in Michigan lower than expected