Candidate & Issue Forums
The Ypsilanti District Library believes in offering voters non-partisan information about the candidates and issues on their ballot. The videos below are of candidate forums for the November 2018 general election. Forums are organized by the Library in partnership with Riverside Arts Center and the League of Women Voters of the Ann Arbor Area.
Candidates: Beth Bashert, Anne Brown (write in), Adrienne Hirschfelder, Mickelia Tate
October 9, 2018
Ypsilanti City Council: Ward 3
Candidates: Anthony Morgan, Desirae Simmons
October 9, 2018
Ypsilanti Community Schools: School Board
Candidates: Ellen Champagne, Gillian Ream Gainsley, Dr. Celeste Hawkins, Daquann Harrison, Robert Oliver, Tyler Weston
October 17, 2018
Michigan Voter Information Center
Check whether you are registered to vote, find your polling place, and see every item that will appear on your ballot, including the exact text of ballot proposals.
How to Register to Vote
You can register at any Secretary of State branch, or at your local City, Township, or County Clerk’s offices.
Voter education, including Q&A with each candidate that will appear on your ballot. A project of the nonpartisan League of Women Voters.
Fora Better Ypsilanti
Organizes public forums local candidates and issues that will appear on the ballot. Affiliated with the League of Women Voters of the Ann Arbor Area.
Comprehensive business and demographic information for researchers and entrepreneurs.
A list of over 1,000 digitally-accessible newspaper collections across Michigan.
General interest magazine articles, reference books, primary source material, with some full-text resources dating back to 1922.
Current events and issues, such as gun control, global warming, and capital punishment, are explored with pro/con viewpoints and interactive maps and articles in this tool for persuasive essay writers.