This is your guide to the highlights of AnnArbor.com's coverage of the Tuesday, Aug. 7 primary election.
Voters from across Washtenaw County will decide on local leaders and millages, as well as who will represent them at state and national levels.
: On the ballot: Democrat Eric Sturgis is running against Democrat Sumi Kailasapathy for the open 1st Ward
seat being vacated by Sandi Smith. Democrat Tony Derezinski is defending his 2nd Ward
seat against Democratic challenger Sally Hart Petersen. Democrat Margie Teall is defending her 4th Ward
seat against Democratic challenger Jack Eaton. Democrat Chuck Warpehoski is running against Democrat Vivienne Armentrout for the open 5th Ward
seat being vacated by Carsten Hohnke. (Note: Democratic incumbent Christopher Taylor is running unopposed in the 3rd Ward)
Closing down fire stations: Ann Arbor City Council candidates offer thoughts on reorganization plan
Mayor John Hieftje's majority on the Ann Arbor City Council is at risk in the Aug. 7 primary
Ann Arbor City Council candidates: Where they stand on city's public art program
WITH VIDEO: Closing statements from July 14's Ann Arbor City Council candidate forum
Election roundup: Your guide to AnnArbor.com's coverage of the League of Women Voters debates
Ypsilanti On the ballot for Ward 1 is Tyrone Bridges, Steve Pierce and incumbent Lois Richardson. In Ward 2, Susan Moeller is running unopposed, and Ward 3 candidates include Mike Eller, incumbent Pete Murdock and Ted Windish.
Ypsilanti City Council candidates sound off on issues
Anti-tax proposal candidates bid for Ypsilanti Council seats in 2 of 3 wards
Tyrone Bridges among candidates for ward 1 Ypsilanti City Council seat
Ypsilanti Township On the ballot: Voters will select nine members of park commission, a township supervisor, four township trustees, township clerk and township treasurer.
Eleven candidates vie for nine Ypsilanti Township Park Commission seats
Ypsilanti Township supervisor candidates see different paths into the community's future
Eight candidates running for four Ypsilanti Township trustee seats
Ypsilanti Township's Y-Town Future candidates challenge incumbents for clerk, treasurer
Courts: On the ballot: Jim Fink, Erane Washington, Doug McClure and Carol Kuhnke are running for the seat being vacated by retiring Judge Melinda Morris in the 22nd Circuit Court. The top two vote-getters will face off in the November election.
Circuit court judicial candidates discuss medical marijuana, same sex adoption at forum
Judge candidate Jim Fink leads opponents by double digits in bar association poll
Judge candidate called out for Republican leanings at Democratic Party judicial forum
Washtenaw County On the ballot: Democrat Andy LaBarre is running against Democrat Christina Montague for the open 7th District seat in Ann Arbor on the Washtenaw County Board of Commissioners. Democrats Evan Pratt and Harry Bentz are competing for the open Water Resources Commissioner seat being vacated by Janis Bobrin.
Two Democrats vie for new district seat on Washtenaw County Board of Commissioners
Democratic candidates for District 7 seat on Washtenaw County Board of Commissioners face off
Andy LaBarre makes bid for county board official, will face former commissioner Christina Montague
Bus driver, engineer face off in Democratic primary for water resources commissioner
Additional township races & millages Millages include open space preservation, millage increase, fire renewal, law enforcement and zoning defense. Voters also will select township trustees, clerks and other officials.
Sylvan Township residents will vote on millage Aug. 7
Superior Township residents to vote on 3 millages in Aug. 7 election
Augusta Township residents to vote on open space millage
Manchester Township seeks 5-year fire protection millage (Manchester Enterprise)
Heavily contested primary races found in some Western Washtenaw townships
Incumbent supervisor challenged in Lima Township primary
*See a full list of candidates for Augusta, Ann Arbor, Bridgewater, Freedom, Lima, Lodi, Manchester, Northfield, Pittsfield, Salem, Sharon, Superior, Sylvan, Webster and York townships here.
Congressional races On the ballot: U.S. Rep. John Dingell, D-Dearborn, is defending his seat against Democratic challenger Daniel Marcin in the 12th Congressional district, which covers Ann Arbor and Ypsilanti. Republicans Karen Jacobsen and Cynthia Kallgren are competing on the GOP ticket. U.S. Rep. Tim Walberg, R-Tipton, is defending his seat against Republican Dan Davis. Democrats Ruben Marquez and Kurt Haskell are competing on the Democratic ticket.
Daniel Marcin takes on U.S. Rep. John Dingell: 'You can talk to me after I get destroyed in the primary'
Ann Arbor man wants to prevent John Dingell from seeing a 30th term in Congress
U.S. Rep. Tim Walberg facing primary challenge from little-known candidate (MLive.com)
Democrats Kurt Haskell, Ruben Marquez both say they're best candidate to defeat U.S. Rep. Tim Walberg (MLive.com)
U.S. Senate On the ballot: Republicans Pete Hoekstra, Clark Durant, Gary Glenn and Randy Hekman are competing for a chance to take on Democratic U.S. Sen. Debbie Stabenow in November. (Note: Glenn actually withdrew, but did so well after the May 18 deadline, and thus remains on the ballot.)
U.S. Senate debate signals start of final stretch for Michigan's Republican candidates (MLive.com)
Michigan's Republican U.S. Senate candidates spar during only televised debate before Tuesday primary election (MLive.com)
State House races On the ballot: State Rep. Jeff Irwin, D-Ann Arbor, is defending his seat against Democratic challenger Thomas Partridge. Ann Arbor Democrat Adam Zemke is competing against Pittsfield Township Democrat Andrea Brown-Harrison for the open 55th District seat being vacated by Rick Olson.
Irwin and Partridge face off in 53rd District state House candidate debate
55th District Democratic primary: Candidate is 2nd-time no-show for debate
4 state House candidates in Washtenaw County pick up endorsements from Detroit Regional Chamber
See AnnArbor.com's comprehensive election coverage here.
See election information, including polling locations, voter ID info and even Tuesday night election results, from the County Clerk/Register's Office here.