Candidate Interview: Jeff Jenks Huntington Woods Commissioner (video)

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(C. Proxmire, October 13, 2015)

Huntington Woods Commissioner Jeff Jenks is running for re-election, and in his candidate interview with oc115 the seasoned public servant gave many reasons why he hopes people will vote for him.

Jenks brings extensive education and experience to the table. Not only has he been part of the Huntington Woods community, improving local governance is his work and passion. Among the many experiences listed, he is the Chairperson for the SE Michigan Council of Governments (SEMCOG).

Commissioner Jenks said he is running because the loves the job, has more experience than the other candidates, can contribute constructively to the community and is recognized regionally for his leadership.

InCFSEM-123-OaklandCounty115-digital-ad_v2 his interview with oc115, he spoke about the issues on voters’ minds this election, including sewer cleaning and repair, roads, trees and historical districts.

Huntington Woods voters have a few choices to make on Nov. 3.

For Mayor there are two candidates: Robert F. Paul III and David C. Soan. Mayor Ronald Gillham, who has served for 34 years, is not seeking re-election.

For a four-year full council term there are four candidates for two seats: Allison Iversen, Jeffrey Jenks, Aaron M. Sullivan and Louise Wibbelman.

There is also a partial term seat up for election. Voters will be able to choose between Tom Lurie and Joe Rozell.

Check out the interview with Jeff Jenks below:

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All candidates had been invited to do an interview. Below are links or updates for the other candidates:

Robert F. Paul III (no response)

David C. Sloan (communicated back and forth but has not committed either way)

Allison Iversen (upcoming)

Pledge_side_blueJeffrey Jenks (click for interview)

Aaron M. Sullivan (does not want to do an on-camera interview)

Louise Wibbelman (upcoming)

Tom Lurie (no response)

Joe Rozell (click for interview)

Please note that the oc115 does not endorse any political candidates. Nor are statements made by candidates in this video series fact-checked. This series is an attempt at introducing oc115 readers to as many candidates in Oakland County as possible and we are doing our best to make sure that each candidate has an opportunity.


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