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(Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 8, 2016)

Oakland County, MI – Donald Trump has been elected as President of the United States.

In Oakland County, the Regional Transit Authority proposal lost –  getting 292,401 (49.91%) of the votes. 293,510 people (50.09%) voted against the plan.

L. Brooks Patterson has been re-elected County Commissioner, getting 53.5% of the vote to Democratic challenger Vicki Barnett’s 46.08%.

Jessica Cooper remains Prosecutor.  Mike Bouchard remains Sheriff.  Lisa Brown remains County Clerk.  Andy Meisner remains Treasurer.  And Jim Nash remains Water Resources Commissioner.

dinos02sidelogo3The winners in the County Commission races by district are:

1.  R- Mike Gingell 2.  R- Bob Hoffman 3.  R – Mike Spisz 4.  R – Tom Middleton  5.  R- Eileen Kowall  5.  R – Tom Berman 6.  R – Eileen Kowall  7.  R – Christine Long  8.  R – Phil Weipert  9.  R – Hugh Crawford  10.  D – David Bowman  11.  R – Doug Tietz  12.  R – Shelley Goodman Taub  13.  D – Marcia Gershenson  14.  R – Bill Dwyer  15.  R – Adam Kochenderfer  16.  R – Wade Fleming  17.  D – Nancy Quarles  18.  D – Helaine Zack  19.  D – Dave Woodward  20.  D – Gary McGillivray  21.  D – Janet Jackson

In the State Rep races the following people won:  26 – D – Jim Ellison  27 – D – Robert Wittenberg  29 – D – Tim Greimel  35 – D – Jeremy Moss  37 – D – Christine Greig  38 – R – Kathy Crawford 39 – R – Klint Kesto  40.  R – Michael McCready  41. R – Martin Howrylak 43  R – Jim Tedder  44 R – Jim Runestad  45 – R – Michael Webber  46 – R – John Reilly  51  R – Rust Belt Ad late FridaysJosephy Grave

For the Ferndale School Board, write-in candidate Keith Warnick got 1.12% of the vote (152).  Jackie Hart will stay on as School Board Trustee and Mike Davisson will join her, taking Kevin Deegan-Krause’s seat that he chose not to run for.

In Holly, Republican George Kullis has unseated Democrat Dale Smith as Township President.  Republicans Patrick Feeney and Steve Ruth were elected to Township Trustee.  James Perkins has been elected President of Holly Village Council.  Debra Musgrave, Robert Allsop and Ryan Shiel have been elected Council Members.

Voters in Hazel Park passed both proposals – thus increasing the number of signatures required to place an issue on the ballot, and making city council terms staggered and every four years.

Pontiac voters opted to fund youth programs in the community, with 70.44% voting in favor.

19.13% of voters in Royal Oak were cast ballots in favor of the public safety millage.

For a complete list of election results go to the Oakland County Clerk website.  This article is using unofficial results from the County. Consult their website for the most up-to-date information.

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