Elections/Candidate Interviews

Nominating Petitions Pulled in Farmington, Still Time to Run for City Council

May 6th 2019

Nominating Petitions Pulled in Farmington, Still Time to Run for City Council (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 6, 2019) Farmington, MI- There are three City Council seats open in the Nov. 5, 2019 election and as of May 1 three have pulled nominating petitions – Incumbents Joe LaRussa and Sara Bowman, as well as Sarah Davies. […]

What’s on the Ballot for May 7, 2019?

May 6th 2019

What’s on the Ballot for May 7, 2019? (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 6, 2019) Oakland County, MI – Here’s a list of the ballot proposals on the May 7 ballot: Clawson Schools Grand Blanc Schools Oak Park Schools Royal Oak Township Walled Lake Consolidated Schools Also check out: Oakland County Clerk website Stuff to Know […]

MML #1: Stuff to Know about Redistricting and New Election Laws

April 30th 2019

MML #1: Stuff to  Know About Redistricting and New Election Laws (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 29, 2019) Lansing, MI- Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson and other experts on local elections were on hand for the Michigan Municipal League Capital Conference in March educate elected officials from across the state on what newly-passed laws mean for […]

Several Pull Petitions in Ferndale, Still Time to Run for Mayor or Council

April 29th 2019

Several Pull Petitions in Ferndale, Still Time to Run for Mayor or Council (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 29, 2019) Ferndale, MI – Since Ferndale Mayor Dave Coulter announced that he would not be running for another term, the Ferndale community has been abuzz with speculation about who will be running for the Mayor’s seat and […]

Sponsor Sought for OC Times Candidate Interview Series

April 29th 2019

Sponsor Sought for OC Times Candidate Interview Series (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 29, 2019) Oakland County, MI-  Each year Oakland County Times does short video interviews with candidates running for local offices.  We do this at no cost to the candidate or to the readers. This massive undertaking helps make local election information accessible to […]

Former State Senator among those Campaigning for Marijuana…

April 25th 2019

Former State Senator among those Campaigning for Marijuana Business in Royal Oak Township, Mel Farr Site Under Consideration (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 25, 2019) Royal Oak Township, MI- Former State Senator Virgil Smith Jr. is among those pushing for a ballot initiative that would allow recreational marijuana businesses in Royal Oak Township. If the ordinance […]

May 7, 2019 Election: Clawson Public Schools Operating Millage

April 25th 2019

May 7, 2019 Election: Clawson Public Schools Operating Millage (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 24, 2019) Clawson, MI- Voters in the Clawson Public School District have one issue on the May 7, 2019 ballot, with language as follows: This proposal, if approved by the electors, will allow the Clawson Public Schools to continue to levy the […]

May 7, 2019 Election: Oak Park Schools Operating Millage

April 25th 2019

May 7, 2019 Election: Oak Park Schools Operating Millage (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 24, 2019) Oak Park, Royal Oak Township, Southfield, MI- Voters in the Oak Park School District have one issue on the May 7, 2019 ballot, with language as follows: This authorization will renew the authority of School District of the City of […]

May 7, 2019 Election: Royal Oak Township Millage and Marijuana on the Ballot

April 25th 2019

May 7, 2019 Election: Royal Oak Township Millage and Marijuana on the Ballot Royal Oak Township, MI – Voters in Royal Oak Township have two ballot measures on the May 7, 2019 election. Ballot Language is as follows: General Operating Millage Renewal Shall the Charter Township of Royal Oak be authorized to continue the previously […]

May 7, 2019 Election: Walled Lake Consolidated Schools Bond Proposition

April 25th 2019

May 7, 2019 Election: Walled Lake Consolidated Schools Bond Proposition (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 24, 2019) Commerce, West Bloomfield, White Lake, Walled Lake, Farmington Hills, Novi, Orchard Lake, Wixom MI- Voters in the Walled Lake Consolidated School District have one issue on the May 7, 2019 ballot, with language as follows: Shall the Walled Lake […]