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Candidate Interviews ~  Nov. 3, 2020 Election

August 18th 2020

Each year Oakland County Times gives candidates for any office voted on in Oakland County the opportunity to do a video interview. This is a huge undertaking, and we post new videos as we can right up until the election. So please check back often and be patient.

County-Wide Millage to Go on Nov. Ballot for Parks and Recreation

August 16th 2020

“For the first time in our 54-year existence, we’re asking for an increase so we can provide more high quality parks, programs and services to the citizens of Oakland County,” OCPR Executive Officer Dan Stencil said.

SEMCOG Survey Asking Resident Opinions on Local Government Spending

August 16th 2020

Results will be shared with local government leaders so that they understand what services their residents value most. Responses will also help inform SEMCOG’s Economic Development Strategy for Southeast Michigan, currently under development.

Voter Turnout by City, Numbers Metzger Calls Disappointing

August 11th 2020

Oakland County, with one of the highest educational attainment rates in the state, had an Aug. 4, 2020 turnout rate of only 37.1 percent!

Sept. – Virtual5k Throughout Michigan to Support Accessibility

August 2nd 2020

Throughout the month of September, the Michigan Parks and Recreation Foundation is hosting a Virtual 5K (3.1 miles) to raise funds to provide accessible recreation opportunities for parks and programs. You can run, walk, skateboard, bike, or swim a 5K during the month of September!

Candidates for Oakland County Prosecutor 2020

August 1st 2020

In the Aug. 4 Democratic Primary voters in Oakland County will chose between incumbent Jessica Cooper and challenger Karen McDonald for Oakland County Prosecutor.

The winner of the primary will then face Lin Goetz who is unopposed in the Republican Primary.

Video Interviews with Oakland County Sheriff Candidates 2020

August 1st 2020

The Primary takes place Aug. 4, 2020.  The winner of the Democratic Primary will face Bouchard in the Nov. 3 election.

Here are 137 Videos of Candidates for Local Offices, and How to Help Us Do More

July 29th 2020

Here is the list of candidates we were able to interview for the Aug. 4 primary.  Our goal is to continue this project up until the Nov. 3, 2020 election so even more can be included.

Video Interviews with Candidates for Oakland County Executive

July 28th 2020

In the race for Oakland County Executive there are two candidates from the Republican Party and two candidates from the Democratic Party on the Aug. 4, 2020 Primary ballot.

2020 Candidate Interview: Maura Murphy for 6th Circuit Court Judge

July 27th 2020

In the race for 6th Circuit Court Judge there are three candidates on the ballot plus one write-in, with no incumbents.