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2018 Candidate Interview: Gwen Markham for County Commissioner Dist. 9

July 16th 2018

2018 Candidate Interview: Gwen Markham for County Commissioner Dist. 9 (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 16, 2018) Novi, Northville, MI – Gwen Markham is running for County Commission for the 9th District.  She is unopposed in the Democratic Primary which is Aug. 7, 2018. Republican Hugh Crawford is unopposed in the Republican Primary. They will face each […]

2018 Candidate Interview: Ann Erickson Gault for County Commissioner Dist. 11

July 7th 2018

2018 Candidate Interview: Ann Erickson Gault for County Commissioner Dist. 11 (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 7, 2018) Auburn Hills, Rochester Hills and Troy, MI – Ann Erickson Gault is running for County Commissioner for the 11th District.  She is unopposed in the Democratic Primary Aug. 7, 2018. In the Republican Primary, Glenn Clark and Thomas E. […]

2018 Candidate Interview: Devin Bone for County Commission District 19

June 13th 2018

2018 Candidate Interview: Devin Bone for County Commission District 19 (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 13, 2018) Berkley, Royal Oak, MI – Devin Bone is running for County Commissioner for District 19 and is on the ballot for the Aug. 7 primary on the Democratic Ballot. He is running against incumbent Dave Woodward. The winner will […]

LWV Candidate Forum for State House District 41 June 25

May 26th 2018

LWV Candidate Forum for State House District 41 June 25 Clawson, MI – The League of Women Voters Oakland Area is hosting a candidate forum on Monday, June 25, 2018 at 7pm at Clawson City Council Chambers 425 N. Main Street. The 41st District includes Troy and Clawson. Candidates are Republicans Ethan Barker and Ronald […]

County Commissioners Sworn In

January 11th 2017

County Commissioners Sworn In (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 11, 2017) Pontiac, MI – The Oakland County Board of Commissioners made their official start to the 2017-2018 term with a swearing in ceremony Wednesday night at the County Commission building in Pontiac.  Nineteen of the Commissioners were incumbents that had been re-elected.  Two new Commissioners took […]

2016 Candidate Interview David J. Harrell for County Commission 20th District

July 8th 2016

2016 Candidate Interview David J. Harrell for County Commission 20th District (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 8, 2016) Troy, MI – Republican David J. Harrell is running for County Commissioner for the 20th District, which is Madison Heights, Pleasant Ridge and parts of Royal Oak and Troy.  In the Aug. 2 primary he is up against […]

2016 Candidate Interview County Commissioner Gary R. McGillivray 20th District

July 8th 2016

2016 Candidate Interview County Commissioner Gary R. McGillivray 20th District (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 8, 2016) Madison Heights, MI – Democrat Gary R. McGillivray is seeking re-election as County Commissioner for the 20th District, which is Madison Heights, Pleasant Ridge and parts of Royal Oak  and Troy.  He is the only Democrat running.  On […]

Adam Kochenderfer Gets County Commission Seat, Rochester Hills Council Seeks Applicants

December 8th 2015

Adam Kochenderfer Gets County Commission Seat, Rochester Hills Council Seeks Applicants (Crystal A. Proxmire, Dec. 8, 2015) Rochester Hills, MI – Rochester Hills resident Adam Kochenderfer is moving on up. Kochenderfer was appointed to The Oakland County Board of Commissioners last week, filling a vacancy left when Commissioner Jeff Matis was appointed by Governor Rick […]

County Commission Candidate Forum: Two Incumbents, One Seat

July 11th 2012

The League of Women Voters is hosting a candidate forum at Ferndale City Hall on Thursday, July 12, 2012 at 7pm, where County Commission candidates will be able to talk about the issues in an objectively-moderated forum.

Divide and Conquer: County Republicans Draw Community Breaking Districts

May 15th 2012

The new law has given the majority, the Republicans, the opportunity to draw districts that ensure Republican control of Oakland County.