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2017 Candidate Interview: Derrick F. Hale for Southfield City Clerk

October 7th 2017

2017 Candidate Interview: Derrick F. Hale for Southfield City Clerk (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 7, 2017)   Southfield, MI-  Derrick F. Hale is one of three people running for Southfield City Clerk in the Nov. 7, 2017 election.  Also on the ballot are Tarita Darden and Sherikia L. Hawkins. Hale served as State Representative from […]

Hazel Park Candidate Forum Oct. 12

September 27th 2017

Hazel Park Candidate Forum Oct. 12 Hazel Park, MI – Please join the South East Oakland Democratic Club to meet all candidates who are running for Hazel Park Mayor and City Council. Hazel Park City Hall, Thursday, Oct. 12, 2017. Door will be open at 6:30 p.m. for question submissions. The event will start at […]

2017 Candidate Interview: Bruce Kantor for Lathrup Village City Council

September 17th 2017

2017 Candidate Interview: Bruce Kantor for Lathrup Village City Council (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 17, 2017) Lathrup Village, MI – Bruce Kantor is one of five candidates running for three seats on the Lathrup  Village City Council Nov. 7.  Also on the ballot are Frank M. Brock, Ian A. Ferguson, Marcus Raudszus, and Saleem R. […]

2017 Candidate Interview: David Sloan for Huntington Woods Commissioner

August 28th 2017

2017 Candidate Interview: David Sloan for Huntington Woods Commissioner (Crystal A. Proxmire, Aug. 26, 2017) Huntington Woods, MI –  In the Huntington Woods City Commission race on Nov. 7, 2017, David Sloan is challenging incumbents Joe Rozell and Jules Olsman for two available seats. Sloan is an attorney and former retail store owner with a […]

2017 Candidate Interview: Hazel Park City Councilperson Andy LeCureaux

August 26th 2017

2017 Candidate Interview: Hazel Park City Councilperson Andy LeCureaux (Crystal A. Proxmire, Aug. 26, 2017) Hazel Park, MI – Hazel Park City Councilperson Andy (Andrew) LeCureaux is running for re-election on the Nov. 7, 2017 ballot.  There are four seats on the ballot with the top two vote-getters taking four-year terms and the second pair […]

2017 Candidate Interview: Kelly Breen for Novi City Council

August 22nd 2017

2017 Candidate Interview: Kelly Breen for Novi City Council (Crystal A. Proxmire, Aug. 22, 2017) Novi, MI – In the November 7, 2017 election Kelly Breen is one of seven candidates running for three positions on the Novi City Council.  Also on the ballot are Brian G. Burke, Cindy Gronachan, Gwen Markham, Andrew Ian Mutch, […]

2017 Candidate Interview: Matthew Ball for Clawson City Council

July 23rd 2017

2017 Candidate Interview:  Matthew Ball for Clawson City Council (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 21, 2017) Clawson, MI – Matthew (Matt) Ball is running for Clawson City Council on the Nov. 7, 2017 ballot.  Susan Moffitt has also turned in petitions and there could be more as the filing deadline has not yet come. This will […]

Rochester Hills Clerk Shares “The Power of Your Vote”

July 23rd 2017

Rochester Hills Clerk Shares “The Power of Your Vote” (Tina Barton, MMC, CMMC, Rochester Hills Clerk, July 23, 2017) As a certified municipal clerk for several years now, I have seen a wide array of responses to the privilege of voting.  I have met those who have been literally fighting for their life due to […]

2017 Candidate Interviews & Issues (check for updates)

July 1st 2017

2017 Candidate Interviews & Issues (check for updates) Oakland County, MI- The Oakland County Times has a tradition of doing video interviews with candidates for local office.  Several communities have local elections on Nov. 7, 2017 and we’re working hard to interview as many local candidates as possible. We do not endorse any candidate and […]

Community Conversation about Redistricting Feb. 1

January 29th 2017

Community Conversation about Redistricting Feb. 1 (EVENT page) Pleasant Ridge, MI – Gerrymandering and Non-Partisan Redistricting are important topics in Michigan. Join us for an informational presentation and discussion on these topics with Kevin Deegan-Krause. Kevin is an Associate Professor of Political Science at Wayne State University, and has a passion for a fair voting […]