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2016 Candidate Interview Michelle Bryant for Oakland County Commission Dist. 1

July 14th 2016

2016 Candidate Interview Michelle Bryant for Oakland County Commission Dist. 1 (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 14, 2016) Lake Orion, MI – Democrat Michelle Bryant is the only Democratic candidate on the ballot for Oakland County’s District 1.  She is running against incumbent Republican Michael Gingell on Nov. 8, 2016. Lake Orion, Orion Township, Auburn […]

2016 Candidate Interview Michael D. Smith for Oakland County Clerk and Register of Deeds (video)

June 15th 2016

2016 Candidate Interview Michael D. Smith for Oakland County Clerk and Register of Deeds  (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 15, 2016) White Lake Township, MI – Democrat Michael D. Smith is running for Oakland County Clerk Register of Deeds.  He is running in the primary against incumbent Lisa Brown.  The winner of the Democratic primary […]

2016 Candidate Interview Tina Creek Barton for Oakland County Clerk and Register of Deeds (video)

June 15th 2016

2016 Candidate Interview Tina Creek Barton for Oakland County Clerk and Register of Deeds  (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 16, 2016) Davisburg, MI – Republican Tina Creek Barton is running for Oakland County Clerk and Register of Deeds.  She is running in the primary against Bill Bullard who held the seat prior to the incumbent […]

2016 Candidate Interview Oakland County Treasurer Andy Meisner (video)

June 10th 2016

2016 Candidate Interview Oakland County Treasurer Andy Meisner (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 10, 2016)   Huntington Woods, MI – Democratic Oakland County Treasurer Andy Meisner is seeking re-election on the Nov. 8, 2016 ballot.  He was first elected to the position in 2012.  Republican John P. McCulloch is running against him. Meisner talked about […]

2016 Candidate Interview: Lisa Brown Oakland County Clerk and Register of Deeds (video)

May 26th 2016

2016 Candidate Interview: Lisa Brown Oakland County Clerk and Register of Deeds (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 26, 2016) West Bloomfield, MI – Former State Representative and current Oakland County Clerk Lisa Brown is seeking re-election. Brown faces challenger Michael D. Smith in the Aug. 2, 2016 primary.  The winner of that race will face […]

Candidate Interview: Bill Bullard for Oakland County Clerk & Register of Deeds 2016

May 26th 2016

2016 Candidate Interview: Bill Bullard for Oakland County Clerk and Register of Deeds (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 26, 2016) Highland Twp, MI – Longtime Republican politician Bill Bullard is running for Oakland County Clerk and Register of Deeds, a position that he had been appointed to for 2010-2012 before losing the position to Democrat […]

Candidate Interview: Oakland County Sheriff Mike Bouchard 2016 (video)

May 11th 2016

Candidate Interview: Oakland County Sheriff Mike Bouchard 2016 (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 11, 2016) Ferndale, MI – Oakland County Sheriff Mike Bouchard is running for reelection and will be on the Nov. 8, 2016 ballot.  He is the Republican candidate who has served as Sheriff since 1999.  Democrat Craig Covey will also be on […]

Campaign Training for Women March 12

February 21st 2016

Campaign Training for Women March 12 (EVENT page) Join the Women Officials for a non-partisan Campaign Training for Women Saturday, March 12, 2016 9:00 am – 3:00 pm Lunch provided onsite Location: Oakland University Oakland Center Gold Rooms A, B, C Topics include: Effective Campaign Planning Message Development Lunchtime program includes a panel of women […]

Questions About Ballot Issues? New Law Signed by Snyder Prevents Discussion

January 6th 2016

Questions About Ballot Issues? New Law Signed by Snyder Prevents Discussion (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 6, 2016) Cities, school districts, libraries, police departments and other groups rely on tax funding that comes from millages, which must be voted on by the public.  There are also ballot proposals that directly impact governing bodies, for example, the […]

Local Government Leaders Ask Snyder to veto SB 571 (video)

January 5th 2016

Local Government Leaders Ask Snyder to veto SB 571 (Michigan Municipal League Press Release, Jan. 5, 2016) Lansing, MI – Local government leaders from across the state today joined to ask Gov. Rick Snyder to veto Senate Bill 571, which would gag local officials seeking to provide constituents with factual information on election matters 60 […]