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Election Analysis: Rejected Absentee Ballots, & How to Prevent Them in November

September 11th 2020

Oakland County had a slightly higher rejection rate of 1.7 percent of their total 261,890 absentee ballots.

2017 Candidate Interview: Royal Oak Commissioner Sharlan Douglas

August 28th 2017

2017 Candidate Interview: Royal Oak Commissioner Sharlan Douglas (Crystal A. Proxmire, Aug. 26, 2017) Royal Oak, MI –  Sharlan Douglas is running for re-election to the Royal Oak City Commission in the Nov. 7, 2017 election.  She will be on the ballot with incumbent David Poulton and challengers Kim Gibbs, Richard Karlowski, and Melanie Macey. […]

2017 Candidate Interview: Harold Hill for Southfield City Council

August 26th 2017

2017 Candidate Interview: Harold Hill for Southfield City Council (Crystal A. Proxmire, Aug. 26, 2017) Southfield, MI – Harold Hill is one of eight people running for four seats on the Southfield City Council in the Nov. 7, 2017 election.  The top three vote-getters will have four year terms, and the fourth highest will get […]

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 […]

Jim and Jodie Ellison Talk about Political Journey (video)

December 23rd 2016

Jim and Jodie Ellison Talk about Political Journey (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Dec. 23, 2016) Royal Oak, MI – Lovebirds and partners in politics Jim and Jodie Ellison are adjusting to the change of Jim’s role as Mayor to that of State Representative. Jim now gets to represent the residents of Royal Oak and those […]

2016 Candidate Interview Evan Agnello for OCC Trustee

October 20th 2016

2016 Candidate Interview Evan Agnello for OCC Trustee (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 20, 2016) Oak Park, MI – Evan Agnello is one of over a dozen people who are running for Oakland County Community College (OCC) Trustee.  There are three open seats. This voluntary position helps oversee the administration and the budgeting process of the […]

2016 Candidate Interview Oakland County Prosecutor Jessica Cooper

October 19th 2016

2016 Candidate Interview Oakland County Prosecutor Jessica Cooper (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 15, 2016) Beverly Hills, MI – Oakland County Prosecutor Jessica Cooper is running for reelection.  Also on the Nov. 8 ballot for Prosecutor is Republican Mike Goetz.  Cooper was elected in 2008.  Prior to that she served as a Judge at various levels […]

2016 Candidate Interview Congressperson Brenda Lawrence

October 7th 2016

2016 Candidate Interview Congressperson Brenda Lawrence (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 7, 2016)   Southfield, MI – United States Congressperson Brenda Lawrence is seeking her second term representing the 14th District.  Also running for the seat are Republican Howard Klausner, Libertarian Gregory Creswell and Green Party Candidate Marcia Squier. Congressperson Lawrence has represented the public in […]

2016 Candidate Interview Adrienne Young for Birmingham School Board

October 3rd 2016

2016 Candidate Interview Adrienne Young for Birmingham School Board (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 3, 2016) Birmingham, MI – Adrienne Young is one of seven people running for four open seats on the school board for Birmingham Public Schools.  The candidates for this non-partisan position are: Lori Ajlouny, Douglas Arceo, Audra Bartholomew, Corey Jacoby, Brian Jennings, […]