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2020 Candidate Interview: Susan Taylor for Groveland Township Trustee

July 7th 2020

For Groveland Township Trustee there are two spots and three candidates: incumbent Jim Christopher, incumbent Gina Muzzerlli, and Susan Taylor.

Neighborly Competition Drives Voter Turnout Challenge between PR & HW

August 10th 2018

Neighborly Competition Drives Voter Turnout Challenge between PR & HW (Crystal A. Proxmire, Aug. 10, 2018) Huntington Woods, Pleasant Ridge, MI –  The Mayors of two of Oakland County’s smaller cities are hoping to increase voter turnout with a neighborly competition – and a $1,000 prize. Pleasant Ridge Mayor Kurt Metzger often analyzes election data, […]

What do Low Voter Turnout Numbers Mean for Democracy?

September 1st 2016

    What do Low Voter Turnout Numbers Mean for Democracy? (Kurt Metzger, Sept. 1, 2016) Pleasant Ridge, MI – Does anyone care about Voter Turnout any more – especially in the primaries? While it is my hope (though I have grave doubts, especially with primary turnout) that voters realize how often primaries determine most […]

Voters Approve School Bond

February 28th 2012

Early numbers indicate that voters in the Ferndale School District approved a $22,825,000 bond in Tuesday’s election. This means that most residents will continue paying around the same amount in taxes that they used to and the schools get money to improve facilities.

Candidate Support Ads

September 22nd 2011

For $15 you can show support for your favorite candidates this election season. Much like buying a carnation for your friends in those old high school fundraisers, candidate support ads are an inexpensive, fun, and friendly way to show support for the candidate of your choosing.

Ferndale Voters Approve Millage Increase

May 3rd 2011

Ferndale City Clerk Cherilyn Tallman has confirmed that Proposal A has passed with 52.83% voting Yes, and 47.17% voting No.

There were a total of 1848 Yes votes and 1650 No votes.

The voter turnout was 20.69%.