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2016 Candidate Interview David Cuttner for County Commission 17th District

July 29th 2016

2016 Candidate Interview David Cuttner for County Commission 17th District (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 28, 2016) Southfield, MI – In the race for Oakland County Commissioner for the 17th District there are two Republicans in the primary:  David A. Cuttner and Regina Brim.  The Republican Primary is Aug. 2.  The winner of that race […]

Royal Oak Has Two Local Issues on Aug. 2 Ballot

July 15th 2016

Royal Oak Has Two Local Issues on Aug. 2 Ballot (City of Royal Oak, July 15, 2016) Local Issues on August 2 Ballot City officials are asking residents to remember to vote on two local issues in Michigan’s August 2 primary election. Solid Waste & Recycling Millage Renewal The millage, popularly known as the recycling […]

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 […]

State Rep Howrylak Office Hours May 14, 16, 11 and 13

April 22nd 2016

State Rep Howrylak Office Hours May 14, 16, 11 and 13 (EVENT page) Clawson, MI – Rep. Martin Howrylak announced he will be hosting public spring office hours in May and June. The residents of the 41st House District are encouraged to attend the event and meet with Representative Howrylak. Clawson Office Hours Blair Memorial […]

2016 Primary Election and Oakland County Local Initiatives Results (updated)

March 8th 2016

2016 Primary Election and Oakland County Local Initiatives Results (updated) (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 8, 2016) Pontiac, MI – This is where the Oakland County 115 News Hub (aka oc115) will post results of the ballot proposals through the county and the results of the Presidential Primaries taking place in Michigan on Tuesday, March 8. […]

March 8 Ballot: Goodrich Area Schools Millage Renewal

January 9th 2016

March 8 Ballot: Goodrich Area Schools Millage Renewal (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 9, 2016) Brandon Township, MI – Goodrich Area Schools, which includes parts of Brandon Township and Groveland Township, is seeking a millage renewal on the March 8, 2016 ballot. The language is as follows: OPERATING MILLAGE RENEWAL PROPOSAL This proposal will allow 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 […]

Pontiac Election: A Perfect Example of Why Voter Turnout Matters

August 5th 2015

Pontiac Election: A Perfect Example of Why Voter Turnout Matters (Guest View by Kurt Metzger, Detroit’s Data Guru, Aug. 5, 2015) Yesterday, voters in the Pontiac School District, which currently is under a consent agreement with the state to address a massive deficit, asked voters to allow for the creation of a special fund — […]

Ferndale Seeking Citizens to Help Improve Voting, Democracy with Election Task Force

July 8th 2015

Ferndale Seeking Citizens to Help Improve Voting, Democracy with Election Task Force (City of Ferndale Press Release, July 8, 2015)   The Ferndale City Clerk is recruiting community members, poll workers, and elected officials to create an election task force to help guide the selection of new polling locations, brainstorm methods of improving voter turnout, […]

The Long and Short of Lines at the Polls

November 13th 2012

To learn more about Michigan’s requirements for conducting elections, visit the State’s page at http://www.michigan.gov/sos/0,4670,7-127-1633_11976—,00.html, and specifically this guide at http://www.michigan.gov/documents/sos/Managing_Your_Precinct_on_Election_Day_391790_7.pdf.