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Get Your Note Where You Vote

November 7th 2011

“Get Your Note Where You Vote! is just part of the communications plan,” said McGrath. “We encourage our residents to review our website for great information. Talk to your neighbors. If they don’t have access to a computer, offer the information you have found or encourage them to go to the Library to use a computer. Preparing for and communicating during an emergency relies on the entire Community, we can’t do it ourselves.”

Candidate Forums to Get You Informed

October 1st 2011

With the November 8, 2011 elections fast approaching, there are several ways you can find the information you need in order to learn about the candidates for Mayor, City Council and Library Board in Ferndale.

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.

Behind the Ballot

November 1st 2010

But for the team of City employees and poll workers behind the scenes, Election Day means two and a half months of meticulous planning and work, all building up to a dawn-to long after dusk in day full of dealing with people, machines, bureaucracy and immense pressure to do everything right.

SOARing to the Conservative Side of Ferndale

October 15th 2010

…Lifelong Ferndale resident Sean House is the President of SOAR: The South Oakland Area Republican Club, which meets at the Berkley American Legion. …(read more)

City opts out of May School Board Election, County to take over at extra cost

September 28th 2010

The School Board, which is an independent governing body, has not moved the election to November, so City Council has turned over responsibility for administering the election to the County – which is expected double the cost to the District, but eliminate the cost to the City.