October 28, 2010 RSS feed / Election

Two ex-employees challenge Pappas, Akin for road board seats

Incumbent Roscommon County Road Commissioners George Pappas and Kim Akin, both Democrats, face Republican Thomas McGinnis and noparty candidate Earl Jones in their bid for reelection. More...

Former Richfield Supervisor running for Congress

If U.S. Rep. Dave Camp prevails in next Tuesday’s general election, he will begin his third decade of representing Roscommon County and the rest of the Fourth Congressional District. More...

Law professor, Oakland clerk running for Secretary of State

With Michigan Secretary of State Terri Lynn Land leaving office because of term limits, a law school professor and a county clerk are vying to succeed her. More...

Ordinance reason for absences

Let me start by saying thank you to Mike and Nate Stearns and Carl Geiger for their many years of dedicated service. I know the Markey Township board never thanked them. More...

State educational boards have numerous candidates

General election voters will choose members of the state board of education and three university boards. STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION Candidates for two seats on the state board of education are: Democrats: Incumbent Elizabeth W. More...

Area’s ex-Rep runs for Attorney General

Roscommon County voters will help choose a replacement for term-limited Attorney General Mike Cox. More...

Booher, Dunigan seek 35th District State Senate seat

State Sen. Michelle McManus, RLake Leelanau, is leaving office due to term limits. Her 35th Senate District is comprised of Roscommon, Leelanau, Benzie, Antrim, Kalkaska, Missaukee, Wexford, Manistee, Osceola, Clare and Mecosta Counties. More...

Supreme Court has only judicial races

Michael J. Baumgartner has no competition as he runs for his third sixyear term as judge of the 34th Circuit (Roscommon and Ogemaw Counties). The same is true in the 4th District Michigan Court of Appeals, where incumbents Donald S. More...

Three county board districts have general election races

The Roscommon County Board of Commissioners will have at least one new member after next week’s election, since incumbent Ed Nellist of Dist. 1 is not running for another term. Two other commission seats also could change hands, as Dist. More...

Bernero, Snyder vying for governor’s chair

The mayor of Lansing and an Ann Arbor businessman are the major party candidates to replace Michigan Gov. Jennifer Granholm, who is ineligible to run for reelection because of term limits. More...

Township appointees lack ballot foes

Two township officials who were appointed after the 2008 election are running unopposed to serve until 2012. They are Lake Township Supervisor Stan Christler and Gerrish Township Clerk Jodi Valentino. More...

Four Markey board seats on line in recall election

Four identical proposals state Supervisor Larry Hagerty, Clerk Esther Rons, Treasurer Christa Willoughby and Trustee Joe Van Ostenbridge should be removed from office because they voted on Feb. More...

Trustee Luther challenges Carlson for village president

Incumbent Roscommon Village President Jesse Carlson faces a reelection challenge from Trustee Beverly Luther. Other positions on the nonpartisan village ballot are uncontested. PRESIDENT More...

Two statewide proposals to be on Tuesday ballot

Voters in Roscommon County will help decide the fate of two statewide ballot proposals. PROPOSAL 1 More...

MSU bulletin provides info

Next Tuesday, Michigan voters will head to the polls to decide on two statewide ballot proposals. To assist voters in understanding the proposals, Michigan State University Extension has published a bulletin to give an overview of each proposal. More...

Third Sheltrown seeks 103rd seat, faces Rendon

West Branch Democrat Van Sheltrown hopes to become the third Sheltrown brother to represent the 103rd District in the Michigan House of Representatives. The district consists of Roscommon, Missaukee, Ogemaw and Iosco Counties. More...

Voters can go online to view legislator debates

Voters can now watch online broadcasts of in-depth debates and interviews with 70 candidates in the most competitive Michigan House of Representatives and Michigan Senate races across the state on the Center for Michigan’s web site. More...

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