Elections

Published December 13, 2017

Last month’s election for City Council featured a crowded field in each city — eight candidates on the ballot in Madison Heights, and six in Hazel Park — and not everyone would make the cut. But those who didn’t secure a seat said it was still worth the time and effort getting to know the community and make themselves heard.

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Published November 17, 2017

Just hours before the new commissioner was set to be sworn into office during the Bloomfield Hills Board of Commissioners meeting last Tuesday, the Oakland County Board of Canvassers determined who that would be.

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Published November 15, 2017

Troy School District voters approved a 1-mill, 10-year building site and sinking fund tax by a 2-to-1 margin. 

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Published November 15, 2017

Newcomer David Hamilton unseated incumbent Paul McCown for a spot on the Troy City Council, joining incumbents Councilman Ed Pennington and Mayor Pro Tem Ellen Hodorek to serve. 

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Published November 15, 2017

Incumbents all the way. Roseville residents made a statement at the polls, re-electing Roseville’s Mayor Robert Taylor and Council members Jan Haggerty, Bill Shoemaker and Steven Wietecha during the Nov. 7 election. 

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Published November 15, 2017

On Nov. 7, Eastpointe residents elected Monique Owens and incumbent Cardi DeMonaco Jr. to two four-year terms on the City Council, and incumbent Michael Klinefelt to one partial term ending Nov. 11, 2019. 

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Published November 15, 2017

Residents who headed to the polls Nov. 7 for the general election made their opinions clear: Keep the incumbents in office. 

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Published November 15, 2017

The city of Farmington has a familiar face and two new ones on City Council after the Nov. 7 election.

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Published November 15, 2017

The 2017 election has passed, and cities in the Woodward Talk’s coverage area saw what local officials said were typical voter turnouts.

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Published November 15, 2017

Voters in Farmington Hills went to the polls Nov. 7 to vote to select their candidates.

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Published November 15, 2017

FRASER — Voters in Fraser welcomed two new individuals to represent them on City Council Nov. 7.

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Published November 15, 2017

Even though they weren’t contested, the city council races in Grosse Pointe Farms, Park and Shores are still bringing some changes.

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Published November 15, 2017

Jenny McCardell and Ryan Deel are the city’s newest City Council members, according to unofficial results from the Oakland County Elections Division.

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Published November 15, 2017

Incumbents Stuart Bikson and Ann Peterson, along with newcomers Nancy Salvia and Dean Bevacqua, outpaced challengers Lynn Campo and Tammy Byers for seats on the Rochester City Council Nov. 7.

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Published November 15, 2017

Voters in the Avondale School District hit the polls Nov. 7 to decide a $30.7 million bond issue, with the measure passing with over 64 percent of the vote, according to unofficial results from the Oakland County Elections Division.

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Published November 14, 2017

BIRMINGHAM/BLOOMFIELD HILLS — The precinct signs have been taken down, the stickers have been doled out, and the counting machines have been tucked away until next year.

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Published November 14, 2017

In the city’s first contested mayoral election since 2003, voters selected longtime City Councilman Louis Theros over fellow City Councilman Joe Ricci by a margin of roughly 2-1.

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Published November 14, 2017

Grosse Pointe City voters delivered a shake-up to the City Council when they cast their ballots Nov. 7.

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Published November 13, 2017

The election for the Hazel Park City Council Nov. 7 was unique in that it moved the council to staggered terms. There were four seats available, with the two highest vote-getters receiving four-year terms and the third- and fourth-highest receiving two-year terms.

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Published November 13, 2017

The race for City Council was crowded this year in Madison Heights, with eight candidates vying for three seats. It was also a guarantee that there would be at least one new member on City Council when all was said and done, since only two incumbents were running for another four-year term.  

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