Election 2020

Council members Platt, LaFever vie for mayor.

October 19, 2020

Council members Platt, LaFever vie for mayor. By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. HART — Hart City Council members Vicki Platt and Jason LaFever are battling it out for mayor in the Nov. 3 general election. Platt’s name will be appear on the ballot, but LaFever is running as a write-in candidate. Current Mayor Ron LaPorte cannot run for re-election due to…

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‘Make your vote count’ Nov. 3.

October 15, 2020

‘Make your vote count’ Nov. 3. The general election is Tuesday, Nov. 3, and Oceana County Clerk Amy Anderson advises ballot casters to “make your vote count.” The ballot in Oceana County feature two sides with the front side containing the partisan ballot. There are non-partisan judicial candidates as well as village, school and proposals on the second side. Voters have…

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‘Meet the Candidates Night’ breaks attendance records.

September 13, 2020

‘Meet the Candidates Night’ breaks attendance records. PENTWATER — The Pentwater Service Club (PSC) announced that its “Meet the Candidates Night,” Sept. 10 at the Pentwater Village Green, set all-time attendance records with 130 people attending in person or over the internet. “The combination of having great candidates and being held outside with unlimited space really made a difference,” said…

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Service club reschedules ‘Meet the Candidates Night.’

September 8, 2020

Service club reschedules ‘Meet the Candidates Night.’ PENTWATER — Citing inclement weather, the Pentwater Service Club (PSC) announced the rescheduling of its “Meet the Candidates Night” forum from Tuesday Sept. 8, at 6 p.m. to Thursday, Sept. 10. The rescheduled candidate forum will begin promptly at 6 p.m. and will be streamed live on Facebook. “We saw the weather and…

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Weare Twp. supervisor election results remain the same following recount.

September 2, 2020

Weare Twp. supervisor election results remain the same following recount. By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. HART — Oceana County Clerk Amy Anderson said a recount Wednesday morning, Sept. 2, for Weare Township supervisor yielded the same results as the Aug. 4 primary election. “At the Board of Canvassers recount meeting, it was determined that the results remain the same,” said Anderson.…

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