Do you know who you’re voting for Tuesday?

October 29, 2014

american-flag-2a2Take a look at the candidates and proposals that will appear on the ballot in Nov. 4, 2014 General Election:

Governor and Lieutenant Governor

Republican- Rick Snyder/Brian Nelson Calley

Democrat- Mark Schauer/Lisa Brown

Libertarian- Mary Buzuma/Scotty Boman

U.S. Taxpayers- Mark McFarlin/Richard Mendoza

Green- Paul Homeniuk/Candace R. Caveny

Secretary of State

Republican – Ruth Johnson

Democrat – Godfrey Dillard

Libertarian – James Lewis

U.S. Taxpayers – Robert Gale

Natural Law – Jason Robert Gatties

Attorney General

Republican – Bill Schuette

Democrat – Mark Totten

Libertarian – Justin M. Altman

U.S. Taxpayers – Gerald T. Van Sickle

Green – John Anthony La Pietra

Congressional – U.S. Senator

Republican – Terri Lynn Land

Democrat – Gary Peters

Libertarian – Jim Fulner

U.S. Taxpayers – Richard A. Matkin

Green – Chris Wahmhoff

Representative in Congress – 2nd District

Republican – Bill Huizenga

Democrat – Dean Vanderstelt

Libertarian – Ronald Welch II

U.S. Taxpayers – Ronald E. Graese

Legislative – State Senator – 34th District

Republican – Goeff Hansen

Democrat – Cathy Forbes

Representative in State Legislature – 100th District

Republican – Jon Bumstead

Democrat – Mark Edmund Balcom

State Boards – Member of the State Board of Education (vote for 2)

Republican – Maria Carl, Jonathan Tade Williams

Democrat – Pamela Pugh Smith, Casandra E. Ulbrich

Libertarian – Kimberly Moore, Gregory Scott Stempfle

U.S. Taxpayers – John Adams, Karen Adams

Green – Sherry A. Wells

Natural Law – Nikki Mattson

Regent of the University of Michigan (vote for 2)

Republican – Rob Steele, Ronald Weiser

Democrat – Mike Behm, Kathy White

Libertarian – James Lewis Hudler, John Jascob

U.S. Taxpayers – Joe Sanger, Christine C. Schwartz

Green – Ian Swanson

Trustee of Michigan State University (vote for 2)

Republican – Melanie Foster, Jeff Sakwa

Democrat – Faylene Owen, George J. Perles

Libertarian – Michael H. Miller, Raymond Moses

U.S. Taxpayers – Crystal Van Sickle, Stephen J. Young

Green – Adam Adrianson, Terry Link

Natural Law – Bridgette Guzman

Governor of Wayne State University (vote for 2)

Republican – Michael Busuito, Satish Jasti

Democrat – Marilyn Kelly, Dana Alicia Thompson

Libertarian – Dan Goebel, Brian Richard Wright

U.S. Taxpayers – Shari A Matkin, Marc Joseph Sosnowski

Green – Margaret Guttshall, Latham T. Redding

Natural Law – Yolanda Robson

County Road Commissioner

Republican – Bill Myers

Road Commissioner Partial term ending 12/31/16

Republican – Allen Blohm

Write-In – Walter A. Wheeler

County Commissioner – 1st District (Crystal, Pentwater and Weare Twps)

Republican – J. Dean Gustafson

County Commissioner – 2nd District (Greenwood and Newfield Twps)

Democrat – Evelyn L. Kolbe

County Commissioner – 3rd District (Hart City and Hart Twp)

Republican – Denny Powers

County Commissioner – 4th District (Colfax, Elbridge, Ferry and Leavitt Twps)

Republican – Andrew Sebolt

Write-In – Larry Van Sickle

County Commissioner – 5th District (Benona, Claybanks and Golden Twps)

Republican – Lawrence Byl

County Commissioner – 6th District (Shelby Twp. except the area in the village of New Era between Third St. and James St. and south of Ray St. to Garfield Rd., which is the township line)

Republican – Jim Brown

County Commissioner – 7th District (Grant and Otto Twps and the portion in the village of New Era between Third St. and James St. and south of Ray St. to Garfield Rd., which is the township line)

Republican – Robert H. Walker

Claybanks Twp. Trustee – partial term ending 11/20/16

Republican – Daniel J. Lombard

Colfax Twp. Treasurer – partial term ending 11/20/16

No Party Affiliation- Sandra L. Kirwin

Ferry Twp. Clerk – partial term ending 11/20/16

Republican – William Jessup

Ferry Twp. Trustee – partial term ending 11/20/16

No Party Affiliation- Linda A. Bruck

Justice of Supreme Court (vote for 2)

Nonpartisan – Richard Bernstein, Doug Dern, Bill Murphy, James Robert Redford, Brian Zahra/Justice of Supreme Court

Justice of Supreme Court – incumbent position, partial term ending 1/1/17 (vote for 1)

Nonpartisan – Kerry L. Morgan, Deborah A. Thomas, David Viviano/Justice of Supreme Court

Judge Court of Appeals – 3rd District – incumbent position (vote for 2)

Nonpartisan – Mark Thomas Boonstra/Judge of Court of Appeals, Jane E. Markey/Judge of Court of Appeals

78th District Court Judge – incumbent position

Nonpartisan – H. Kevin Drake/Judge of the District Court

West Shore Community College Board of Trustees (vote for 2)

Nonpartisan – Anthony Fabaz, James R. Jensen

Village of Hesperia President

Nonpartisan – Louis J. Nemastil, Jim Smith

Village of Hesperia Trustee (vote for 3)

Nonpartisan – Marlene K. Derks, Joyce McDonald

Write-In – D. Jayne Biggart

Village of Hesperia Trustee – partial term ending 11/20/16 (vote for 3)

Nonpartisan – Doris J. DeLong, Mike Farber, Carol Godrey Kochans, Brett Kraley

Village of New Era President

Nonpartisan – Donald Richards

Village of New Era Clerk

Nonpartisan – Natalie Kelly

Village of New Era Treasurer

Nonpartisan – Sharon Pepple

Village of New Era Trustee (vote for 3)

Nonpartisan – Gary Grinwis, James Van Sickle

Write-In – Mark Kelly

Village of Rothbury Clerk

Nonpartisan- Carol Witzke

Village of Rothbury Trustee (vote for 3)

Nonpartisan – Cynthia Cruz, Deborah Murphy, Autum Venhuizen

Village of Shelby President

Nonpartisan – Paul Inglis

Village of Shelby Trustee (vote for 3)

Nonpartisan- William P. Harris, John Heykoop, Mary Lulich, Richard Setlak, Daniel T. Zaverl

Village of Walkerville President

Nonpartisan – Jerry L. Frick

Village of Walkerville Trustee (vote for 3)

Nonpartisan – Mary Johnson, Barbara J. Yancey, James Yancey

Village of Walkerville Trustee – partial term ending 11/20/16

Nonpartisan – Naomi Fessenden

Fremont Public Schools Board Member (Greenwood Twp. voters) (vote for 3)

Nonpartisan – Crystal Calkins, Rick St. Peter, Edward Wosinski

Hart Public Schools Member – regular 4-year term (vote for 4)

Nonpartisan – Chad Coker, Robert Fong, Jeff Gebhart, Jack P. Wittman, Margaret Wittman

Hart Public Schools Member – partial term ending 12/31/16 (vote for 2)

Nonpartisan – Irma Hinojosa, Judee L. Wilson

Hesperia Community Schools Board Member – regular 6-year term (vote for 3)

Nonpartisan – Cheryl L. Rose, Mary Sturtevant, Scott Wenberg

Hesperia Community Schools Board Member – partial term ending 12/31/18

Nonpartisan – Katrina Yates

Hesperia Community Schools Board Member – partial term ending 12/31/16

Nonpartisan – Patrick Broton

Holton Public Schools Board Member (Greenwood and Otto Twps) (vote for 3)

Nonpartisan – Amy Brookhouse,Paul Brueck,Todd M. Conzemius, Candice Giddings, Jeanine Wildfong

Mason County Central School District Board Member – regular 4-year term (Weare Twp) (vote for 4)

Nonpartisan – Jeffrey S. Barnett, Carl J. Geers, Gena Nelson, Randy Saxton

Montague Area Public Schools Board Member regular 6-year term (Claybanks, Grant, Otto Twps) (vote for 2)

Nonpartisan – Scott Beishuizen, Chris Stark

Montague Area Public Schools Board Member partial term ending 12/31/18 (Claybanks, Grant, Otto Twps) (vote for 2)

Write-In – Cindy Francis, Tom Johnson, Douglas J. Tanner

Pentwater Public Schools Board Member regular 4-year term (vote for 3)

Nonpartisan – Jennifer Adams, Larry Doran, Gregory Green, Paul Wagner

Shelby Public Schools Board Member regular 6-year term (vote for 3)

Nonpartisan – Leon Kay, Ruth A. Myers, Craig A. Sawyer, Steven Vinke

Walkerville Public Schools Board Member regular 4-year term (vote for 4)

Nonpartisan – Antonio Briones Jr., Richard Hornsby, Michelle Tanner, George Wolgamott

Walkerville Public Schools Board Member partial term ending 12/31/16

Nonpartisan – Robert M. Fisher

PROPOSAL 14-1

A REFERENDUM OF PUBLIC ACT 520 OF 2012, ESTABLISHING A HUNTING SEASON FOR WOLVES AND AUTHORIZING ANNUAL WOLF HUNTING SEASONS Public Act 520 of 2012 would: Designate wolf as game for hunting purposes and authorize the first wolf hunting season. Allow the Natural Resources Commission to schedule annual wolf hunting seasons. Provide criminal penalties for the unlawful possession or taking of wolves, but shield a person who lawfully captures or destroys a wolf from prosecution. Require a person who wishes to hunt wolves to obtain a wolf hunting license. Create a Wolf Management Advisory Council for the purpose of making nonbinding recommendations to the legislature regarding the proper management of wolves. Should this law be approved?

PROPOSAL 14-2

A REFERENDUM OF PUBLIC ACT 21 OF 2013, GRANTING THE NATURAL RESOURCES COMMISSION THE POWER TO DESIGNATE WOLVES AND CERTAIN OTHER ANIMALS AS GAME WITHOUT LEGISLATIVE ACTION Public Act 21 of 2013 would: Allow the Natural Resources Commission (NRC) to designate certain animals as game for hunting purposes and establish the first hunting season for game animals without legislative action. Continue the NRC’s designation of wolves as game and allow the NRC to set a wolf hunting season. Grant the Legislature sole authority to remove a species from the list of designated game animals. Eliminate the $1.00 hunting and fishing licensing fee for members of the military, whether stationed inside or outside of Michigan, subject to any lottery. Give the NRC sole authority to regulate fishing. Should this law be approved?

CITY OF HART STREET REPAIR AND IMPROVEMENT MILLAGE PROPOSAL

Shall the City of Hart, commencing in 2015, for a period of five (5) years be authorized to levy an amount not to exceed two (2) mills ($2.00 per $1,000.00 of taxable valuation) for the sole purpose of repairing and improving streets in the City of Hart? The total estimated revenue to be raised for the year 2015 will be $98,000.

 

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