Contested races to watch in the Nov. 8 election.

October 4, 2022

Contested races to watch in the Nov. 8 election.

OCEANA COUNTY — Contested races on the ballot in the Tuesday, Nov. 8, election include the following:

*R is republican; D is Democrat; I is incumbent; and NPA is no party affiliation.

State Senator for the 32nd District: one four-year term

Jon Bumstead (R)

Terry Sabo (D)

Representative for Michigan’s 102nd District: one two-year term.

Kurt VanderWall (R)

Brian Hosticka (D)

Oceana County Board of Commissioners: 

Fourth District, which includes Colfax Township Crystal, Leavitt, Newfield  and Weare townships. One two-year term.

Paul Erickson (R) (I)

James Allen Draper (NPA)

Fifth District, which includes Grant, Greenwood and Otto townships. One two-year term.

Robert Walker (R) (I)

Michael Berg (NPA)

Hart Public Schools Board of Education: Four four-year terms. NPA

Andrew Dale Carter (I)

Chad Coker (I)

Kayla Dennert

Irma Hinojosa (I)

Jason LaFever

Mark Looman

Pentwater Public School Board of Education: Three four-year terms. NPA.

Tracy Blamer

Adam Lamb

Kelsey Prescott (I)

Vaughn Thurston-Cox

Shelby Public Schools Board of Education: Two six-year terms, NPA

Jason Fleming (I)

Karen Rice (I)

Cathy A. Scouten 

Jason Scott 

Erin Stark

Hart City Council: Two four-year terms, NPA 

Catalina Burillo (I)

Amanda L. Klotz (I)

Fred Rybarz Jr. (I)

Kris Trygstad (I)

There are two partial terms with no candidates who filed to be on the ballot.

Hesperia Village Council: Three four-year terms, NPA

Don Bostrom

Stephanie Halverson (I)

Joyce McDonald (I)

Mackenzie Pennington

Newfield Township Treasurer: one partial term ending Nov. 20, 2024:

Amanda Hunter (R)

Tabitha Druso NPA

Rothbury Village Council: three four-year terms, NPA

Autum Bridget Drake (I)

Jim Fekken Jr. (I)

Robert Fulljames 

Dylan Zuniga 

Shelby Village President: one two-year term, NPA

Paul Inglis (I)

Robert Glover

Walkerville Village Council: three four-year terms, NPA

Sue Budde

Ernest Gilbert, Jr. (I)

Jennifer Metts 

Barbara Yancey (I)

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