In my column this week, I lament—as usual—the low voter turnout in the Aug. 5 primary.
The November election will feature school board elections for all districts in Allegan County.
According to preliminary results, operating millage renewals passed by wide margins for Fennville, Otsego and Plainwell school districts in the Tuesday, May 6, election.
Mary Whiteford, of Casco Township, announced her candidacy for the 80th District of Allegan County in the Michigan House of Representatives.
Otsego’s Geoff Parker has formally filed to run for State House Representative of district 80.
Plainwell resident Cindy Gamrat announced she will run for the Republican nomination for the state House of Representatives 80th District next year.
PAW PAW—State Sen. Tonya Schuitmaker announced in September she will seek re-election to the Michigan State Senate.
Paul Clements announced his campaign to unseat incumbent Republican congressman Fred Upton.
So, we’ve got this new website. I’m going to try and be a presence here, reporting about things I’d normally get around to in my weekly (at least in principle) column in the paper.
In Saugatuck Township, voters will decide a renewal of a five-year, 1-mill levy for road maintenance on a sparse May 6 ballot.