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Perhaps one of the more controversial contests in the 2014 election cycle involves the race for the next State Representative of the 95th District, which encompasses the cities of Saginaw & Zilwaukee and the townships of Kochville, Zilwaukee, Carrolton, Buena Vista, Bridgeport, Spaulding and James.

10th July, 2014 | 0 Comments

Of all the key primary races in the August 5th election one of the most important contests is happening in the 32nd State Senate race that pits Democratic candidates Garnet Lewis against incumbent State Representative Stacy Erwin Oakes, whom is abandoning her seat to further advance her career in the legislature.

19th June, 2014 | 0 Comments

Candidates Address Three Pivotal Questions Facing the Future of Saginaw

On November 5th three seats will be up for grabs on the Saginaw City Council at a juncture that is perhaps one of the most critical in the city's 154-year history. Beleaguered by escalating crime rates, declining property values, and intransigent unions, the one thing that Council distinguished themselves with since the last election four years ago was to cut services such as leaf-pick-up, code enforcement, and public safety in order to accommodate a general fund budget that currently is carrying $332,183,328 million in unfunded liabilities for three pension & legacy funds: Retiree Health, Police & Fire, and MERS, which covers all other city employees.

17th October, 2013 | 0 Comments

Regardless of the atmosphere in which it is taking place, we are going to hold an election in a few days.  Someone is going to win, someone is going to lose and another bit of our history will be made.

01st November, 2012 | 0 Comments

One major development in regional government since the 2010 Election was the decision to redistrict Bay County.   The resulting plan reduced the number of Districts from nine to seven.  This project was ostensibly taken on to reflect demographic and population shifts in the County and as an attempt to reduce costs.

11th October, 2012 | 0 Comments

The 94th State Representative contest for the seat currently held by Frankenmuth Republican Ken Horn is one of the pivotal races that will determine the representative balance in the Michigan legislature for Saginaw County voters.

11th October, 2012 | 0 Comments

The U.S. Congressional 5th District Race pits Democrat Dan Kildee against Republican Jim Slezak and encompasses all of Genesee, Bay, Iosco & Arenac Counties, as well as part of Saginaw County - including the City of Saginaw; and it can safely be said that this upcoming 2012 November general election will be a generational-defining moment, setting both the direction & tone of our country for many years to come.

11th October, 2012 | 0 Comments

Bay County has a rich and colorful history but, when it comes to politics, that color has historically been a deep shade of blue.  Based on the formidable pairing of union members and solid midwestern values, Bay County has largely been a Democratic stronghold for as long as most remember.

26th July, 2012 | 0 Comments

The race for Saginaw County Clerk will pit Democratic incumbent Susan Kaltenbach against challenger Iveory M. Love-Morris in the August primary; with the winner facing off against Republican challenger James Ormsby in November.

12th July, 2012 | 0 Comments

A significant contested race that often falls under the radar because people tend to take the position for granted is that of Saginaw County Public Works Commissioner, which in this case pits Democratic incumbent Matthew Rappley against challenger Brian Wendling.

12th July, 2012 | 0 Comments

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