Thursday, February 7, 2013
Commissioner Marcia Gershenson, who represents a portion of Farmington Hills, says the plan 'is about reimagining the local economy'.
Thursday, February 7
As Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson delivered his 19th State of the County Address Thursday night, the Oakland County Democratic Commissioners' Caucus outlined a policy agenda entitled, A New Way Forward: Refocusing on Our Kids and Our Local Economy. “A New Way Forward is about reimagining our local economy, investing in our future, and reclaiming opportunity for middle class America,” said Commissioner Marcia Gershenson (D-Bloomfield Hills), Democratic Caucus Chair, in a press release. She represents the western portion of Farmington Hills. “We are putting forth concrete ideas that helps families and children move forward together and make our communities stronger.” The agenda advocates for stronger support of early childhood …
Wednesday, August 8, 2012
These results are unofficial, based on data provided by both cities.
All primary election results are now posted on the Oakland County website. The site breaks out numbers for each precinct, with maps and bar graphs. FARMINGTON CITY ELECTION 2,254 votes cast, 29.77 percent turnout United States Senator Oakland County Republican Pete Hoekstra, 567 Clark Durant, 388 Gary Glenn, 49 Randy Hekman, 49 Write-in, 5 Democratic Debbie Stabenow, 942 Write-in, 4 Representative in Congress 11th District Republican Kerry Bentivolio, 617 Write-in, 330 Democratic Syed Taj, 502 William F. Roberts, 371 Write-in, 1 Representative in State Legislature 37th District Republican Bruce Lilley, 867 Write-in, 4 Democratic Vicki Barnett, 910 Write-in, 2 County Executive Oakland County Republican L. Brooks Patterson, 1,002 …
Tuesday, February 28, 2012
One of the state's high-ranking Democrats says he won't be voting in today's primary.
Michigan Congressman Gary Peters (D-9th District) won't be voting in today's Democratic primary election. Neither will Farmington Hills Mayor Barry Brickner. The two elected officials say there's no reason for them to go to the polls today, because Democrats will be choosing their candidate – President Barack Obama – in statewide caucuses on May 5. And even those won't offer much action. "There's only one person running, so it's going to be a real quickie," Brickner said. Michigan Democratic Party officials passed a resolution earlier this month that allows Democrats to vote in the primary and at their caucuses. In the resolution, officials accused Secretary of State Ruth Johnson of "partisan mischief," confusing voters over a party rule…