Wednesday, November 7, 2012
Republican challenger Bruce Lilley praises campaign team and talks about measuring success in a different way.
State Rep. Vicki Barnett cruised into her third and final term in the Michigan House on Tuesday, taking slightly more than 61 percent of the vote in the 37th District, which includes Farmington and Farmington Hills. Barnett finished with a wider margin of victory over Republican challenger Bruce Lilley of Farmington than when she won her first term in 2008. "I really want to thank the voters for repudiating the negative attacks and the robocalls that came out for my opponent's side," Barnett said during an election night party at Page's Food & Spirits. "They made it very clear that you win an election in Farmington and Farmington Hills by having ideas and positive things to say." "We walked all over this district," Barnett campaign …
Wednesday, October 31, 2012
Maxine and Neil Goodman say Barnett has worked 'tirelessly and effectively' on behalf of the community.
To the editor: As long time residents of Farmington Hills, we want to express our strong support for the re-election of Vicki Barnett to the Michigan House of Representatives. In her roles as a City Council member, Mayor and State Representative, Vicki has always worked tirelessly and effectively on behalf of the residents of our community. Her leadership and voting record demonstrate that our voices are being heard in Lansing on the important issues facing our community and our state. We are fortunate to have a committed public servant like Vicki Barnett fighting for us, and we urge our fellow citizens to return her to Lansing for another well deserved term on November 6th. Maxine and Neil Goodman Farmington Hills
Saturday, October 27, 2012
Learn more about the candidates running to represent Farmington and Farmington Hills in the state legislature.
Incumbent Democrat Vicki Barnett and Republican challenger Bruce Lilley are running to represent Farmington and Farmington Hills in the Michigan House of Representatives. Attached to this article is a PDF copy of the voter guide for the 37th District race, provided by the League of Women Voters. The League of Women Voters is a nonpartisan political organization encouraging the informed and active participation of citizens in government. The League never supports or opposes a candidate or political party. It influences public policy through education and advocacy, according to its website. To become a member of the League of Women Voters, click here. To contribute to the League of Women Voters, click here.
Wednesday, October 3, 2012
An incumbent state representative and Republican challenger talk education, 'right to life' and renewable energy at the Council of Homeowners Associations Tuesday event.
This is one in a series of articles on a three-hour candidate forum held Tuesday at Farmington Hills city hall. The event was hosted by the Council of Homeowners Associations, the League of Women Voters Oakland Area (LWVOA) and the City of Farmington Hills Committee to Increase Voter Participation. Incumbent Democrat Vicki Barnett and Republican Bruce Lilley, candidates for the 37th District State House seat, gave voters a taste of their positions on a wide range of issues during a Tuesday candidate forum held at Farmington Hills city hall. Here are just a few of the topics they discussed: Barnett said the Republican-dominated Michigan House leadership took $1 billion away from education to make up for revenue cuts, which cost Farmington …