Read our endorsements for the Montcalm County Board of Comissioners and the Road Commission for Montcalm County.
The 33rd District state Senate seat and the 70th and 86th District state House seats are all being contested in the upcoming general election.
The Edmore Village Council election is the most contested race of any in Montcalm County, and one of the most important.
Voters in Eureka Township and Howard City will be asked in the general election to elect someone to lead their municipality.
Montcalm County voters will be asked to approve a millage renewal proposal in the upcoming general election, while Ionia County voters will be asked to approve a 911 surcharge increase. We encourage voters to say yes to both worthy proposals.
Recently, I shared in this column some of the results of the Phi Delta Kappan/ Gallup Poll on the attitude of the public toward the Public Schools. Since that column was published, I have received the September issue of Phi Delta Kappan magazine which includes more detailed discussion about what we can learn from the poll.
Another primary election, another dismal turnout. Tuesday brought just 15.5 of registered voters to the polls in Ionia County and 15 percent in Montcalm County.
The community has an opportunity to evaluate its Board of Education members every other year at the November election. It used to be every year, but that changed when the State eliminated the annual May school election in an effort to cut costs. Sometimes local boards survey their parents or community for input.
Three candidates are vying for the seat of Montcalm County’s 64B District Court judge.
The Aug. 5 primary election date is rapidly approaching. I continue to get questions regarding Proposal 1. I am concerned that many of you say that you are not receiving the flyers that come to my house almost daily. You do not feel you have the information you need to cast your vote.