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BAY CITY, MI – Voters in Bay County can have quite a lot of points to think about subsequent week within the upcoming main election, starting from township management roles to millage requests.

Polls are open from 7 a.m. to eight p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. Four whereas absentee voters have till eight p.m. Tuesday to show of their ballots to their native clerks.

Right here’s a snapshot of what contested races are on Bay County ballots:

Brian Elder

96th District state Consultant Brian Elder throughout his swearing-in ceremony on the Bay County Courthouse on Jan. 5, 2017. Jacob Hamilton | The Bay Metropolis TJacob Hamilton | The Bay Metropolis T

96th Home Consultant

Bay County voters will get to choose from three Republicans within the August main, who’re competing for the suitable to maneuver on to the November election and face incumbent Democratic 96th Home Rep. Brian Elder.

The three candidates are Allen Bauer, Timothy Beson and Martin Clean.

MLive Media Group has partnered with the League of Girls Voters of Michigan to offer candidate data and different voting assets to readers forward of 2020 elections. Every candidate was given an inventory of questions related to the workplace for which they’re campaigning. Click on right here to learn solutions from Rep. Elder, who was the one candidate to submit a response.

Bay County Building

Bay County Constructing

Bay County Authorities

Voters in Bay County will determine main election races amongst Democrats aiming for the county clerk, street fee and register of deeds places of work.

Bay County Clerk Cynthia Luczak is going through fellow Democrat Steve Pero for the place.

There are three candidates operating for one place on the Bay County Street Fee, all of whom are listed as Democrats – Invoice Jordan, Dick Sabias, and Ray Van Driessche.

Incumbent Brandon Krause is challenged by Matthew Bosco for the Bay County Register of Deeds seat. Each candidates are Democrats and are searching for a four-year time period of workplace.

Click on right here to see solutions from candidates who responded to Vote411′s questionnaire.

Bay County Board of Commissioners

The Board of Commissioners take heed to public remark throughout a gathering within the Bay County constructing on Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2020. Kaytie Boomer |

Bay County Board of Commissioners

A number of seats on the Bay County Board of Commissioners are on the poll.

For the first District, two newcomers will probably be competing for Michael Duranczyk’s spot on the Board of Commissioners. Marie Ann-Fryzel Fox and Steven Grey, each Democrats are vying for the first District seat.

Candidates for the 2nd, third and fifth District seats are incumbents which are operating unopposed, with Ernie Krygier operating for the 2nd District spot, Vaughn Begick operating for the third District, and Thomas Herek within the fifth District.

For the 4th District, Democratic incumbent Kim Coonan will face off in opposition to Republican challenger Lance Anson within the November election.

The remaining sixth and seventh District races have all-Democratic candidates, with Kaysey Owczarzak Radtke going through off in opposition to incumbent Tom Ryder for the sixth District and Jayme Johnson taking over incumbent Michael Lutz.

Bay City Central High School

The doorway to the Media Middle at Bay Metropolis Central Excessive College, the place the Dec. 9, 2019 assembly of the Bay Metropolis Public Colleges Board of Training was held.Riley Murdock

Colleges and extra

Featured on the August poll are a number of millages, together with a Bay Metropolis College District Bond proposal, which goals to levy a tax for facility enhancements reminiscent of a gymnasium addition to Western Center and Excessive College, refurbishing district faculty buildings, including to the district’s expertise property, buses, and enhancing athletic fields and amenities.

The millage query on the poll asks voters to think about a levy of 0.57 mill for 17 years.

Proposals on the Aug. Four poll embrace hearth millage and ambulance service contract renewals and township street millages.

The next is an inventory of the non-school millage proposals by township:

– Beaver Township: Fireplace safety millage for 1 mill for 10 years, to boost $86,800 within the first yr.

– Fraser Township: Fireplace millage renewal of 1 mill 4 years, to boost $100,597 within the first yr. Separate however comparable street millage renewal of 1 mill for 4 years, to boost $100,597.

– Gibson Township: Ambulance service renewal for 0.495 mills for 4 years, to boost $15,228 within the first yr.

– Hampton Township: Fireplace/police renewal for 1 mill for 10 years, to boost $366,000 within the first yr plus a brand new hearth/police further millage of 0.50 mills for 10 years to boost $168,000 within the first yr.

– Merritt Township: Street millage for 1.5 mills for five years, to boost $90,700 within the first yr.

– Monitor Township: Fireplace station enchancment bond to borrow not more than $4,870,000 and to difficulty bonds for a interval to not exceed 20 years, with an estimated millage of 0.6727 mill and a bond retirement charge of 0.6918 mill.

– Mount Forest Township: Fireplace division renewal of 1 mill for 10 years, to boost $40,987 within the first yr of the levy.

An entire breakdown on the proposals from the Bay County Clerk’s Workplace will be considered right here.

Bangor Township Hall

Administrative Assistant Barb Potts walks a canine from Bay County Animal Companies at Bangor Township Corridor on Thursday, Oct. 24, 2019.Kaytie Boomer |

Township choices

Relying on what township a voter resides in, Bay County voters might see quite a few candidates vying for an opportunity to take a management function of their group.

The next is a breakdown of the races by township which have a couple of candidate:

Bangor Trustees

Ed LaPlant Jr. – Democrat

Colleen M. Maillette – D

Kathie M. Marchlewski – D

Tim Banaszak – Republican

Tracy Koch – R

Brian Taylor – R

Beaver Supervisor

Ross A. Robbins – D

Nicholas Scott Tomezak – R

Beaver Trustees

David Kendziorski – D

Thomas Meier – R

William Retzloff – R

Frankenlust Supervisor

Daniel S. Ruff – D

Ronald Campbell – R

Frankenlust Trustees

James P. Begick – R

Samuel Britton – R

Ann M. Krauss – R

David J. Phillips – R

Frankenlust Constable

Craig Appold – R

Rollan Berger – R

Garfield Trustees

Gerald A. Rivard – D

Leroy Day – R

Paul J. Niemiec – R

Gibson Trustees

Terry Okay. Whitney – D

Suzette Rivard – R

Hampton Supervisor

Terri Shut – D

Jerry Talaga – D

Hampton Trustees

Emily Benchley – D

Barry Kenniston – D

Donald Klass – D

Steve Wisniewski – D

Pamela J, Wright – D

Kawkawlin Supervisor

Demnis J. Bragiel – D

Roy DeLorge – D

Kawkawlin Trustees

Jason Krause – D

Ken MacConnell – D

Troy Nalazek – D

Ashley Trombley – R

Merrit Trustees

Tom Lynch II – R

Amy Majeski – R

Cindy Mead – R

Monitor Supervisor

James Bellor – D

Ken Malkin – D

Terry M. Spencer – R

Monitor Clerk

Amy M. Shabluk – D

Linda Okay. Ferguson – R

Monitor Trustees

Paul Guzdzial – D

Elaine M. Kochany – D

Cindy L. Kowalski – D

Invoice Reder – D

Earl E. Arnold – R

Gary A. Brandt – R

Tina McCulloch – R

Robert J. Walsh – R

Mt. Forest Trustee

Donald Galloner – D

Jim Duley – R

Portsmouth Trustee

James J. Banaszak – D

Nance Cortion – D

Barbara A. Pett – D

Gene VanDriessche – D

Williams Supervisor

Paul M. Wasek – D

Willard C. Butterfield – R

Brad Eddy – R

Williams Clerk

Terri Charbonneau – D

Jerome E. Putt – R

Williams Trustee

Thomas W. Paige – D

Tom Putt – D

Jason Gower – R

Brian H, Jean – R

James Plant – R

Steven VanTol – R

There can even be a handful of races in smaller cities all through Bay County. The next is a breakdown of the races by metropolis which have a couple of candidate:

Metropolis of Auburn, Commissioner

Ken M. Charbonneau

Ryan Gwizdala

Jeff Rahl

Metropolis of Pinconning, Mayor

Gerald Gibson

Vern Little

Andrew P. Morris

Metropolis of Pinconning, Councilmember

Sheri Boettcher

Chris Kuehne

Ann M. LaPorte

Brian Saha

Associated information:

Here’s what is on the Aug. Four main poll in Saginaw County

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Voters to think about Bay Metropolis Public Colleges bond and township millages in August

three Republicans compete in August election for proper to face Bay County state Rep. Brian Elder

Meet the Bay County Board of Commissioners candidates vying in main election

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