Results for the November 5 election

Nov 4, 2019

ALGER COUNTY

City of Munising—City Commissioner—Vote for not more than 2

Vicki Ballas-139

Christine Berry-134

Bob Wilkinson-104

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DELTA COUNTY

Bay de Noc Community College—0.8924 mills over 20 years for operations

Yes: 1,874   No: 5,332

Bay de Noc Township—renewal of 1.5 mills over 5 years for roads

Yes: 63   No: 36

Renewal of 0.5 mills over 5 years for operations

Yes: 64   No: 35

Escanaba City—City Council Member—Vote for not more than 2

Ronald Beauchamp-976

Tyler DuBord-1,113

Karen Moore-1,147

Michael Sattem-735

Garden Township—renewal of 1 mill over 10 years for the fire department

Yes: 111   No: 62

Gladstone City—City Commissioner—Vote for not more than 3

Bradley Mantela-527

Mike O'Connor-278

Dave Phalen-585

Steven Viau-323

Gladstone City—Mayor Advisory—Vote for not more than 1

Darin Hunter-244

Bradley Mantela-155

Dave Phalen-162

Joe Thompson-340

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DICKINSON COUNTY

Iron Mountain City—0.55 mills over 5 years for a School Liaison Officer

Yes:  338  No: 220  

Norway City—Council Member at Large—Vote for not more than 3

Candy Brew-313

Mark Bubloni-210

Lee R. Meneghini-308

Jeff Muraro-226

Jeremy Oja-217

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GOGEBIC COUNTY

Bessemer City

Proposal No. 1 Charter Amendment—Shall the city of Bessemer delete current charter section 4.7(b) which provides: "There shall be no standing committees of the council" and replace it with: "The council may by resolution create one or more standing committees of its members to perform specific duties and report on those duties assigned by way of report supported by a majority of the committee. Committee members shall be appointed by the mayor."?

Yes: 240   No: 67

Proposal No. 2 Charter Amendment—Shall the language "one thousand five hundred ($1,500.00) dollars" be deleted and replaced with "an amount to be determined from time to time by council resolution" in charter section 7.10(b) regarding spending limitations of the city manager?

Yes: 222   No: 85

Proposal No. 3 Charter Amendment—Shall the language "four (4) days" in section 9.8 be deleted and replaced with "three (3) days"?

Yes: 256   No: 49

Proposal No. 4 Charter Amendment—Shall the third sentence of section 9.10 of the city charter be amended by deleting the word "assessor" and replacing it with "clerk or council designee"?

Yes: 224  No: 73

Proposal No. 5 Charter Amendment—Shall the City of Bessemer delete current charter section 4.3 -- salaries of members of the council?

Yes: 206   No: 90

Proposal No. 6 Charter Amendment—Shall charter section 7.3 be amended by deleting "health officer, chief of police" from the list of council appointments?

Yes: 258   No: 39

Proposal No. 7 Charter Amendment—Shall the City of Bessemer delete current charter section 1.3 - alteration of ward boundaries, and renumber current section 1.4 - voting precincts to 1.3?

Yes: 256   No: 42

Shall Bessemer Area School District, Gogebic County, Michigan, reduce the number of board seats of its school board from seven (7) board seats to five (5) board seats, effective January 1, 2021, by eliminating two (2) board seats that were voted in 2016 and are to expire December 31, 2020?

Yes: 227   No: 132

Ironwood City—City Commissioner—Vote for not more than 5

Joseph J Cayer-404

Kim Corcoran-430

Annette Burchell-447

Tom Fiala-125

Maxwell Kasper-146

William Martell-200

Jim Mildren-378

Rick Semo-389

Dan Wood-250

Marenisco Township—Should Marenisco Township ordinance number 06172019 regulating marihuana facilities be repealed?

Yes: 146   No: 64

Wakefield City—renewal of 1 mill over 5 years for the Wakefield Public Library

Yes: 269   No: 78

Proposal No. 1 Charter Amendment—"Shall the city of Wakefield eliminate the Civil Service method of selecting non-union and non-officer employees by deleting the phrase 'subject to the Civil Service rules and regulations' from both section 3.10(b) functions and duties of city manager; and also from section 4.12 employment and removal of personnel other than officers; and by further deleting 4.16 Civil Service in its entirety."

Yes: 180  No: 160

Proposal No. 2 Charter Amendment—"Shall the city of Wakefield charter provide for staggered four year councilmember terms instead of the current two year terms by replacing the first sentence of section 5.4 with:

'Councilmember terms of office shall be four years and staggered. Transition to staggered terms shall be accomplished by the top three vote getters in the next election (November, 2021) receiving four year terms. The next two vote getters shall receive two year terms. At the following election (November, 2023) the top two vote getters will receive four year terms'."?

Yes: 195  No: 148

Proposal No. 3 Charter Amendment—Shall section 10.6(a)(2) be deleted and the first sentence of section 10.6(a)(1) be amended to consolidate meetings of the board of review into one session rather than two separate sessions, two weeks apart?

Yes: 256  No: 85

Wakefield City Council Member—Vote for not more than 5

James S Anderson-211

John Granato-168

Scott Heikkila-236

Amy Tarro-199

Dale White-270

Kay Wiita-182

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IRON COUNTY

Iron River City—Mayor—Vote for not more than 1

Mark Polley-258

Dennis D. Powell-308

Councilperson—Vote for not more than 2

Anthony Clements-186

Benjamin Garcia-241

Keith D. Hamel-127

RonJo Leonoff-287

Patricia Mercier-108

Damon Nasser-141

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MARQUETTE COUNTY

Marquette City—City Commission—Vote for not more than 2

Evan Bonsall-2,440

Sally R. Davis-1,443

Andrew R. Lorinser-1,463

Nina van den Ende-1,238

Michigamme Township—Renewal of 3.9792 mills over 6 years for operations

Yes: 51   No: 8

Renewal of 1.4680 mills over 20 years for a community center and township hall

Yes: 48   No: 11

Richmond Township—1.5 mills over 15 years for the fire department

Yes: 79   No: 14

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MENOMINEE COUNTY

Stephenson Area Public Schools—1 mill over 3 years to create a sinking fund for improvements

Yes: 281  No: 275

Menominee City—Council Member, Ward 1—Vote for not more than 1

Jacqueline Nutter-107

Kris Rusch-80

Council Member, Ward 2—Vote for not more than 1

Scott Christiansen-64

Steve Fifarek-122

Council Member, Ward 3--Vote for not more than 1

Dennis Klitzke-107

Edward Smith-98

Meyer Township—Renewal of 1 mill over 3 years for the fire department

Yes: 80   No: 8

Stephenson City—"50 years ago, the residents of the City were asked to vote on adopting a City Charter and Stephenson moved from a village to a home rule City in 1969. The Charter that was passed has not been revised or amended since the date it was voted on by the residents of the City. There are many items in the charter that need to be updated. "Shall there be a general revision of the charter of the City of Stephenson?"

Yes: 106  No: 29

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SCHOOLCRAFT COUNTY

Manistique City—Council Member—Vote for not more than 3

Ken Blowers-70

Joan Ecclesine-340

Martha Johnson-318

Aimee Lunsford-36

Kimberly Shiner-220

Isaac R. Swisher-53

Paul Walker-194