December 23, 2014 at 12:01 am

Oakland County election results

Latest results of elections and ballot proposals from Oakland County, Michigan.

Oakland

Oakland County
Commissioner
One 2-year termVotesVote %
1st District
(24 of 24 pcts.)
Michael J. Gingell (R) 12,913 67%
Torri Mathes (D) 6,297 33%
2nd District
(26 of 26 pcts.)
Bob Hoffman (R) 12,250 72%
Mark Danowski (D) 4,820 28%
3rd District
(24 of 24 pcts.)
Michael Spisz (R) 14,033 69%
Rick Kelley (D) 6,405 31%
4th District
(24 of 24 pcts.)
Tom Middleton (R) 12,811 65%
Phillip Reid (D) 6,763 35%
5th District
(22 of 22 pcts.)
John A. Scott (R) 11,142 58%
Markus Tincher (D) 8,026 42%
6th District
(22 of 22 pcts.)
Eileen Kowall (R) 11,505 65%
Ethyl Rivera (D) 6,229 35%
7th District
(21 of 21 pcts.)
Christine A. Long (R) 12,652 63%
Christopher DuBois (D) 7,422 37%
8th District
(22 of 22 pcts.)
Phil Weipert (R) 12,455 67%
Janet Smith (D) 6,268 33%
9th District
(23 of 23 pcts.)
Hugh Crawford (R) 11,609 60%
Colleen Crossey (D) 7,782 40%
10th District
(21 of 21 pcts.)
Katrina Barr (R) 1,618 13%
David Bowman (D) 10,512 87%
11th District
(28 of 28 pcts.)
Robert Gosselin (R) 14,073 63%
Martha Black (D) 8,247 37%
12th District
(39 of 39 pcts.)
Shelley Goodman Taub (R) 17,993 67%
Mike Lewis (D) 8,686 33%
13th District
(23 of 23 pcts.)
Gene Yee (R) 8,240 38%
Marcia Gershenson (D) 13,237 62%
14th District
(28 of 28 pcts.)
Bill Dwyer (R) 13,690 58%
Gerald Skinner (D) 9,802 42%
15th District
(24 of 24 pcts.)
Jeff Matis (R) 11,801 64%
Nadine Harvey (D) 6,670 36%
16th District
(21 of 21 pcts.)
Wade Fleming (R) 11,308 59%
Phyllis A. Noda (D) 7,886 41%
17th District
(29 of 29 pcts.)
Regina Brim (R) 2,732 12%
Nancy Quarles (D) 19,600 88%
18th District
(25 of 25 pcts.)
Michael Bates (R) 3,879 22%
Helaine Zack (D) 13,589 78%
19th District
(24 of 24 pcts.)
Chris Meister (R) 9,134 41%
Dave Woodward (D) 12,981 59%
20th District
(23 of 23 pcts.)
Douglas K. Mac Lean (R) 6,064 40%
Gary R. McGillivray (D) 9,155 60%
21st District
(24 of 24 pcts.)
Richard A. Van Camp (R) 3,569 18%
Janet Jackson (D) 16,284 82%

Judge of Circuit Court
One 8-year termVotesVote %
6th Circuit, Non-Incumbent
(516 of 516 pcts.)
Karen Geibel 94,360 34%
Lisa Langton 179,905 66%

Judge of District Court
One 8-year term; one 6-year termVotesVote %
45th District, Incumbent
(25 of 25 pcts.)
Michelle Friedman Appel (Inc.) 9,158 54%
David M. Gubow 7,878 46%

Judge of District Court
One 8-year termVotesVote %
45A District, Incumbent
(7 of 7 pcts.)
Dale Schneider 1,850 33%
Jamie Wittenberg (Inc.) 3,765 67%

Judge of District Court
One 6-year termVotesVote %
48th District, Incumbent
(71 of 71 pcts.)
Kevin Kevelighan 14,591 32%
Kimberly Small (Inc.) 31,123 68%
51st District, Incumbent
(29 of 29 pcts.)
Patrick J. Bagley 4,112 24%
Richard D. Kuhn Jr. (Inc.) 13,063 76%
52nd District, 1st Division, Incumbent
(69 of 69 pcts.)
Brian W. MacKenzie (Inc.) 23,615 50%
Travis M. Reeds 23,830 50%
52nd District, 4th Division, Non-Incumbent
(36 of 36 pcts.)
Mike Bosnic 11,922 45%
Maureen M. McGinnis 14,696 55%

Oakland Community College
(509 of 509 pcts.)
Board of Trustees
Two 6-year termsVotesVote %
Lionel J. Bodzin 17,495 4%
Shirley Jean Bryant 87,116 21%
Al Gui 11,324 3%
Robert M. Kuhn 57,451 14%
John P. McCulloch 68,604 16%
Chris Noordhoorn 28,958 7%
Dennis Paul Francis O'Connor 45,149 11%
Joel Ross 31,789 8%
Randy Ston 26,269 6%
Steve Thomas 44,441 11%

Addison
(3 of 3 pcts.)
Transportation Millage Proposal
Levy 0.25 mill for five years to help fund the North Oakland Transportation Authority.VotesVote %
Yes 1,216 49%
No 1,257 51%

Library Millage Proposal
Levy 0.2 mill for 10 years.VotesVote %
Yes 1,380 55%
No 1,146 45%

Auburn Hills
(9 of 9 pcts.)
Burning Ordinance Proposal
Adopt ordinance prohibiting open burning of leaves and brush on all single-family residential properties.VotesVote %
Yes 2,181 38%
No 3,505 62%

Berkley
(7 of 7 pcts.)
Marijuana Charter Amendment
Amend charter so that nothing applies to the use, possession, or transfer of less than 1 ounce of marijuana on private property, or transportation of less than 1 ounce of marijuana, by a person 21 or older.VotesVote %
Yes 3,811 62%
No 2,311 38%

Bloomfield
(32 of 32 pcts.)
Library Millage Proposal
Levy 0.54 mills for 10 years.VotesVote %
Yes 12,309 63%
No 7,267 37%

Bloomfield Hills
(2 of 2 pcts.)
Waste Hauler Proposal
Adopt ordinance to contract with single waste hauler for garbage and recycling.VotesVote %
Yes 1,088 57%
No 817 43%

Clarkston
(1 of 1 pcts.)
Council
Three 2-year termsVotesVote %
Richard Bisio 233 25%
Sharron Catallo 255 27%
Peggy J. Roth 190 20%
Michael G. Sabol 258 28%

Farmington
(6 of 6 pcts.)
Road Millage Renewal
Renew levy of 1.54 mills for 10 years.VotesVote %
Yes 2,815 71%
No 1,126 29%

Farmington Hills
(27 of 27 pcts.)
Road Millage Proposal
Levy 2 mills for 10 years.VotesVote %
Yes 15,109 52%
No 13,864 48%

Franklin
(2 of 2 pcts.)
Trustee
Three 4-year termsVotesVote %
Brian Gordon 503 25%
Judy D. Moenck 591 29%
Tom Morrow 575 28%
Ed Saenz 378 18%

Holly Village
(2 of 2 pcts.)
President
One 2-year termVotesVote %
Ryan Bladzik 783 100%

Council
Three 4-year termsVotesVote %
David Cruickshank 583 22%
Reisa Hamilton 410 16%
Suzanne LaMarche Heiple 541 21%
Pauline Kenner 509 20%
Chris Rankin 556 21%

Charter Amendment 1: Elective Office
Amend charter so that persons 18 years or older are eligible for elective office, as opposed to individuals 21 years or older.VotesVote %
Yes 763 55%
No 617 45%

Charter Amendment 2: March Elections
Amend charter to delete requirement for regular March elections.VotesVote %
Yes 669 52%
No 627 48%

Charter Amendment 3: Health Officer
Amend charter to delete the section establishing a Health Officer.VotesVote %
Yes 726 56%
No 577 44%

Charter Amendment 4: Meetings
Amend charter to require the council to hold at least two meetings per month January through October, and one meeting per month November and December.VotesVote %
Yes 1,033 77%
No 310 23%

Charter Amendment 5: Budget
Amend charter to require budget estimates to be submitted to the Village Manager by the first Monday in March, as opposed to in April.VotesVote %
Yes 1,125 85%
No 196 15%

Huntington Woods
(5 of 5 pcts.)
Marijuana Charter Amendment
Amend charter so that nothing applies to the use, possession, or transfer of less than 1 ounce of marijuana on private property, or transportation of less than 1 ounce of marijuana, by a person 21 or older.VotesVote %
Yes 2,295 70%
No 993 30%

Keego Harbor
(1 of 1 pcts.)
Council
Two 3-year termsVotesVote %
Robert Kalman 534 39%
Sidney Rubin 519 38%
Phillip A. Trzos 300 22%

Lake Orion
(1 of 1 pcts.)
Council
Three 4-year terms; one 2-year termVotesVote %
Shauna Brown 468 22%
Douglas Hobbs 493 23%
Christian Mills 410 19%
Kevin Mlynarek 344 16%
John D. Ranville 442 20%

Lyon
(6 of 6 pcts.)
Trustee
One partial term ending 11/20/2016VotesVote %
Sean O'Neil (R) 3,789 71%
Steven Greene (D) 1,582 29%

Milford
(4 of 4 pcts.)
Council
Three 4-year termsVotesVote %
Jennifer L. Frankford 1,082 25%
Richard I. Lippitt 737 17%
Thomas Dale Nader 789 19%
David H. Pehrson 940 22%
Brian D. Surowiec 699 16%

Novi
(21 of 21 pcts.)
Taxes Charter Amendment
Amend charter to remove automatic 4% fee for delinquent taxes, and replace with 1% fee as of Sept. 1 and additional 3% fee as of Sept. 15.VotesVote %
Yes 12,709 74%
No 4,352 26%

Oakland Township
(8 of 8 pcts.)
Trustee
Two partial terms ending 11/20/2016VotesVote %
Robin Buxar (R) 4,799 46%
John Giannangeli (R) 4,578 44%
Quinton Mack (NP) 1,100 10%

Fire Millage Renewal
Renew levy of 1 mill for six years.VotesVote %
Yes 5,219 77%
No 1,589 23%

Orchard Lake
(1 of 1 pcts.)
Council
Two 3-year termsVotesVote %
Norm Finkelstein 622 38%
Latif Zia Oram 341 21%
Bruce Tobin 666 41%

Orion
(14 of 14 pcts.)
Fire Equipment Millage Proposal
Levy 0.6 mill for five years.VotesVote %
Yes 6,810 55%
No 5,631 45%

Oxford
(7 of 7 pcts.)
Fire Millage Proposal
Levy 3.5 mills for six years for fire, EMS and advanced life support services.VotesVote %
Yes 4,136 59%
No 2,835 41%

Police Millage Proposal
Levy 3.92 mills for five years.VotesVote %
Yes 3,167 54%
No 2,676 46%

Library Millage Proposal
Levy 0.45 mill for 10 years.VotesVote %
Yes 3,367 48%
No 3,612 52%

Pleasant Ridge
(2 of 2 pcts.)
Library Millage Proposal
Levy 0.5 mill for five years.VotesVote %
Yes 1,189 81%
No 287 19%

Operating Millage Proposal
Levy 2.9 mills beginning in July 2015.VotesVote %
Yes 1,092 74%
No 377 26%

Parks Millage Proposal
Levy 0.75 mill for 10 years.VotesVote %
Yes 1,000 68%
No 480 32%

Marijuana Charter Amendment
Amend charter establishing certain marijuana-related offenses as the lowest law enforcement priorities.VotesVote %
Yes 1,011 70%
No 430 30%

Rochester Hills
(32 of 32 pcts.)
Fire Millage Increase
Increase levy from 2.5 mills to 3 mills.VotesVote %
Yes 18,394 71%
No 7,401 29%

Royal Oak
(24 of 24 pcts.)
Road Millage Proposal
Levy 2.5 mills for 10 years.VotesVote %
Yes 11,854 54%
No 10,228 46%

Normandy Oaks Proposal
Amend city code to authorize the sale of up to 10 acres of Normandy Oaks Golf Course and the conversion of remaining property to a city park.VotesVote %
Yes 15,969 76%
No 5,104 24%

Southfield
(36 of 36 pcts.)
Street Bond Proposal
Levy 2.58 mills in 2015, then 2.5 mills annually to raise $99 million.VotesVote %
Yes 17,913 65%
No 9,642 35%

Wolverine Lake
(2 of 2 pcts.)
Council
Three 4-year terms; one 2-year termVotesVote %
Ron Cumbo 560 16%
Mark Duff 695 19%
John A. Magee 882 25%
Ed Sienkiewicz 657 18%
Michael Stack 778 22%

Avondale School District
(15 of 15 pcts.)
Board Member
Four 4-year termsVotesVote %
Sean L. Johnson 2,974 19%
Erv Jones 1,858 12%
Terry Lang 3,067 19%
Sid Lockhart 2,430 15%
Cynthia Tischer 3,082 20%
Scott VanDeWater 2,369 15%

School Bond Proposal
Levy 0.07 mill in 2015, then 0.6 mill annually to raise $2,175,000.VotesVote %
Yes 5,479 62%
No 3,385 38%

Berkley School District
(16 of 16 pcts.)
Board Member
Two 6-year termsVotesVote %
Roger Blake 4,784 31%
Mary Jo Israel 6,350 41%
Sam Pernick 4,422 28%

Birmingham Public Schools
(35 of 35 pcts.)
Board Member
Three 4-year termsVotesVote %
Walter J. Rothschild 10,724 48%
Steve Scheidt 11,800 52%

Clarkston Community Schools
(19 of 19 pcts.)
Board Member
Three 6-year termsVotesVote %
Donald E. Deering 4,811 16%
Elizabeth Egan 7,334 25%
Kelli Horst 7,315 25%
Steve Hyer 5,837 20%
Rosalie Lieblang 4,246 14%

Farmington Public School District
(31 of 31 pcts.)
Board Member
Two 6-year termsVotesVote %
Trisha L. Balazovic 8,948 23%
Jessica Cummings 13,171 34%
Terry L. Johnson 9,806 25%
William J. Lubaway 6,740 17%

Ferndale Public Schools
(11 of 11 pcts.)
Board Member
Three 6-year termsVotesVote %
Nan Kerr-Mueller 3,950 25%
Jennifer M. LaTosch 4,358 28%
Karen Twomey 4,738 30%
Keith Warnick 2,768 18%

Hazel Park School District
(7 of 7 pcts.)
Board Member
Three 4-year termsVotesVote %
Laura Adkins 2,190 27%
Ryan Cook 987 12%
Jo Dickinson 728 9%
Charles Hemple 890 11%
Beverly Hinton 1,691 21%
Rachel Noth 1,662 20%

Holly Area School District
(14 of 14 pcts.)
Board Member
Three 4-year termsVotesVote %
Robin J. Barner-Carne 4,107 50%
Michael Newcomb 4,065 50%

Sinking Fund Millage Proposal
Levy 1.2 mills for 10 years.VotesVote %
Yes 4,121 47%
No 4,581 53%

Huron Valley Schools
(29 of 29 pcts.)
Board Member
Three 4-year termsVotesVote %
Sean Carlson 8,587 26%
Lindsay Cotter 8,996 27%
Denise E. Pistana 6,998 21%
Rebecca S. Walsh 8,207 25%

Lake Orion Community Schools
(23 of 23 pcts.)
Operating Millage Renewal
Renew levy of 20.25 mills for 10 years.VotesVote %
Yes 8,931 60%
No 5,971 40%

Novi Community School District
(13 of 13 pcts.)
Board Member
Three 6-year termsVotesVote %
Paul D. Cook 3,942 21%
Ann Glubzinski 4,955 27%
Chris Harpenau 3,026 16%
Willy Mena 3,989 22%
Robert Peurach 2,635 14%

Pontiac School District
(33 of 33 pcts.)
Board Member
Four 4-year termsVotesVote %
Torre J. Brown 3,854 11%
William A. Carrington 4,892 13%
Brenda Carter 8,323 23%
Prince Ravanna El 3,276 9%
James Endres 3,647 10%
April Hernandez 6,718 18%
Caroll Y. Turpin 5,837 16%

Southfield Public Schools
(36 of 36 pcts.)
Board Member
Two 4-year termsVotesVote %
Bessie Burden 10,402 32%
Darrell B. Joyce 11,526 35%
Leslie Love Smith (formerly Timinica Tyisha Smith) 11,000 33%

South Lyon Community Schools
(20 of 20 pcts.)
Board Member
Three 6-year termsVotesVote %
Anthony R. Abbate 4,216 20%
Randy Clark 4,114 20%
Georganne D. Ehlert 2,359 11%
Justin Gusick 3,181 15%
Amy McCusker 5,162 25%
Daniel Schwegler 1,818 9%

Troy School District
(24 of 24 pcts.)
Board Member
Two 6-year termsVotesVote %
Paula Fleming 10,463 38%
Jen Hilzinger 8,104 30%
Nancy Philippart 8,691 32%

Walled Lake Consolidated School District
(41 of 41 pcts.)
Operating Millage Renewals
Renew levies of 18 mills and 3.9 mills for 10 years.VotesVote %
Yes 20,414 64%
No 11,521 36%

Waterford School District
(37 of 37 pcts.)
Board Member
Two 6-year termsVotesVote %
Mary Barghahn 4,781 16%
Paul Barghahn 3,201 11%
Cherie Billington 3,114 10%
David Downing 5,494 18%
Heather Halls 7,688 26%
John Paul Torres 5,866 19%

West Bloomfield School District
(17 of 17 pcts.)
Board Member
Two 6-year termsVotesVote %
Stacy Gold Brickman 6,482 41%
Cristina Elsen 5,944 38%
Raman Singh 3,247 21%