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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) - Here are some select results from key races around the state and region from yesterday’s primary election.
MICHIGAN United States Senator 6 Year Term
Former Congressman Pete Hoekstra will face Democratic U-S Senator Debbie Stabenow in the general election in November. Hoekstra defeated three other candidates in the Republican primary yesterday. Also in the race for the GOP nomination were Clark Durant, Randall Hekman and Gary Glenn. Stabenow was unopposed in the democratic primary Tuesday.
Republican - Pete Hoekstra – 387,869 Clark Durant – 244,451 Gary Glenn – 70,572 Randall Hekman – 47,827
Democrat - Debbie Stabenow – 551,174
109th District State Representative 2 Year Term
Democrat - John Kivela 4,512 Tony Retaskie 4,316
Republican - Jack Hubbard 3,365 Jim Hafeman 1,299
108th District State Representative 2 Year Term
Democrat - Sharon Gray 2,911 Judy Nerat 2,818
Republican - Ed McBroom 4,599
110th District State Representative 2 Year Term
Democrat - Scott Dianda 4,947 William Lucius 2,590
Republican - Matt Huuki 3,675
MARQUETTE COUNTY Probate Judge 6 Year Term (One open seat. Top 2 move on to Nov)
Cheryl Hill 4,271
George Hyde 2,621
Cathy Church 1,968
Robbie Powelson 1,293
Pat Jennings 592
MARQUETTE COUNTY-WIDE BALLOT PROPOSALS
Proposal A – Senior Citizen Millage Proposal
Millage renewal and increase to .4474 mills for 6 years for services to senior citizens.
Yes: 9,170 No: 1,895
Proposal B – Search and Rescue Millage Proposal
Millage renewal and increase to .1525 mills for 6 years for Search and Rescue Technical Rescue Services for Marquette County.
Yes: 8,724 No: 2,299
Proposal C – Central Dispatch/Enhanced 911
Millage renewal and increase to .4970 mills for 6 years for the 911 emergency dispatch telephone system.
Yes: 8,889 No: 1,704
Marquette City Commission (Two open seats. Top 4 move on to Nov)
J. Michael Coyne 1,421
Sara Cambensy 1,251
Tony Tollefson 738
Amy Conover 551
Mike Plourde 413
Craig Miller 229
Michael LaTulip 138
Benjamin Stanley 82
2012 Marquette County Township Results
Chocolay Township Library Millage
Renewal of .7589 mills for 5 years for library services for residents of Chocolay Township.
Yes: 1,127 No:366
Chocolay Township Fire Station Millage
Millage increase of 1.70 mills 6 years for construction of a new fire station.
Yes: 808 No:696
Ely Township Operations Millage Renewal
Renewal of 2 mills be renewed for 5 years for general operations of Ely Township.
Yes: 237 No:72
Ely Township Garbage Collection Millage Renewal
Renewal of 2 mills be for 5 years for general operations of Ely Township.
Yes: 260 No:51
Ewing Township Fire Protection Millage Renewal
Renewal of 1 mill for 20 years for continued operation of the Tri-Township Fire Department?
Yes: 23 No:5
Forsyth Township Police Department Millage
Millage increase of 1 mill for 6 years for continued operation of the police department in the township.
Yes: 515 No:425
Negaunee Township Operations Millage
Millage restored to 1.4 mills for continued operations of Negaunee Township.
Yes: 296 No:199
Powell Township Road Millage
Millage increase of 2 mills for 5 years for street and road improvements in Powell Township.
Yes: 94 No: 142
Powell Township Library Millage Renewal
Renewal of .9971 mills for 5 years for library services for residents of Powell Township.
Yes: 113 No: 122
Richmond Township Operations Millage Renewal
Renewal of 2.5 mills for 5 years for general operations of Richmond Township.
Yes: 112 No:40
Richmond Township Fire Protection Millage Renewal
Renewal of 1.5 mills for 20 years for fire protection in Richmond Township.
Yes: 119 No:34
Sands Township Operations Millage Renewal
Renewal of .8501 mills for 4 years for general operations of Sands Township.
Yes: 293 No:99
Sands Township Library Millage Renewal
Renewal of .8501 mills for 4 years for library services for residents of Sands Township.
Yes: 306 No:93
Turin Township Fire Protection Millage Renewal
Restoration of 1 mill for 20 years for fire protection services in Turin Township.
Yes: 18 No:8
West Branch Township Library Millage Renewal
Renewal of .93137 mills for 5 years for library services for residents of West Branch Township.
Yes: 177 No:61
Negaunee Capital Equipment Millage
Millage increase of 1.5 mills for 5 years to purchase and extend the life of equipment for Police, Fire and Public Works Departments in the City of Negaunee.
Yes: 441 No:166
Negaunee Schools Sinking Fund Proposal
Restoration of 2 mills for 5 years to renew a building site sinking fund millage that expires in 2013.
Yes: 835 No:427
2012 Alger County Primary Election Results
AuTrain Township Treasurer
Ann Clapp (D)103
Lisa Burley (D)18
Sarah Mannisto (D)64
Burt Township Clerk
Kay Wampler (D)41
Kim Fultz (R) 47
Deborah Lundquist (R)85
Onota Township Supervisor
David Brinich (R)47
John Hudson (R)32
Library Services Renewal
.3 mills be renewed for 6 years for funding library services at the Munising School Public Library for countywide use.
Alger County Ambulance Millage
1 mill increase for 4 years for funding of the Alger County Ambulance Service.
AuTrain Road Millage
A 2 mill increase for 5 years for road maintenance and improvements in AuTrain Township.
Burt Township Millage
Restoration to 1 mill level by increasing it by .4179 for 5 years for general operations of Burt Township.
Mathias Township Road Millage
Renewal of 1 mill be renewed for 4 years for crushing gravel and other maintenance to existing gravel roads in Mathias Township.
Mathias Township Road Millage Increase
Millage increased by 1 mill for 4 years for maintenance and improvements of streets and roads in Mathias Township.
Mathias Township Fire Protection
Renewal of 1 mill 4 years for fire operations and protection services in Mathias Township.
Onota Township General Operations Millage
Renewal of 2 mills for 4 years be renewed for general operations of Onota Township.
Onota Township Fire Protection
Renewa1 of .5 mills for 4 years be renewed for operating and providing fire protection services in Onota Township.
Onota Township Solid Waste Millage
Renewal of 2 mills for 4 years be renewed for solid waste services in Onota Township.