Election 2022

Board of canvassers determines tie in MCE board seat

November 14, 2022

Board of canvassers determines tie in MCE board seat LUDINGTON — Mason County Eastern Board of Education write-in candidates Ryan Howe and Ben Norton tied for the full term position in last week’s General Election. Mason County Clerk Cheryl Kelly said the tie was determined by the Mason County Board of Canvassers. As a result, the two will meet at…

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Barnett to become next Ludington mayor

November 9, 2022

Barnett to become next Ludington mayor LUDINGTON — Former Ludington police chief Mark Barnett will become the next Ludington mayor. According to unofficial results, Barnett defeated incumbent Steve Miller 2,029 to 1,398 (58%). Barnett served as police chief of the city for 19 years, retiring in 2020. Miller was elected mayor in 2018 and will end his term on Dec.…

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MCC school board election results

November 9, 2022

MCC school board election results SCOTTVILLE — Four Mason County Central Board of Education incumbents retained their seats. Full term candidates were: Gena Nelson, 1,887; Barry Pleiness, 1,768; and Steven Griswold, 1,746. Partial term candidate was Oscar Davila, 2,303. An additional full term seat remains which will be filled by a write-in candidate once results are reviewed by the board…

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Ludington Area School District board election results

November 9, 2022

Ludington Area School District board election results LUDINGTON — Two seats were open for Ludington Area School District Board of Education. The top two vote-getters were Stephanie Reed, 4,718 and Sarah Lowman, 4,346. Jason Wolven received 2,546 votes. Results are unofficial.  Please consider helping to fund local news. Mason County Press and Oceana County Press are available for free thanks to…

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Squires will continue as District 4 county commissioner

November 9, 2022

Squires will continue as District 4 county commissioner Dr. Lewis Squires will keep his seat as the District 4 Mason County commissioner. Squires, a Republican, defeated challenger Rita Copenhaver, a Democrat, 1,335 to 788. District 4 includes Amber Township and the northern half of Pere Marquette Township.  Squires has bene on the commission for 16 years.  Results are unofficial.  Please…

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