The MCC Center for Experiential Learning will host a series of candidate forums in July at the College’s Sturrus Technology Center, 388 W. Clay, in downtown Muskegon.
The format consists of candidates’ opening statements followed by selected questions pertaining to three general topics that will be identified in advance. The forums are free and the public is encouraged to attend. For more information, contact the Center for Experiential Learning at (231) 777-0380.
The candidate forum schedule is as follows:
Monday, July 9, 6:30-8 p.m.
- 34th State Senate District – Republican Primary Candidates: Jon Bumstead and Holly Hughes
- 91st State Representative District – Republican Primary Candidates: Alan Jager and Greg Van Woerkom
Monday, July 16, 6:30-8 p.m.
- 34th State Senate District – Democratic Primary Candidates: Poppy Sias-Hernandez and Collene Lamonte
- 91st State Representative District – Democratic Primary Candidates: Tanya Cabala and Andy O’Riley
The open primary election for the Michigan State Senate and the Michigan House of Representatives will be held on August 7, 2018. The general election will be held on November 6, 2018. Michigan state senators serve four-year terms, with all seats up for election every four years. Michigan state representatives serve two-year terms, with all seats up for election every two years.
Wednesday, July 11, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
- County Commission District 1 Democratic Primary Candidates: Pat Jones and Rillastine R. Wilkins
- County Commission District 2 Democratic Primary Candidates: Benjamin Cross and Marcia Hovey-Wright
- County Commission District 9 Democratic Primary Candidates: Andrew Heykoop and Kenneth Mahoney
- County Commission District 5 Republican Primary Candidates: Zach Lahring and David Farhat
- County Commission District 9 Republican Primary Candidates: Eric Rothoff and Richard A. Holman
Italicized candidates are anticipated but have not confirmed their participation
The open primary election for the Muskegon County Board of Commissioners will be held on August 7, 2018. The general election will be held on November 6, 2018. Commissioners serve two-year terms.