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Sanilac County will have federal- state- commission and township elections
Mary Drier posted by Tom Greene
Wed, 14 Oct 2020 19:17:51 EDT
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During the Tuesday Nov. 3 general election in Sanilac County, there will be a race for the 83rd District House seat, the 10th Congressional District seat, a commissioner position, and some townships.
The candidates who will square off for the 10th Congressional District are Democrat Kimberly Bizon and Republican Lisa McClain. The winner will replace Paul Mitchell who did not seek re-election.
Those vying for the 83rd House of Representative seat are Republican Andrew Beeler and Democrat Stephanie Armstrong-Helton. The winner will replace Rep. Shane Hernandez who did not seek re-election.
The contested county seat is in Sanilac County Commission District #1, which covers the townships of Argyle, Austin, Delaware, Evergreen, Forester, Greenleaf, Lamotte, Marion, Minden, and Wheatland.
Those vying for the position are Republican Jon Block and Democrat Creg Berger. Dan Dean did not seek re-election.
Turning to the races in the townships-
There are three candidates in Marion Township running for two trustee seats.
- Squaring off will be Republican candidates Teresa Stringer and Thomas VanSickle, and Democrat Suzette Vogel.
In Sanilac Township, there are contested races for supervisor and for treasurer.
- Running for supervisor are Democrat Joseph Donnelly and Republican Dan Kelly. Squaring off for treasurer are Democrat Tazia Milarch and Republican Dru Moran.
There are three candidates seeking the treasurer position in Speaker Township.
- Those vying for the seat are Republican Tracy Sheldon, and Janice Priess and Jean Ann Fuller, who both filed as having no party affiliation.
In Worth Township, three candidates will square off for two trustee positions.
- Those vying for the seats are Republican Barbara Milsap, as well as Thomas Gilbert and Dick Martin, who both filed as having no party affiliation.
However, write-in candidates have until 4 p.m., Friday, Oct. 23 to file with the county clerk's office.
On Election Day, the polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.