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Novi 2012 Election Guide

The candidates, incumbents and issues that will be affecting Novi and Oakland County.

As we look ahead to November’s elections, Novi Patch is devoted to bringing you the information you need about every race in town. But first, here's what you need to know in the upcoming primary election on Aug. 7.

U.S. House of Representatives

Novi voters will help narrow down the candidates to one Republican and one Democrat to appear on the November ballot to serve the 11th Congressional District.

  • Democratic candidates: and Bill Roberts
  • Republican candidates: . and are also running as a write-in candidates.

*For more information on this race and the special primary election, view our .

U.S. Senator

The primary will narrow down the field of Republicans for one to face incumbent Debbie Stabenow on the November ballot. They are running for a six-year term in the U.S. Senate.

  • Democratic candidate: Debbie Stabenow
  • Republican candidates: Clark Durant, Gary Glenn, Randy Hekman, Pete Hoekstra

Michigan House of Representatives

There is only one Democrat and one Republican running for Michigan House of Representatives for the 38th District, which includes Novi. The two men will run uncontested in the primary and will vie for a two-year term in November.

  • Democratic candidate:
  • Republican candidate: Hugh Crawford

Oakland County Commissioner

There is only one Democrat and one Republican running for Oakland County Commissioner, so they will run uncontested in the primary. The two women are running for a two-year term.

  • Democratic candidate:
  • Republican candidate:

Novi Road Millage

In the August election, Novi residents will vote on whether to increase the city's road millage to fund more improvements to neighborhood streets.

Aaron Klenke June 15, 2012 at 01:33 PM
I think you are missing the best candidate for president. Gary Johnson will be on the ballot. Take a look at his stance on the issues at http://www.garyjohnson2012.com/issues and you may find he's the person that best represents what you believe in.
Joe Blowski August 06, 2012 at 08:19 PM
We're smart enough to not waste our vote on a third party fringe candidate, which we all know is a vote for the incumbent. PLEASE check out these resources before blindly voting for the DIA tax out of some sense of obligation. They have been crying wolf about their finances for DECADES - check this out: http://books.google.com/books?id=DSAj_yQRt9wC&printsec=frontcover#v=onepage&q&f=false For a good overview and links to their financial statements look here: www.http://affordablepublicservice.com/DIA_Millage.html They're a great asset to the community and I wish them the best, but to be MISLED by $2 million dollars in deceptive prime time TV ads - how broke are they, really? They're at "risk" all right - risk of the same mismanagement and bloated salaries and perks that you and I could never imagine - $400K+ salaries and benefits, spousal travel, PAID HOUSING for the director ( from 99-09 ), PAID "volunteers" costing over $700k in one year - please - VOTE NO !
What Up Western? October 01, 2012 at 10:02 AM
http://www.wlcsd.org/district.cfm?subpage=1568293 has information about the sinking fund millage renewal for Walled Lake Schools this November.
Keith Best November 02, 2012 at 10:47 AM
A vote for G. Johnson is a vote for the failure Obama. Johnson will get no more than 1% of the vote. Don't waste your vote. This country cannot sustain another 4 years under Obama.
Joe Blow81 November 02, 2012 at 08:34 PM
THANK YOU KEITH BEST !! Hopefully your message will not fall on deaf ears.....
Aaron Klenke November 03, 2012 at 12:53 AM
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