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November 6, 2012 General Election Ballot

November 6, 2012 General Election Ballot

From: http://www.muskegon-mi.gov

To view a copy of the November 6, 2012 General Election Ballot, visit the link below, fill in your name, dob, and zip code.


Please note this ballot will be a two-page ballot containing 11 proposals. Those unable to wait in long lines may want to consider applying for an absentee ballot. For an application, contact the City Clerk’s Office at 724-6705.

Governor Rick Snyder holding Mobile Office Hours

Governor Rick Snyder holding Mobile Office Hours

News Release:


Governor Rick Snyder’s Mobile Office Hours


Monday, June 18th


Holland, MI

7am – 9am


61 East 9th Street


Muskegon, MI

10am- 12pm

Ryke’s Bakery


Grand Rapids, MI

1pm – 3pm

City Hall – Conference Center



4pm- 6pm

Bluewater Cafe


Governor Snyder’s staff will be on hand to discuss issues and will have information on the budget, ways to get more involved in state government, and the ongoing reinvention of Michigan.

 Please visit our website : reinventingmichigan.blogspot.com


Muskegon's unemployment dropped in March

Muskegon's unemployment dropped in March

The unemployment rate dropped statewide in March, compared to February.  Across Michigan, the jobless rate fell to 9% from 9.4% the previous month. In Muskegon, the rate fell from 9.4% to 9.1%.

Here is a look at all of the regions across Michigan.

Muskegon County Presidential Primary Election Results

Muskegon County Presidential Primary Election Results

The Presidential Primary Election was held throughout Michigan on Tuesday. In Muskegon County, the majority of voters supported Rick Santorum.

The top three candidates were Rick Santorum with 5,896 votes, Mitt Romney with 4,825 votes and Ron Paul with 1,366 votes.

Full election results can be seen by clicking here.

Breakfast with Congressman Huizenga

Breakfast with Congressman Huizenga

The Holland and Zeeland Chambers of Commerce are hosting a breakfast with Congressman Bill Huizenga, who represents Michigan’s 2nd District.  The breakfast is scheduled on Monday, December 19 from 7:30am to 9:30am at Evergreen Commons at 480 State Street in Holland.  Huizenga will give updates on what is going on in Washington, D.C., reveal his plans for the upcoming year, and answer questions from participants.

The cost is $25 for members and $40 for non-members.  Tables of 10:  $250.  For more information go to www.hollandchamber.org

The 2nd Congressional District runs along the lakeshore and covers nine counties, including Ottawa, Muskego and Oceana, and portions of two counties - Kent and Allegan.

New Occupy Movement Begins in West Michigan

From: Occupy The Lakeshore

MUSKEGON - A new occupy movement has begun in west Michigan in solidarity with the Occupy Wall Street and world-wide movements in other cities.   The new group, called "Occupy The Lakeshore" recently split off from the Occupy Muskegon movement to allow its members to pursue a different approach to achieve similar goals.  Additionally, the group hopes to become a cohesive entity for Muskegon and north Ottawa County movements to coordinate their activities to "amplify their voice" in direct actions of similar interest.

November Elections

November Elections

There are several proposals and candidates on the ballot for tomorrow's elections being held throughout the Muskegon area.

For a complete list of proposals and candidates, visit Muskegon County's elections page by clicking here.