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|Date & Time||Place||Description|
|Monday, June 11, 2018
||(Presbyterian) Village of Westland||Candidate's Forum - 16th Dist. State House & 6th Dist State Senate - Democratic Primary.
These forums are completed, however you can watch them here. Each is approximately 1 hour. Click on the links below.
16th District State Representative (covers Wayne and most of Westland). Democratic candidates at the forum: Kevin Coleman, Jacob Johnson and Mike McDermott. Mr. Bill Johnson did not attend. Note: there is only one Republican candidate on the Primary ballot (Jody Rice-White), and because there is no challenger, she did not participate in the forum.
6th District State Senate (covers the Cities of Westland, Belleville, Flat Rock, Rockwood, Romulus and Taylor and the Townships of Van Buren, Sumpter, Brownstown and Huron). Democratic candidates at the forum: Erika Geiss and Robert Kosowski. Note: there is only one Republican candidate on the Primary ballot (Brenda Jones), and because there is no challenger, she did not participate in the forum.
|Tuesday, June 26, 2018
||Livonia Civic Central Library Auditorium||Candidate's Forum - 11th Congressional District.
The forums for the Republican candidates and Democratic candidates are completed, however, you can watch them here. Each is approximately 1 hour.
Republican Candidates Five candidates are vying for the Republican nomination. The candidates who participated were: Kerry Bentivolio, Klint Kesto and Rocky Raczkowski. Not participating: Lena Epstein and Mike Kowall.
Democratic Candidates Five candidates are vying for the Democratic nomination. All candidates participated in the forum: Tim Greimel, Suneel Gupta, Fayrouz Saad, Nancy Skinner and Haley Stevens.
|Tuesday, July 17, 2018
||Sumpter Township Community Center||Candidate's Forum - Sumpter Township.
The candidate forums for those running for the partial terms for Sumpter Township Clerk, Treasurer, and Board of Trustees are completed. Click on the links below to view the forums:
Sumpter Township Clerk (About 30 minutes). Three Democratic candidates are competing for the position. Sheena Barnes and Esther Hurst participated in the forum; Toni Clark did not. There are no Republican or Libertarian candidates running.
Sumpter Township Treasurer (About 30 minutes). Three Democratic candidates are competing for the position. All three participated in the forum: Kenneth Bednark, Peggy Morgan and Ronald Barrington-Robinson. There are no Republican or Libertarian candidates running.
Sumpter Township Trustee (About one hour). There are four candidates on the Democratic ballot: Jay Bardell II, Kit D. Dewyer, Antoine Jordan and Jennifer Price. Ms. Price has withdrawn from the race. The other three candidates participated in the forum and were joined by the sole Republican candidate, Tim Rush. There are no Libertarian candidates.
|Saturday, August 25, 2018
|St. Marys Cultural & Banquet Center
Livonia, Mi 48152
|Women's Equality Day Luncheon. Women's Equality Day is celebrated every year on the Saturday closest to August 26th which is the day in 1920 when the 19th Amendment was passed giving women the right to vote. This year the luncheon will be held on Saturday, August 25th 11:30 am + 2:30 pm at St. Mary's Cultural and Banquet Center at 18100 Merriman, Livonia 48152. The keynote speaker is Lisa Brown, Oakland County Clerk and former Michigan State Representative, whose talk title is "Keeping the Momentum Going." Luncheon: $30. Reservation deadline: Aug. 15th. Call 248-355-5233 or 734-425-3572 for more information.|
|Saturday, October 27, 2018
||Greenmead Historical Park
|League's 2018 Auction. It's never too early to get this fun event (and the League's major fundraiser on your calendar!|
|Friday, May 17, 2019-Saturday, May 19, 2018
19525 Victory Parkway
Livonia, MI 48152
|LWVMI's State Convention. The Northwest Wayne County League will be host League for this event to which all members are invited.|