Conservative Leader Mike Bishop Joins Congressional Race

Bishop Announce Run for U.S. Congress 8th District

Bishop for Congress Mike Bishop announced his run for U.S. Congress on April 2. He hopes to win the 8th District seat currently held by Mike Rogers. Rogers is not seeking re-election. Bishop tells the residents he wants to fix Washington and cut federal spending. His message also stated his reason for launching the campaign comes from his commitment to conservative principles. After spending two terms in the Michigan House of Representatives, he moved to serve in the Michigan Senate. Term … [Read more...]

One Republican Out, Another In for Michigan’s 8th District Seat


Editor's Note: The following article was first reported on and is printed below in its entirety. Rochester Media added the picture of Representative McMillin. One republican is out and another is in for the race to fill Congressman Mike Rogers' seat in the 8th District. Senator Joe Hune announced Thursday he'd rather focus on rebuilding Michigan and seek re-election for his senate seat, which covers Livingston, Shiawassee and the southern part of Ingham County. In instead, is … [Read more...]

Mayor Barnett Announces Run for Congress with VIDEO

EEI Global CEO Dekek Gentile welcomes Team Barnett for the Big Announcement - photo by Michael Dwyer

(Watch the full announcement video at the end of the article) Team Barnett Announcement Mayor Bryan Barnett and his team sent a message to friends, family and supporters earlier this week. “It has been my honor and privilege to serve as Mayor of Rochester Hills, and this April I will celebrate 8 years representing the residents and businesses of this community. During this time, Rochester Hills has become one of the most successful and recognized cities in Oakland County, and a leader in … [Read more...]

Congressman Mike Rogers will not run again, could Mayor Bryan Barnett replace him?


The Oakland Press reported this week that U.S. Representative Mike Rogers will not run for reelection this year. There is now a Facebook page and a lot of excited people in Rochester Hills talking about our own Mayor Bryan Barnett running for Congress! The Oakland Press said, "Rogers’ decision not to seek another term now raises the question about his own political future — he isn’t ruling out a return to national politics — and the question about who his successor in Congress might … [Read more...]

New grandpa Rep. Tom McMillin files for State Senate on Friday

Two days after his first grandchild was born, Rep. Tom McMillin (R - Rochester Hills) officially filed to run for State senate in the 13th district in Oakland County. McMillin said, "Little Brooklynne Frezza was born to my daughter and her husband on Wednesday. She is my first grandchild and while she doesn't have an older brother, I don't want her growing up in a world where she'll have to worry about Big Brother." "I'm running for State Senate to continue the fight for smaller, more … [Read more...]

Election 2013 Results in, Hear from the Winners

Rob Ray for Rochester City Council

Rochester Hills Winners Dominating in all 32 precincts of Rochester Hills, Kevin Brown wins the At Large City Council Member position with an average of 74 percent of the vote. “I am honored to be elected to the Rochester Hills City Council and I look forward to serving the city for the next four years. I would like to thank my wife Leslie, my children Zach and Kaitlyn and all of the other friends, family and volunteers that helped me during this campaign. Campaigning has been a … [Read more...]

Rochester Hills Candidates

Steph Morita for Council Member 1st District

November Election for the City of Rochester Hills Rochester Media reached out to the candidates running for office in Rochester Hills to inform our readers about the people headed to the Rochester Hills City Council. Council Member At Large Voters will see two names on the ballot for the November 5 election. Candidate Jeff Lauth has withdrawn from the race. However, state law requires his name to remain on the ballot. Kevin S. Brown is the other candidate named on the ballot. … [Read more...]

Rochester Election Choices 2013

Rob Ray for Rochester City Council

Election Time for the City of Rochester Election Day is Tuesday, November 5, this year. Voters will go to the polls to pick from a slate of five candidates for city council. Rochester Media reached out to those running for office to offer readers a chance to get to know the candidates before the election. Rochester City Council Candidates Currently, Rob Ray serves on the Historical Commission for the city of Rochester. “As a neighbor, I share the same community values and … [Read more...]

Lisa Winarski looking to be a voice for unrepresented District 4 on November 5

Lisa Winarski
Rochester Hills City Council write-in candidate for District 4.

As many of you know we have an upcoming city election, November 5th. I am writing you to let you know that I am running for Rochester Hills City Council- Write-In District 4  District 4 has not had a voice on City Council in 4 years. The residents have not been represented. I am a 19-year resident of Rochester Hills and Homeowners Association President. I have been married for 19 years, raising a daughter. I have been a longstanding community volunteer much of which has been … [Read more...]

Dee Hilbert announces write-in candidacy for Rochester Hills City Council, District 1

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