Mayor Barnett files for Michigan’s 8th Congressional District

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Below is an email Rochester Hills Mayor Bryan K. Barnett sent to his supporters today. Dear Friend, Today I filed my paperwork to officially run for Michigan's 8th Congressional District. From the moment we launched our campaign, my wife Corrin and I have been overwhelmed by support from every corner of the district. We've been connecting with supporters, grassroots activists and small businesses with one simple message: send Bryan Barnett to Congress. Here's why: I've served as … [Read more...]

Elected Officials and Community Leaders give support to Michael Webber’s State Representative campaign

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Michael Webber, who has served as Vice President of the Rochester Hills City Council for over two years and has served on the council for over six years, announced today community and elected official support for his Republican candidacy for State Representative from the 45th House District. The district – which is currently represented by term limited State Representative Tom McMillin – includes the cities of Rochester Hills and Rochester and a portion of the Charter Township of … [Read more...]

Rep. McMillin to turn in signatures for congressional run


Today, Monday, April 21 at 1:30 p.m., Representative Tom McMillin (R-Rochester Hills) will turn in signatures to officially run for U.S. Congress for the 8th Congressional District at the Michigan Secretary of State Bureau of Elections office at 430 West Allegan in Lansing. … [Read more...]

Conservative Leader Mike Bishop Joins Congressional Race

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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...]