Councilwoman Dr. Susan Bowyer Announces Re-Election Campaign

Bowyer Announces Re-Election Campaign for Rochester Hills City Council District 3 After serving the residents of Rochester Hills for the past 4 years, City Council Member, Susan Bowyer, has announced she will run to retain her seat in this year’s November election. During her time on council, Bowyer has been instrumental in preserving more than 14 acres of green space for residents to enjoy, helping to raise funds and further develop the Paint Creek Trail, and has been a strong supporter … [Read more...]

Election Results 2018

State of Michigan 2018 Election Results While the "Blue Wave" across the country splashed over the "Red Wall" a bit (typical for a mid-term), it was not as large as predicted. However that wave hit Michigan with a larger impact, sailing a majority of female candidates on the Democratic side of the aisle over the top to win in the state's top elected offices. Gretchen Whitmer will be our next governor, Jocelyn Benson will be our next secretary of state, Dana Nessel will be our next attorney … [Read more...]

City of Rochester Ballot Proposal Information

A fact sheet is now available regarding a proposed Charter Amendment that will appear as a proposal on the Tuesday, November 6, 2018 General Election ballot. Please visit the following link for information regarding a ballot proposal to amend Section 11.2 of the Charter of the City of Rochester: Ballot Proposal Fact Sheet This, and other election-related information, can also be found at … [Read more...]

Election Day Road Detour in Rochester for Ludlow Construction

Electors in Precincts 01 and 03 will need to follow a detour in order to access the Community House via Woodward Ave. west of Main Street. A map is available online or at City Hall. To all electors in Precincts 01 and 03 voting at the Rochester Community House, 816 Ludlow Avenue: Due to road construction, Ludlow Avenue is closed at West University Drive. Access to the Rochester Community House is available via Woodward Avenue west of Main Street. You can view a map of the detour by … [Read more...]

Jenny McCardell Elected to Rochester Hills City Council At-Large Position

Jenny McCardell won November 7 election for the Rochester Hills City Council, At-Large, over incumbent Kevin Brown. When the votes were tallied, 39 votes made the difference in a close election for the Rochester Hills City Council seat. “The people of Rochester Hills came out last night and made their voices heard and I can’t wait to get to work for all of our residents,” said Councilwoman-Elect Jenny McCardell. “Rochester Hills is a wonderful community, with diversity and character and I’m … [Read more...]

City Council Election Results 2017

The unofficial results of the 2017 election are now posted at the Oakland County clerk's office. Visit their website for all the results in the county. For readers of The Community Edge, there were no elections in Oakland Township, however here are the results for the City of Rochester and the City of Rochester Hills. For the City of Rochester Council, the top three voters - Nancy L. Salvia, Dean Bevazque, and Stuart Bikson - will receive 4-year terms, and the fourth top spot will go to Ann … [Read more...]

Election 2017 Candidate Forum Videos and Voting Guides

The City of Rochester and the City of Rochester Hills go to the polls today - don't forget to vote - while Oakland Township gets this year off. From the League of Women Votes, see their guides for both cities: City of Rochester City of Rochester Hills Watch the forum videos held last month, voters will get a good sense of the candidates, their views and opinions, and who may be ready for the job: Video of the Candidate Forum for Rochester from October 30, 2017 Video of the … [Read more...]

League of Women Voters Candidates Forum for Rochester Hills

All questions to the candidates will come from the residents in the audience. The forum will be telecast live on RHTV, as well as streamed live on the city's YouTube Channel. Date: October 5 Time: 7:00 p.m. Location: City Hall Auditorium Address: 1000 Rochester Hills Drive, Rochester Hills, MI 48309 Contact: 248-594-6602 Link: League of Women Voters Candidates: City Council At Large Kevin Brown, Jenny McCardell City Council District 4 Ryan Deel, … [Read more...]

Councilman Kevin Brown Announces Re-Election Campaign

Brown Seeks Re-Election for Rochester Hills City Council As a 16-year resident of Rochester Hills, Kevin Brown is committed to serving the community he chose to call home and to raise his family. Brown is seeking re-election to his position as Rochester Hills City Council Member – At Large this November. Brown started serving his country in 1993 when, as an engineering student at Michigan State University, he entered the Navy’s Nuclear Power Officer Candidate program. Brown received his … [Read more...]

McCardell Announces Candidacy for Rochester Hills City Council

A Fresh New Take on The Future of Rochester Hills Jenny McCardell has announced her candidacy for Rochester Hills City Council, At-Large member, in the November 2017 election. A third generation Rochester Hills resident, who moved back to Rochester Hills in 2009, she is currently collecting signatures for her nominating petition with the goal to lift the voices of Rochester Hills residents. “I am running for Rochester Hills City Council to lift the voices of Rochester Hills residents,” … [Read more...]