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...]

Jim Kubicina Announces Rochester Hills City Council Re-Election Campaign

As a 29-year resident of Rochester Hills, Jim Kubicina is committed to seeing the community he loves continue to grow and thrive. Kubicina hopes to continue his work with Rochester Hills as the City Council Member representing District 2, by seeking re-election this November.  Kubicina started his community service in 1988 as a coach for his children's various sports teams. Over the years, Kubicina has coached more than 30 teams covering all sports for both boys and girls.  Kubicina then … [Read more...]

Stephanie Morita to Run for Re-Election to Rochester Hills City Council

Rochester Hills City Council Vice President Announces Re-Election Campaign Stephanie Morita recently announced she will seek re-election to the Rochester Hills City Council, serving District 1. Morita was originally elected to Rochester Hills City Council in 2013, and currently serves as Vice President. Morita, first moved to Rochester Hills in 2000, and is committed to continuing her work for the residents of Rochester Hills. “I believe that public service is a moral responsibility and … [Read more...]

Rochester Hills State Representative Calls for Part-Time Legislature

Webber Resolution Calls for Part-Time Legislature State Rep. Michael Webber has introduced a House resolution calling for the Michigan Legislature to become a part-time body beginning in 2019. Webber, of Rochester Hills, introduced House Joint Resolution A, which prohibits the Legislature from meeting for more than 90 consecutive days each year. The resolution will have to be placed on a statewide ballot and must be approved by voters before it takes effect. “People have made it clear … [Read more...]

Election Results: Donald Trumps Clinton to Become the next US President, RTA Fails, and More

The Election Highlights: Donald Trump WINS, and will be the 45th President. Regional Transit Authority Tax FAILS, but just by a nose. Republicans keep house and senate. Read the full Michigan Numbers Details on Oakland County   … [Read more...]

Trump Vs. Clinton

Rochester Media and the Community Edge had a chance to attend events that brought both major presidential candidates to Michigan. Our great state is a swing state - meaning the it could go Democrat or Republican - with an extremely close race this election cycle, chances are the candidate who draws more of his or her party to the polls will take Michigan. Will you go to the polls today to make your voice be heard? Here are links to our coverage for your review: Hillary Clinton Visits … [Read more...]

Notice to Absentee Voters

Notice to Absentee Voters from Lisa Brown, Oakland County Clerk/Register of Deeds If you are a registered voter in Michigan and voting absentee, your ballot must be returned to your city or township clerk's office. Incorrect information has been circulated regarding where to return an absentee ballot. Absentee ballots must be returned to your municipal clerk's office by 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday, November 8. To check the status of your absentee ballot visit www.michigan.gov/vote. Make sure to … [Read more...]