Michigan voters will go to the polls on Tuesday, Nov. 2, to elect a new governor. Candidates for this top position include: Rick Snyder of Ann Arbor, Republican Party; Virg Bernero, Lansing, Democratic Party, Lansing; Harley Mikkelson, Caro, Green Party; Stacey Mathia, Grand Rapids, U.S. Taxpayer’s Party; and Ken Proctor, Charlotte, Libertarian.
Running for Lt. Governor are: Brian N. Calley, Portland, Republican; Brenda Lawrence, Southfield, Democratic; Lynn Meadows, Ann Arbor, Green; Chris Levels, Flint, U.S. Taxpayers; and Erwin J. Haas, Grand Rapids, Libertarian.
Vying for Secretary of State are: Ruth Johnson, Holly, Republican; Jocelyn Michelle Benson, Detroit, Democratic; John Anthony La Pietra, Marshall, Green; Robert Gale, Sterling Heights, U.S. Taxpayer, and Scotty Boman, Detroit, Libertarian.
Attorney General candidates include: Bill Schuette, Midland, Republican; David Leyton, Flint, Democratic; Gerald T. Van Sickle, Wellston, U.S. Taxpayer; and Daniel W. Grow, St. Joseph, Libertarian.
Running for 7th District Representative in Congress are: Tim Walberg, Tipton, Republican; Mark Schauer, Battle Creek, Democratic; Richard Wunsch, Brooklyn, Green; Scott Eugene Aughney, Jackson, U.S. Taxpayer; and Greg Merle, Battle Creek, Libertarian.
Candidates for 16th District State Senator are: Bruce Caswell, Hillsdale, Republican; Doug Spade, Adrian, Democratic.
Running for 57th District State Representative are: Nancy E. Jenkins, Clayton, Republican; and Harvey E. Schmidt, Tecumseh, Democratic.
Gregg Patrick Iddings is the incumbent running for a partial term ending January 1, 2013 for Judge of the Probate Court.
Running for 2A District Judge of the District Court are: John Glaser, of Adrian, and Laura J. Schaedler, Tecumseh.