Election 2020

Morse, Katt begin battle for District 6.

July 31, 2020

Morse, Katt begin battle for District 6. By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. Phil Morse is only Republican candidate who filed to run for District 6 on the Oceana County Board of Commissioners, and Alex Katt filed “No Party Affiliation.” Morse is the only candidate who will appear on the Aug. 4 primary ballot, but the two candidates will face off in…

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Beggs challenges Byl in County Commission District 5 race.

July 31, 2020

Beggs challenges Byl in County Commission District 5 race. By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. Tim Beggs is challenging Larry Byl in the primary election Tuesday, Aug. 6, for county commissioner of District 5, which includes Benona, Claybanks and Golden townships. Beggs and Byl are both Republicans. OCP sent the candidates questionnaires seeking biographical information, and the following information was provided by…

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Bruch, Hardy vie for District 3 in next week’s primary.

July 30, 2020

Bruch, Hardy vie for District 3 in next week’s primary. By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. Two Republican candidates are vying for the District 3 commissioner’s seat on the Oceana County Board of Commissioners in the primary election Tuesday, Aug. 4. Long-time commissioner Denny Powers is not seeking re-election to District 3, which includes Hart City and Hart Township. Candidates Craig Hardy…

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Contested race for District 1 heats up in Aug. 4 primary.

July 30, 2020

Contested race for District 1 heats up in Aug. 4 primary. By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. Ron Christians and Terry Dykema are battling for the Republican ticket for District 1 of the Oceana County Board of Commissioners in the primary election Tuesday, Aug. 4. Adam Kokx filed “no party affiliation” for District 1 and will take on the Republican primary winner…

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VanSingel challenged by Sebolt for state rep.

July 29, 2020

VanSingel challenged by Sebolt for state rep. By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. State Representative of the 100th District Scott VanSingel (R-Grant) is being challenged by Andrew Sebolt (R-Hart) in the primary election Aug. 4. The 100th District includes Oceana, Lake and Newaygo counties. OCP sent the candidates questionnaires seeking biographical information, and the following information was provided by each candidate: Scott…

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