Election 2022

Den Engelese challenges Hardy for 3rd district.

July 28, 2022

Den Engelese challenges Hardy for 3rd district. HART — Incumbent Craig Hardy is being challenged by Elijah den Engelese for District 3 on the Oceana County Board of Commissioners in the primary election Tuesday, Aug. 2. Both candidates are Republicans. The third district includes Elbridge and Hart townships and the City of Hart. Peggy Wittman filed to run, but said…

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Bumstead faces Ritchard in primary for 32nd Senate District.

July 28, 2022

Bumstead faces Ritchard in primary for 32nd Senate District. Senator Jon Bumstead (R-Muskegon) faces challenger Charles “Chuck” Ritchard (R-Hart) in the 32nd District of the Michigan Senate during the primary election Tuesday, Aug. 2. Bumstead currently represents the 34th Senate District. The newly-drawn 32nd District includes the majority of Oceana, Mason and  Muskegon counties, and parts of Manistee and Benzie…

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Draper challenges Morse for 2nd District.

July 26, 2022

Draper challenges Morse for 2nd District. HART — Incumbent Phil Morse is challenged by Joshua Draper for the second district on the Oceana County Board of Commissioners in the primary election Tuesday, Aug. 2. Both candidates are Republicans. The second district includes Ferry and Shelby townships. OCP sent the candidates questionnaires, and the following are their responses: Phil Morse, 43,…

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Grant Township Trustee Mischler challenged by Fekken in Aug. 2 primary.

July 21, 2022

Grant Township Trustee Mischler challenged by Fekken in Aug. 2 primary. OCEANA COUNTY — There is only one contested race among the township boards during the Aug. 2 primary election.  Grant Township Trustee Bill Mischler, who is the incumbent, is being challenged by Gerrit Fekken. Both candidates are running as republicans.  Other township candidates who are will appear on the…

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Road commissioner race in Aug. 2 primary.

July 21, 2022

Road commissioner race in Aug. 2 primary. HART — There are two seats on the Oceana County Road Commission being challenged in the Aug. 2 primary. Incumbents Lloyd Gowell of New Era and Allen Blohm of Shelby face challengers Jason LaFever of Hart and Denis Koch of Hart. All four candidates are running as Republicans. Please consider helping to fund…

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