Voters approved a slew of ballot proposals during Tuesday’s primary election, including millage renewals for Mason-Oceana County 911 and the Ludington Mass Transit Authority (LMTA), as well as new millage requests for roadwork in Grant and Custer townships.
Election officials were expecting a high voter turnout rate, and that’s what showed in Mason County, according to a summary report from Mason County Clerk Cheryl Kelly.
Lauren Kreinbrink will become the next Mason County prosecuting attorney after she defeated Chad DeRouin in Tuesday’s primary election.
Democrat Beth McGill-Rizer will square off against incumbent Jack O’Malley, R-Lake Ann, for the 101st District State House Representative seat in November, following two decisive victories in Tuesday’s primary election.
Results came is slowly but steadily Tuesday night as election officials tallied reportedly higher than usual amount of votes for the Aug. 4 primary election for Mason County.
The following are unofficial results as posted by the Mason County Clerk's office for the Aug. 4 election in contested races with 25 of 25 precincts reporting:
Mason County is preparing for the Aug. 4 primary election. Several election officials said it’s going to be a significantly different experience this time around, with absentee ballot use up and safety guidelines being observed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Way back in February, Lauren Kreinbrink declared her intent to run to be the Mason County Prosecuting Attorney.
John “Jack” Schulke is running for Mason County Surveyor, a position he once held from 2013 until 2017 when current surveyor Rex Pope defeated him in the Republican primary in August 2016.
Linda O’Dell wants to help mend some of the divisions within the country, and she would like to do it from Congress as she is running as a Democrat in the 1st District of Michigan.