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Elections

Trustee/treasurer candidates chosen in Michigamme Township

MICHIGAMME —Julia Anderson-Leake and Donald Deroche will appear as the candidate for Michigamme Township Board trustee on the Nov. 3 general election ballot. Anderson-Leake garnered 74 votes followed by Deroche with 48 votes, Laura Mattson who received 46 votes and Ed Olson with 39 votes. ...

County drain Commissioner/ mine inspector candidates decided

MARQUETTE — Mike Farrell will be the Democratic candidate for Marquette County drain commissioner on the Nov. 3 Ballot. Farrell won the Democratic primary on Tuesday with 5,540 votes. His sole opponent Paul Altobello received 4,629 votes, 28 write-in votes were also cast. The drain ...

Marquette County treasurer primary held

MARQUETTE — Incumbent Nicholas LaPorte Benson will appear on as the Democratic candidate for the Marquette County treasurer on the Nov. 3 ballot. Laporte Benson received 5,898 votes, roundly defeating his sole opponent Russell Pomeroy who garnered 4,410 votes during Tuesday’s primary, 26 ...

Marquette County Commission District 2 seat voted on

MARQUETTE — Incumbent Joe Deroche will appear on the Nov. 3 ballot for a two year term in the District 2 seat on the Marquette County Board of Commissioners. Deroche garnered 1,436 votes, while his challenger Sterling Schultz received 751 votes. One write-in vote was also cast. ...

Marq Tran/ Powell and Sands Millages approved

MARQUETTE — Marquette County voters approved a proposition to provide funds for Marq Tran’s continuing operations and capital purchases by a margin of 10,905 to 3,141. With the millage, the total amount of ad valorem taxes collected will be renewed at and increased up to the previously ...

Ferguson to face off against Bergman for U.S. House 1st District seat

MARQUETTE — Democrat Dana Ferguson will square off against Republican incumbent Jack Bergman for the 1st Congressional District for the U.S. House of Representatives on Nov. 3. Ferguson won the Democratic primary in Marquette County with 8,263 votes, his sole opponent Linda O’Dell had ...

Senior millage renewal approved

MARQUETTE — City of Marquette voters soundly approved a senior millage renewal during Tuesday’s election, with 3,683 voting for the measure and 316 voting against. The 0.35 millage renewal will allow the city to provide servies for those 60 years and older with the Marquette Senior ...

Unofficial results from local Tuesday primary elections outlined

Editor’s note: Unofficial results of contested primary elections in Marquette County with all precincts reported as of Journal press time for today’s edition are listed below. For information on other contested races and updates on Tuesday’s election results, visit the Journal’s website ...

Millage proposals OK’d, including Negaunee Public Schools bond

Editor’s note: Unofficial results of millage proposals in Marquette County with all precincts reported as of Journal press time for today’s edition are listed below. For information on other millages and updates on Tuesday’s election results, visit the Journal’s website at ...

Wagner is Republican nominee for 109th District rep

MARQUETTE — The winner of Tuesday’s Republican primary election in Marquette for the 109th District state representative is Melody Wagner, who had a total of 1,839 votes. Coming in with 1,765 votes was contender Matthew Goss. Wagner was declared the overall winner in the four-county race, ...

Joe Derocha vies for Marquette County Board of Commissioners seat

MARQUETTE — Incumbent Joe Derocha will appear on the Nov. 3 ballot for a two-year term in the District 2 seat on the Marquette County Board of Commissioners. Derocha garnered 1,436 votes, while challenger Sterling Schultz received 751 votes. One write-in vote was also cast. According to ...

Benson wins Democratic candidacy for Marquette County treasurer

MARQUETTE — Incumbent Nicholas LaPorte Benson will appear on as the Democratic candidate for the Marquette County treasurer on the Nov. 3 ballot. LaPorte Benson received 5,898 votes, roundly defeating his sole opponent, Russell Pomeroy, who garnered 4,410 votes during Tuesday’s primary; ...

2 Dems vie for Marquette County Treasurer

MARQUETTE — Two Democratic candidates for the Marquette County Treasurer will compete in the primary election on Tuesday for an opportunity to appear on the general election ballot on Nov. 3 The Marquette County Treasurer serves a four-year term and is responsible for property tax ...

Skandia and Champion Twp races to be decided Tuesday

MARQUETTE — Candidates are running for various contested primary races for offices in Skandia and Champion townships. Two candidates will be on Tuesday’s ballot in the Democrat race for Skandia Township treasurer. They are Alice Anderson and Michelle Dolby. Candidates were asked to ...

Dems vie for spot on November ballot in Ishpeming Twp.

MARQUETTE — Two Democratic candidates in Tuesday’s primary election are vying for the opportunity to appear on the Nov 3 general election ballot for Ishpeming Township clerk. The township clerk is responsible for conducting elections and maintaining voter registrations files. The clerk ...

Marquette Township Supervisor race features incumbent, board member

MARQUETTE — Two individuals will face off during Tuesday’s primary to appear on the Democratic ticket for the Nov. 3 general election. The Marquette Township Supervisor runs the 7-member Marquette Township Board meetings, which are held bi-monthly; acts as the township’s legal agent; ...

Michigamme trustee candidates face off

MICHIGAMME — Four Democratic candidates will face off during Tuesday’s primary election for Michigamme Township Trustee. The candidate who garners the most votes will appear on the Nov. 3 general election ballot. The candidates are Julia M. Anderson-Leake, Laura Mattson, Ed Olson, and ...