It's Primary Election Day In Metro Detroit

August 06, 2019 - 7:02 am
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DETROIT (WWJ) - It’s time to make your voices heard: Tuesday is Election Day across metro Detroit.

Polls are open from 7 a.m. until 8 p.m. on Tuesday,  August 6.

In Wayne County, voters will pare down candidates in races for mayor and city council. Allen Park voters will cast votes in a race that includes four current city council members, while the current mayor is term-limited. Other mayoral races are also taking place in Livonia, Inkster, Melvindale and Highland Park. Dearborn Heights, Hamtramck, Highland Park, Inkster and Livonia have city council races to decide. The Livonia Crestwood school district also deciding whether to help pay for school operations and security. Voters in Grosse Ile will decide on a millage renewal for the fire department, while voters in Inkster will decide on a millage renewal for the city library. Get complete information on Wayne County candidates and proposals and check results at this link

In Oakland County, several communities have proposals on their ballots. In Birmingham, a parking structure bond proposal is on the ballot, which would replace the North Old Woodward structure. In Walled Lake, a public safety millage looks to provide funds for improving police and fire services. Bloomfield Township is also seeking a special assessment for its police and fire departments. Public safety proposals are also on the ballots in Oxford and West Bloomfield Townships. Get complete information on Oakland County candidates and proposals and check results at this link

In Macomb County, voters in multiple cities have mayor and city council races to decide. In New Baltimore, Mayor John Dupray is seeking re-election and has three challengers. Warren Mayor Jim Fouts is facing a challenge from eight other candidates. The top two vote-getters will move on the the November election. Along with voting on city council members, St. Clair Shores voters will also decide a tax proposal to repair roads. That plan is for a small tax increase to generate $2.6 million. Get complete information on Macomb County candidates and proposals and check results at this link