The Aug. 7 primary picture is much clearer following Tuesday's filing deadline for candidates wishing to appear on the ballot. There were no real surprises for Bloomfield-area residents.
All seven members of the , including all three full-time elected officials, will run unopposed. Barring major turnout for a write-in candidate, Tuesday's deadline all but secured a shot in November at four-year terms for Supervisor Leo Savoie and Trustee Corinne Khederian, who were appointed to their positions late last year.
Candidates for school board positions will file to appear on the general election ballot later this year. Judicial candidates had to meet a May 1 filing deadline. Candidates may also pursue running independent by collecting qualifying signatures or campaigning for write-in votes.
Local candidates include:
Bloomfield Township Supervisor
- Leo Savoie (Republican - incumbent)
Bloomfield Township Clerk
- Jan Roncelli (Republican - incumbent)
Bloomfield Township Treasurer
- Dan Devine (Republican - incumbent)
Board Trustee (not more than four)
- Neal Barnett (Republican - incumbent)
- David Buckley (Republican - incumbent)
- Brian Kepes (Republican - incumbent)
- Corinne Khederian (Republican - incumbent)
Oakland County Commission District 12
- Shelley Goodman Taub (Republican - incumbent)
- Paul Secrest (Democrat)
Oakland County Commission District 13
- Marcia Gershenson (Democrat - incumbent)
- Al Zaparackas (Republican)
State Representative, 40th District
- Robert Lawrence (Republican)
- Michael McCready (Republican)
- David Potts (Republican)
- David Wolkinson (Republican)
- Dorian Coston (Democrat)
For more information including state- and county-wide candidates and proposals, visit oakgov.com.