Lakeview voters OK bond for school improvements

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Voters in the Lakeview Community Schools district rallied Tuesday to approve a $33.6 million bond to pay for school improvements.

The results are that “yes” votes outnumbered “no” votes by 892 (58.84%) to 624 (41.16%).

Deadline fast approaching for county, township election filing

April 19 is deadline to appear on August ballot

Want to run for a county seat or a partial township board term? Prospective candidates have one month to file if they want to appear on the August primary election ballot.

All seats on the Ionia County Board of Commissioners and Montcalm County Board of Commissioners are up for election this year. The filing deadline is 4 p.m. on April 19 with those county clerk offices.

Michigan Association of County Clerks supports Antrim County

The Michigan Association of County Clerks (MACC) is calling for citizens and activists to accept the November 2020 election results in Michigan, including Antrim County, as proper.

According to a statement issued on Monday, the MACC recognizes that neither Antrim County Clerk Sheryl Guy nor her office did anything to purposefully generate incorrect results initially reported for the Nov. 3, 2020, presidential election. Democratic and Republican members of MACC affirm that the issue was the result of an innocent human error, not the equipment, causing the election night results to be temporarily reported incorrectly.