OFFICIAL BALLOT General Election Tuesday, November 4, 2014 Charlevoix County, Michigan

OFFICIAL BALLOT
General Election
Tuesday, November 4, 2014
Charlevoix County, Michigan
Bay Township, Precinct 1
PARTISAN SECTION
CONGRESSIONAL
STATE BOARDS
STRAIGHT PARTY TICKET
REPRESENTATIVE IN CONGRESS
1ST DISTRICT
TRUSTEE OF
MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY
Vote for not more than 1
Vote for not more than 2
Vote for not more than 1
Republican Party
Dan Benishek
Melanie Foster
Jerry Cannon
Jeff Sakwa
Loel Robert Gnadt
Faylene Owen
Ellis Boal
George J. Perles
Republican
Democratic Party
Republican
Democratic
Republican
Libertarian
Libertarian Party
Democratic
Green
Democratic
Libertarian
F
OO
Michael H. Miller
U.S. Taxpayers Party
LEGISLATIVE
STATE SENATOR
37TH DISTRICT
Green Party
Vote for not more than 1
Natural Law Party
PR
Vote for not more than 1
Republican
Mark Schauer
Lisa Brown
Democratic
Mary Buzuma
Scotty Boman
Libertarian
Mark McFarlin
Richard Mendoza
U.S. Taxpayers
Paul Homeniuk
Candace R. Caveny
Green
REPRESENTATIVE IN STATE
LEGISLATURE
105TH DISTRICT
Jay Calo
Michael Busuito
Democratic
Republican
Satish Jasti
Republican
Marilyn Kelly
STATE BOARDS
Democratic
MEMBER OF THE
STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION
Vote for not more than 2
Dana Alicia Thompson
Democratic
Dan Goebel
Libertarian
Brian Richard Wright
Libertarian
Maria Carl
Shari A. Matkin
Jonathan Tade Williams
Marc Joseph Sosnowski
Pamela Pugh Smith
Margaret Guttshall
Casandra E. Ulbrich
Latham T. Redding
Kimberly Moore
Yolanda Robson
Republican
Republican
Democratic
U.S. Taxpayers
U.S. Taxpayers
Green
Green
Natural Law
Gregory Scott Stempfle
Libertarian
John Adams
U.S. Taxpayers
Godfrey Dillard
Sherry A. Wells
James Lewis
Nikki Mattson
Libertarian
GOVERNOR OF
WAYNE STATE UNIVERSITY
Vote for not more than 2
Karen Adams
Democratic
Natural Law
Republican
Ruth Johnson
Republican
Green
Triston Cole
Libertarian
Vote for not more than 1
Green
Bridgette Guzman
Democratic
SECRETARY OF STATE
U.S. Taxpayers
Adam Adrianson
Phil Bellfy
Vote for not more than 1
Rick Snyder
Brian Nelson Calley
U.S. Taxpayers
Stephen J. Young
Terry Link
Democratic
GOVERNOR AND LIEUTENANT
GOVERNOR
Libertarian
Crystal Van Sickle
Wayne A. Schmidt
Republican
STATE
Raymond Moses
U.S. Taxpayers
Green
Natural Law
COUNTY
COUNTY COMMISSIONER
1ST DISTRICT
Robert Gale
Vote for not more than 1
Jason Robert Gatties
George T. Lasater
U.S. Taxpayers
Natural Law
ATTORNEY GENERAL
Vote for not more than 1
Republican
REGENT OF THE
UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN
Vote for not more than 2
NONPARTISAN SECTION
JUDICIAL
Bill Schuette
Rob Steele
Mark Totten
Ronald Weiser
Justin M. Altman
Mike Behm
Vote for not more than 2
Gerald T. Van Sickle
Kathy White
Richard Bernstein
John Anthony La Pietra
James Lewis Hudler
Doug Dern
John Jascob
Bill Murphy
Joe Sanger
James Robert Redford
Republican
Democratic
Libertarian
U.S. Taxpayers
Green
Republican
Republican
JUSTICE OF SUPREME COURT
8 Year Term
Democratic
Democratic
Libertarian
Libertarian
CONGRESSIONAL
U.S. Taxpayers
UNITED STATES SENATOR
Vote for not more than 1
Christine C. Schwartz
U.S. Taxpayers
Brian Zahra
Justice of Supreme Court
Ian Swanson
Green
Terri Lynn Land
Republican
Gary Peters
JUSTICE OF SUPREME COURT
Partial Term Ending 01/01/2017
INCUMBENT POSITION
Democratic
Jim Fulner
Libertarian
Richard A. Matkin
U.S. Taxpayers
Vote for not more than 1
Chris Wahmhoff
Kerry L. Morgan
Green
Deborah A. Thomas
David Viviano
Justice of Supreme Court
VOTE BOTH FRONT AND BACK OF BALLOT
FRONT Card 5 RptPct 10 "Bay Township, Precinct 1"
JUDICIAL
STATE
TOWNSHIP
JUDGE OF COURT OF APPEALS
4TH DISTRICT
INCUMBENT POSITION
PROPOSAL 14-2
A REFERENDUM OF PUBLIC ACT 21 OF 2013,
GRANTING THE NATURAL RESOURCES
COMMISSION THE POWER TO DESIGNATE
WOLVES AND CERTAIN OTHER ANIMALS AS
GAME WITHOUT LEGISLATIVE ACTION
ROAD MILLAGE RENEW PROPOSAL
Vote for not more than 3
Michael J. Kelly
Judge of Appeals Court
Amy Ronayne Krause
Public Act 21 of 2013 would:
 Allow the Natural Resources Commission
(NRC) to designate certain animals as game
for hunting purposes and establish the first
hunting season for game animals without
legislative action.
Judge of Appeals Court
Patrick Murphy Meter
Judge of Appeals Court
JUDGE OF CIRCUIT COURT
33RD CIRCUIT
NON-INCUMBENT POSITION
Vote for not more than 1
F
Shall the limitation on the amount of ad
valorem taxes which may be levied by Bay
Township, Charlevoix County, Michigan,
against taxable property in the Township be
renewed to the originally voted 1 mill ($1.00 per
$1,000 of taxable value), and levied for two
 Continue the NRC’s designation of wolves as
game and allow the NRC to set a wolf hunting years, 2015 through 2016 inclusive, for the
purpose of providing funds for construction and
season.
maintenance of roads within Bay Township,
 Grant the Legislature sole authority to remove a and shall the Township levy such millage for
species from the list of designated game
these purposes? If approved and levied in its
entirety, this millage would raise an estimated
animals.
$144,776 for the Township in 2015.
 Eliminate the $1.00 hunting and fishing licensing
YES
fee for members of the military, whether
stationed inside or outside of Michigan, subject
NO
to any lottery.
Mary Beth Kur
JUDGE OF DISTRICT COURT
90TH DISTRICT
INCUMBENT POSITION
Vote for not more than 1
James N. Erhart
 Give the NRC sole authority to regulate fishing.
Should this law be approved?
YES
NO
PR
Judge of District Court
OO
Roy C. Hayes III
This proposal reestablishes the 1.0 mill road
millage previously approved by the electors,
which expires after the December 2014 levy,
for the purpose of providing funds for township
road improvements.
INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL DISTRICT
BOARD MEMBER
CHARLEVOIX-EMMET INTERMEDIATE
SCHOOL DISTRICT
Vote for not more than 3
Thelma Chellis
Mary P. Jason
Thomas Johnson
COUNTY
GRANDVUE MEDICAL CARE FACILITY
MILLAGE
Shall the previously voted increase in the 15-mill tax
limitation imposed under Article IX, Sec. 6 of the
Michigan Constitution on general ad valorem taxes
within the County of Charlevoix, State of Michigan,
be renewed at (.75) mills ($.75 per $1,000 of taxable
value) for the period of 2015 through 2018 inclusive
for Grandvue Medical Care Facility operating
purposes; shall the County levy such renewal in
millage for said purpose, thereby raising in the first
year an estimated $1,488,271.00?
YES
NO
PARKS MILLAGE
LOCAL SCHOOL DISTRICT
BOARD MEMBER
BOYNE CITY PUBLIC SCHOOLS
Vote for not more than 3
Ross T. McLane
Jeff Mercer
Ken Schrader
Shall the tax limitation on the amount of general ad
valorem taxes which may be imposed on taxable
property in Charlevoix County, State of Michigan, be
increased by .15 mills (15 cents, $.15) per thousand
dollars ($1,000.00) of taxable value for a period of
four (4) years 2014 through 2017 inclusive, for the
purpose of parks and recreations capital purchases,
operating and programs? If approved and levied in
its entirety, it is estimated that the .15 mill would
raise an estimated $298,486 for the County when
first levied in 2014.
YES
NO
VETERANS MILLAGE
PROPOSAL SECTION
STATE
PROPOSAL 14-1
A REFERENDUM OF PUBLIC ACT 520 OF 2012,
ESTABLISHING A HUNTING SEASON FOR
WOLVES AND AUTHORIZING ANNUAL WOLF
HUNTING SEASONS
Public Act 520 of 2012 would:
 Designate wolf as game for hunting purposes
and authorize the first wolf hunting season.
 Allow the Natural Resources Commission to
schedule annual wolf hunting seasons.
 Provide criminal penalties for the unlawful
possession or taking of wolves, but shield a
person who lawfully captures or destroys a wolf
from prosecution.
Shall the tax limitation on the amount of general ad
valorem taxes which may be imposed on taxable
property in Charlevoix County, State of Michigan,
under Article 9, Section 6 of the Michigan
Constitution, be increased by .1 mill (10 cents, $.1)
per thousand dollars ($1,000.00) of taxable value for
a period of four (4) years 2014 through 2017
inclusive, for the purpose of authorizing Charlevoix
County to equip, operate, maintain, to provide
monetary support and assistance services to
veterans through the County of Charlevoix Veterans
Affairs department? If approved and levied in its
entirety, it is estimated that the .1 mill would raise an
estimated $198,991 for the County when first levied
in 2014.
YES
NO
 Require a person who wishes to hunt wolves to
obtain a wolf hunting license.
 Create a Wolf Management Advisory Council
for the purpose of making nonbinding
recommendations to the legislature regarding
the proper management of wolves.
Should this law be approved?
YES
NO
VOTE BOTH FRONT AND BACK OF BALLOT
BACK Card 5 RptPct 10 "Bay Township, Precinct 1"
OFFICIAL BALLOT
General Election
Tuesday, November 4, 2014
Charlevoix County, Michigan
Boyne Valley Township, Precinct 2BC
PARTISAN SECTION
CONGRESSIONAL
STATE BOARDS
STRAIGHT PARTY TICKET
REPRESENTATIVE IN CONGRESS
1ST DISTRICT
TRUSTEE OF
MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY
Vote for not more than 1
Vote for not more than 2
Vote for not more than 1
Republican Party
Dan Benishek
Melanie Foster
Jerry Cannon
Jeff Sakwa
Loel Robert Gnadt
Faylene Owen
Ellis Boal
George J. Perles
Republican
Democratic Party
Republican
Democratic
Republican
Libertarian
Libertarian Party
Democratic
Green
Democratic
Libertarian
F
OO
Michael H. Miller
U.S. Taxpayers Party
LEGISLATIVE
STATE SENATOR
37TH DISTRICT
Green Party
Vote for not more than 1
Natural Law Party
PR
Vote for not more than 1
Republican
Mark Schauer
Lisa Brown
Democratic
Mary Buzuma
Scotty Boman
Libertarian
Mark McFarlin
Richard Mendoza
U.S. Taxpayers
Paul Homeniuk
Candace R. Caveny
Green
REPRESENTATIVE IN STATE
LEGISLATURE
105TH DISTRICT
Jay Calo
Michael Busuito
Democratic
Republican
Satish Jasti
Republican
Marilyn Kelly
STATE BOARDS
Democratic
MEMBER OF THE
STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION
Vote for not more than 2
Dana Alicia Thompson
Democratic
Dan Goebel
Libertarian
Brian Richard Wright
Libertarian
Maria Carl
Shari A. Matkin
Jonathan Tade Williams
Marc Joseph Sosnowski
Pamela Pugh Smith
Margaret Guttshall
Casandra E. Ulbrich
Latham T. Redding
Kimberly Moore
Yolanda Robson
Republican
Republican
Democratic
U.S. Taxpayers
U.S. Taxpayers
Green
Green
Natural Law
Gregory Scott Stempfle
Libertarian
John Adams
U.S. Taxpayers
Godfrey Dillard
Sherry A. Wells
James Lewis
Nikki Mattson
Libertarian
GOVERNOR OF
WAYNE STATE UNIVERSITY
Vote for not more than 2
Karen Adams
Democratic
Natural Law
Republican
Ruth Johnson
Republican
Green
Triston Cole
Libertarian
Vote for not more than 1
Green
Bridgette Guzman
Democratic
SECRETARY OF STATE
U.S. Taxpayers
Adam Adrianson
Phil Bellfy
Vote for not more than 1
Rick Snyder
Brian Nelson Calley
U.S. Taxpayers
Stephen J. Young
Terry Link
Democratic
GOVERNOR AND LIEUTENANT
GOVERNOR
Libertarian
Crystal Van Sickle
Wayne A. Schmidt
Republican
STATE
Raymond Moses
U.S. Taxpayers
Green
Natural Law
COUNTY
COUNTY COMMISSIONER
3RD DISTRICT
Robert Gale
Vote for not more than 1
Jason Robert Gatties
Ronald Reinhardt
U.S. Taxpayers
Natural Law
ATTORNEY GENERAL
Vote for not more than 1
Republican
REGENT OF THE
UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN
Vote for not more than 2
Tim LaCroix
Democratic
NONPARTISAN SECTION
Bill Schuette
Rob Steele
Mark Totten
Ronald Weiser
Justin M. Altman
Mike Behm
JUSTICE OF SUPREME COURT
8 Year Term
Gerald T. Van Sickle
Kathy White
Vote for not more than 2
John Anthony La Pietra
James Lewis Hudler
Doug Dern
John Jascob
Bill Murphy
Joe Sanger
James Robert Redford
Republican
Democratic
Libertarian
U.S. Taxpayers
Green
Republican
Republican
Democratic
JUDICIAL
Democratic
Libertarian
Libertarian
CONGRESSIONAL
U.S. Taxpayers
UNITED STATES SENATOR
Vote for not more than 1
Christine C. Schwartz
Brian Zahra
U.S. Taxpayers
Justice of Supreme Court
Ian Swanson
Richard Bernstein
Green
Terri Lynn Land
Republican
Gary Peters
Democratic
Jim Fulner
JUSTICE OF SUPREME COURT
Partial Term Ending 01/01/2017
INCUMBENT POSITION
Libertarian
Richard A. Matkin
U.S. Taxpayers
Chris Wahmhoff
Vote for not more than 1
Green
Deborah A. Thomas
David Viviano
Justice of Supreme Court
Kerry L. Morgan
VOTE BOTH FRONT AND BACK OF BALLOT
FRONT Card 31 RptPct 20-10 "Boyne Valley Township, Precinct 2BC"
JUDICIAL
STATE
JUDGE OF COURT OF APPEALS
4TH DISTRICT
INCUMBENT POSITION
PROPOSAL 14-2
A REFERENDUM OF PUBLIC ACT 21 OF 2013,
GRANTING THE NATURAL RESOURCES
COMMISSION THE POWER TO DESIGNATE
WOLVES AND CERTAIN OTHER ANIMALS AS
GAME WITHOUT LEGISLATIVE ACTION
Vote for not more than 3
Michael J. Kelly
Judge of Appeals Court
Amy Ronayne Krause
Public Act 21 of 2013 would:
 Allow the Natural Resources Commission
(NRC) to designate certain animals as game
for hunting purposes and establish the first
hunting season for game animals without
legislative action.
Judge of Appeals Court
Patrick Murphy Meter
Judge of Appeals Court
 Continue the NRC’s designation of wolves as
game and allow the NRC to set a wolf hunting
season.
JUDGE OF CIRCUIT COURT
33RD CIRCUIT
NON-INCUMBENT POSITION
 Grant the Legislature sole authority to remove a
species from the list of designated game
animals.
Vote for not more than 1
Mary Beth Kur
F
 Eliminate the $1.00 hunting and fishing licensing
fee for members of the military, whether
stationed inside or outside of Michigan, subject
to any lottery.
JUDGE OF DISTRICT COURT
90TH DISTRICT
INCUMBENT POSITION
Vote for not more than 1
James N. Erhart
 Give the NRC sole authority to regulate fishing.
Should this law be approved?
YES
NO
PR
Judge of District Court
OO
Roy C. Hayes III
INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL DISTRICT
BOARD MEMBER
CHARLEVOIX-EMMET INTERMEDIATE
SCHOOL DISTRICT
Vote for not more than 3
Thelma Chellis
Mary P. Jason
Thomas Johnson
COUNTY
GRANDVUE MEDICAL CARE FACILITY
MILLAGE
Shall the previously voted increase in the 15-mill tax
limitation imposed under Article IX, Sec. 6 of the
Michigan Constitution on general ad valorem taxes
within the County of Charlevoix, State of Michigan,
be renewed at (.75) mills ($.75 per $1,000 of taxable
value) for the period of 2015 through 2018 inclusive
for Grandvue Medical Care Facility operating
purposes; shall the County levy such renewal in
millage for said purpose, thereby raising in the first
year an estimated $1,488,271.00?
YES
NO
PARKS MILLAGE
LOCAL SCHOOL DISTRICT
BOARD MEMBER
BOYNE CITY PUBLIC SCHOOLS
Vote for not more than 3
Ross T. McLane
Jeff Mercer
Ken Schrader
Shall the tax limitation on the amount of general ad
valorem taxes which may be imposed on taxable
property in Charlevoix County, State of Michigan, be
increased by .15 mills (15 cents, $.15) per thousand
dollars ($1,000.00) of taxable value for a period of
four (4) years 2014 through 2017 inclusive, for the
purpose of parks and recreations capital purchases,
operating and programs? If approved and levied in
its entirety, it is estimated that the .15 mill would
raise an estimated $298,486 for the County when
first levied in 2014.
YES
NO
VETERANS MILLAGE
PROPOSAL SECTION
STATE
PROPOSAL 14-1
A REFERENDUM OF PUBLIC ACT 520 OF 2012,
ESTABLISHING A HUNTING SEASON FOR
WOLVES AND AUTHORIZING ANNUAL WOLF
HUNTING SEASONS
Public Act 520 of 2012 would:
 Designate wolf as game for hunting purposes
and authorize the first wolf hunting season.
 Allow the Natural Resources Commission to
schedule annual wolf hunting seasons.
 Provide criminal penalties for the unlawful
possession or taking of wolves, but shield a
person who lawfully captures or destroys a wolf
from prosecution.
Shall the tax limitation on the amount of general ad
valorem taxes which may be imposed on taxable
property in Charlevoix County, State of Michigan,
under Article 9, Section 6 of the Michigan
Constitution, be increased by .1 mill (10 cents, $.1)
per thousand dollars ($1,000.00) of taxable value for
a period of four (4) years 2014 through 2017
inclusive, for the purpose of authorizing Charlevoix
County to equip, operate, maintain, to provide
monetary support and assistance services to
veterans through the County of Charlevoix Veterans
Affairs department? If approved and levied in its
entirety, it is estimated that the .1 mill would raise an
estimated $198,991 for the County when first levied
in 2014.
YES
NO
 Require a person who wishes to hunt wolves to
obtain a wolf hunting license.
 Create a Wolf Management Advisory Council
for the purpose of making nonbinding
recommendations to the legislature regarding
the proper management of wolves.
Should this law be approved?
YES
NO
VOTE BOTH FRONT AND BACK OF BALLOT
BACK Card 31 RptPct 20-10 "Boyne Valley Township, Precinct 2BC"
OFFICIAL BALLOT
General Election
Tuesday, November 4, 2014
Charlevoix County, Michigan
Boyne Valley Township, Precinct 2BF
PARTISAN SECTION
CONGRESSIONAL
STATE BOARDS
STRAIGHT PARTY TICKET
REPRESENTATIVE IN CONGRESS
1ST DISTRICT
TRUSTEE OF
MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY
Vote for not more than 1
Vote for not more than 2
Vote for not more than 1
Republican Party
Dan Benishek
Melanie Foster
Jerry Cannon
Jeff Sakwa
Loel Robert Gnadt
Faylene Owen
Ellis Boal
George J. Perles
Republican
Democratic Party
Republican
Democratic
Republican
Libertarian
Libertarian Party
Democratic
Green
Democratic
Libertarian
F
OO
Michael H. Miller
U.S. Taxpayers Party
LEGISLATIVE
STATE SENATOR
37TH DISTRICT
Green Party
Vote for not more than 1
Natural Law Party
PR
Vote for not more than 1
Republican
Mark Schauer
Lisa Brown
Democratic
Mary Buzuma
Scotty Boman
Libertarian
Mark McFarlin
Richard Mendoza
U.S. Taxpayers
Paul Homeniuk
Candace R. Caveny
Green
REPRESENTATIVE IN STATE
LEGISLATURE
105TH DISTRICT
Jay Calo
Michael Busuito
Democratic
Republican
Satish Jasti
Republican
Marilyn Kelly
STATE BOARDS
Democratic
MEMBER OF THE
STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION
Vote for not more than 2
Dana Alicia Thompson
Democratic
Dan Goebel
Libertarian
Brian Richard Wright
Libertarian
Maria Carl
Shari A. Matkin
Jonathan Tade Williams
Marc Joseph Sosnowski
Pamela Pugh Smith
Margaret Guttshall
Casandra E. Ulbrich
Latham T. Redding
Kimberly Moore
Yolanda Robson
Republican
Republican
Democratic
U.S. Taxpayers
U.S. Taxpayers
Green
Green
Natural Law
Gregory Scott Stempfle
Libertarian
John Adams
U.S. Taxpayers
Godfrey Dillard
Sherry A. Wells
James Lewis
Nikki Mattson
Libertarian
GOVERNOR OF
WAYNE STATE UNIVERSITY
Vote for not more than 2
Karen Adams
Democratic
Natural Law
Republican
Ruth Johnson
Republican
Green
Triston Cole
Libertarian
Vote for not more than 1
Green
Bridgette Guzman
Democratic
SECRETARY OF STATE
U.S. Taxpayers
Adam Adrianson
Phil Bellfy
Vote for not more than 1
Rick Snyder
Brian Nelson Calley
U.S. Taxpayers
Stephen J. Young
Terry Link
Democratic
GOVERNOR AND LIEUTENANT
GOVERNOR
Libertarian
Crystal Van Sickle
Wayne A. Schmidt
Republican
STATE
Raymond Moses
U.S. Taxpayers
Green
Natural Law
COUNTY
COUNTY COMMISSIONER
3RD DISTRICT
Robert Gale
Vote for not more than 1
Jason Robert Gatties
Ronald Reinhardt
U.S. Taxpayers
Natural Law
ATTORNEY GENERAL
Vote for not more than 1
Republican
REGENT OF THE
UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN
Vote for not more than 2
Tim LaCroix
Democratic
NONPARTISAN SECTION
Bill Schuette
Rob Steele
Mark Totten
Ronald Weiser
Justin M. Altman
Mike Behm
JUSTICE OF SUPREME COURT
8 Year Term
Gerald T. Van Sickle
Kathy White
Vote for not more than 2
John Anthony La Pietra
James Lewis Hudler
Doug Dern
John Jascob
Bill Murphy
Joe Sanger
James Robert Redford
Republican
Democratic
Libertarian
U.S. Taxpayers
Green
Republican
Republican
Democratic
JUDICIAL
Democratic
Libertarian
Libertarian
CONGRESSIONAL
U.S. Taxpayers
UNITED STATES SENATOR
Vote for not more than 1
Christine C. Schwartz
Brian Zahra
U.S. Taxpayers
Justice of Supreme Court
Ian Swanson
Richard Bernstein
Green
Terri Lynn Land
Republican
Gary Peters
Democratic
Jim Fulner
JUSTICE OF SUPREME COURT
Partial Term Ending 01/01/2017
INCUMBENT POSITION
Libertarian
Richard A. Matkin
U.S. Taxpayers
Chris Wahmhoff
Vote for not more than 1
Green
Deborah A. Thomas
David Viviano
Justice of Supreme Court
Kerry L. Morgan
VOTE BOTH FRONT AND BACK OF BALLOT
FRONT Card 32 RptPct 20-20 "Boyne Valley Township, Precinct 2BF"
JUDICIAL
STATE
LOCAL SCHOOL DISTRICT
JUDGE OF COURT OF APPEALS
4TH DISTRICT
INCUMBENT POSITION
PROPOSAL 14-2
A REFERENDUM OF PUBLIC ACT 21 OF 2013,
GRANTING THE NATURAL RESOURCES
COMMISSION THE POWER TO DESIGNATE
WOLVES AND CERTAIN OTHER ANIMALS AS
GAME WITHOUT LEGISLATIVE ACTION
BOYNE FALLS PUBLIC SCHOOLS
OPERATING MILLAGE RENEWAL
PROPOSAL
Vote for not more than 3
Michael J. Kelly
Judge of Appeals Court
Amy Ronayne Krause
Public Act 21 of 2013 would:
 Allow the Natural Resources Commission
(NRC) to designate certain animals as game
for hunting purposes and establish the first
hunting season for game animals without
legislative action.
Judge of Appeals Court
Patrick Murphy Meter
Judge of Appeals Court
This proposal will allow the school district to
levy the statutory rate of 18 mills on all
property, except principal residence and other
property exempted by law, required for the
school district to receive its revenue per pupil
foundation allowance and renews millage that
will expire with the 2015 tax levy.
Shall the currently authorized millage rate
limitation of 20.5232 mills ($20.5232 on each
$1,000 of taxable valuation) on the amount of
taxes which may be assessed against all
property, except principal residence and other
 Grant the Legislature sole authority to remove a
property exempted by law, in Boyne Falls
species from the list of designated game
Public Schools, Charlevoix and Antrim
animals.
Counties, Michigan, be renewed for a period of
 Eliminate the $1.00 hunting and fishing licensing 12 years, 2016 to 2027, inclusive, to provide
funds for operating purposes; the estimate of
fee for members of the military, whether
stationed inside or outside of Michigan, subject the revenue the school district will collect if the
millage is approved and 18 mills are levied in
to any lottery.
2016 is approximately $1,861,066 (this is a
 Give the NRC sole authority to regulate fishing. renewal of millage which will expire with the
2015 tax levy)?
Should this law be approved?
YES
YES
 Continue the NRC’s designation of wolves as
game and allow the NRC to set a wolf hunting
season.
JUDGE OF CIRCUIT COURT
33RD CIRCUIT
NON-INCUMBENT POSITION
Vote for not more than 1
F
Roy C. Hayes III
JUDGE OF DISTRICT COURT
90TH DISTRICT
INCUMBENT POSITION
Vote for not more than 1
James N. Erhart
NO
PR
Judge of District Court
OO
Mary Beth Kur
INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL DISTRICT
BOARD MEMBER
CHARLEVOIX-EMMET INTERMEDIATE
SCHOOL DISTRICT
Vote for not more than 3
Thelma Chellis
Mary P. Jason
Thomas Johnson
COUNTY
GRANDVUE MEDICAL CARE FACILITY
MILLAGE
Shall the previously voted increase in the 15-mill tax
limitation imposed under Article IX, Sec. 6 of the
Michigan Constitution on general ad valorem taxes
within the County of Charlevoix, State of Michigan,
be renewed at (.75) mills ($.75 per $1,000 of taxable
value) for the period of 2015 through 2018 inclusive
for Grandvue Medical Care Facility operating
purposes; shall the County levy such renewal in
millage for said purpose, thereby raising in the first
year an estimated $1,488,271.00?
YES
NO
PARKS MILLAGE
LOCAL SCHOOL DISTRICT
BOARD MEMBER
BOYNE FALLS PUBLIC SCHOOLS
Vote for not more than 3
William Cousineau
Mary K. Matelski
Kurtis Wilson
Shall the tax limitation on the amount of general ad
valorem taxes which may be imposed on taxable
property in Charlevoix County, State of Michigan, be
increased by .15 mills (15 cents, $.15) per thousand
dollars ($1,000.00) of taxable value for a period of
four (4) years 2014 through 2017 inclusive, for the
purpose of parks and recreations capital purchases,
operating and programs? If approved and levied in
its entirety, it is estimated that the .15 mill would
raise an estimated $298,486 for the County when
first levied in 2014.
YES
NO
VETERANS MILLAGE
PROPOSAL SECTION
STATE
PROPOSAL 14-1
A REFERENDUM OF PUBLIC ACT 520 OF 2012,
ESTABLISHING A HUNTING SEASON FOR
WOLVES AND AUTHORIZING ANNUAL WOLF
HUNTING SEASONS
Public Act 520 of 2012 would:
 Designate wolf as game for hunting purposes
and authorize the first wolf hunting season.
 Allow the Natural Resources Commission to
schedule annual wolf hunting seasons.
 Provide criminal penalties for the unlawful
possession or taking of wolves, but shield a
person who lawfully captures or destroys a wolf
from prosecution.
Shall the tax limitation on the amount of general ad
valorem taxes which may be imposed on taxable
property in Charlevoix County, State of Michigan,
under Article 9, Section 6 of the Michigan
Constitution, be increased by .1 mill (10 cents, $.1)
per thousand dollars ($1,000.00) of taxable value for
a period of four (4) years 2014 through 2017
inclusive, for the purpose of authorizing Charlevoix
County to equip, operate, maintain, to provide
monetary support and assistance services to
veterans through the County of Charlevoix Veterans
Affairs department? If approved and levied in its
entirety, it is estimated that the .1 mill would raise an
estimated $198,991 for the County when first levied
in 2014.
YES
NO
 Require a person who wishes to hunt wolves to
obtain a wolf hunting license.
 Create a Wolf Management Advisory Council
for the purpose of making nonbinding
recommendations to the legislature regarding
the proper management of wolves.
Should this law be approved?
YES
NO
VOTE BOTH FRONT AND BACK OF BALLOT
BACK Card 32 RptPct 20-20 "Boyne Valley Township, Precinct 2BF"
NO
OFFICIAL BALLOT
General Election
Tuesday, November 4, 2014
Charlevoix County, Michigan
Boyne Valley Township, Precinct 2V
PARTISAN SECTION
CONGRESSIONAL
STATE BOARDS
STRAIGHT PARTY TICKET
REPRESENTATIVE IN CONGRESS
1ST DISTRICT
TRUSTEE OF
MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY
Vote for not more than 1
Vote for not more than 2
Vote for not more than 1
Republican Party
Dan Benishek
Melanie Foster
Jerry Cannon
Jeff Sakwa
Loel Robert Gnadt
Faylene Owen
Ellis Boal
George J. Perles
Republican
Democratic Party
Republican
Democratic
Republican
Libertarian
Libertarian Party
Democratic
Green
Democratic
Libertarian
F
OO
Michael H. Miller
U.S. Taxpayers Party
LEGISLATIVE
STATE SENATOR
37TH DISTRICT
Green Party
Vote for not more than 1
Natural Law Party
PR
Vote for not more than 1
Republican
Mark Schauer
Lisa Brown
Democratic
Mary Buzuma
Scotty Boman
Libertarian
Mark McFarlin
Richard Mendoza
U.S. Taxpayers
Paul Homeniuk
Candace R. Caveny
Green
REPRESENTATIVE IN STATE
LEGISLATURE
105TH DISTRICT
Jay Calo
Michael Busuito
Democratic
Republican
Satish Jasti
Republican
Marilyn Kelly
STATE BOARDS
Democratic
MEMBER OF THE
STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION
Vote for not more than 2
Dana Alicia Thompson
Democratic
Dan Goebel
Libertarian
Brian Richard Wright
Libertarian
Maria Carl
Shari A. Matkin
Jonathan Tade Williams
Marc Joseph Sosnowski
Pamela Pugh Smith
Margaret Guttshall
Casandra E. Ulbrich
Latham T. Redding
Kimberly Moore
Yolanda Robson
Republican
Republican
Democratic
U.S. Taxpayers
U.S. Taxpayers
Green
Green
Natural Law
Gregory Scott Stempfle
Libertarian
John Adams
U.S. Taxpayers
Godfrey Dillard
Sherry A. Wells
James Lewis
Nikki Mattson
Libertarian
GOVERNOR OF
WAYNE STATE UNIVERSITY
Vote for not more than 2
Karen Adams
Democratic
Natural Law
Republican
Ruth Johnson
Republican
Green
Triston Cole
Libertarian
Vote for not more than 1
Green
Bridgette Guzman
Democratic
SECRETARY OF STATE
U.S. Taxpayers
Adam Adrianson
Phil Bellfy
Vote for not more than 1
Rick Snyder
Brian Nelson Calley
U.S. Taxpayers
Stephen J. Young
Terry Link
Democratic
GOVERNOR AND LIEUTENANT
GOVERNOR
Libertarian
Crystal Van Sickle
Wayne A. Schmidt
Republican
STATE
Raymond Moses
U.S. Taxpayers
Green
Natural Law
COUNTY
COUNTY COMMISSIONER
3RD DISTRICT
Robert Gale
Vote for not more than 1
Jason Robert Gatties
Ronald Reinhardt
U.S. Taxpayers
Natural Law
ATTORNEY GENERAL
Vote for not more than 1
Republican
REGENT OF THE
UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN
Vote for not more than 2
Tim LaCroix
Democratic
NONPARTISAN SECTION
Bill Schuette
Rob Steele
Mark Totten
Ronald Weiser
Justin M. Altman
Mike Behm
JUSTICE OF SUPREME COURT
8 Year Term
Gerald T. Van Sickle
Kathy White
Vote for not more than 2
John Anthony La Pietra
James Lewis Hudler
Doug Dern
John Jascob
Bill Murphy
Joe Sanger
James Robert Redford
Republican
Democratic
Libertarian
U.S. Taxpayers
Green
Republican
Republican
Democratic
JUDICIAL
Democratic
Libertarian
Libertarian
CONGRESSIONAL
U.S. Taxpayers
UNITED STATES SENATOR
Vote for not more than 1
Christine C. Schwartz
Brian Zahra
U.S. Taxpayers
Justice of Supreme Court
Ian Swanson
Richard Bernstein
Green
Terri Lynn Land
Republican
Gary Peters
Democratic
Jim Fulner
JUSTICE OF SUPREME COURT
Partial Term Ending 01/01/2017
INCUMBENT POSITION
Libertarian
Richard A. Matkin
U.S. Taxpayers
Chris Wahmhoff
Vote for not more than 1
Green
Deborah A. Thomas
David Viviano
Justice of Supreme Court
Kerry L. Morgan
VOTE BOTH FRONT AND BACK OF BALLOT
FRONT Card 33 RptPct 20-30 "Boyne Valley Township, Precinct 2V"
JUDICIAL
JUDGE OF COURT OF APPEALS
4TH DISTRICT
INCUMBENT POSITION
PROPOSAL SECTION
COUNTY
STATE
VETERANS MILLAGE
PROPOSAL 14-1
A REFERENDUM OF PUBLIC ACT 520 OF 2012,
ESTABLISHING A HUNTING SEASON FOR
WOLVES AND AUTHORIZING ANNUAL WOLF
HUNTING SEASONS
Shall the tax limitation on the amount of
general ad valorem taxes which may be
imposed on taxable property in Charlevoix
County, State of Michigan, under Article 9,
Section 6 of the Michigan Constitution, be
increased by .1 mill (10 cents, $.1) per
Public Act 520 of 2012 would:
thousand dollars ($1,000.00) of taxable value
 Designate wolf as game for hunting purposes
for a period of four (4) years 2014 through
2017 inclusive, for the purpose of authorizing
and authorize the first wolf hunting season.
Charlevoix County to equip, operate, maintain,
 Allow the Natural Resources Commission to
to provide monetary support and assistance
schedule annual wolf hunting seasons.
services to veterans through the County of
Charlevoix Veterans Affairs department? If
 Provide criminal penalties for the unlawful
approved and levied in its entirety, it is
possession or taking of wolves, but shield a
estimated that the .1 mill would raise an
person who lawfully captures or destroys a wolf estimated $198,991 for the County when first
from prosecution.
levied in 2014.
Vote for not more than 3
Michael J. Kelly
Judge of Appeals Court
Amy Ronayne Krause
Judge of Appeals Court
Patrick Murphy Meter
Judge of Appeals Court
JUDGE OF CIRCUIT COURT
33RD CIRCUIT
NON-INCUMBENT POSITION
YES
 Require a person who wishes to hunt wolves to
obtain a wolf hunting license.
Vote for not more than 1
Mary Beth Kur
NO
F
Roy C. Hayes III
JUDGE OF DISTRICT COURT
90TH DISTRICT
INCUMBENT POSITION
Vote for not more than 1
James N. Erhart
Should this law be approved?
YES
NO
PROPOSAL 14-2
A REFERENDUM OF PUBLIC ACT 21 OF 2013,
GRANTING THE NATURAL RESOURCES
COMMISSION THE POWER TO DESIGNATE
WOLVES AND CERTAIN OTHER ANIMALS AS
GAME WITHOUT LEGISLATIVE ACTION
PR
Judge of District Court
OO
 Create a Wolf Management Advisory Council
for the purpose of making nonbinding
recommendations to the legislature regarding
the proper management of wolves.
INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL DISTRICT
BOARD MEMBER
CHARLEVOIX-EMMET INTERMEDIATE
SCHOOL DISTRICT
Vote for not more than 3
Thelma Chellis
Mary P. Jason
Thomas Johnson
VILLAGE
PRESIDENT
VILLAGE OF BOYNE FALLS
Vote for not more than 1
Should this law be approved?
YES
NO
TRUSTEE
VILLAGE OF BOYNE FALLS
COUNTY
Vote for not more than 6
GRANDVUE MEDICAL CARE FACILITY
MILLAGE
Gladys Joann Bell
Shall the previously voted increase in the 15-mill tax
limitation imposed under Article IX, Sec. 6 of the
Michigan Constitution on general ad valorem taxes
within the County of Charlevoix, State of Michigan,
be renewed at (.75) mills ($.75 per $1,000 of taxable
value) for the period of 2015 through 2018 inclusive
for Grandvue Medical Care Facility operating
purposes; shall the County levy such renewal in
millage for said purpose, thereby raising in the first
year an estimated $1,488,271.00?
William Bricker
Michael J. Kondrat
Anthony J. Securro
YES
NO
PARKS MILLAGE
LOCAL SCHOOL DISTRICT
BOARD MEMBER
BOYNE FALLS PUBLIC SCHOOLS
Vote for not more than 3
William Cousineau
Mary K. Matelski
Kurtis Wilson
BOYNE FALLS PUBLIC SCHOOLS
OPERATING MILLAGE RENEWAL
PROPOSAL
This proposal will allow the school district to
levy the statutory rate of 18 mills on all
property, except principal residence and other
property exempted by law, required for the
school district to receive its revenue per pupil
foundation allowance and renews millage that
will expire with the 2015 tax levy.
Shall the currently authorized millage rate
limitation of 20.5232 mills ($20.5232 on each
$1,000 of taxable valuation) on the amount of
taxes which may be assessed against all
property, except principal residence and other
property exempted by law, in Boyne Falls
Public Schools, Charlevoix and Antrim
Counties, Michigan, be renewed for a period of
 Continue the NRC’s designation of wolves as
12 years, 2016 to 2027, inclusive, to provide
game and allow the NRC to set a wolf hunting
funds for operating purposes; the estimate of
season.
the revenue the school district will collect if the
 Grant the Legislature sole authority to remove a millage is approved and 18 mills are levied in
2016 is approximately $1,861,066 (this is a
species from the list of designated game
renewal of millage which will expire with the
animals.
2015 tax levy)?
 Eliminate the $1.00 hunting and fishing licensing
YES
fee for members of the military, whether
stationed inside or outside of Michigan, subject
NO
to any lottery.
Public Act 21 of 2013 would:
 Allow the Natural Resources Commission
(NRC) to designate certain animals as game
for hunting purposes and establish the first
hunting season for game animals without
legislative action.
 Give the NRC sole authority to regulate fishing.
William P. Carson
LOCAL SCHOOL DISTRICT
Shall the tax limitation on the amount of general ad
valorem taxes which may be imposed on taxable
property in Charlevoix County, State of Michigan, be
increased by .15 mills (15 cents, $.15) per thousand
dollars ($1,000.00) of taxable value for a period of
four (4) years 2014 through 2017 inclusive, for the
purpose of parks and recreations capital purchases,
operating and programs? If approved and levied in
its entirety, it is estimated that the .15 mill would
raise an estimated $298,486 for the County when
first levied in 2014.
YES
NO
VOTE BOTH FRONT AND BACK OF BALLOT
BACK Card 33 RptPct 20-30 "Boyne Valley Township, Precinct 2V"
OFFICIAL BALLOT
General Election
Tuesday, November 4, 2014
Charlevoix County, Michigan
Chandler Township, Precinct 3P
PARTISAN SECTION
CONGRESSIONAL
STATE BOARDS
STRAIGHT PARTY TICKET
REPRESENTATIVE IN CONGRESS
1ST DISTRICT
TRUSTEE OF
MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY
Vote for not more than 1
Vote for not more than 2
Vote for not more than 1
Republican Party
Dan Benishek
Melanie Foster
Jerry Cannon
Jeff Sakwa
Loel Robert Gnadt
Faylene Owen
Ellis Boal
George J. Perles
Republican
Democratic Party
Republican
Democratic
Republican
Libertarian
Libertarian Party
Democratic
Green
Democratic
Libertarian
F
OO
Michael H. Miller
U.S. Taxpayers Party
LEGISLATIVE
STATE SENATOR
37TH DISTRICT
Green Party
Vote for not more than 1
Natural Law Party
PR
Vote for not more than 1
Republican
Mark Schauer
Lisa Brown
Democratic
Mary Buzuma
Scotty Boman
Libertarian
Mark McFarlin
Richard Mendoza
U.S. Taxpayers
Paul Homeniuk
Candace R. Caveny
Green
REPRESENTATIVE IN STATE
LEGISLATURE
105TH DISTRICT
Jay Calo
Michael Busuito
Democratic
Republican
Satish Jasti
Republican
Marilyn Kelly
STATE BOARDS
Democratic
MEMBER OF THE
STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION
Vote for not more than 2
Dana Alicia Thompson
Democratic
Dan Goebel
Libertarian
Brian Richard Wright
Libertarian
Maria Carl
Shari A. Matkin
Jonathan Tade Williams
Marc Joseph Sosnowski
Pamela Pugh Smith
Margaret Guttshall
Casandra E. Ulbrich
Latham T. Redding
Kimberly Moore
Yolanda Robson
Republican
Republican
Democratic
U.S. Taxpayers
U.S. Taxpayers
Green
Green
Natural Law
Gregory Scott Stempfle
Libertarian
John Adams
U.S. Taxpayers
Godfrey Dillard
Sherry A. Wells
James Lewis
Nikki Mattson
Libertarian
GOVERNOR OF
WAYNE STATE UNIVERSITY
Vote for not more than 2
Karen Adams
Democratic
Natural Law
Republican
Ruth Johnson
Republican
Green
Triston Cole
Libertarian
Vote for not more than 1
Green
Bridgette Guzman
Democratic
SECRETARY OF STATE
U.S. Taxpayers
Adam Adrianson
Phil Bellfy
Vote for not more than 1
Rick Snyder
Brian Nelson Calley
U.S. Taxpayers
Stephen J. Young
Terry Link
Democratic
GOVERNOR AND LIEUTENANT
GOVERNOR
Libertarian
Crystal Van Sickle
Wayne A. Schmidt
Republican
STATE
Raymond Moses
U.S. Taxpayers
Green
Natural Law
COUNTY
COUNTY COMMISSIONER
3RD DISTRICT
Robert Gale
Vote for not more than 1
Jason Robert Gatties
Ronald Reinhardt
U.S. Taxpayers
Natural Law
ATTORNEY GENERAL
Vote for not more than 1
Republican
REGENT OF THE
UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN
Vote for not more than 2
Tim LaCroix
Democratic
NONPARTISAN SECTION
Bill Schuette
Rob Steele
Mark Totten
Ronald Weiser
Justin M. Altman
Mike Behm
JUSTICE OF SUPREME COURT
8 Year Term
Gerald T. Van Sickle
Kathy White
Vote for not more than 2
John Anthony La Pietra
James Lewis Hudler
Bill Murphy
John Jascob
James Robert Redford
Republican
Democratic
Libertarian
U.S. Taxpayers
Green
Republican
Republican
Democratic
JUDICIAL
Democratic
Libertarian
Libertarian
Joe Sanger
CONGRESSIONAL
UNITED STATES SENATOR
Vote for not more than 1
Brian Zahra
U.S. Taxpayers
Justice of Supreme Court
Christine C. Schwartz
Richard Bernstein
Ian Swanson
Doug Dern
U.S. Taxpayers
Green
Terri Lynn Land
Republican
Gary Peters
Democratic
Jim Fulner
JUSTICE OF SUPREME COURT
Partial Term Ending 01/01/2017
INCUMBENT POSITION
Libertarian
Richard A. Matkin
U.S. Taxpayers
Chris Wahmhoff
Vote for not more than 1
Green
David Viviano
Justice of Supreme Court
Kerry L. Morgan
Deborah A. Thomas
VOTE BOTH FRONT AND BACK OF BALLOT
FRONT Card 34 RptPct 30-10 "Chandler Township, Precinct 3P"
JUDICIAL
STATE
LOCAL SCHOOL DISTRICT
JUDGE OF COURT OF APPEALS
4TH DISTRICT
INCUMBENT POSITION
PROPOSAL 14-2
A REFERENDUM OF PUBLIC ACT 21 OF 2013,
GRANTING THE NATURAL RESOURCES
COMMISSION THE POWER TO DESIGNATE
WOLVES AND CERTAIN OTHER ANIMALS AS
GAME WITHOUT LEGISLATIVE ACTION
PUBLIC SCHOOLS OF PETOSKEY
OPERATING MILLAGE RENEWAL
PROPOSAL
Vote for not more than 3
Michael J. Kelly
Judge of Appeals Court
Amy Ronayne Krause
Public Act 21 of 2013 would:
 Allow the Natural Resources Commission
(NRC) to designate certain animals as game
for hunting purposes and establish the first
hunting season for game animals without
legislative action.
Judge of Appeals Court
Patrick Murphy Meter
Judge of Appeals Court
This proposal will allow the school district to
levy the statutory rate of 18 mills on all
property, except principal residence and other
property exempted by law, required for the
school district to receive its revenue per pupil
foundation allowance and renews millage that
will expire with the 2014 tax levy.
Shall the currently authorized millage rate
limitation of 18 mills ($18.00 on each $1,000 of
 Continue the NRC’s designation of wolves as
taxable valuation) on the amount of taxes
game and allow the NRC to set a wolf hunting which may be assessed against all property
except principal residence and other property
season.
exempted by law, in Public Schools of
 Grant the Legislature sole authority to remove a Petoskey ,Emmet and Charlevoix Counties,
species from the list of designated game
Michigan, be renewed for a period of 4 years,
animals.
2015 to 2018, inclusive, to provide funds for
 Eliminate the $1.00 hunting and fishing licensing operating purposes; the estimate of the
revenue the school district will collect if the
fee for members of the military, whether
millage is approved and levied in 2015 is
stationed inside or outside of Michigan, subject approximately $14,234,176 (this is a renewal of
to any lottery.
millage which will expire with the 2014 tax
 Give the NRC sole authority to regulate fishing. levy)?
JUDGE OF CIRCUIT COURT
33RD CIRCUIT
NON-INCUMBENT POSITION
Vote for not more than 1
F
Mary Beth Kur
JUDGE OF DISTRICT COURT
90TH DISTRICT
INCUMBENT POSITION
Vote for not more than 1
James N. Erhart
Should this law be approved?
YES
NO
PR
Judge of District Court
OO
Roy C. Hayes III
INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL DISTRICT
BOARD MEMBER
CHARLEVOIX-EMMET INTERMEDIATE
SCHOOL DISTRICT
Vote for not more than 3
Thelma Chellis
Mary P. Jason
Thomas Johnson
LOCAL SCHOOL DISTRICT
COUNTY
Vote for not more than 3
Mark Ashley
Mary Ling
Kathleen Reed
YES
NO
VETERANS MILLAGE
Vote for not more than 1
Frank Lamberti
PROPOSAL SECTION
STATE
PROPOSAL 14-1
A REFERENDUM OF PUBLIC ACT 520 OF 2012,
ESTABLISHING A HUNTING SEASON FOR
WOLVES AND AUTHORIZING ANNUAL WOLF
HUNTING SEASONS
Public Act 520 of 2012 would:
 Designate wolf as game for hunting purposes
and authorize the first wolf hunting season.
PUBLIC SCHOOLS OF PETOSKEY
BONDING PROPOSAL
Shall Public Schools of Petoskey, Emmet and
Charlevoix Counties, Michigan, borrow the sum
of not to exceed Ten Million Dollars
Shall the previously voted increase in the 15-mill tax ($10,000,000) and issue its general obligation
limitation imposed under Article IX, Sec. 6 of the
unlimited tax bonds therefor, for the purpose of:
Michigan Constitution on general ad valorem taxes
constructing, equipping, developing and
within the County of Charlevoix, State of Michigan,
be renewed at (.75) mills ($.75 per $1,000 of taxable improving the school district’s athletic facilities
value) for the period of 2015 through 2018 inclusive including, but not limited to, a stadium, track
for Grandvue Medical Care Facility operating
and play fields, tennis courts, team rooms,
purposes; shall the County levy such renewal in
dugouts and locker room additions to the high
millage for said purpose, thereby raising in the first
school; and acquiring, developing and
year an estimated $1,488,271.00?
improving
YES
the site?
NO
The following is for informational purposes
only:
PARKS MILLAGE
Keith Szajnecki
BOARD MEMBER
PUBLIC SCHOOLS OF PETOSKEY
Partial Term Ending 12/31/2016
NO
GRANDVUE MEDICAL CARE FACILITY
MILLAGE
Shall the tax limitation on the amount of general ad
valorem taxes which may be imposed on taxable
property in Charlevoix County, State of Michigan, be
increased by .15 mills (15 cents, $.15) per thousand
dollars ($1,000.00) of taxable value for a period of
four (4) years 2014 through 2017 inclusive, for the
purpose of parks and recreations capital purchases,
operating and programs? If approved and levied in
its entirety, it is estimated that the .15 mill would
raise an estimated $298,486 for the County when
first levied in 2014.
BOARD MEMBER
PUBLIC SCHOOLS OF PETOSKEY
4 Year Term
YES
Shall the tax limitation on the amount of general ad
valorem taxes which may be imposed on taxable
property in Charlevoix County, State of Michigan,
under Article 9, Section 6 of the Michigan
Constitution, be increased by .1 mill (10 cents, $.1)
per thousand dollars ($1,000.00) of taxable value for
a period of four (4) years 2014 through 2017
inclusive, for the purpose of authorizing Charlevoix
County to equip, operate, maintain, to provide
monetary support and assistance services to
veterans through the County of Charlevoix Veterans
Affairs department? If approved and levied in its
entirety, it is estimated that the .1 mill would raise an
estimated $198,991 for the County when first levied
in 2014.
YES
NO
 Allow the Natural Resources Commission to
schedule annual wolf hunting seasons.
 Provide criminal penalties for the unlawful
possession or taking of wolves, but shield a
person who lawfully captures or destroys a wolf
from prosecution.
 Require a person who wishes to hunt wolves to
obtain a wolf hunting license.
 Create a Wolf Management Advisory Council
for the purpose of making nonbinding
recommendations to the legislature regarding
the proper management of wolves.
Should this law be approved?
YES
NO
VOTE BOTH FRONT AND BACK OF BALLOT
BACK Card 34 RptPct 30-10 "Chandler Township, Precinct 3P"
The estimated millage that will be levied for the
proposed bonds in 2015, under current law, is
.50 mill ($0.50 on each $1,000 of taxable
valuation). The maximum number of years the
bonds may be outstanding, exclusive of any
refunding, is ten (10) years. The estimated
simple average annual millage, anticipated to
be required to retire this bond debt is 1.04 mills
($1.04 on each $1,000 of taxable valuation).
The school district does not expect to borrow
from the State to pay debt service on the
bonds. The total amount of qualified bonds
currently outstanding is $14,500,000. The total
amount of qualified loans currently outstanding
is $-0-. The estimated computed millage rate
may change based on changes in certain
circumstances.
(Pursuant to State law, expenditures of bond
proceeds must be audited, and the proceeds
cannot be used for repair or maintenance
costs, teacher, administrator or employee
salaries, or other operating expenses.)
YES
NO
OFFICIAL BALLOT
General Election
Tuesday, November 4, 2014
Charlevoix County, Michigan
Chandler Township, Precinct 3V
PARTISAN SECTION
CONGRESSIONAL
STATE BOARDS
STRAIGHT PARTY TICKET
REPRESENTATIVE IN CONGRESS
1ST DISTRICT
TRUSTEE OF
MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY
Vote for not more than 1
Vote for not more than 2
Vote for not more than 1
Republican Party
Dan Benishek
Melanie Foster
Jerry Cannon
Jeff Sakwa
Loel Robert Gnadt
Faylene Owen
Ellis Boal
George J. Perles
Republican
Democratic Party
Republican
Democratic
Republican
Libertarian
Libertarian Party
Democratic
Green
Democratic
Libertarian
F
OO
Michael H. Miller
U.S. Taxpayers Party
LEGISLATIVE
STATE SENATOR
37TH DISTRICT
Green Party
Vote for not more than 1
Natural Law Party
PR
Vote for not more than 1
Republican
Mark Schauer
Lisa Brown
Democratic
Mary Buzuma
Scotty Boman
Libertarian
Mark McFarlin
Richard Mendoza
U.S. Taxpayers
Paul Homeniuk
Candace R. Caveny
Green
REPRESENTATIVE IN STATE
LEGISLATURE
105TH DISTRICT
Jay Calo
Michael Busuito
Democratic
Republican
Satish Jasti
Republican
Marilyn Kelly
STATE BOARDS
Democratic
MEMBER OF THE
STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION
Vote for not more than 2
Dana Alicia Thompson
Democratic
Dan Goebel
Libertarian
Brian Richard Wright
Libertarian
Maria Carl
Shari A. Matkin
Jonathan Tade Williams
Marc Joseph Sosnowski
Pamela Pugh Smith
Margaret Guttshall
Casandra E. Ulbrich
Latham T. Redding
Kimberly Moore
Yolanda Robson
Republican
Republican
Democratic
U.S. Taxpayers
U.S. Taxpayers
Green
Green
Natural Law
Gregory Scott Stempfle
Libertarian
John Adams
U.S. Taxpayers
Godfrey Dillard
Sherry A. Wells
James Lewis
Nikki Mattson
Libertarian
GOVERNOR OF
WAYNE STATE UNIVERSITY
Vote for not more than 2
Karen Adams
Democratic
Natural Law
Republican
Ruth Johnson
Republican
Green
Triston Cole
Libertarian
Vote for not more than 1
Green
Bridgette Guzman
Democratic
SECRETARY OF STATE
U.S. Taxpayers
Adam Adrianson
Phil Bellfy
Vote for not more than 1
Rick Snyder
Brian Nelson Calley
U.S. Taxpayers
Stephen J. Young
Terry Link
Democratic
GOVERNOR AND LIEUTENANT
GOVERNOR
Libertarian
Crystal Van Sickle
Wayne A. Schmidt
Republican
STATE
Raymond Moses
U.S. Taxpayers
Green
Natural Law
COUNTY
COUNTY COMMISSIONER
3RD DISTRICT
Robert Gale
Vote for not more than 1
Jason Robert Gatties
Ronald Reinhardt
U.S. Taxpayers
Natural Law
ATTORNEY GENERAL
Vote for not more than 1
Republican
REGENT OF THE
UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN
Vote for not more than 2
Tim LaCroix
Democratic
NONPARTISAN SECTION
Bill Schuette
Rob Steele
Mark Totten
Ronald Weiser
Justin M. Altman
Mike Behm
JUSTICE OF SUPREME COURT
8 Year Term
Gerald T. Van Sickle
Kathy White
Vote for not more than 2
John Anthony La Pietra
James Lewis Hudler
Bill Murphy
John Jascob
James Robert Redford
Republican
Democratic
Libertarian
U.S. Taxpayers
Green
Republican
Republican
Democratic
JUDICIAL
Democratic
Libertarian
Libertarian
Joe Sanger
CONGRESSIONAL
UNITED STATES SENATOR
Vote for not more than 1
Brian Zahra
U.S. Taxpayers
Justice of Supreme Court
Christine C. Schwartz
Richard Bernstein
Ian Swanson
Doug Dern
U.S. Taxpayers
Green
Terri Lynn Land
Republican
Gary Peters
Democratic
Jim Fulner
JUSTICE OF SUPREME COURT
Partial Term Ending 01/01/2017
INCUMBENT POSITION
Libertarian
Richard A. Matkin
U.S. Taxpayers
Chris Wahmhoff
Vote for not more than 1
Green
David Viviano
Justice of Supreme Court
Kerry L. Morgan
Deborah A. Thomas
VOTE BOTH FRONT AND BACK OF BALLOT
FRONT Card 35 RptPct 30-20 "Chandler Township, Precinct 3V"
JUDICIAL
STATE
JUDGE OF COURT OF APPEALS
4TH DISTRICT
INCUMBENT POSITION
PROPOSAL 14-2
A REFERENDUM OF PUBLIC ACT 21 OF 2013,
GRANTING THE NATURAL RESOURCES
COMMISSION THE POWER TO DESIGNATE
WOLVES AND CERTAIN OTHER ANIMALS AS
GAME WITHOUT LEGISLATIVE ACTION
Vote for not more than 3
Michael J. Kelly
Judge of Appeals Court
Amy Ronayne Krause
Public Act 21 of 2013 would:
 Allow the Natural Resources Commission
(NRC) to designate certain animals as game
for hunting purposes and establish the first
hunting season for game animals without
legislative action.
Judge of Appeals Court
Patrick Murphy Meter
Judge of Appeals Court
 Continue the NRC’s designation of wolves as
game and allow the NRC to set a wolf hunting
season.
JUDGE OF CIRCUIT COURT
33RD CIRCUIT
NON-INCUMBENT POSITION
 Grant the Legislature sole authority to remove a
species from the list of designated game
animals.
Vote for not more than 1
Roy C. Hayes III
F
 Eliminate the $1.00 hunting and fishing licensing
fee for members of the military, whether
stationed inside or outside of Michigan, subject
to any lottery.
JUDGE OF DISTRICT COURT
90TH DISTRICT
INCUMBENT POSITION
Vote for not more than 1
James N. Erhart
 Give the NRC sole authority to regulate fishing.
Should this law be approved?
YES
NO
PR
Judge of District Court
OO
Mary Beth Kur
LOCAL SCHOOL DISTRICT
COUNTY
GRANDVUE MEDICAL CARE FACILITY
MILLAGE
BOARD MEMBER
VANDERBILT AREA SCHOOLS
Shall the previously voted increase in the 15-mill tax
limitation imposed under Article IX, Sec. 6 of the
Michigan Constitution on general ad valorem taxes
within the County of Charlevoix, State of Michigan,
be renewed at (.75) mills ($.75 per $1,000 of taxable
value) for the period of 2015 through 2018 inclusive
for Grandvue Medical Care Facility operating
purposes; shall the County levy such renewal in
millage for said purpose, thereby raising in the first
year an estimated $1,488,271.00?
Vote for not more than 5
Amber Musall
Thomas J. O'Rourke
Kim Snyder
YES
NO
PARKS MILLAGE
PROPOSAL SECTION
STATE
PROPOSAL 14-1
A REFERENDUM OF PUBLIC ACT 520 OF 2012,
ESTABLISHING A HUNTING SEASON FOR
WOLVES AND AUTHORIZING ANNUAL WOLF
HUNTING SEASONS
Public Act 520 of 2012 would:
 Designate wolf as game for hunting purposes
and authorize the first wolf hunting season.
 Allow the Natural Resources Commission to
schedule annual wolf hunting seasons.
 Provide criminal penalties for the unlawful
possession or taking of wolves, but shield a
person who lawfully captures or destroys a wolf
from prosecution.
 Require a person who wishes to hunt wolves to
obtain a wolf hunting license.
 Create a Wolf Management Advisory Council
for the purpose of making nonbinding
recommendations to the legislature regarding
the proper management of wolves.
Should this law be approved?
YES
NO
Shall the tax limitation on the amount of general ad
valorem taxes which may be imposed on taxable
property in Charlevoix County, State of Michigan, be
increased by .15 mills (15 cents, $.15) per thousand
dollars ($1,000.00) of taxable value for a period of
four (4) years 2014 through 2017 inclusive, for the
purpose of parks and recreations capital purchases,
operating and programs? If approved and levied in
its entirety, it is estimated that the .15 mill would
raise an estimated $298,486 for the County when
first levied in 2014.
YES
NO
VETERANS MILLAGE
Shall the tax limitation on the amount of general ad
valorem taxes which may be imposed on taxable
property in Charlevoix County, State of Michigan,
under Article 9, Section 6 of the Michigan
Constitution, be increased by .1 mill (10 cents, $.1)
per thousand dollars ($1,000.00) of taxable value for
a period of four (4) years 2014 through 2017
inclusive, for the purpose of authorizing Charlevoix
County to equip, operate, maintain, to provide
monetary support and assistance services to
veterans through the County of Charlevoix Veterans
Affairs department? If approved and levied in its
entirety, it is estimated that the .1 mill would raise an
estimated $198,991 for the County when first levied
in 2014.
YES
NO
VOTE BOTH FRONT AND BACK OF BALLOT
BACK Card 35 RptPct 30-20 "Chandler Township, Precinct 3V"
OFFICIAL BALLOT
General Election
Tuesday, November 4, 2014
Charlevoix County, Michigan
Charlevoix Township, Precinct 4
PARTISAN SECTION
CONGRESSIONAL
STATE BOARDS
STRAIGHT PARTY TICKET
REPRESENTATIVE IN CONGRESS
1ST DISTRICT
TRUSTEE OF
MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY
Vote for not more than 1
Vote for not more than 2
Vote for not more than 1
Republican Party
Dan Benishek
Melanie Foster
Jerry Cannon
Jeff Sakwa
Loel Robert Gnadt
Faylene Owen
Ellis Boal
George J. Perles
Republican
Democratic Party
Republican
Democratic
Republican
Libertarian
Libertarian Party
Democratic
Green
Democratic
Libertarian
F
OO
Michael H. Miller
U.S. Taxpayers Party
LEGISLATIVE
STATE SENATOR
37TH DISTRICT
Green Party
Vote for not more than 1
Natural Law Party
PR
Vote for not more than 1
Republican
Mark Schauer
Lisa Brown
Democratic
Mary Buzuma
Scotty Boman
Libertarian
Mark McFarlin
Richard Mendoza
U.S. Taxpayers
Paul Homeniuk
Candace R. Caveny
Green
REPRESENTATIVE IN STATE
LEGISLATURE
105TH DISTRICT
Jay Calo
Michael Busuito
Democratic
Republican
Satish Jasti
Republican
Marilyn Kelly
STATE BOARDS
Democratic
MEMBER OF THE
STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION
Vote for not more than 2
Dana Alicia Thompson
Democratic
Dan Goebel
Libertarian
Brian Richard Wright
Libertarian
Maria Carl
Shari A. Matkin
Jonathan Tade Williams
Marc Joseph Sosnowski
Pamela Pugh Smith
Margaret Guttshall
Casandra E. Ulbrich
Latham T. Redding
Kimberly Moore
Yolanda Robson
Republican
Republican
Democratic
U.S. Taxpayers
U.S. Taxpayers
Green
Green
Natural Law
Gregory Scott Stempfle
Libertarian
John Adams
U.S. Taxpayers
Godfrey Dillard
Sherry A. Wells
James Lewis
Nikki Mattson
Libertarian
GOVERNOR OF
WAYNE STATE UNIVERSITY
Vote for not more than 2
Karen Adams
Democratic
Natural Law
Republican
Ruth Johnson
Republican
Green
Triston Cole
Libertarian
Vote for not more than 1
Green
Bridgette Guzman
Democratic
SECRETARY OF STATE
U.S. Taxpayers
Adam Adrianson
Phil Bellfy
Vote for not more than 1
Rick Snyder
Brian Nelson Calley
U.S. Taxpayers
Stephen J. Young
Terry Link
Democratic
GOVERNOR AND LIEUTENANT
GOVERNOR
Libertarian
Crystal Van Sickle
Wayne A. Schmidt
Republican
STATE
Raymond Moses
U.S. Taxpayers
Green
Natural Law
COUNTY
COUNTY COMMISSIONER
6TH DISTRICT
Robert Gale
Vote for not more than 1
Jason Robert Gatties
Shirley Roloff
U.S. Taxpayers
Natural Law
ATTORNEY GENERAL
Vote for not more than 1
Republican
REGENT OF THE
UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN
Vote for not more than 2
NONPARTISAN SECTION
JUDICIAL
Bill Schuette
Rob Steele
Mark Totten
Ronald Weiser
Justin M. Altman
Mike Behm
Vote for not more than 2
Gerald T. Van Sickle
Kathy White
James Robert Redford
John Anthony La Pietra
James Lewis Hudler
Republican
Democratic
Libertarian
U.S. Taxpayers
Green
Republican
Republican
JUSTICE OF SUPREME COURT
8 Year Term
Democratic
Democratic
Brian Zahra
Libertarian
Justice of Supreme Court
John Jascob
Richard Bernstein
Joe Sanger
Doug Dern
Christine C. Schwartz
Bill Murphy
Libertarian
CONGRESSIONAL
U.S. Taxpayers
UNITED STATES SENATOR
Vote for not more than 1
U.S. Taxpayers
Ian Swanson
Green
Terri Lynn Land
Republican
Gary Peters
JUSTICE OF SUPREME COURT
Partial Term Ending 01/01/2017
INCUMBENT POSITION
Democratic
Jim Fulner
Libertarian
Richard A. Matkin
U.S. Taxpayers
Vote for not more than 1
Chris Wahmhoff
Kerry L. Morgan
Green
Deborah A. Thomas
David Viviano
Justice of Supreme Court
VOTE BOTH FRONT AND BACK OF BALLOT
FRONT Card 36 RptPct 40 "Charlevoix Township, Precinct 4"
JUDICIAL
STATE
JUDGE OF COURT OF APPEALS
4TH DISTRICT
INCUMBENT POSITION
PROPOSAL 14-2
A REFERENDUM OF PUBLIC ACT 21 OF 2013,
GRANTING THE NATURAL RESOURCES
COMMISSION THE POWER TO DESIGNATE
WOLVES AND CERTAIN OTHER ANIMALS AS
GAME WITHOUT LEGISLATIVE ACTION
Vote for not more than 3
Michael J. Kelly
Judge of Appeals Court
Amy Ronayne Krause
Public Act 21 of 2013 would:
 Allow the Natural Resources Commission
(NRC) to designate certain animals as game
for hunting purposes and establish the first
hunting season for game animals without
legislative action.
Judge of Appeals Court
Patrick Murphy Meter
Judge of Appeals Court
 Continue the NRC’s designation of wolves as
game and allow the NRC to set a wolf hunting
season.
JUDGE OF CIRCUIT COURT
33RD CIRCUIT
NON-INCUMBENT POSITION
 Grant the Legislature sole authority to remove a
species from the list of designated game
animals.
Vote for not more than 1
Mary Beth Kur
F
 Eliminate the $1.00 hunting and fishing licensing
fee for members of the military, whether
stationed inside or outside of Michigan, subject
to any lottery.
JUDGE OF DISTRICT COURT
90TH DISTRICT
INCUMBENT POSITION
Vote for not more than 1
James N. Erhart
 Give the NRC sole authority to regulate fishing.
Should this law be approved?
YES
NO
PR
Judge of District Court
OO
Roy C. Hayes III
INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL DISTRICT
BOARD MEMBER
CHARLEVOIX-EMMET INTERMEDIATE
SCHOOL DISTRICT
Vote for not more than 3
Thelma Chellis
Mary P. Jason
Thomas Johnson
COUNTY
GRANDVUE MEDICAL CARE FACILITY
MILLAGE
Shall the previously voted increase in the 15-mill tax
limitation imposed under Article IX, Sec. 6 of the
Michigan Constitution on general ad valorem taxes
within the County of Charlevoix, State of Michigan,
be renewed at (.75) mills ($.75 per $1,000 of taxable
value) for the period of 2015 through 2018 inclusive
for Grandvue Medical Care Facility operating
purposes; shall the County levy such renewal in
millage for said purpose, thereby raising in the first
year an estimated $1,488,271.00?
YES
NO
PARKS MILLAGE
LOCAL SCHOOL DISTRICT
Shall the tax limitation on the amount of general ad
valorem taxes which may be imposed on taxable
property in Charlevoix County, State of Michigan, be
increased by .15 mills (15 cents, $.15) per thousand
dollars ($1,000.00) of taxable value for a period of
four (4) years 2014 through 2017 inclusive, for the
purpose of parks and recreations capital purchases,
operating and programs? If approved and levied in
its entirety, it is estimated that the .15 mill would
raise an estimated $298,486 for the County when
first levied in 2014.
BOARD MEMBER
CHARLEVOIX PUBLIC SCHOOLS
Vote for not more than 4
Douglas M. Bergmann
YES
NO
PROPOSAL SECTION
VETERANS MILLAGE
STATE
Shall the tax limitation on the amount of general ad
valorem taxes which may be imposed on taxable
property in Charlevoix County, State of Michigan,
under Article 9, Section 6 of the Michigan
Constitution, be increased by .1 mill (10 cents, $.1)
per thousand dollars ($1,000.00) of taxable value for
a period of four (4) years 2014 through 2017
Public Act 520 of 2012 would:
inclusive, for the purpose of authorizing Charlevoix
 Designate wolf as game for hunting purposes
County to equip, operate, maintain, to provide
and authorize the first wolf hunting season.
monetary support and assistance services to
 Allow the Natural Resources Commission to
veterans through the County of Charlevoix Veterans
schedule annual wolf hunting seasons.
Affairs department? If approved and levied in its
entirety, it is estimated that the .1 mill would raise an
 Provide criminal penalties for the unlawful
estimated $198,991 for the County when first levied
possession or taking of wolves, but shield a
person who lawfully captures or destroys a wolf in 2014.
YES
from prosecution.
PROPOSAL 14-1
A REFERENDUM OF PUBLIC ACT 520 OF 2012,
ESTABLISHING A HUNTING SEASON FOR
WOLVES AND AUTHORIZING ANNUAL WOLF
HUNTING SEASONS
 Require a person who wishes to hunt wolves to
obtain a wolf hunting license.
NO
 Create a Wolf Management Advisory Council
for the purpose of making nonbinding
recommendations to the legislature regarding
the proper management of wolves.
Should this law be approved?
YES
NO
VOTE BOTH FRONT AND BACK OF BALLOT
BACK Card 36 RptPct 40 "Charlevoix Township, Precinct 4"
OFFICIAL BALLOT
General Election
Tuesday, November 4, 2014
Charlevoix County, Michigan
City of Boyne City, Precinct 16
PARTISAN SECTION
CONGRESSIONAL
STATE BOARDS
STRAIGHT PARTY TICKET
REPRESENTATIVE IN CONGRESS
1ST DISTRICT
TRUSTEE OF
MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY
Vote for not more than 1
Vote for not more than 2
Vote for not more than 1
Republican Party
Dan Benishek
Melanie Foster
Jerry Cannon
Jeff Sakwa
Loel Robert Gnadt
Faylene Owen
Ellis Boal
George J. Perles
Republican
Democratic Party
Republican
Democratic
Republican
Libertarian
Libertarian Party
Democratic
Green
Democratic
Libertarian
F
OO
Michael H. Miller
U.S. Taxpayers Party
LEGISLATIVE
STATE SENATOR
37TH DISTRICT
Green Party
Vote for not more than 1
Natural Law Party
PR
Vote for not more than 1
Republican
Mark Schauer
Lisa Brown
Democratic
Mary Buzuma
Scotty Boman
Libertarian
Mark McFarlin
Richard Mendoza
U.S. Taxpayers
Paul Homeniuk
Candace R. Caveny
Green
REPRESENTATIVE IN STATE
LEGISLATURE
105TH DISTRICT
Jay Calo
Michael Busuito
Democratic
Republican
Satish Jasti
Republican
Marilyn Kelly
STATE BOARDS
Democratic
MEMBER OF THE
STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION
Vote for not more than 2
Dana Alicia Thompson
Democratic
Dan Goebel
Libertarian
Brian Richard Wright
Libertarian
Maria Carl
Shari A. Matkin
Jonathan Tade Williams
Marc Joseph Sosnowski
Pamela Pugh Smith
Margaret Guttshall
Casandra E. Ulbrich
Latham T. Redding
Kimberly Moore
Yolanda Robson
Republican
Republican
Democratic
U.S. Taxpayers
U.S. Taxpayers
Green
Green
Natural Law
Gregory Scott Stempfle
Libertarian
John Adams
U.S. Taxpayers
Godfrey Dillard
Sherry A. Wells
James Lewis
Nikki Mattson
Libertarian
GOVERNOR OF
WAYNE STATE UNIVERSITY
Vote for not more than 2
Karen Adams
Democratic
Natural Law
Republican
Ruth Johnson
Republican
Green
Triston Cole
Libertarian
Vote for not more than 1
Green
Bridgette Guzman
Democratic
SECRETARY OF STATE
U.S. Taxpayers
Adam Adrianson
Phil Bellfy
Vote for not more than 1
Rick Snyder
Brian Nelson Calley
U.S. Taxpayers
Stephen J. Young
Terry Link
Democratic
GOVERNOR AND LIEUTENANT
GOVERNOR
Libertarian
Crystal Van Sickle
Wayne A. Schmidt
Republican
STATE
Raymond Moses
U.S. Taxpayers
Green
Natural Law
COUNTY
COUNTY COMMISSIONER
2ND DISTRICT
Robert Gale
Vote for not more than 1
Jason Robert Gatties
Chris Christensen
U.S. Taxpayers
Natural Law
ATTORNEY GENERAL
Vote for not more than 1
Republican
REGENT OF THE
UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN
Vote for not more than 2
NONPARTISAN SECTION
JUDICIAL
Bill Schuette
Rob Steele
Mark Totten
Ronald Weiser
Justin M. Altman
Mike Behm
Vote for not more than 2
Gerald T. Van Sickle
Kathy White
Richard Bernstein
John Anthony La Pietra
James Lewis Hudler
Doug Dern
John Jascob
Bill Murphy
Joe Sanger
James Robert Redford
Republican
Democratic
Libertarian
U.S. Taxpayers
Green
Republican
Republican
JUSTICE OF SUPREME COURT
8 Year Term
Democratic
Democratic
Libertarian
Libertarian
CONGRESSIONAL
U.S. Taxpayers
UNITED STATES SENATOR
Vote for not more than 1
Christine C. Schwartz
U.S. Taxpayers
Brian Zahra
Justice of Supreme Court
Ian Swanson
Green
Terri Lynn Land
Republican
Gary Peters
JUSTICE OF SUPREME COURT
Partial Term Ending 01/01/2017
INCUMBENT POSITION
Democratic
Jim Fulner
Libertarian
Richard A. Matkin
U.S. Taxpayers
Vote for not more than 1
Chris Wahmhoff
Kerry L. Morgan
Green
Deborah A. Thomas
David Viviano
Justice of Supreme Court
VOTE BOTH FRONT AND BACK OF BALLOT
FRONT Card 58 RptPct 160 "City of Boyne City, Precinct 16"
JUDICIAL
STATE
CITY
JUDGE OF COURT OF APPEALS
4TH DISTRICT
INCUMBENT POSITION
PROPOSAL 14-2
A REFERENDUM OF PUBLIC ACT 21 OF 2013,
GRANTING THE NATURAL RESOURCES
COMMISSION THE POWER TO DESIGNATE
WOLVES AND CERTAIN OTHER ANIMALS AS
GAME WITHOUT LEGISLATIVE ACTION
USE OF FLUORIDE INITIATIVE
Vote for not more than 3
Michael J. Kelly
Judge of Appeals Court
Amy Ronayne Krause
Public Act 21 of 2013 would:
 Allow the Natural Resources Commission
(NRC) to designate certain animals as game
for hunting purposes and establish the first
hunting season for game animals without
legislative action.
Judge of Appeals Court
Patrick Murphy Meter
Judge of Appeals Court
For the purpose of amending Chapter 70 of the
Boyne City Code of Ordinances to re-establish
the addition of fluoridation to the City of Boyne
City municipal water system, shall Section 7026 be added to Chapter 70 of the City of Boyne
City Code of Ordinances and shall read as
follows?:
Sec. 70-26. - Use of fluoride.
For the purpose of promoting public health
through prevention of dental disease, the city
 Continue the NRC’s designation of wolves as
manager is hereby directed to establish and
game and allow the NRC to set a wolf hunting maintain fluoride levels in the city’s waterworks
season.
system as prescribed by the State of Michigan.
 Grant the Legislature sole authority to remove a The city manager shall establish a testing
program that accurately show fluoride levels in
species from the list of designated game
the public water supply on a monthly basis and
animals.
those results shall be posted on the city
 Eliminate the $1.00 hunting and fishing licensing website within 30 days after the test results
fee for members of the military, whether
have been obtained.
stationed inside or outside of Michigan, subject
YES
to any lottery.
JUDGE OF CIRCUIT COURT
33RD CIRCUIT
NON-INCUMBENT POSITION
Vote for not more than 1
F
Roy C. Hayes III
JUDGE OF DISTRICT COURT
90TH DISTRICT
INCUMBENT POSITION
Vote for not more than 1
James N. Erhart
 Give the NRC sole authority to regulate fishing.
Should this law be approved?
YES
NO
PR
Judge of District Court
OO
Mary Beth Kur
INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL DISTRICT
BOARD MEMBER
CHARLEVOIX-EMMET INTERMEDIATE
SCHOOL DISTRICT
Vote for not more than 3
Thelma Chellis
Mary P. Jason
Thomas Johnson
COUNTY
GRANDVUE MEDICAL CARE FACILITY
MILLAGE
Shall the previously voted increase in the 15-mill tax
limitation imposed under Article IX, Sec. 6 of the
Michigan Constitution on general ad valorem taxes
within the County of Charlevoix, State of Michigan,
be renewed at (.75) mills ($.75 per $1,000 of taxable
value) for the period of 2015 through 2018 inclusive
for Grandvue Medical Care Facility operating
purposes; shall the County levy such renewal in
millage for said purpose, thereby raising in the first
year an estimated $1,488,271.00?
YES
NO
PARKS MILLAGE
LOCAL SCHOOL DISTRICT
Shall the tax limitation on the amount of general ad
valorem taxes which may be imposed on taxable
property in Charlevoix County, State of Michigan, be
increased by .15 mills (15 cents, $.15) per thousand
dollars ($1,000.00) of taxable value for a period of
four (4) years 2014 through 2017 inclusive, for the
purpose of parks and recreations capital purchases,
operating and programs? If approved and levied in
its entirety, it is estimated that the .15 mill would
raise an estimated $298,486 for the County when
first levied in 2014.
BOARD MEMBER
BOYNE CITY PUBLIC SCHOOLS
Vote for not more than 3
Ross T. McLane
Jeff Mercer
Ken Schrader
YES
NO
VETERANS MILLAGE
PROPOSAL SECTION
STATE
PROPOSAL 14-1
A REFERENDUM OF PUBLIC ACT 520 OF 2012,
ESTABLISHING A HUNTING SEASON FOR
WOLVES AND AUTHORIZING ANNUAL WOLF
HUNTING SEASONS
Public Act 520 of 2012 would:
 Designate wolf as game for hunting purposes
and authorize the first wolf hunting season.
 Allow the Natural Resources Commission to
schedule annual wolf hunting seasons.
 Provide criminal penalties for the unlawful
possession or taking of wolves, but shield a
person who lawfully captures or destroys a wolf
from prosecution.
Shall the tax limitation on the amount of general ad
valorem taxes which may be imposed on taxable
property in Charlevoix County, State of Michigan,
under Article 9, Section 6 of the Michigan
Constitution, be increased by .1 mill (10 cents, $.1)
per thousand dollars ($1,000.00) of taxable value for
a period of four (4) years 2014 through 2017
inclusive, for the purpose of authorizing Charlevoix
County to equip, operate, maintain, to provide
monetary support and assistance services to
veterans through the County of Charlevoix Veterans
Affairs department? If approved and levied in its
entirety, it is estimated that the .1 mill would raise an
estimated $198,991 for the County when first levied
in 2014.
YES
NO
 Require a person who wishes to hunt wolves to
obtain a wolf hunting license.
 Create a Wolf Management Advisory Council
for the purpose of making nonbinding
recommendations to the legislature regarding
the proper management of wolves.
Should this law be approved?
YES
NO
VOTE BOTH FRONT AND BACK OF BALLOT
BACK Card 58 RptPct 160 "City of Boyne City, Precinct 16"
NO
OFFICIAL BALLOT
General Election
Tuesday, November 4, 2014
Charlevoix County, Michigan
City of Charlevoix, Ward 1, Precinct 18
PARTISAN SECTION
CONGRESSIONAL
STATE BOARDS
STRAIGHT PARTY TICKET
REPRESENTATIVE IN CONGRESS
1ST DISTRICT
TRUSTEE OF
MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY
Vote for not more than 1
Vote for not more than 2
Vote for not more than 1
Republican Party
Dan Benishek
Melanie Foster
Jerry Cannon
Jeff Sakwa
Loel Robert Gnadt
Faylene Owen
Ellis Boal
George J. Perles
Republican
Democratic Party
Republican
Democratic
Republican
Libertarian
Libertarian Party
Democratic
Green
Democratic
Libertarian
F
OO
Michael H. Miller
U.S. Taxpayers Party
LEGISLATIVE
STATE SENATOR
37TH DISTRICT
Green Party
Vote for not more than 1
Natural Law Party
PR
Vote for not more than 1
Republican
Mark Schauer
Lisa Brown
Democratic
Mary Buzuma
Scotty Boman
Libertarian
Mark McFarlin
Richard Mendoza
U.S. Taxpayers
Paul Homeniuk
Candace R. Caveny
Green
REPRESENTATIVE IN STATE
LEGISLATURE
105TH DISTRICT
Jay Calo
Michael Busuito
Democratic
Republican
Satish Jasti
Republican
Marilyn Kelly
STATE BOARDS
Democratic
MEMBER OF THE
STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION
Vote for not more than 2
Dana Alicia Thompson
Democratic
Dan Goebel
Libertarian
Brian Richard Wright
Libertarian
Maria Carl
Shari A. Matkin
Jonathan Tade Williams
Marc Joseph Sosnowski
Pamela Pugh Smith
Margaret Guttshall
Casandra E. Ulbrich
Latham T. Redding
Kimberly Moore
Yolanda Robson
Republican
Republican
Democratic
U.S. Taxpayers
U.S. Taxpayers
Green
Green
Natural Law
Gregory Scott Stempfle
Libertarian
John Adams
U.S. Taxpayers
Godfrey Dillard
Sherry A. Wells
James Lewis
Nikki Mattson
Libertarian
GOVERNOR OF
WAYNE STATE UNIVERSITY
Vote for not more than 2
Karen Adams
Democratic
Natural Law
Republican
Ruth Johnson
Republican
Green
Triston Cole
Libertarian
Vote for not more than 1
Green
Bridgette Guzman
Democratic
SECRETARY OF STATE
U.S. Taxpayers
Adam Adrianson
Phil Bellfy
Vote for not more than 1
Rick Snyder
Brian Nelson Calley
U.S. Taxpayers
Stephen J. Young
Terry Link
Democratic
GOVERNOR AND LIEUTENANT
GOVERNOR
Libertarian
Crystal Van Sickle
Wayne A. Schmidt
Republican
STATE
Raymond Moses
U.S. Taxpayers
Green
Natural Law
COUNTY
COUNTY COMMISSIONER
6TH DISTRICT
Robert Gale
Vote for not more than 1
Jason Robert Gatties
Shirley Roloff
U.S. Taxpayers
Natural Law
ATTORNEY GENERAL
Vote for not more than 1
Republican
REGENT OF THE
UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN
Vote for not more than 2
NONPARTISAN SECTION
JUDICIAL
Bill Schuette
Rob Steele
Mark Totten
Ronald Weiser
Justin M. Altman
Mike Behm
Vote for not more than 2
Gerald T. Van Sickle
Kathy White
Doug Dern
John Anthony La Pietra
James Lewis Hudler
Bill Murphy
John Jascob
James Robert Redford
Republican
Democratic
Libertarian
U.S. Taxpayers
Green
Republican
Republican
JUSTICE OF SUPREME COURT
8 Year Term
Democratic
Democratic
Libertarian
Libertarian
Joe Sanger
CONGRESSIONAL
UNITED STATES SENATOR
Vote for not more than 1
Brian Zahra
U.S. Taxpayers
Justice of Supreme Court
Christine C. Schwartz
Richard Bernstein
U.S. Taxpayers
Ian Swanson
Green
Terri Lynn Land
Republican
Gary Peters
JUSTICE OF SUPREME COURT
Partial Term Ending 01/01/2017
INCUMBENT POSITION
Democratic
Jim Fulner
Libertarian
Richard A. Matkin
U.S. Taxpayers
Vote for not more than 1
Chris Wahmhoff
Deborah A. Thomas
Green
David Viviano
Justice of Supreme Court
Kerry L. Morgan
VOTE BOTH FRONT AND BACK OF BALLOT
FRONT Card 59 RptPct 170 "City of Charlevoix, Ward 1, Precinct 18"
JUDICIAL
JUDGE OF COURT OF APPEALS
4TH DISTRICT
INCUMBENT POSITION
Vote for not more than 3
Michael J. Kelly
Judge of Appeals Court
Amy Ronayne Krause
Judge of Appeals Court
Patrick Murphy Meter
Judge of Appeals Court
JUDGE OF CIRCUIT COURT
33RD CIRCUIT
NON-INCUMBENT POSITION
PROPOSAL SECTION
COUNTY
STATE
VETERANS MILLAGE
PROPOSAL 14-1
A REFERENDUM OF PUBLIC ACT 520 OF 2012,
ESTABLISHING A HUNTING SEASON FOR
WOLVES AND AUTHORIZING ANNUAL WOLF
HUNTING SEASONS
Shall the tax limitation on the amount of
general ad valorem taxes which may be
imposed on taxable property in Charlevoix
County, State of Michigan, under Article 9,
Section 6 of the Michigan Constitution, be
increased by .1 mill (10 cents, $.1) per
Public Act 520 of 2012 would:
thousand dollars ($1,000.00) of taxable value
 Designate wolf as game for hunting purposes
for a period of four (4) years 2014 through
2017 inclusive, for the purpose of authorizing
and authorize the first wolf hunting season.
Charlevoix County to equip, operate, maintain,
 Allow the Natural Resources Commission to
to provide monetary support and assistance
schedule annual wolf hunting seasons.
services to veterans through the County of
Charlevoix Veterans Affairs department? If
 Provide criminal penalties for the unlawful
approved and levied in its entirety, it is
possession or taking of wolves, but shield a
estimated that the .1 mill would raise an
person who lawfully captures or destroys a wolf estimated $198,991 for the County when first
from prosecution.
levied in 2014.
 Require a person who wishes to hunt wolves to
obtain a wolf hunting license.
Vote for not more than 1
Roy C. Hayes III
F
Mary Beth Kur
JUDGE OF DISTRICT COURT
90TH DISTRICT
INCUMBENT POSITION
Vote for not more than 1
James N. Erhart
Should this law be approved?
YES
NO
PROPOSAL 14-2
A REFERENDUM OF PUBLIC ACT 21 OF 2013,
GRANTING THE NATURAL RESOURCES
COMMISSION THE POWER TO DESIGNATE
WOLVES AND CERTAIN OTHER ANIMALS AS
GAME WITHOUT LEGISLATIVE ACTION
PR
Judge of District Court
OO
 Create a Wolf Management Advisory Council
for the purpose of making nonbinding
recommendations to the legislature regarding
the proper management of wolves.
INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL DISTRICT
BOARD MEMBER
CHARLEVOIX-EMMET INTERMEDIATE
SCHOOL DISTRICT
Vote for not more than 3
Thelma Chellis
Mary P. Jason
Thomas Johnson
Public Act 21 of 2013 would:
 Allow the Natural Resources Commission
(NRC) to designate certain animals as game
for hunting purposes and establish the first
hunting season for game animals without
legislative action.
 Continue the NRC’s designation of wolves as
game and allow the NRC to set a wolf hunting
season.
 Grant the Legislature sole authority to remove a
species from the list of designated game
animals.
CITY
 Eliminate the $1.00 hunting and fishing licensing
fee for members of the military, whether
stationed inside or outside of Michigan, subject
to any lottery.
MAYOR
Vote for not more than 1
Gabe Campbell
 Give the NRC sole authority to regulate fishing.
Norman L. Carlson Jr.
Should this law be approved?
YES
NO
COUNCILMAN
1ST WARD
COUNTY
Vote for not more than 1
GRANDVUE MEDICAL CARE FACILITY
MILLAGE
Lyle E. Gennett
LOCAL SCHOOL DISTRICT
BOARD MEMBER
CHARLEVOIX PUBLIC SCHOOLS
Vote for not more than 4
Shall the previously voted increase in the 15-mill tax
limitation imposed under Article IX, Sec. 6 of the
Michigan Constitution on general ad valorem taxes
within the County of Charlevoix, State of Michigan,
be renewed at (.75) mills ($.75 per $1,000 of taxable
value) for the period of 2015 through 2018 inclusive
for Grandvue Medical Care Facility operating
purposes; shall the County levy such renewal in
millage for said purpose, thereby raising in the first
year an estimated $1,488,271.00?
Douglas M. Bergmann
YES
NO
PARKS MILLAGE
Shall the tax limitation on the amount of general ad
valorem taxes which may be imposed on taxable
property in Charlevoix County, State of Michigan, be
increased by .15 mills (15 cents, $.15) per thousand
dollars ($1,000.00) of taxable value for a period of
four (4) years 2014 through 2017 inclusive, for the
purpose of parks and recreations capital purchases,
operating and programs? If approved and levied in
its entirety, it is estimated that the .15 mill would
raise an estimated $298,486 for the County when
first levied in 2014.
YES
NO
VOTE BOTH FRONT AND BACK OF BALLOT
BACK Card 59 RptPct 170 "City of Charlevoix, Ward 1, Precinct 18"
YES
NO
OFFICIAL BALLOT
General Election
Tuesday, November 4, 2014
Charlevoix County, Michigan
City of Charlevoix, Ward 2, Precinct 19
PARTISAN SECTION
CONGRESSIONAL
STATE BOARDS
STRAIGHT PARTY TICKET
REPRESENTATIVE IN CONGRESS
1ST DISTRICT
TRUSTEE OF
MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY
Vote for not more than 1
Vote for not more than 2
Vote for not more than 1
Republican Party
Dan Benishek
Melanie Foster
Jerry Cannon
Jeff Sakwa
Loel Robert Gnadt
Faylene Owen
Ellis Boal
George J. Perles
Republican
Democratic Party
Republican
Democratic
Republican
Libertarian
Libertarian Party
Democratic
Green
Democratic
Libertarian
F
OO
Michael H. Miller
U.S. Taxpayers Party
LEGISLATIVE
STATE SENATOR
37TH DISTRICT
Green Party
Vote for not more than 1
Natural Law Party
PR
Vote for not more than 1
Republican
Mark Schauer
Lisa Brown
Democratic
Mary Buzuma
Scotty Boman
Libertarian
Mark McFarlin
Richard Mendoza
U.S. Taxpayers
Paul Homeniuk
Candace R. Caveny
Green
REPRESENTATIVE IN STATE
LEGISLATURE
105TH DISTRICT
Jay Calo
Michael Busuito
Democratic
Republican
Satish Jasti
Republican
Marilyn Kelly
STATE BOARDS
Democratic
MEMBER OF THE
STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION
Vote for not more than 2
Dana Alicia Thompson
Democratic
Dan Goebel
Libertarian
Brian Richard Wright
Libertarian
Maria Carl
Shari A. Matkin
Jonathan Tade Williams
Marc Joseph Sosnowski
Pamela Pugh Smith
Margaret Guttshall
Casandra E. Ulbrich
Latham T. Redding
Kimberly Moore
Yolanda Robson
Republican
Republican
Democratic
U.S. Taxpayers
U.S. Taxpayers
Green
Green
Natural Law
Gregory Scott Stempfle
Libertarian
John Adams
U.S. Taxpayers
Godfrey Dillard
Sherry A. Wells
James Lewis
Nikki Mattson
Libertarian
GOVERNOR OF
WAYNE STATE UNIVERSITY
Vote for not more than 2
Karen Adams
Democratic
Natural Law
Republican
Ruth Johnson
Republican
Green
Triston Cole
Libertarian
Vote for not more than 1
Green
Bridgette Guzman
Democratic
SECRETARY OF STATE
U.S. Taxpayers
Adam Adrianson
Phil Bellfy
Vote for not more than 1
Rick Snyder
Brian Nelson Calley
U.S. Taxpayers
Stephen J. Young
Terry Link
Democratic
GOVERNOR AND LIEUTENANT
GOVERNOR
Libertarian
Crystal Van Sickle
Wayne A. Schmidt
Republican
STATE
Raymond Moses
U.S. Taxpayers
Green
Natural Law
COUNTY
COUNTY COMMISSIONER
6TH DISTRICT
Robert Gale
Vote for not more than 1
Jason Robert Gatties
Shirley Roloff
U.S. Taxpayers
Natural Law
ATTORNEY GENERAL
Vote for not more than 1
Republican
REGENT OF THE
UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN
Vote for not more than 2
NONPARTISAN SECTION
JUDICIAL
Bill Schuette
Rob Steele
Mark Totten
Ronald Weiser
Justin M. Altman
Mike Behm
Vote for not more than 2
Gerald T. Van Sickle
Kathy White
Bill Murphy
John Anthony La Pietra
James Lewis Hudler
James Robert Redford
Republican
Democratic
Libertarian
U.S. Taxpayers
Green
Republican
Republican
Democratic
Democratic
Libertarian
John Jascob
CONGRESSIONAL
JUSTICE OF SUPREME COURT
8 Year Term
Brian Zahra
Libertarian
Justice of Supreme Court
Joe Sanger
Richard Bernstein
Christine C. Schwartz
Doug Dern
U.S. Taxpayers
UNITED STATES SENATOR
Vote for not more than 1
U.S. Taxpayers
Ian Swanson
Green
Terri Lynn Land
Republican
Gary Peters
JUSTICE OF SUPREME COURT
Partial Term Ending 01/01/2017
INCUMBENT POSITION
Democratic
Jim Fulner
Libertarian
Richard A. Matkin
Vote for not more than 1
U.S. Taxpayers
Chris Wahmhoff
David Viviano
Green
Justice of Supreme Court
Kerry L. Morgan
Deborah A. Thomas
VOTE BOTH FRONT AND BACK OF BALLOT
FRONT Card 60 RptPct 180 "City of Charlevoix, Ward 2, Precinct 19"
JUDICIAL
JUDGE OF COURT OF APPEALS
4TH DISTRICT
INCUMBENT POSITION
Vote for not more than 3
Michael J. Kelly
Judge of Appeals Court
Amy Ronayne Krause
Judge of Appeals Court
Patrick Murphy Meter
Judge of Appeals Court
JUDGE OF CIRCUIT COURT
33RD CIRCUIT
NON-INCUMBENT POSITION
PROPOSAL SECTION
COUNTY
STATE
VETERANS MILLAGE
PROPOSAL 14-1
A REFERENDUM OF PUBLIC ACT 520 OF 2012,
ESTABLISHING A HUNTING SEASON FOR
WOLVES AND AUTHORIZING ANNUAL WOLF
HUNTING SEASONS
Shall the tax limitation on the amount of
general ad valorem taxes which may be
imposed on taxable property in Charlevoix
County, State of Michigan, under Article 9,
Section 6 of the Michigan Constitution, be
increased by .1 mill (10 cents, $.1) per
Public Act 520 of 2012 would:
thousand dollars ($1,000.00) of taxable value
 Designate wolf as game for hunting purposes
for a period of four (4) years 2014 through
2017 inclusive, for the purpose of authorizing
and authorize the first wolf hunting season.
Charlevoix County to equip, operate, maintain,
 Allow the Natural Resources Commission to
to provide monetary support and assistance
schedule annual wolf hunting seasons.
services to veterans through the County of
Charlevoix Veterans Affairs department? If
 Provide criminal penalties for the unlawful
approved and levied in its entirety, it is
possession or taking of wolves, but shield a
estimated that the .1 mill would raise an
person who lawfully captures or destroys a wolf estimated $198,991 for the County when first
from prosecution.
levied in 2014.
 Require a person who wishes to hunt wolves to
obtain a wolf hunting license.
Vote for not more than 1
Mary Beth Kur
F
Roy C. Hayes III
JUDGE OF DISTRICT COURT
90TH DISTRICT
INCUMBENT POSITION
Vote for not more than 1
James N. Erhart
Should this law be approved?
YES
NO
PROPOSAL 14-2
A REFERENDUM OF PUBLIC ACT 21 OF 2013,
GRANTING THE NATURAL RESOURCES
COMMISSION THE POWER TO DESIGNATE
WOLVES AND CERTAIN OTHER ANIMALS AS
GAME WITHOUT LEGISLATIVE ACTION
PR
Judge of District Court
OO
 Create a Wolf Management Advisory Council
for the purpose of making nonbinding
recommendations to the legislature regarding
the proper management of wolves.
INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL DISTRICT
BOARD MEMBER
CHARLEVOIX-EMMET INTERMEDIATE
SCHOOL DISTRICT
Vote for not more than 3
Thelma Chellis
Mary P. Jason
Thomas Johnson
Public Act 21 of 2013 would:
 Allow the Natural Resources Commission
(NRC) to designate certain animals as game
for hunting purposes and establish the first
hunting season for game animals without
legislative action.
 Continue the NRC’s designation of wolves as
game and allow the NRC to set a wolf hunting
season.
 Grant the Legislature sole authority to remove a
species from the list of designated game
animals.
CITY
 Eliminate the $1.00 hunting and fishing licensing
fee for members of the military, whether
stationed inside or outside of Michigan, subject
to any lottery.
MAYOR
Vote for not more than 1
Norman L. Carlson Jr.
 Give the NRC sole authority to regulate fishing.
Gabe Campbell
Should this law be approved?
YES
NO
COUNCILMAN
2ND WARD
COUNTY
Vote for not more than 1
GRANDVUE MEDICAL CARE FACILITY
MILLAGE
Peggy Brennan
LOCAL SCHOOL DISTRICT
BOARD MEMBER
CHARLEVOIX PUBLIC SCHOOLS
Vote for not more than 4
Shall the previously voted increase in the 15-mill tax
limitation imposed under Article IX, Sec. 6 of the
Michigan Constitution on general ad valorem taxes
within the County of Charlevoix, State of Michigan,
be renewed at (.75) mills ($.75 per $1,000 of taxable
value) for the period of 2015 through 2018 inclusive
for Grandvue Medical Care Facility operating
purposes; shall the County levy such renewal in
millage for said purpose, thereby raising in the first
year an estimated $1,488,271.00?
Douglas M. Bergmann
YES
NO
PARKS MILLAGE
Shall the tax limitation on the amount of general ad
valorem taxes which may be imposed on taxable
property in Charlevoix County, State of Michigan, be
increased by .15 mills (15 cents, $.15) per thousand
dollars ($1,000.00) of taxable value for a period of
four (4) years 2014 through 2017 inclusive, for the
purpose of parks and recreations capital purchases,
operating and programs? If approved and levied in
its entirety, it is estimated that the .15 mill would
raise an estimated $298,486 for the County when
first levied in 2014.
YES
NO
VOTE BOTH FRONT AND BACK OF BALLOT
BACK Card 60 RptPct 180 "City of Charlevoix, Ward 2, Precinct 19"
YES
NO
OFFICIAL BALLOT
General Election
Tuesday, November 4, 2014
Charlevoix County, Michigan
City of Charlevoix, Ward 3, Precinct 20
PARTISAN SECTION
CONGRESSIONAL
STATE BOARDS
STRAIGHT PARTY TICKET
REPRESENTATIVE IN CONGRESS
1ST DISTRICT
TRUSTEE OF
MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY
Vote for not more than 1
Vote for not more than 2
Vote for not more than 1
Republican Party
Dan Benishek
Melanie Foster
Jerry Cannon
Jeff Sakwa
Loel Robert Gnadt
Faylene Owen
Ellis Boal
George J. Perles
Republican
Democratic Party
Republican
Democratic
Republican
Libertarian
Libertarian Party
Democratic
Green
Democratic
Libertarian
F
OO
Michael H. Miller
U.S. Taxpayers Party
LEGISLATIVE
STATE SENATOR
37TH DISTRICT
Green Party
Vote for not more than 1
Natural Law Party
PR
Vote for not more than 1
Republican
Mark Schauer
Lisa Brown
Democratic
Mary Buzuma
Scotty Boman
Libertarian
Mark McFarlin
Richard Mendoza
U.S. Taxpayers
Paul Homeniuk
Candace R. Caveny
Green
REPRESENTATIVE IN STATE
LEGISLATURE
105TH DISTRICT
Jay Calo
Michael Busuito
Democratic
Republican
Satish Jasti
Republican
Marilyn Kelly
STATE BOARDS
Democratic
MEMBER OF THE
STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION
Vote for not more than 2
Dana Alicia Thompson
Democratic
Dan Goebel
Libertarian
Brian Richard Wright
Libertarian
Maria Carl
Shari A. Matkin
Jonathan Tade Williams
Marc Joseph Sosnowski
Pamela Pugh Smith
Margaret Guttshall
Casandra E. Ulbrich
Latham T. Redding
Kimberly Moore
Yolanda Robson
Republican
Republican
Democratic
U.S. Taxpayers
U.S. Taxpayers
Green
Green
Natural Law
Gregory Scott Stempfle
Libertarian
John Adams
U.S. Taxpayers
Godfrey Dillard
Sherry A. Wells
James Lewis
Nikki Mattson
Libertarian
GOVERNOR OF
WAYNE STATE UNIVERSITY
Vote for not more than 2
Karen Adams
Democratic
Natural Law
Republican
Ruth Johnson
Republican
Green
Triston Cole
Libertarian
Vote for not more than 1
Green
Bridgette Guzman
Democratic
SECRETARY OF STATE
U.S. Taxpayers
Adam Adrianson
Phil Bellfy
Vote for not more than 1
Rick Snyder
Brian Nelson Calley
U.S. Taxpayers
Stephen J. Young
Terry Link
Democratic
GOVERNOR AND LIEUTENANT
GOVERNOR
Libertarian
Crystal Van Sickle
Wayne A. Schmidt
Republican
STATE
Raymond Moses
U.S. Taxpayers
Green
Natural Law
COUNTY
COUNTY COMMISSIONER
6TH DISTRICT
Robert Gale
Vote for not more than 1
Jason Robert Gatties
Shirley Roloff
U.S. Taxpayers
Natural Law
ATTORNEY GENERAL
Vote for not more than 1
Republican
REGENT OF THE
UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN
Vote for not more than 2
NONPARTISAN SECTION
JUDICIAL
Bill Schuette
Rob Steele
Mark Totten
Ronald Weiser
Justin M. Altman
Mike Behm
Vote for not more than 2
Gerald T. Van Sickle
Kathy White
James Robert Redford
John Anthony La Pietra
James Lewis Hudler
Republican
Democratic
Libertarian
U.S. Taxpayers
Green
Republican
Republican
JUSTICE OF SUPREME COURT
8 Year Term
Democratic
Democratic
Brian Zahra
Libertarian
Justice of Supreme Court
John Jascob
Richard Bernstein
Joe Sanger
Doug Dern
Christine C. Schwartz
Bill Murphy
Libertarian
CONGRESSIONAL
U.S. Taxpayers
UNITED STATES SENATOR
Vote for not more than 1
U.S. Taxpayers
Ian Swanson
Green
Terri Lynn Land
Republican
Gary Peters
JUSTICE OF SUPREME COURT
Partial Term Ending 01/01/2017
INCUMBENT POSITION
Democratic
Jim Fulner
Libertarian
Richard A. Matkin
U.S. Taxpayers
Vote for not more than 1
Chris Wahmhoff
Kerry L. Morgan
Green
Deborah A. Thomas
David Viviano
Justice of Supreme Court
VOTE BOTH FRONT AND BACK OF BALLOT
FRONT Card 61 RptPct 190 "City of Charlevoix, Ward 3, Precinct 20"
JUDICIAL
JUDGE OF COURT OF APPEALS
4TH DISTRICT
INCUMBENT POSITION
Vote for not more than 3
Michael J. Kelly
Judge of Appeals Court
Amy Ronayne Krause
Judge of Appeals Court
Patrick Murphy Meter
Judge of Appeals Court
JUDGE OF CIRCUIT COURT
33RD CIRCUIT
NON-INCUMBENT POSITION
PROPOSAL SECTION
COUNTY
STATE
VETERANS MILLAGE
PROPOSAL 14-1
A REFERENDUM OF PUBLIC ACT 520 OF 2012,
ESTABLISHING A HUNTING SEASON FOR
WOLVES AND AUTHORIZING ANNUAL WOLF
HUNTING SEASONS
Shall the tax limitation on the amount of
general ad valorem taxes which may be
imposed on taxable property in Charlevoix
County, State of Michigan, under Article 9,
Section 6 of the Michigan Constitution, be
increased by .1 mill (10 cents, $.1) per
Public Act 520 of 2012 would:
thousand dollars ($1,000.00) of taxable value
 Designate wolf as game for hunting purposes
for a period of four (4) years 2014 through
2017 inclusive, for the purpose of authorizing
and authorize the first wolf hunting season.
Charlevoix County to equip, operate, maintain,
 Allow the Natural Resources Commission to
to provide monetary support and assistance
schedule annual wolf hunting seasons.
services to veterans through the County of
Charlevoix Veterans Affairs department? If
 Provide criminal penalties for the unlawful
approved and levied in its entirety, it is
possession or taking of wolves, but shield a
estimated that the .1 mill would raise an
person who lawfully captures or destroys a wolf estimated $198,991 for the County when first
from prosecution.
levied in 2014.
 Require a person who wishes to hunt wolves to
obtain a wolf hunting license.
Vote for not more than 1
Roy C. Hayes III
F
Mary Beth Kur
JUDGE OF DISTRICT COURT
90TH DISTRICT
INCUMBENT POSITION
Vote for not more than 1
James N. Erhart
Should this law be approved?
YES
NO
PROPOSAL 14-2
A REFERENDUM OF PUBLIC ACT 21 OF 2013,
GRANTING THE NATURAL RESOURCES
COMMISSION THE POWER TO DESIGNATE
WOLVES AND CERTAIN OTHER ANIMALS AS
GAME WITHOUT LEGISLATIVE ACTION
PR
Judge of District Court
OO
 Create a Wolf Management Advisory Council
for the purpose of making nonbinding
recommendations to the legislature regarding
the proper management of wolves.
INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL DISTRICT
BOARD MEMBER
CHARLEVOIX-EMMET INTERMEDIATE
SCHOOL DISTRICT
Vote for not more than 3
Thelma Chellis
Mary P. Jason
Thomas Johnson
Public Act 21 of 2013 would:
 Allow the Natural Resources Commission
(NRC) to designate certain animals as game
for hunting purposes and establish the first
hunting season for game animals without
legislative action.
 Continue the NRC’s designation of wolves as
game and allow the NRC to set a wolf hunting
season.
 Grant the Legislature sole authority to remove a
species from the list of designated game
animals.
CITY
 Eliminate the $1.00 hunting and fishing licensing
fee for members of the military, whether
stationed inside or outside of Michigan, subject
to any lottery.
MAYOR
Vote for not more than 1
Gabe Campbell
 Give the NRC sole authority to regulate fishing.
Norman L. Carlson Jr.
Should this law be approved?
YES
NO
COUNCILMAN
3RD WARD
COUNTY
Vote for not more than 1
GRANDVUE MEDICAL CARE FACILITY
MILLAGE
Shane D. Cole
LOCAL SCHOOL DISTRICT
BOARD MEMBER
CHARLEVOIX PUBLIC SCHOOLS
Vote for not more than 4
Shall the previously voted increase in the 15-mill tax
limitation imposed under Article IX, Sec. 6 of the
Michigan Constitution on general ad valorem taxes
within the County of Charlevoix, State of Michigan,
be renewed at (.75) mills ($.75 per $1,000 of taxable
value) for the period of 2015 through 2018 inclusive
for Grandvue Medical Care Facility operating
purposes; shall the County levy such renewal in
millage for said purpose, thereby raising in the first
year an estimated $1,488,271.00?
Douglas M. Bergmann
YES
NO
PARKS MILLAGE
Shall the tax limitation on the amount of general ad
valorem taxes which may be imposed on taxable
property in Charlevoix County, State of Michigan, be
increased by .15 mills (15 cents, $.15) per thousand
dollars ($1,000.00) of taxable value for a period of
four (4) years 2014 through 2017 inclusive, for the
purpose of parks and recreations capital purchases,
operating and programs? If approved and levied in
its entirety, it is estimated that the .15 mill would
raise an estimated $298,486 for the County when
first levied in 2014.
YES
NO
VOTE BOTH FRONT AND BACK OF BALLOT
BACK Card 61 RptPct 190 "City of Charlevoix, Ward 3, Precinct 20"
YES
NO
OFFICIAL BALLOT
General Election
Tuesday, November 4, 2014
Charlevoix County, Michigan
City of East Jordan, Precinct 21
PARTISAN SECTION
CONGRESSIONAL
STATE BOARDS
STRAIGHT PARTY TICKET
REPRESENTATIVE IN CONGRESS
1ST DISTRICT
TRUSTEE OF
MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY
Vote for not more than 1
Vote for not more than 2
Vote for not more than 1
Republican Party
Dan Benishek
Melanie Foster
Jerry Cannon
Jeff Sakwa
Loel Robert Gnadt
Faylene Owen
Ellis Boal
George J. Perles
Republican
Democratic Party
Republican
Democratic
Republican
Libertarian
Libertarian Party
Democratic
Green
Democratic
Libertarian
F
OO
Michael H. Miller
U.S. Taxpayers Party
LEGISLATIVE
STATE SENATOR
37TH DISTRICT
Green Party
Vote for not more than 1
Natural Law Party
PR
Vote for not more than 1
Republican
Mark Schauer
Lisa Brown
Democratic
Mary Buzuma
Scotty Boman
Libertarian
Mark McFarlin
Richard Mendoza
U.S. Taxpayers
Paul Homeniuk
Candace R. Caveny
Green
REPRESENTATIVE IN STATE
LEGISLATURE
105TH DISTRICT
Jay Calo
Michael Busuito
Democratic
Republican
Satish Jasti
Republican
Marilyn Kelly
STATE BOARDS
Democratic
MEMBER OF THE
STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION
Vote for not more than 2
Dana Alicia Thompson
Democratic
Dan Goebel
Libertarian
Brian Richard Wright
Libertarian
Maria Carl
Shari A. Matkin
Jonathan Tade Williams
Marc Joseph Sosnowski
Pamela Pugh Smith
Margaret Guttshall
Casandra E. Ulbrich
Latham T. Redding
Kimberly Moore
Yolanda Robson
Republican
Republican
Democratic
U.S. Taxpayers
U.S. Taxpayers
Green
Green
Natural Law
Gregory Scott Stempfle
Libertarian
John Adams
U.S. Taxpayers
Godfrey Dillard
Sherry A. Wells
James Lewis
Nikki Mattson
Libertarian
GOVERNOR OF
WAYNE STATE UNIVERSITY
Vote for not more than 2
Karen Adams
Democratic
Natural Law
Republican
Ruth Johnson
Republican
Green
Triston Cole
Libertarian
Vote for not more than 1
Green
Bridgette Guzman
Democratic
SECRETARY OF STATE
U.S. Taxpayers
Adam Adrianson
Phil Bellfy
Vote for not more than 1
Rick Snyder
Brian Nelson Calley
U.S. Taxpayers
Stephen J. Young
Terry Link
Democratic
GOVERNOR AND LIEUTENANT
GOVERNOR
Libertarian
Crystal Van Sickle
Wayne A. Schmidt
Republican
STATE
Raymond Moses
U.S. Taxpayers
Green
Natural Law
COUNTY
COUNTY COMMISSIONER
4TH DISTRICT
Robert Gale
Vote for not more than 1
Jason Robert Gatties
Joel Evans
U.S. Taxpayers
Natural Law
ATTORNEY GENERAL
Vote for not more than 1
Republican
REGENT OF THE
UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN
Vote for not more than 2
NONPARTISAN SECTION
JUDICIAL
Bill Schuette
Rob Steele
Mark Totten
Ronald Weiser
Justin M. Altman
Mike Behm
Gerald T. Van Sickle
Kathy White
Democratic
Justice of Supreme Court
John Anthony La Pietra
James Lewis Hudler
Richard Bernstein
John Jascob
Doug Dern
Joe Sanger
Bill Murphy
Christine C. Schwartz
James Robert Redford
Republican
Democratic
Libertarian
U.S. Taxpayers
Green
Republican
Republican
JUSTICE OF SUPREME COURT
8 Year Term
Vote for not more than 2
Democratic
Brian Zahra
Libertarian
Libertarian
CONGRESSIONAL
U.S. Taxpayers
UNITED STATES SENATOR
Vote for not more than 1
U.S. Taxpayers
Ian Swanson
Green
Terri Lynn Land
Republican
Gary Peters
JUSTICE OF SUPREME COURT
Partial Term Ending 01/01/2017
INCUMBENT POSITION
Democratic
Jim Fulner
Libertarian
Richard A. Matkin
U.S. Taxpayers
Vote for not more than 1
Chris Wahmhoff
Deborah A. Thomas
Green
David Viviano
Justice of Supreme Court
Kerry L. Morgan
VOTE BOTH FRONT AND BACK OF BALLOT
FRONT Card 62 RptPct 200 "City of East Jordan, Precinct 21"
JUDICIAL
STATE
LOCAL SCHOOL DISTRICT
JUDGE OF COURT OF APPEALS
4TH DISTRICT
INCUMBENT POSITION
PROPOSAL 14-2
A REFERENDUM OF PUBLIC ACT 21 OF 2013,
GRANTING THE NATURAL RESOURCES
COMMISSION THE POWER TO DESIGNATE
WOLVES AND CERTAIN OTHER ANIMALS AS
GAME WITHOUT LEGISLATIVE ACTION
EAST JORDAN PUBLIC SCHOOLS
OPERATING MILLAGE RENEWAL
PROPOSAL
Vote for not more than 3
Michael J. Kelly
Judge of Appeals Court
Amy Ronayne Krause
Public Act 21 of 2013 would:
 Allow the Natural Resources Commission
(NRC) to designate certain animals as game
for hunting purposes and establish the first
hunting season for game animals without
legislative action.
Judge of Appeals Court
Patrick Murphy Meter
Judge of Appeals Court
This proposal will allow the school district to
levy the statutory rate of 18 mills on all
property, except principal residence and other
property exempted by law, required for the
school district to receive its revenue per pupil
foundation allowance and renews millage that
will expire with the 2014 tax levy.
Shall the currently authorized millage rate
limitation of 20.9316 mills ($20.9316 on each
$1,000 of taxable valuation) on the amount of
taxes which may be assessed against all
property, except principal residence and other
 Grant the Legislature sole authority to remove a
property exempted by law, in East Jordan
species from the list of designated game
Public Schools, Charlevoix and Antrim
animals.
Counties, Michigan, be renewed for a period of
 Eliminate the $1.00 hunting and fishing licensing 4 years, 2015 to 2018, inclusive, to provide
funds for operating purposes; the estimate of
fee for members of the military, whether
stationed inside or outside of Michigan, subject the revenue the school district will collect if the
millage is approved and 18 mills are levied in
to any lottery.
2015 is approximately $3,251,232 (this is a
 Give the NRC sole authority to regulate fishing. renewal of millage which will expire with the
2014 tax levy)?
Should this law be approved?
YES
YES
 Continue the NRC’s designation of wolves as
game and allow the NRC to set a wolf hunting
season.
JUDGE OF CIRCUIT COURT
33RD CIRCUIT
NON-INCUMBENT POSITION
Vote for not more than 1
F
Roy C. Hayes III
JUDGE OF DISTRICT COURT
90TH DISTRICT
INCUMBENT POSITION
Vote for not more than 1
James N. Erhart
NO
PR
Judge of District Court
OO
Mary Beth Kur
INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL DISTRICT
BOARD MEMBER
CHARLEVOIX-EMMET INTERMEDIATE
SCHOOL DISTRICT
Vote for not more than 3
Thelma Chellis
Mary P. Jason
Thomas Johnson
COUNTY
GRANDVUE MEDICAL CARE FACILITY
MILLAGE
Shall the previously voted increase in the 15-mill tax
limitation imposed under Article IX, Sec. 6 of the
Michigan Constitution on general ad valorem taxes
within the County of Charlevoix, State of Michigan,
be renewed at (.75) mills ($.75 per $1,000 of taxable
value) for the period of 2015 through 2018 inclusive
for Grandvue Medical Care Facility operating
purposes; shall the County levy such renewal in
millage for said purpose, thereby raising in the first
year an estimated $1,488,271.00?
YES
NO
PARKS MILLAGE
LOCAL SCHOOL DISTRICT
Shall the tax limitation on the amount of general ad
valorem taxes which may be imposed on taxable
property in Charlevoix County, State of Michigan, be
increased by .15 mills (15 cents, $.15) per thousand
dollars ($1,000.00) of taxable value for a period of
four (4) years 2014 through 2017 inclusive, for the
purpose of parks and recreations capital purchases,
operating and programs? If approved and levied in
its entirety, it is estimated that the .15 mill would
raise an estimated $298,486 for the County when
first levied in 2014.
BOARD MEMBER
EAST JORDAN PUBLIC SCHOOLS
Vote for not more than 3
Daniel J. Harris
Laura A. Snyder
Sarah Werth Malpass
YES
NO
VETERANS MILLAGE
PROPOSAL SECTION
STATE
PROPOSAL 14-1
A REFERENDUM OF PUBLIC ACT 520 OF 2012,
ESTABLISHING A HUNTING SEASON FOR
WOLVES AND AUTHORIZING ANNUAL WOLF
HUNTING SEASONS
Public Act 520 of 2012 would:
 Designate wolf as game for hunting purposes
and authorize the first wolf hunting season.
 Allow the Natural Resources Commission to
schedule annual wolf hunting seasons.
 Provide criminal penalties for the unlawful
possession or taking of wolves, but shield a
person who lawfully captures or destroys a wolf
from prosecution.
Shall the tax limitation on the amount of general ad
valorem taxes which may be imposed on taxable
property in Charlevoix County, State of Michigan,
under Article 9, Section 6 of the Michigan
Constitution, be increased by .1 mill (10 cents, $.1)
per thousand dollars ($1,000.00) of taxable value for
a period of four (4) years 2014 through 2017
inclusive, for the purpose of authorizing Charlevoix
County to equip, operate, maintain, to provide
monetary support and assistance services to
veterans through the County of Charlevoix Veterans
Affairs department? If approved and levied in its
entirety, it is estimated that the .1 mill would raise an
estimated $198,991 for the County when first levied
in 2014.
YES
NO
 Require a person who wishes to hunt wolves to
obtain a wolf hunting license.
 Create a Wolf Management Advisory Council
for the purpose of making nonbinding
recommendations to the legislature regarding
the proper management of wolves.
Should this law be approved?
YES
NO
VOTE BOTH FRONT AND BACK OF BALLOT
BACK Card 62 RptPct 200 "City of East Jordan, Precinct 21"
NO
OFFICIAL BALLOT
General Election
Tuesday, November 4, 2014
Charlevoix County, Michigan
Evangeline Township, Precinct 5CC1
PARTISAN SECTION
CONGRESSIONAL
STATE BOARDS
STRAIGHT PARTY TICKET
REPRESENTATIVE IN CONGRESS
1ST DISTRICT
TRUSTEE OF
MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY
Vote for not more than 1
Vote for not more than 2
Vote for not more than 1
Republican Party
Dan Benishek
Melanie Foster
Jerry Cannon
Jeff Sakwa
Loel Robert Gnadt
Faylene Owen
Ellis Boal
George J. Perles
Republican
Democratic Party
Republican
Democratic
Republican
Libertarian
Libertarian Party
Democratic
Green
Democratic
Libertarian
F
OO
Michael H. Miller
U.S. Taxpayers Party
LEGISLATIVE
STATE SENATOR
37TH DISTRICT
Green Party
Vote for not more than 1
Natural Law Party
PR
Vote for not more than 1
Republican
Mark Schauer
Lisa Brown
Democratic
Mary Buzuma
Scotty Boman
Libertarian
Mark McFarlin
Richard Mendoza
U.S. Taxpayers
Paul Homeniuk
Candace R. Caveny
Green
REPRESENTATIVE IN STATE
LEGISLATURE
105TH DISTRICT
Jay Calo
Michael Busuito
Democratic
Republican
Satish Jasti
Republican
Marilyn Kelly
STATE BOARDS
Democratic
MEMBER OF THE
STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION
Vote for not more than 2
Dana Alicia Thompson
Democratic
Dan Goebel
Libertarian
Brian Richard Wright
Libertarian
Maria Carl
Shari A. Matkin
Jonathan Tade Williams
Marc Joseph Sosnowski
Pamela Pugh Smith
Margaret Guttshall
Casandra E. Ulbrich
Latham T. Redding
Kimberly Moore
Yolanda Robson
Republican
Republican
Democratic
U.S. Taxpayers
U.S. Taxpayers
Green
Green
Natural Law
Gregory Scott Stempfle
Libertarian
John Adams
U.S. Taxpayers
Godfrey Dillard
Sherry A. Wells
James Lewis
Nikki Mattson
Libertarian
GOVERNOR OF
WAYNE STATE UNIVERSITY
Vote for not more than 2
Karen Adams
Democratic
Natural Law
Republican
Ruth Johnson
Republican
Green
Triston Cole
Libertarian
Vote for not more than 1
Green
Bridgette Guzman
Democratic
SECRETARY OF STATE
U.S. Taxpayers
Adam Adrianson
Phil Bellfy
Vote for not more than 1
Rick Snyder
Brian Nelson Calley
U.S. Taxpayers
Stephen J. Young
Terry Link
Democratic
GOVERNOR AND LIEUTENANT
GOVERNOR
Libertarian
Crystal Van Sickle
Wayne A. Schmidt
Republican
STATE
Raymond Moses
U.S. Taxpayers
Green
Natural Law
COUNTY
COUNTY COMMISSIONER
1ST DISTRICT
Robert Gale
Vote for not more than 1
Jason Robert Gatties
George T. Lasater
U.S. Taxpayers
Natural Law
ATTORNEY GENERAL
Vote for not more than 1
Republican
REGENT OF THE
UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN
Vote for not more than 2
NONPARTISAN SECTION
JUDICIAL
Bill Schuette
Rob Steele
Mark Totten
Ronald Weiser
Justin M. Altman
Mike Behm
Gerald T. Van Sickle
Kathy White
Democratic
Justice of Supreme Court
John Anthony La Pietra
James Lewis Hudler
Richard Bernstein
John Jascob
Doug Dern
Joe Sanger
Bill Murphy
Christine C. Schwartz
James Robert Redford
Republican
Democratic
Libertarian
U.S. Taxpayers
Green
Republican
Republican
JUSTICE OF SUPREME COURT
8 Year Term
Vote for not more than 2
Democratic
Brian Zahra
Libertarian
Libertarian
CONGRESSIONAL
U.S. Taxpayers
UNITED STATES SENATOR
Vote for not more than 1
U.S. Taxpayers
Ian Swanson
Green
Terri Lynn Land
Republican
Gary Peters
JUSTICE OF SUPREME COURT
Partial Term Ending 01/01/2017
INCUMBENT POSITION
Democratic
Jim Fulner
Libertarian
Richard A. Matkin
U.S. Taxpayers
Vote for not more than 1
Chris Wahmhoff
Deborah A. Thomas
Green
David Viviano
Justice of Supreme Court
Kerry L. Morgan
VOTE BOTH FRONT AND BACK OF BALLOT
FRONT Card 38 RptPct 50-10 "Evangeline Township, Precinct 5CC1"
JUDICIAL
STATE
JUDGE OF COURT OF APPEALS
4TH DISTRICT
INCUMBENT POSITION
PROPOSAL 14-2
A REFERENDUM OF PUBLIC ACT 21 OF 2013,
GRANTING THE NATURAL RESOURCES
COMMISSION THE POWER TO DESIGNATE
WOLVES AND CERTAIN OTHER ANIMALS AS
GAME WITHOUT LEGISLATIVE ACTION
Vote for not more than 3
Michael J. Kelly
Judge of Appeals Court
Amy Ronayne Krause
Public Act 21 of 2013 would:
 Allow the Natural Resources Commission
(NRC) to designate certain animals as game
for hunting purposes and establish the first
hunting season for game animals without
legislative action.
Judge of Appeals Court
Patrick Murphy Meter
Judge of Appeals Court
 Continue the NRC’s designation of wolves as
game and allow the NRC to set a wolf hunting
season.
JUDGE OF CIRCUIT COURT
33RD CIRCUIT
NON-INCUMBENT POSITION
 Grant the Legislature sole authority to remove a
species from the list of designated game
animals.
Vote for not more than 1
Roy C. Hayes III
F
 Eliminate the $1.00 hunting and fishing licensing
fee for members of the military, whether
stationed inside or outside of Michigan, subject
to any lottery.
JUDGE OF DISTRICT COURT
90TH DISTRICT
INCUMBENT POSITION
Vote for not more than 1
James N. Erhart
 Give the NRC sole authority to regulate fishing.
Should this law be approved?
YES
NO
PR
Judge of District Court
OO
Mary Beth Kur
INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL DISTRICT
BOARD MEMBER
CHARLEVOIX-EMMET INTERMEDIATE
SCHOOL DISTRICT
Vote for not more than 3
Thelma Chellis
Mary P. Jason
Thomas Johnson
COUNTY
GRANDVUE MEDICAL CARE FACILITY
MILLAGE
Shall the previously voted increase in the 15-mill tax
limitation imposed under Article IX, Sec. 6 of the
Michigan Constitution on general ad valorem taxes
within the County of Charlevoix, State of Michigan,
be renewed at (.75) mills ($.75 per $1,000 of taxable
value) for the period of 2015 through 2018 inclusive
for Grandvue Medical Care Facility operating
purposes; shall the County levy such renewal in
millage for said purpose, thereby raising in the first
year an estimated $1,488,271.00?
YES
NO
PARKS MILLAGE
LOCAL SCHOOL DISTRICT
Shall the tax limitation on the amount of general ad
valorem taxes which may be imposed on taxable
property in Charlevoix County, State of Michigan, be
increased by .15 mills (15 cents, $.15) per thousand
dollars ($1,000.00) of taxable value for a period of
four (4) years 2014 through 2017 inclusive, for the
purpose of parks and recreations capital purchases,
operating and programs? If approved and levied in
its entirety, it is estimated that the .15 mill would
raise an estimated $298,486 for the County when
first levied in 2014.
BOARD MEMBER
BOYNE CITY PUBLIC SCHOOLS
Vote for not more than 3
Ross T. McLane
Jeff Mercer
Ken Schrader
YES
NO
VETERANS MILLAGE
PROPOSAL SECTION
STATE
PROPOSAL 14-1
A REFERENDUM OF PUBLIC ACT 520 OF 2012,
ESTABLISHING A HUNTING SEASON FOR
WOLVES AND AUTHORIZING ANNUAL WOLF
HUNTING SEASONS
Public Act 520 of 2012 would:
 Designate wolf as game for hunting purposes
and authorize the first wolf hunting season.
 Allow the Natural Resources Commission to
schedule annual wolf hunting seasons.
 Provide criminal penalties for the unlawful
possession or taking of wolves, but shield a
person who lawfully captures or destroys a wolf
from prosecution.
Shall the tax limitation on the amount of general ad
valorem taxes which may be imposed on taxable
property in Charlevoix County, State of Michigan,
under Article 9, Section 6 of the Michigan
Constitution, be increased by .1 mill (10 cents, $.1)
per thousand dollars ($1,000.00) of taxable value for
a period of four (4) years 2014 through 2017
inclusive, for the purpose of authorizing Charlevoix
County to equip, operate, maintain, to provide
monetary support and assistance services to
veterans through the County of Charlevoix Veterans
Affairs department? If approved and levied in its
entirety, it is estimated that the .1 mill would raise an
estimated $198,991 for the County when first levied
in 2014.
YES
NO
 Require a person who wishes to hunt wolves to
obtain a wolf hunting license.
 Create a Wolf Management Advisory Council
for the purpose of making nonbinding
recommendations to the legislature regarding
the proper management of wolves.
Should this law be approved?
YES
NO
VOTE BOTH FRONT AND BACK OF BALLOT
BACK Card 38 RptPct 50-10 "Evangeline Township, Precinct 5CC1"
OFFICIAL BALLOT
General Election
Tuesday, November 4, 2014
Charlevoix County, Michigan
Evangeline Township, Precinct 5CC2
PARTISAN SECTION
CONGRESSIONAL
STATE BOARDS
STRAIGHT PARTY TICKET
REPRESENTATIVE IN CONGRESS
1ST DISTRICT
TRUSTEE OF
MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY
Vote for not more than 1
Vote for not more than 2
Vote for not more than 1
Republican Party
Dan Benishek
Melanie Foster
Jerry Cannon
Jeff Sakwa
Loel Robert Gnadt
Faylene Owen
Ellis Boal
George J. Perles
Republican
Democratic Party
Republican
Democratic
Republican
Libertarian
Libertarian Party
Democratic
Green
Democratic
Libertarian
F
OO
Michael H. Miller
U.S. Taxpayers Party
LEGISLATIVE
STATE SENATOR
37TH DISTRICT
Green Party
Vote for not more than 1
Natural Law Party
PR
Vote for not more than 1
Republican
Mark Schauer
Lisa Brown
Democratic
Mary Buzuma
Scotty Boman
Libertarian
Mark McFarlin
Richard Mendoza
U.S. Taxpayers
Paul Homeniuk
Candace R. Caveny
Green
REPRESENTATIVE IN STATE
LEGISLATURE
105TH DISTRICT
Jay Calo
Michael Busuito
Democratic
Republican
Satish Jasti
Republican
Marilyn Kelly
STATE BOARDS
Democratic
MEMBER OF THE
STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION
Vote for not more than 2
Dana Alicia Thompson
Democratic
Dan Goebel
Libertarian
Brian Richard Wright
Libertarian
Maria Carl
Shari A. Matkin
Jonathan Tade Williams
Marc Joseph Sosnowski
Pamela Pugh Smith
Margaret Guttshall
Casandra E. Ulbrich
Latham T. Redding
Kimberly Moore
Yolanda Robson
Republican
Republican
Democratic
U.S. Taxpayers
U.S. Taxpayers
Green
Green
Natural Law
Gregory Scott Stempfle
Libertarian
John Adams
U.S. Taxpayers
Godfrey Dillard
Sherry A. Wells
James Lewis
Nikki Mattson
Libertarian
GOVERNOR OF
WAYNE STATE UNIVERSITY
Vote for not more than 2
Karen Adams
Democratic
Natural Law
Republican
Ruth Johnson
Republican
Green
Triston Cole
Libertarian
Vote for not more than 1
Green
Bridgette Guzman
Democratic
SECRETARY OF STATE
U.S. Taxpayers
Adam Adrianson
Phil Bellfy
Vote for not more than 1
Rick Snyder
Brian Nelson Calley
U.S. Taxpayers
Stephen J. Young
Terry Link
Democratic
GOVERNOR AND LIEUTENANT
GOVERNOR
Libertarian
Crystal Van Sickle
Wayne A. Schmidt
Republican
STATE
Raymond Moses
U.S. Taxpayers
Green
Natural Law
COUNTY
COUNTY COMMISSIONER
2ND DISTRICT
Robert Gale
Vote for not more than 1
Jason Robert Gatties
Chris Christensen
U.S. Taxpayers
Natural Law
ATTORNEY GENERAL
Vote for not more than 1
Republican
REGENT OF THE
UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN
Vote for not more than 2
NONPARTISAN SECTION
JUDICIAL
Bill Schuette
Rob Steele
Mark Totten
Ronald Weiser
Justin M. Altman
Mike Behm
Gerald T. Van Sickle
Kathy White
Democratic
Justice of Supreme Court
John Anthony La Pietra
James Lewis Hudler
Richard Bernstein
John Jascob
Doug Dern
Joe Sanger
Bill Murphy
Christine C. Schwartz
James Robert Redford
Republican
Democratic
Libertarian
U.S. Taxpayers
Green
Republican
Republican
JUSTICE OF SUPREME COURT
8 Year Term
Vote for not more than 2
Democratic
Brian Zahra
Libertarian
Libertarian
CONGRESSIONAL
U.S. Taxpayers
UNITED STATES SENATOR
Vote for not more than 1
U.S. Taxpayers
Ian Swanson
Green
Terri Lynn Land
Republican
Gary Peters
JUSTICE OF SUPREME COURT
Partial Term Ending 01/01/2017
INCUMBENT POSITION
Democratic
Jim Fulner
Libertarian
Richard A. Matkin
U.S. Taxpayers
Vote for not more than 1
Chris Wahmhoff
Deborah A. Thomas
Green
David Viviano
Justice of Supreme Court
Kerry L. Morgan
VOTE BOTH FRONT AND BACK OF BALLOT
FRONT Card 37 RptPct 50-20 "Evangeline Township, Precinct 5CC2"
JUDICIAL
STATE
JUDGE OF COURT OF APPEALS
4TH DISTRICT
INCUMBENT POSITION
PROPOSAL 14-2
A REFERENDUM OF PUBLIC ACT 21 OF 2013,
GRANTING THE NATURAL RESOURCES
COMMISSION THE POWER TO DESIGNATE
WOLVES AND CERTAIN OTHER ANIMALS AS
GAME WITHOUT LEGISLATIVE ACTION
Vote for not more than 3
Michael J. Kelly
Judge of Appeals Court
Amy Ronayne Krause
Public Act 21 of 2013 would:
 Allow the Natural Resources Commission
(NRC) to designate certain animals as game
for hunting purposes and establish the first
hunting season for game animals without
legislative action.
Judge of Appeals Court
Patrick Murphy Meter
Judge of Appeals Court
 Continue the NRC’s designation of wolves as
game and allow the NRC to set a wolf hunting
season.
JUDGE OF CIRCUIT COURT
33RD CIRCUIT
NON-INCUMBENT POSITION
 Grant the Legislature sole authority to remove a
species from the list of designated game
animals.
Vote for not more than 1
Roy C. Hayes III
F
 Eliminate the $1.00 hunting and fishing licensing
fee for members of the military, whether
stationed inside or outside of Michigan, subject
to any lottery.
JUDGE OF DISTRICT COURT
90TH DISTRICT
INCUMBENT POSITION
Vote for not more than 1
James N. Erhart
 Give the NRC sole authority to regulate fishing.
Should this law be approved?
YES
NO
PR
Judge of District Court
OO
Mary Beth Kur
INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL DISTRICT
BOARD MEMBER
CHARLEVOIX-EMMET INTERMEDIATE
SCHOOL DISTRICT
Vote for not more than 3
Thelma Chellis
Mary P. Jason
Thomas Johnson
COUNTY
GRANDVUE MEDICAL CARE FACILITY
MILLAGE
Shall the previously voted increase in the 15-mill tax
limitation imposed under Article IX, Sec. 6 of the
Michigan Constitution on general ad valorem taxes
within the County of Charlevoix, State of Michigan,
be renewed at (.75) mills ($.75 per $1,000 of taxable
value) for the period of 2015 through 2018 inclusive
for Grandvue Medical Care Facility operating
purposes; shall the County levy such renewal in
millage for said purpose, thereby raising in the first
year an estimated $1,488,271.00?
YES
NO
PARKS MILLAGE
LOCAL SCHOOL DISTRICT
Shall the tax limitation on the amount of general ad
valorem taxes which may be imposed on taxable
property in Charlevoix County, State of Michigan, be
increased by .15 mills (15 cents, $.15) per thousand
dollars ($1,000.00) of taxable value for a period of
four (4) years 2014 through 2017 inclusive, for the
purpose of parks and recreations capital purchases,
operating and programs? If approved and levied in
its entirety, it is estimated that the .15 mill would
raise an estimated $298,486 for the County when
first levied in 2014.
BOARD MEMBER
BOYNE CITY PUBLIC SCHOOLS
Vote for not more than 3
Ross T. McLane
Jeff Mercer
Ken Schrader
YES
NO
VETERANS MILLAGE
PROPOSAL SECTION
STATE
PROPOSAL 14-1
A REFERENDUM OF PUBLIC ACT 520 OF 2012,
ESTABLISHING A HUNTING SEASON FOR
WOLVES AND AUTHORIZING ANNUAL WOLF
HUNTING SEASONS
Public Act 520 of 2012 would:
 Designate wolf as game for hunting purposes
and authorize the first wolf hunting season.
 Allow the Natural Resources Commission to
schedule annual wolf hunting seasons.
 Provide criminal penalties for the unlawful
possession or taking of wolves, but shield a
person who lawfully captures or destroys a wolf
from prosecution.
Shall the tax limitation on the amount of general ad
valorem taxes which may be imposed on taxable
property in Charlevoix County, State of Michigan,
under Article 9, Section 6 of the Michigan
Constitution, be increased by .1 mill (10 cents, $.1)
per thousand dollars ($1,000.00) of taxable value for
a period of four (4) years 2014 through 2017
inclusive, for the purpose of authorizing Charlevoix
County to equip, operate, maintain, to provide
monetary support and assistance services to
veterans through the County of Charlevoix Veterans
Affairs department? If approved and levied in its
entirety, it is estimated that the .1 mill would raise an
estimated $198,991 for the County when first levied
in 2014.
YES
NO
 Require a person who wishes to hunt wolves to
obtain a wolf hunting license.
 Create a Wolf Management Advisory Council
for the purpose of making nonbinding
recommendations to the legislature regarding
the proper management of wolves.
Should this law be approved?
YES
NO
VOTE BOTH FRONT AND BACK OF BALLOT
BACK Card 37 RptPct 50-20 "Evangeline Township, Precinct 5CC2"
OFFICIAL BALLOT
General Election
Tuesday, November 4, 2014
Charlevoix County, Michigan
Eveline Township, Precinct 6BC
PARTISAN SECTION
CONGRESSIONAL
STATE BOARDS
STRAIGHT PARTY TICKET
REPRESENTATIVE IN CONGRESS
1ST DISTRICT
TRUSTEE OF
MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY
Vote for not more than 1
Vote for not more than 2
Vote for not more than 1
Republican Party
Dan Benishek
Melanie Foster
Jerry Cannon
Jeff Sakwa
Loel Robert Gnadt
Faylene Owen
Ellis Boal
George J. Perles
Republican
Democratic Party
Republican
Democratic
Republican
Libertarian
Libertarian Party
Democratic
Green
Democratic
Libertarian
F
OO
Michael H. Miller
U.S. Taxpayers Party
LEGISLATIVE
STATE SENATOR
37TH DISTRICT
Green Party
Vote for not more than 1
Natural Law Party
PR
Vote for not more than 1
Republican
Mark Schauer
Lisa Brown
Democratic
Mary Buzuma
Scotty Boman
Libertarian
Mark McFarlin
Richard Mendoza
U.S. Taxpayers
Paul Homeniuk
Candace R. Caveny
Green
REPRESENTATIVE IN STATE
LEGISLATURE
105TH DISTRICT
Jay Calo
Michael Busuito
Democratic
Republican
Satish Jasti
Republican
Marilyn Kelly
STATE BOARDS
Democratic
MEMBER OF THE
STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION
Vote for not more than 2
Dana Alicia Thompson
Democratic
Dan Goebel
Libertarian
Brian Richard Wright
Libertarian
Maria Carl
Shari A. Matkin
Jonathan Tade Williams
Marc Joseph Sosnowski
Pamela Pugh Smith
Margaret Guttshall
Casandra E. Ulbrich
Latham T. Redding
Kimberly Moore
Yolanda Robson
Republican
Republican
Democratic
U.S. Taxpayers
U.S. Taxpayers
Green
Green
Natural Law
Gregory Scott Stempfle
Libertarian
John Adams
U.S. Taxpayers
Godfrey Dillard
Sherry A. Wells
James Lewis
Nikki Mattson
Libertarian
GOVERNOR OF
WAYNE STATE UNIVERSITY
Vote for not more than 2
Karen Adams
Democratic
Natural Law
Republican
Ruth Johnson
Republican
Green
Triston Cole
Libertarian
Vote for not more than 1
Green
Bridgette Guzman
Democratic
SECRETARY OF STATE
U.S. Taxpayers
Adam Adrianson
Phil Bellfy
Vote for not more than 1
Rick Snyder
Brian Nelson Calley
U.S. Taxpayers
Stephen J. Young
Terry Link
Democratic
GOVERNOR AND LIEUTENANT
GOVERNOR
Libertarian
Crystal Van Sickle
Wayne A. Schmidt
Republican
STATE
Raymond Moses
U.S. Taxpayers
Green
Natural Law
COUNTY
COUNTY COMMISSIONER
5TH DISTRICT
Robert Gale
Vote for not more than 1
Jason Robert Gatties
Nancy Ferguson
U.S. Taxpayers
Natural Law
ATTORNEY GENERAL
Vote for not more than 1
Republican
REGENT OF THE
UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN
Vote for not more than 2
NONPARTISAN SECTION
JUDICIAL
Bill Schuette
Rob Steele
Mark Totten
Ronald Weiser
Justin M. Altman
Mike Behm
Vote for not more than 2
Gerald T. Van Sickle
Kathy White
Richard Bernstein
John Anthony La Pietra
James Lewis Hudler
Doug Dern
John Jascob
Bill Murphy
Joe Sanger
James Robert Redford
Republican
Democratic
Libertarian
U.S. Taxpayers
Green
Republican
Republican
JUSTICE OF SUPREME COURT
8 Year Term
Democratic
Democratic
Libertarian
Libertarian
CONGRESSIONAL
U.S. Taxpayers
UNITED STATES SENATOR
Vote for not more than 1
Christine C. Schwartz
U.S. Taxpayers
Brian Zahra
Justice of Supreme Court
Ian Swanson
Green
Terri Lynn Land
Republican
Gary Peters
JUSTICE OF SUPREME COURT
Partial Term Ending 01/01/2017
INCUMBENT POSITION
Democratic
Jim Fulner
Libertarian
Richard A. Matkin
Vote for not more than 1
U.S. Taxpayers
Chris Wahmhoff
David Viviano
Green
Justice of Supreme Court
Kerry L. Morgan
Deborah A. Thomas
VOTE BOTH FRONT AND BACK OF BALLOT
FRONT Card 40 RptPct 60-10 "Eveline Township, Precinct 6BC"
JUDICIAL
STATE
TOWNSHIP
JUDGE OF COURT OF APPEALS
4TH DISTRICT
INCUMBENT POSITION
PROPOSAL 14-2
A REFERENDUM OF PUBLIC ACT 21 OF 2013,
GRANTING THE NATURAL RESOURCES
COMMISSION THE POWER TO DESIGNATE
WOLVES AND CERTAIN OTHER ANIMALS AS
GAME WITHOUT LEGISLATIVE ACTION
PROPOSAL FOR FIRE AND AMBULANCE
MILLAGE
Vote for not more than 3
Michael J. Kelly
Judge of Appeals Court
Amy Ronayne Krause
Public Act 21 of 2013 would:
 Allow the Natural Resources Commission
(NRC) to designate certain animals as game
for hunting purposes and establish the first
hunting season for game animals without
legislative action.
Judge of Appeals Court
Patrick Murphy Meter
This proposal will permit the Township to levy
up to one-half (½) mill for the purpose of
providing funds for fire protection and
ambulance services.
Shall the limitation on the amount of ad
valorem taxes which may be levied by the
Township of Eveline, Charlevoix County,
Michigan, against taxable property in the
Township be increased by up to one-half (½)
mill ($.50 per $1,000 of taxable value) for a
 Continue the NRC’s designation of wolves as
game and allow the NRC to set a wolf hunting period of four (4) years, 2014 through 2017,
inclusive, for the purpose of providing funds for
season.
fire protection and ambulance services, and
 Grant the Legislature sole authority to remove a shall the Township levy such millage for these
species from the list of designated game
purposes? If approved and levied in its
entirety, this millage would raise an estimated
animals.
$121,788 for the Township in 2014.
 Eliminate the $1.00 hunting and fishing licensing
YES
fee for members of the military, whether
stationed inside or outside of Michigan, subject
NO
to any lottery.
Judge of Appeals Court
JUDGE OF CIRCUIT COURT
33RD CIRCUIT
NON-INCUMBENT POSITION
Vote for not more than 1
F
Roy C. Hayes III
JUDGE OF DISTRICT COURT
90TH DISTRICT
INCUMBENT POSITION
Vote for not more than 1
James N. Erhart
 Give the NRC sole authority to regulate fishing.
Should this law be approved?
YES
NO
PR
Judge of District Court
OO
Mary Beth Kur
INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL DISTRICT
BOARD MEMBER
CHARLEVOIX-EMMET INTERMEDIATE
SCHOOL DISTRICT
Vote for not more than 3
Thelma Chellis
Mary P. Jason
Thomas Johnson
COUNTY
GRANDVUE MEDICAL CARE FACILITY
MILLAGE
Shall the previously voted increase in the 15-mill tax
limitation imposed under Article IX, Sec. 6 of the
Michigan Constitution on general ad valorem taxes
within the County of Charlevoix, State of Michigan,
be renewed at (.75) mills ($.75 per $1,000 of taxable
value) for the period of 2015 through 2018 inclusive
for Grandvue Medical Care Facility operating
purposes; shall the County levy such renewal in
millage for said purpose, thereby raising in the first
year an estimated $1,488,271.00?
YES
NO
PARKS MILLAGE
LOCAL SCHOOL DISTRICT
Shall the tax limitation on the amount of general ad
valorem taxes which may be imposed on taxable
property in Charlevoix County, State of Michigan, be
increased by .15 mills (15 cents, $.15) per thousand
dollars ($1,000.00) of taxable value for a period of
four (4) years 2014 through 2017 inclusive, for the
purpose of parks and recreations capital purchases,
operating and programs? If approved and levied in
its entirety, it is estimated that the .15 mill would
raise an estimated $298,486 for the County when
first levied in 2014.
BOARD MEMBER
BOYNE CITY PUBLIC SCHOOLS
Vote for not more than 3
Ross T. McLane
Jeff Mercer
Ken Schrader
YES
NO
VETERANS MILLAGE
PROPOSAL SECTION
STATE
PROPOSAL 14-1
A REFERENDUM OF PUBLIC ACT 520 OF 2012,
ESTABLISHING A HUNTING SEASON FOR
WOLVES AND AUTHORIZING ANNUAL WOLF
HUNTING SEASONS
Public Act 520 of 2012 would:
 Designate wolf as game for hunting purposes
and authorize the first wolf hunting season.
 Allow the Natural Resources Commission to
schedule annual wolf hunting seasons.
 Provide criminal penalties for the unlawful
possession or taking of wolves, but shield a
person who lawfully captures or destroys a wolf
from prosecution.
Shall the tax limitation on the amount of general ad
valorem taxes which may be imposed on taxable
property in Charlevoix County, State of Michigan,
under Article 9, Section 6 of the Michigan
Constitution, be increased by .1 mill (10 cents, $.1)
per thousand dollars ($1,000.00) of taxable value for
a period of four (4) years 2014 through 2017
inclusive, for the purpose of authorizing Charlevoix
County to equip, operate, maintain, to provide
monetary support and assistance services to
veterans through the County of Charlevoix Veterans
Affairs department? If approved and levied in its
entirety, it is estimated that the .1 mill would raise an
estimated $198,991 for the County when first levied
in 2014.
YES
NO
 Require a person who wishes to hunt wolves to
obtain a wolf hunting license.
 Create a Wolf Management Advisory Council
for the purpose of making nonbinding
recommendations to the legislature regarding
the proper management of wolves.
Should this law be approved?
YES
NO
VOTE BOTH FRONT AND BACK OF BALLOT
BACK Card 40 RptPct 60-10 "Eveline Township, Precinct 6BC"
OFFICIAL BALLOT
General Election
Tuesday, November 4, 2014
Charlevoix County, Michigan
Eveline Township, Precinct 6CH
PARTISAN SECTION
CONGRESSIONAL
STATE BOARDS
STRAIGHT PARTY TICKET
REPRESENTATIVE IN CONGRESS
1ST DISTRICT
TRUSTEE OF
MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY
Vote for not more than 1
Vote for not more than 2
Vote for not more than 1
Republican Party
Dan Benishek
Melanie Foster
Jerry Cannon
Jeff Sakwa
Loel Robert Gnadt
Faylene Owen
Ellis Boal
George J. Perles
Republican
Democratic Party
Republican
Democratic
Republican
Libertarian
Libertarian Party
Democratic
Green
Democratic
Libertarian
F
OO
Michael H. Miller
U.S. Taxpayers Party
LEGISLATIVE
STATE SENATOR
37TH DISTRICT
Green Party
Vote for not more than 1
Natural Law Party
PR
Vote for not more than 1
Republican
Mark Schauer
Lisa Brown
Democratic
Mary Buzuma
Scotty Boman
Libertarian
Mark McFarlin
Richard Mendoza
U.S. Taxpayers
Paul Homeniuk
Candace R. Caveny
Green
REPRESENTATIVE IN STATE
LEGISLATURE
105TH DISTRICT
Jay Calo
Michael Busuito
Democratic
Republican
Satish Jasti
Republican
Marilyn Kelly
STATE BOARDS
Democratic
MEMBER OF THE
STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION
Vote for not more than 2
Dana Alicia Thompson
Democratic
Dan Goebel
Libertarian
Brian Richard Wright
Libertarian
Maria Carl
Shari A. Matkin
Jonathan Tade Williams
Marc Joseph Sosnowski
Pamela Pugh Smith
Margaret Guttshall
Casandra E. Ulbrich
Latham T. Redding
Kimberly Moore
Yolanda Robson
Republican
Republican
Democratic
U.S. Taxpayers
U.S. Taxpayers
Green
Green
Natural Law
Gregory Scott Stempfle
Libertarian
John Adams
U.S. Taxpayers
Godfrey Dillard
Sherry A. Wells
James Lewis
Nikki Mattson
Libertarian
GOVERNOR OF
WAYNE STATE UNIVERSITY
Vote for not more than 2
Karen Adams
Democratic
Natural Law
Republican
Ruth Johnson
Republican
Green
Triston Cole
Libertarian
Vote for not more than 1
Green
Bridgette Guzman
Democratic
SECRETARY OF STATE
U.S. Taxpayers
Adam Adrianson
Phil Bellfy
Vote for not more than 1
Rick Snyder
Brian Nelson Calley
U.S. Taxpayers
Stephen J. Young
Terry Link
Democratic
GOVERNOR AND LIEUTENANT
GOVERNOR
Libertarian
Crystal Van Sickle
Wayne A. Schmidt
Republican
STATE
Raymond Moses
U.S. Taxpayers
Green
Natural Law
COUNTY
COUNTY COMMISSIONER
5TH DISTRICT
Robert Gale
Vote for not more than 1
Jason Robert Gatties
Nancy Ferguson
U.S. Taxpayers
Natural Law
ATTORNEY GENERAL
Vote for not more than 1
Republican
REGENT OF THE
UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN
Vote for not more than 2
NONPARTISAN SECTION
JUDICIAL
Bill Schuette
Rob Steele
Mark Totten
Ronald Weiser
Justin M. Altman
Mike Behm
Vote for not more than 2
Gerald T. Van Sickle
Kathy White
Richard Bernstein
John Anthony La Pietra
James Lewis Hudler
Doug Dern
John Jascob
Bill Murphy
Joe Sanger
James Robert Redford
Republican
Democratic
Libertarian
U.S. Taxpayers
Green
Republican
Republican
JUSTICE OF SUPREME COURT
8 Year Term
Democratic
Democratic
Libertarian
Libertarian
CONGRESSIONAL
U.S. Taxpayers
UNITED STATES SENATOR
Vote for not more than 1
Christine C. Schwartz
U.S. Taxpayers
Brian Zahra
Justice of Supreme Court
Ian Swanson
Green
Terri Lynn Land
Republican
Gary Peters
JUSTICE OF SUPREME COURT
Partial Term Ending 01/01/2017
INCUMBENT POSITION
Democratic
Jim Fulner
Libertarian
Richard A. Matkin
Vote for not more than 1
U.S. Taxpayers
Chris Wahmhoff
David Viviano
Green
Justice of Supreme Court
Kerry L. Morgan
Deborah A. Thomas
VOTE BOTH FRONT AND BACK OF BALLOT
FRONT Card 41 RptPct 60-20 "Eveline Township, Precinct 6CH"
JUDICIAL
STATE
TOWNSHIP
JUDGE OF COURT OF APPEALS
4TH DISTRICT
INCUMBENT POSITION
PROPOSAL 14-2
A REFERENDUM OF PUBLIC ACT 21 OF 2013,
GRANTING THE NATURAL RESOURCES
COMMISSION THE POWER TO DESIGNATE
WOLVES AND CERTAIN OTHER ANIMALS AS
GAME WITHOUT LEGISLATIVE ACTION
PROPOSAL FOR FIRE AND AMBULANCE
MILLAGE
Vote for not more than 3
Michael J. Kelly
Judge of Appeals Court
Amy Ronayne Krause
Public Act 21 of 2013 would:
 Allow the Natural Resources Commission
(NRC) to designate certain animals as game
for hunting purposes and establish the first
hunting season for game animals without
legislative action.
Judge of Appeals Court
Patrick Murphy Meter
This proposal will permit the Township to levy
up to one-half (½) mill for the purpose of
providing funds for fire protection and
ambulance services.
Shall the limitation on the amount of ad
valorem taxes which may be levied by the
Township of Eveline, Charlevoix County,
Michigan, against taxable property in the
Township be increased by up to one-half (½)
mill ($.50 per $1,000 of taxable value) for a
 Continue the NRC’s designation of wolves as
game and allow the NRC to set a wolf hunting period of four (4) years, 2014 through 2017,
inclusive, for the purpose of providing funds for
season.
fire protection and ambulance services, and
 Grant the Legislature sole authority to remove a shall the Township levy such millage for these
species from the list of designated game
purposes? If approved and levied in its
entirety, this millage would raise an estimated
animals.
$121,788 for the Township in 2014.
 Eliminate the $1.00 hunting and fishing licensing
YES
fee for members of the military, whether
stationed inside or outside of Michigan, subject
NO
to any lottery.
Judge of Appeals Court
JUDGE OF CIRCUIT COURT
33RD CIRCUIT
NON-INCUMBENT POSITION
Vote for not more than 1
F
Roy C. Hayes III
JUDGE OF DISTRICT COURT
90TH DISTRICT
INCUMBENT POSITION
Vote for not more than 1
James N. Erhart
 Give the NRC sole authority to regulate fishing.
Should this law be approved?
YES
NO
PR
Judge of District Court
OO
Mary Beth Kur
INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL DISTRICT
BOARD MEMBER
CHARLEVOIX-EMMET INTERMEDIATE
SCHOOL DISTRICT
Vote for not more than 3
Thelma Chellis
Mary P. Jason
Thomas Johnson
COUNTY
GRANDVUE MEDICAL CARE FACILITY
MILLAGE
Shall the previously voted increase in the 15-mill tax
limitation imposed under Article IX, Sec. 6 of the
Michigan Constitution on general ad valorem taxes
within the County of Charlevoix, State of Michigan,
be renewed at (.75) mills ($.75 per $1,000 of taxable
value) for the period of 2015 through 2018 inclusive
for Grandvue Medical Care Facility operating
purposes; shall the County levy such renewal in
millage for said purpose, thereby raising in the first
year an estimated $1,488,271.00?
YES
NO
PARKS MILLAGE
LOCAL SCHOOL DISTRICT
Shall the tax limitation on the amount of general ad
valorem taxes which may be imposed on taxable
property in Charlevoix County, State of Michigan, be
increased by .15 mills (15 cents, $.15) per thousand
dollars ($1,000.00) of taxable value for a period of
four (4) years 2014 through 2017 inclusive, for the
purpose of parks and recreations capital purchases,
operating and programs? If approved and levied in
its entirety, it is estimated that the .15 mill would
raise an estimated $298,486 for the County when
first levied in 2014.
BOARD MEMBER
CHARLEVOIX PUBLIC SCHOOLS
Vote for not more than 4
Douglas M. Bergmann
YES
NO
PROPOSAL SECTION
VETERANS MILLAGE
STATE
Shall the tax limitation on the amount of general ad
valorem taxes which may be imposed on taxable
property in Charlevoix County, State of Michigan,
under Article 9, Section 6 of the Michigan
Constitution, be increased by .1 mill (10 cents, $.1)
per thousand dollars ($1,000.00) of taxable value for
a period of four (4) years 2014 through 2017
Public Act 520 of 2012 would:
inclusive, for the purpose of authorizing Charlevoix
 Designate wolf as game for hunting purposes
County to equip, operate, maintain, to provide
and authorize the first wolf hunting season.
monetary support and assistance services to
 Allow the Natural Resources Commission to
veterans through the County of Charlevoix Veterans
schedule annual wolf hunting seasons.
Affairs department? If approved and levied in its
entirety, it is estimated that the .1 mill would raise an
 Provide criminal penalties for the unlawful
estimated $198,991 for the County when first levied
possession or taking of wolves, but shield a
person who lawfully captures or destroys a wolf in 2014.
YES
from prosecution.
PROPOSAL 14-1
A REFERENDUM OF PUBLIC ACT 520 OF 2012,
ESTABLISHING A HUNTING SEASON FOR
WOLVES AND AUTHORIZING ANNUAL WOLF
HUNTING SEASONS
 Require a person who wishes to hunt wolves to
obtain a wolf hunting license.
NO
 Create a Wolf Management Advisory Council
for the purpose of making nonbinding
recommendations to the legislature regarding
the proper management of wolves.
Should this law be approved?
YES
NO
VOTE BOTH FRONT AND BACK OF BALLOT
BACK Card 41 RptPct 60-20 "Eveline Township, Precinct 6CH"
OFFICIAL BALLOT
General Election
Tuesday, November 4, 2014
Charlevoix County, Michigan
Eveline Township, Precinct 6EJ
PARTISAN SECTION
CONGRESSIONAL
STATE BOARDS
STRAIGHT PARTY TICKET
REPRESENTATIVE IN CONGRESS
1ST DISTRICT
TRUSTEE OF
MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY
Vote for not more than 1
Vote for not more than 2
Vote for not more than 1
Republican Party
Dan Benishek
Melanie Foster
Jerry Cannon
Jeff Sakwa
Loel Robert Gnadt
Faylene Owen
Ellis Boal
George J. Perles
Republican
Democratic Party
Republican
Democratic
Republican
Libertarian
Libertarian Party
Democratic
Green
Democratic
Libertarian
F
OO
Michael H. Miller
U.S. Taxpayers Party
LEGISLATIVE
STATE SENATOR
37TH DISTRICT
Green Party
Vote for not more than 1
Natural Law Party
PR
Vote for not more than 1
Republican
Mark Schauer
Lisa Brown
Democratic
Mary Buzuma
Scotty Boman
Libertarian
Mark McFarlin
Richard Mendoza
U.S. Taxpayers
Paul Homeniuk
Candace R. Caveny
Green
REPRESENTATIVE IN STATE
LEGISLATURE
105TH DISTRICT
Jay Calo
Michael Busuito
Democratic
Republican
Satish Jasti
Republican
Marilyn Kelly
STATE BOARDS
Democratic
MEMBER OF THE
STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION
Vote for not more than 2
Dana Alicia Thompson
Democratic
Dan Goebel
Libertarian
Brian Richard Wright
Libertarian
Maria Carl
Shari A. Matkin
Jonathan Tade Williams
Marc Joseph Sosnowski
Pamela Pugh Smith
Margaret Guttshall
Casandra E. Ulbrich
Latham T. Redding
Kimberly Moore
Yolanda Robson
Republican
Republican
Democratic
U.S. Taxpayers
U.S. Taxpayers
Green
Green
Natural Law
Gregory Scott Stempfle
Libertarian
John Adams
U.S. Taxpayers
Godfrey Dillard
Sherry A. Wells
James Lewis
Nikki Mattson
Libertarian
GOVERNOR OF
WAYNE STATE UNIVERSITY
Vote for not more than 2
Karen Adams
Democratic
Natural Law
Republican
Ruth Johnson
Republican
Green
Triston Cole
Libertarian
Vote for not more than 1
Green
Bridgette Guzman
Democratic
SECRETARY OF STATE
U.S. Taxpayers
Adam Adrianson
Phil Bellfy
Vote for not more than 1
Rick Snyder
Brian Nelson Calley
U.S. Taxpayers
Stephen J. Young
Terry Link
Democratic
GOVERNOR AND LIEUTENANT
GOVERNOR
Libertarian
Crystal Van Sickle
Wayne A. Schmidt
Republican
STATE
Raymond Moses
U.S. Taxpayers
Green
Natural Law
COUNTY
COUNTY COMMISSIONER
5TH DISTRICT
Robert Gale
Vote for not more than 1
Jason Robert Gatties
Nancy Ferguson
U.S. Taxpayers
Natural Law
ATTORNEY GENERAL
Vote for not more than 1
Republican
REGENT OF THE
UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN
Vote for not more than 2
NONPARTISAN SECTION
JUDICIAL
Bill Schuette
Rob Steele
Mark Totten
Ronald Weiser
Justin M. Altman
Mike Behm
Vote for not more than 2
Gerald T. Van Sickle
Kathy White
Richard Bernstein
John Anthony La Pietra
James Lewis Hudler
Doug Dern
John Jascob
Bill Murphy
Joe Sanger
James Robert Redford
Republican
Democratic
Libertarian
U.S. Taxpayers
Green
Republican
Republican
JUSTICE OF SUPREME COURT
8 Year Term
Democratic
Democratic
Libertarian
Libertarian
CONGRESSIONAL
U.S. Taxpayers
UNITED STATES SENATOR
Vote for not more than 1
Christine C. Schwartz
U.S. Taxpayers
Brian Zahra
Justice of Supreme Court
Ian Swanson
Green
Terri Lynn Land
Republican
Gary Peters
JUSTICE OF SUPREME COURT
Partial Term Ending 01/01/2017
INCUMBENT POSITION
Democratic
Jim Fulner
Libertarian
Richard A. Matkin
Vote for not more than 1
U.S. Taxpayers
Chris Wahmhoff
David Viviano
Green
Justice of Supreme Court
Kerry L. Morgan
Deborah A. Thomas
VOTE BOTH FRONT AND BACK OF BALLOT
FRONT Card 39 RptPct 60-30 "Eveline Township, Precinct 6EJ"
JUDICIAL
STATE
TOWNSHIP
JUDGE OF COURT OF APPEALS
4TH DISTRICT
INCUMBENT POSITION
PROPOSAL 14-2
A REFERENDUM OF PUBLIC ACT 21 OF 2013,
GRANTING THE NATURAL RESOURCES
COMMISSION THE POWER TO DESIGNATE
WOLVES AND CERTAIN OTHER ANIMALS AS
GAME WITHOUT LEGISLATIVE ACTION
PROPOSAL FOR FIRE AND AMBULANCE
MILLAGE
Vote for not more than 3
Michael J. Kelly
Judge of Appeals Court
Amy Ronayne Krause
Public Act 21 of 2013 would:
 Allow the Natural Resources Commission
(NRC) to designate certain animals as game
for hunting purposes and establish the first
hunting season for game animals without
legislative action.
Judge of Appeals Court
Patrick Murphy Meter
This proposal will permit the Township to levy
up to one-half (½) mill for the purpose of
providing funds for fire protection and
ambulance services.
Shall the limitation on the amount of ad
valorem taxes which may be levied by the
Township of Eveline, Charlevoix County,
Michigan, against taxable property in the
Township be increased by up to one-half (½)
mill ($.50 per $1,000 of taxable value) for a
 Continue the NRC’s designation of wolves as
game and allow the NRC to set a wolf hunting period of four (4) years, 2014 through 2017,
inclusive, for the purpose of providing funds for
season.
fire protection and ambulance services, and
 Grant the Legislature sole authority to remove a shall the Township levy such millage for these
species from the list of designated game
purposes? If approved and levied in its
entirety, this millage would raise an estimated
animals.
$121,788 for the Township in 2014.
 Eliminate the $1.00 hunting and fishing licensing
YES
fee for members of the military, whether
stationed inside or outside of Michigan, subject
NO
to any lottery.
Judge of Appeals Court
JUDGE OF CIRCUIT COURT
33RD CIRCUIT
NON-INCUMBENT POSITION
Vote for not more than 1
F
Roy C. Hayes III
JUDGE OF DISTRICT COURT
90TH DISTRICT
INCUMBENT POSITION
Vote for not more than 1
James N. Erhart
 Give the NRC sole authority to regulate fishing.
Should this law be approved?
YES
NO
INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL DISTRICT
BOARD MEMBER
CHARLEVOIX-EMMET INTERMEDIATE
SCHOOL DISTRICT
Vote for not more than 3
LOCAL SCHOOL DISTRICT
EAST JORDAN PUBLIC SCHOOLS
OPERATING MILLAGE RENEWAL
PROPOSAL
This proposal will allow the school district to
levy the statutory rate of 18 mills on all
property, except principal residence and other
GRANDVUE MEDICAL CARE FACILITY
property exempted by law, required for the
MILLAGE
school district to receive its revenue per pupil
Shall the previously voted increase in the 15-mill tax foundation allowance and renews millage that
limitation imposed under Article IX, Sec. 6 of the
will expire with the 2014 tax levy.
PR
Judge of District Court
OO
Mary Beth Kur
COUNTY
Michigan Constitution on general ad valorem taxes
within the County of Charlevoix, State of Michigan,
be renewed at (.75) mills ($.75 per $1,000 of taxable
value) for the period of 2015 through 2018 inclusive
for Grandvue Medical Care Facility operating
purposes; shall the County levy such renewal in
millage for said purpose, thereby raising in the first
year an estimated $1,488,271.00?
Shall the currently authorized millage rate
limitation of 20.9316 mills ($20.9316 on each
$1,000 of taxable valuation) on the amount of
taxes which may be assessed against all
property, except principal residence and other
property exempted by law, in East Jordan
YES
Public Schools, Charlevoix and Antrim
NO
Counties, Michigan, be renewed for a period of
4 years, 2015 to 2018, inclusive, to provide
PARKS MILLAGE
funds for operating purposes; the estimate of
the revenue the school district will collect if the
Shall the tax limitation on the amount of general ad millage is approved and 18 mills are levied in
valorem taxes which may be imposed on taxable
2015 is approximately $3,251,232 (this is a
property in Charlevoix County, State of Michigan, be renewal of millage which will expire with the
increased by .15 mills (15 cents, $.15) per thousand 2014 tax levy)?
dollars ($1,000.00) of taxable value for a period of
YES
four (4) years 2014 through 2017 inclusive, for the
purpose of parks and recreations capital purchases,
NO
operating and programs? If approved and levied in
its entirety, it is estimated that the .15 mill would
raise an estimated $298,486 for the County when
first levied in 2014.
YES
Thelma Chellis
Mary P. Jason
Thomas Johnson
LOCAL SCHOOL DISTRICT
BOARD MEMBER
EAST JORDAN PUBLIC SCHOOLS
Vote for not more than 3
Daniel J. Harris
Laura A. Snyder
Sarah Werth Malpass
NO
VETERANS MILLAGE
PROPOSAL SECTION
STATE
PROPOSAL 14-1
A REFERENDUM OF PUBLIC ACT 520 OF 2012,
ESTABLISHING A HUNTING SEASON FOR
WOLVES AND AUTHORIZING ANNUAL WOLF
HUNTING SEASONS
Public Act 520 of 2012 would:
 Designate wolf as game for hunting purposes
and authorize the first wolf hunting season.
 Allow the Natural Resources Commission to
schedule annual wolf hunting seasons.
 Provide criminal penalties for the unlawful
possession or taking of wolves, but shield a
person who lawfully captures or destroys a wolf
from prosecution.
Shall the tax limitation on the amount of general ad
valorem taxes which may be imposed on taxable
property in Charlevoix County, State of Michigan,
under Article 9, Section 6 of the Michigan
Constitution, be increased by .1 mill (10 cents, $.1)
per thousand dollars ($1,000.00) of taxable value for
a period of four (4) years 2014 through 2017
inclusive, for the purpose of authorizing Charlevoix
County to equip, operate, maintain, to provide
monetary support and assistance services to
veterans through the County of Charlevoix Veterans
Affairs department? If approved and levied in its
entirety, it is estimated that the .1 mill would raise an
estimated $198,991 for the County when first levied
in 2014.
YES
NO
 Require a person who wishes to hunt wolves to
obtain a wolf hunting license.
 Create a Wolf Management Advisory Council
for the purpose of making nonbinding
recommendations to the legislature regarding
the proper management of wolves.
Should this law be approved?
YES
NO
VOTE BOTH FRONT AND BACK OF BALLOT
BACK Card 39 RptPct 60-30 "Eveline Township, Precinct 6EJ"
OFFICIAL BALLOT
General Election
Tuesday, November 4, 2014
Charlevoix County, Michigan
Hayes Township, Precinct 7BC
PARTISAN SECTION
CONGRESSIONAL
STATE BOARDS
STRAIGHT PARTY TICKET
REPRESENTATIVE IN CONGRESS
1ST DISTRICT
TRUSTEE OF
MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY
Vote for not more than 1
Vote for not more than 2
Vote for not more than 1
Republican Party
Dan Benishek
Melanie Foster
Jerry Cannon
Jeff Sakwa
Loel Robert Gnadt
Faylene Owen
Ellis Boal
George J. Perles
Republican
Democratic Party
Republican
Democratic
Republican
Libertarian
Libertarian Party
Democratic
Green
Democratic
Libertarian
F
OO
Michael H. Miller
U.S. Taxpayers Party
LEGISLATIVE
STATE SENATOR
37TH DISTRICT
Green Party
Vote for not more than 1
Natural Law Party
PR
Vote for not more than 1
Republican
Mark Schauer
Lisa Brown
Democratic
Mary Buzuma
Scotty Boman
Libertarian
Mark McFarlin
Richard Mendoza
U.S. Taxpayers
Paul Homeniuk
Candace R. Caveny
Green
REPRESENTATIVE IN STATE
LEGISLATURE
105TH DISTRICT
Jay Calo
Michael Busuito
Democratic
Republican
Satish Jasti
Republican
Marilyn Kelly
STATE BOARDS
Democratic
MEMBER OF THE
STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION
Vote for not more than 2
Dana Alicia Thompson
Democratic
Dan Goebel
Libertarian
Brian Richard Wright
Libertarian
Maria Carl
Shari A. Matkin
Jonathan Tade Williams
Marc Joseph Sosnowski
Pamela Pugh Smith
Margaret Guttshall
Casandra E. Ulbrich
Latham T. Redding
Kimberly Moore
Yolanda Robson
Republican
Republican
Democratic
U.S. Taxpayers
U.S. Taxpayers
Green
Green
Natural Law
Gregory Scott Stempfle
Libertarian
John Adams
U.S. Taxpayers
Godfrey Dillard
Sherry A. Wells
James Lewis
Nikki Mattson
Libertarian
GOVERNOR OF
WAYNE STATE UNIVERSITY
Vote for not more than 2
Karen Adams
Democratic
Natural Law
Republican
Ruth Johnson
Republican
Green
Triston Cole
Libertarian
Vote for not more than 1
Green
Bridgette Guzman
Democratic
SECRETARY OF STATE
U.S. Taxpayers
Adam Adrianson
Phil Bellfy
Vote for not more than 1
Rick Snyder
Brian Nelson Calley
U.S. Taxpayers
Stephen J. Young
Terry Link
Democratic
GOVERNOR AND LIEUTENANT
GOVERNOR
Libertarian
Crystal Van Sickle
Wayne A. Schmidt
Republican
STATE
Raymond Moses
U.S. Taxpayers
Green
Natural Law
COUNTY
COUNTY COMMISSIONER
1ST DISTRICT
Robert Gale
Vote for not more than 1
Jason Robert Gatties
George T. Lasater
U.S. Taxpayers
Natural Law
ATTORNEY GENERAL
Vote for not more than 1
Republican
REGENT OF THE
UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN
Vote for not more than 2
NONPARTISAN SECTION
JUDICIAL
Bill Schuette
Rob Steele
Mark Totten
Ronald Weiser
Justin M. Altman
Mike Behm
Vote for not more than 2
Gerald T. Van Sickle
Kathy White
Doug Dern
John Anthony La Pietra
James Lewis Hudler
Bill Murphy
John Jascob
James Robert Redford
Republican
Democratic
Libertarian
U.S. Taxpayers
Green
Republican
Republican
JUSTICE OF SUPREME COURT
8 Year Term
Democratic
Democratic
Libertarian
Libertarian
Joe Sanger
CONGRESSIONAL
UNITED STATES SENATOR
Vote for not more than 1
Brian Zahra
U.S. Taxpayers
Justice of Supreme Court
Christine C. Schwartz
Richard Bernstein
U.S. Taxpayers
Ian Swanson
Green
Terri Lynn Land
Republican
Gary Peters
JUSTICE OF SUPREME COURT
Partial Term Ending 01/01/2017
INCUMBENT POSITION
Democratic
Jim Fulner
Libertarian
Richard A. Matkin
U.S. Taxpayers
Vote for not more than 1
Chris Wahmhoff
Kerry L. Morgan
Green
Deborah A. Thomas
David Viviano
Justice of Supreme Court
VOTE BOTH FRONT AND BACK OF BALLOT
FRONT Card 42 RptPct 70-10 "Hayes Township, Precinct 7BC"
JUDICIAL
STATE
JUDGE OF COURT OF APPEALS
4TH DISTRICT
INCUMBENT POSITION
PROPOSAL 14-2
A REFERENDUM OF PUBLIC ACT 21 OF 2013,
GRANTING THE NATURAL RESOURCES
COMMISSION THE POWER TO DESIGNATE
WOLVES AND CERTAIN OTHER ANIMALS AS
GAME WITHOUT LEGISLATIVE ACTION
Vote for not more than 3
Michael J. Kelly
Judge of Appeals Court
Amy Ronayne Krause
Public Act 21 of 2013 would:
 Allow the Natural Resources Commission
(NRC) to designate certain animals as game
for hunting purposes and establish the first
hunting season for game animals without
legislative action.
Judge of Appeals Court
Patrick Murphy Meter
Judge of Appeals Court
 Continue the NRC’s designation of wolves as
game and allow the NRC to set a wolf hunting
season.
JUDGE OF CIRCUIT COURT
33RD CIRCUIT
NON-INCUMBENT POSITION
 Grant the Legislature sole authority to remove a
species from the list of designated game
animals.
Vote for not more than 1
Roy C. Hayes III
F
 Eliminate the $1.00 hunting and fishing licensing
fee for members of the military, whether
stationed inside or outside of Michigan, subject
to any lottery.
JUDGE OF DISTRICT COURT
90TH DISTRICT
INCUMBENT POSITION
Vote for not more than 1
James N. Erhart
 Give the NRC sole authority to regulate fishing.
Should this law be approved?
YES
NO
PR
Judge of District Court
OO
Mary Beth Kur
INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL DISTRICT
BOARD MEMBER
CHARLEVOIX-EMMET INTERMEDIATE
SCHOOL DISTRICT
Vote for not more than 3
Thelma Chellis
Mary P. Jason
Thomas Johnson
COUNTY
GRANDVUE MEDICAL CARE FACILITY
MILLAGE
Shall the previously voted increase in the 15-mill tax
limitation imposed under Article IX, Sec. 6 of the
Michigan Constitution on general ad valorem taxes
within the County of Charlevoix, State of Michigan,
be renewed at (.75) mills ($.75 per $1,000 of taxable
value) for the period of 2015 through 2018 inclusive
for Grandvue Medical Care Facility operating
purposes; shall the County levy such renewal in
millage for said purpose, thereby raising in the first
year an estimated $1,488,271.00?
YES
NO
PARKS MILLAGE
LOCAL SCHOOL DISTRICT
Shall the tax limitation on the amount of general ad
valorem taxes which may be imposed on taxable
property in Charlevoix County, State of Michigan, be
increased by .15 mills (15 cents, $.15) per thousand
dollars ($1,000.00) of taxable value for a period of
four (4) years 2014 through 2017 inclusive, for the
purpose of parks and recreations capital purchases,
operating and programs? If approved and levied in
its entirety, it is estimated that the .15 mill would
raise an estimated $298,486 for the County when
first levied in 2014.
BOARD MEMBER
BOYNE CITY PUBLIC SCHOOLS
Vote for not more than 3
Ross T. McLane
Jeff Mercer
Ken Schrader
YES
NO
VETERANS MILLAGE
PROPOSAL SECTION
STATE
PROPOSAL 14-1
A REFERENDUM OF PUBLIC ACT 520 OF 2012,
ESTABLISHING A HUNTING SEASON FOR
WOLVES AND AUTHORIZING ANNUAL WOLF
HUNTING SEASONS
Public Act 520 of 2012 would:
 Designate wolf as game for hunting purposes
and authorize the first wolf hunting season.
 Allow the Natural Resources Commission to
schedule annual wolf hunting seasons.
 Provide criminal penalties for the unlawful
possession or taking of wolves, but shield a
person who lawfully captures or destroys a wolf
from prosecution.
Shall the tax limitation on the amount of general ad
valorem taxes which may be imposed on taxable
property in Charlevoix County, State of Michigan,
under Article 9, Section 6 of the Michigan
Constitution, be increased by .1 mill (10 cents, $.1)
per thousand dollars ($1,000.00) of taxable value for
a period of four (4) years 2014 through 2017
inclusive, for the purpose of authorizing Charlevoix
County to equip, operate, maintain, to provide
monetary support and assistance services to
veterans through the County of Charlevoix Veterans
Affairs department? If approved and levied in its
entirety, it is estimated that the .1 mill would raise an
estimated $198,991 for the County when first levied
in 2014.
YES
NO
 Require a person who wishes to hunt wolves to
obtain a wolf hunting license.
 Create a Wolf Management Advisory Council
for the purpose of making nonbinding
recommendations to the legislature regarding
the proper management of wolves.
Should this law be approved?
YES
NO
VOTE BOTH FRONT AND BACK OF BALLOT
BACK Card 42 RptPct 70-10 "Hayes Township, Precinct 7BC"
OFFICIAL BALLOT
General Election
Tuesday, November 4, 2014
Charlevoix County, Michigan
Hayes Township, Precinct 7CH
PARTISAN SECTION
CONGRESSIONAL
STATE BOARDS
STRAIGHT PARTY TICKET
REPRESENTATIVE IN CONGRESS
1ST DISTRICT
TRUSTEE OF
MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY
Vote for not more than 1
Vote for not more than 2
Vote for not more than 1
Republican Party
Dan Benishek
Melanie Foster
Jerry Cannon
Jeff Sakwa
Loel Robert Gnadt
Faylene Owen
Ellis Boal
George J. Perles
Republican
Democratic Party
Republican
Democratic
Republican
Libertarian
Libertarian Party
Democratic
Green
Democratic
Libertarian
F
OO
Michael H. Miller
U.S. Taxpayers Party
LEGISLATIVE
STATE SENATOR
37TH DISTRICT
Green Party
Vote for not more than 1
Natural Law Party
PR
Vote for not more than 1
Republican
Mark Schauer
Lisa Brown
Democratic
Mary Buzuma
Scotty Boman
Libertarian
Mark McFarlin
Richard Mendoza
U.S. Taxpayers
Paul Homeniuk
Candace R. Caveny
Green
REPRESENTATIVE IN STATE
LEGISLATURE
105TH DISTRICT
Jay Calo
Michael Busuito
Democratic
Republican
Satish Jasti
Republican
Marilyn Kelly
STATE BOARDS
Democratic
MEMBER OF THE
STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION
Vote for not more than 2
Dana Alicia Thompson
Democratic
Dan Goebel
Libertarian
Brian Richard Wright
Libertarian
Maria Carl
Shari A. Matkin
Jonathan Tade Williams
Marc Joseph Sosnowski
Pamela Pugh Smith
Margaret Guttshall
Casandra E. Ulbrich
Latham T. Redding
Kimberly Moore
Yolanda Robson
Republican
Republican
Democratic
U.S. Taxpayers
U.S. Taxpayers
Green
Green
Natural Law
Gregory Scott Stempfle
Libertarian
John Adams
U.S. Taxpayers
Godfrey Dillard
Sherry A. Wells
James Lewis
Nikki Mattson
Libertarian
GOVERNOR OF
WAYNE STATE UNIVERSITY
Vote for not more than 2
Karen Adams
Democratic
Natural Law
Republican
Ruth Johnson
Republican
Green
Triston Cole
Libertarian
Vote for not more than 1
Green
Bridgette Guzman
Democratic
SECRETARY OF STATE
U.S. Taxpayers
Adam Adrianson
Phil Bellfy
Vote for not more than 1
Rick Snyder
Brian Nelson Calley
U.S. Taxpayers
Stephen J. Young
Terry Link
Democratic
GOVERNOR AND LIEUTENANT
GOVERNOR
Libertarian
Crystal Van Sickle
Wayne A. Schmidt
Republican
STATE
Raymond Moses
U.S. Taxpayers
Green
Natural Law
COUNTY
COUNTY COMMISSIONER
1ST DISTRICT
Robert Gale
Vote for not more than 1
Jason Robert Gatties
George T. Lasater
U.S. Taxpayers
Natural Law
ATTORNEY GENERAL
Vote for not more than 1
Republican
REGENT OF THE
UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN
Vote for not more than 2
NONPARTISAN SECTION
JUDICIAL
Bill Schuette
Rob Steele
Mark Totten
Ronald Weiser
Justin M. Altman
Mike Behm
Vote for not more than 2
Gerald T. Van Sickle
Kathy White
Doug Dern
John Anthony La Pietra
James Lewis Hudler
Bill Murphy
John Jascob
James Robert Redford
Republican
Democratic
Libertarian
U.S. Taxpayers
Green
Republican
Republican
JUSTICE OF SUPREME COURT
8 Year Term
Democratic
Democratic
Libertarian
Libertarian
Joe Sanger
CONGRESSIONAL
UNITED STATES SENATOR
Vote for not more than 1
Brian Zahra
U.S. Taxpayers
Justice of Supreme Court
Christine C. Schwartz
Richard Bernstein
U.S. Taxpayers
Ian Swanson
Green
Terri Lynn Land
Republican
Gary Peters
JUSTICE OF SUPREME COURT
Partial Term Ending 01/01/2017
INCUMBENT POSITION
Democratic
Jim Fulner
Libertarian
Richard A. Matkin
U.S. Taxpayers
Vote for not more than 1
Chris Wahmhoff
Kerry L. Morgan
Green
Deborah A. Thomas
David Viviano
Justice of Supreme Court
VOTE BOTH FRONT AND BACK OF BALLOT
FRONT Card 43 RptPct 70-20 "Hayes Township, Precinct 7CH"
JUDICIAL
STATE
JUDGE OF COURT OF APPEALS
4TH DISTRICT
INCUMBENT POSITION
PROPOSAL 14-2
A REFERENDUM OF PUBLIC ACT 21 OF 2013,
GRANTING THE NATURAL RESOURCES
COMMISSION THE POWER TO DESIGNATE
WOLVES AND CERTAIN OTHER ANIMALS AS
GAME WITHOUT LEGISLATIVE ACTION
Vote for not more than 3
Michael J. Kelly
Judge of Appeals Court
Amy Ronayne Krause
Public Act 21 of 2013 would:
 Allow the Natural Resources Commission
(NRC) to designate certain animals as game
for hunting purposes and establish the first
hunting season for game animals without
legislative action.
Judge of Appeals Court
Patrick Murphy Meter
Judge of Appeals Court
 Continue the NRC’s designation of wolves as
game and allow the NRC to set a wolf hunting
season.
JUDGE OF CIRCUIT COURT
33RD CIRCUIT
NON-INCUMBENT POSITION
 Grant the Legislature sole authority to remove a
species from the list of designated game
animals.
Vote for not more than 1
Roy C. Hayes III
F
 Eliminate the $1.00 hunting and fishing licensing
fee for members of the military, whether
stationed inside or outside of Michigan, subject
to any lottery.
JUDGE OF DISTRICT COURT
90TH DISTRICT
INCUMBENT POSITION
Vote for not more than 1
James N. Erhart
 Give the NRC sole authority to regulate fishing.
Should this law be approved?
YES
NO
PR
Judge of District Court
OO
Mary Beth Kur
INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL DISTRICT
BOARD MEMBER
CHARLEVOIX-EMMET INTERMEDIATE
SCHOOL DISTRICT
Vote for not more than 3
Thelma Chellis
Mary P. Jason
Thomas Johnson
COUNTY
GRANDVUE MEDICAL CARE FACILITY
MILLAGE
Shall the previously voted increase in the 15-mill tax
limitation imposed under Article IX, Sec. 6 of the
Michigan Constitution on general ad valorem taxes
within the County of Charlevoix, State of Michigan,
be renewed at (.75) mills ($.75 per $1,000 of taxable
value) for the period of 2015 through 2018 inclusive
for Grandvue Medical Care Facility operating
purposes; shall the County levy such renewal in
millage for said purpose, thereby raising in the first
year an estimated $1,488,271.00?
YES
NO
PARKS MILLAGE
LOCAL SCHOOL DISTRICT
Shall the tax limitation on the amount of general ad
valorem taxes which may be imposed on taxable
property in Charlevoix County, State of Michigan, be
increased by .15 mills (15 cents, $.15) per thousand
dollars ($1,000.00) of taxable value for a period of
four (4) years 2014 through 2017 inclusive, for the
purpose of parks and recreations capital purchases,
operating and programs? If approved and levied in
its entirety, it is estimated that the .15 mill would
raise an estimated $298,486 for the County when
first levied in 2014.
BOARD MEMBER
CHARLEVOIX PUBLIC SCHOOLS
Vote for not more than 4
Douglas M. Bergmann
YES
NO
PROPOSAL SECTION
VETERANS MILLAGE
STATE
Shall the tax limitation on the amount of general ad
valorem taxes which may be imposed on taxable
property in Charlevoix County, State of Michigan,
under Article 9, Section 6 of the Michigan
Constitution, be increased by .1 mill (10 cents, $.1)
per thousand dollars ($1,000.00) of taxable value for
a period of four (4) years 2014 through 2017
Public Act 520 of 2012 would:
inclusive, for the purpose of authorizing Charlevoix
 Designate wolf as game for hunting purposes
County to equip, operate, maintain, to provide
and authorize the first wolf hunting season.
monetary support and assistance services to
 Allow the Natural Resources Commission to
veterans through the County of Charlevoix Veterans
schedule annual wolf hunting seasons.
Affairs department? If approved and levied in its
entirety, it is estimated that the .1 mill would raise an
 Provide criminal penalties for the unlawful
estimated $198,991 for the County when first levied
possession or taking of wolves, but shield a
person who lawfully captures or destroys a wolf in 2014.
YES
from prosecution.
PROPOSAL 14-1
A REFERENDUM OF PUBLIC ACT 520 OF 2012,
ESTABLISHING A HUNTING SEASON FOR
WOLVES AND AUTHORIZING ANNUAL WOLF
HUNTING SEASONS
 Require a person who wishes to hunt wolves to
obtain a wolf hunting license.
NO
 Create a Wolf Management Advisory Council
for the purpose of making nonbinding
recommendations to the legislature regarding
the proper management of wolves.
Should this law be approved?
YES
NO
VOTE BOTH FRONT AND BACK OF BALLOT
BACK Card 43 RptPct 70-20 "Hayes Township, Precinct 7CH"
OFFICIAL BALLOT
General Election
Tuesday, November 4, 2014
Charlevoix County, Michigan
Hayes Township, Precinct 7P
PARTISAN SECTION
CONGRESSIONAL
STATE BOARDS
STRAIGHT PARTY TICKET
REPRESENTATIVE IN CONGRESS
1ST DISTRICT
TRUSTEE OF
MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY
Vote for not more than 1
Vote for not more than 2
Vote for not more than 1
Republican Party
Dan Benishek
Melanie Foster
Jerry Cannon
Jeff Sakwa
Loel Robert Gnadt
Faylene Owen
Ellis Boal
George J. Perles
Republican
Democratic Party
Republican
Democratic
Republican
Libertarian
Libertarian Party
Democratic
Green
Democratic
Libertarian
F
OO
Michael H. Miller
U.S. Taxpayers Party
LEGISLATIVE
STATE SENATOR
37TH DISTRICT
Green Party
Vote for not more than 1
Natural Law Party
PR
Vote for not more than 1
Republican
Mark Schauer
Lisa Brown
Democratic
Mary Buzuma
Scotty Boman
Libertarian
Mark McFarlin
Richard Mendoza
U.S. Taxpayers
Paul Homeniuk
Candace R. Caveny
Green
REPRESENTATIVE IN STATE
LEGISLATURE
105TH DISTRICT
Jay Calo
Michael Busuito
Democratic
Republican
Satish Jasti
Republican
Marilyn Kelly
STATE BOARDS
Democratic
MEMBER OF THE
STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION
Vote for not more than 2
Dana Alicia Thompson
Democratic
Dan Goebel
Libertarian
Brian Richard Wright
Libertarian
Maria Carl
Shari A. Matkin
Jonathan Tade Williams
Marc Joseph Sosnowski
Pamela Pugh Smith
Margaret Guttshall
Casandra E. Ulbrich
Latham T. Redding
Kimberly Moore
Yolanda Robson
Republican
Republican
Democratic
U.S. Taxpayers
U.S. Taxpayers
Green
Green
Natural Law
Gregory Scott Stempfle
Libertarian
John Adams
U.S. Taxpayers
Godfrey Dillard
Sherry A. Wells
James Lewis
Nikki Mattson
Libertarian
GOVERNOR OF
WAYNE STATE UNIVERSITY
Vote for not more than 2
Karen Adams
Democratic
Natural Law
Republican
Ruth Johnson
Republican
Green
Triston Cole
Libertarian
Vote for not more than 1
Green
Bridgette Guzman
Democratic
SECRETARY OF STATE
U.S. Taxpayers
Adam Adrianson
Phil Bellfy
Vote for not more than 1
Rick Snyder
Brian Nelson Calley
U.S. Taxpayers
Stephen J. Young
Terry Link
Democratic
GOVERNOR AND LIEUTENANT
GOVERNOR
Libertarian
Crystal Van Sickle
Wayne A. Schmidt
Republican
STATE
Raymond Moses
U.S. Taxpayers
Green
Natural Law
COUNTY
COUNTY COMMISSIONER
1ST DISTRICT
Robert Gale
Vote for not more than 1
Jason Robert Gatties
George T. Lasater
U.S. Taxpayers
Natural Law
ATTORNEY GENERAL
Vote for not more than 1
Republican
REGENT OF THE
UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN
Vote for not more than 2
NONPARTISAN SECTION
JUDICIAL
Bill Schuette
Rob Steele
Mark Totten
Ronald Weiser
Justin M. Altman
Mike Behm
Vote for not more than 2
Gerald T. Van Sickle
Kathy White
Doug Dern
John Anthony La Pietra
James Lewis Hudler
Bill Murphy
John Jascob
James Robert Redford
Republican
Democratic
Libertarian
U.S. Taxpayers
Green
Republican
Republican
JUSTICE OF SUPREME COURT
8 Year Term
Democratic
Democratic
Libertarian
Libertarian
Joe Sanger
CONGRESSIONAL
UNITED STATES SENATOR
Vote for not more than 1
Brian Zahra
U.S. Taxpayers
Justice of Supreme Court
Christine C. Schwartz
Richard Bernstein
U.S. Taxpayers
Ian Swanson
Green
Terri Lynn Land
Republican
Gary Peters
JUSTICE OF SUPREME COURT
Partial Term Ending 01/01/2017
INCUMBENT POSITION
Democratic
Jim Fulner
Libertarian
Richard A. Matkin
U.S. Taxpayers
Vote for not more than 1
Chris Wahmhoff
Kerry L. Morgan
Green
Deborah A. Thomas
David Viviano
Justice of Supreme Court
VOTE BOTH FRONT AND BACK OF BALLOT
FRONT Card 44 RptPct 70-30 "Hayes Township, Precinct 7P"
JUDICIAL
STATE
LOCAL SCHOOL DISTRICT
JUDGE OF COURT OF APPEALS
4TH DISTRICT
INCUMBENT POSITION
PROPOSAL 14-2
A REFERENDUM OF PUBLIC ACT 21 OF 2013,
GRANTING THE NATURAL RESOURCES
COMMISSION THE POWER TO DESIGNATE
WOLVES AND CERTAIN OTHER ANIMALS AS
GAME WITHOUT LEGISLATIVE ACTION
PUBLIC SCHOOLS OF PETOSKEY
OPERATING MILLAGE RENEWAL
PROPOSAL
Vote for not more than 3
Michael J. Kelly
Judge of Appeals Court
Amy Ronayne Krause
Public Act 21 of 2013 would:
 Allow the Natural Resources Commission
(NRC) to designate certain animals as game
for hunting purposes and establish the first
hunting season for game animals without
legislative action.
Judge of Appeals Court
Patrick Murphy Meter
Judge of Appeals Court
This proposal will allow the school district to
levy the statutory rate of 18 mills on all
property, except principal residence and other
property exempted by law, required for the
school district to receive its revenue per pupil
foundation allowance and renews millage that
will expire with the 2014 tax levy.
Shall the currently authorized millage rate
limitation of 18 mills ($18.00 on each $1,000 of
 Continue the NRC’s designation of wolves as
taxable valuation) on the amount of taxes
game and allow the NRC to set a wolf hunting which may be assessed against all property
except principal residence and other property
season.
exempted by law, in Public Schools of
 Grant the Legislature sole authority to remove a Petoskey ,Emmet and Charlevoix Counties,
species from the list of designated game
Michigan, be renewed for a period of 4 years,
animals.
2015 to 2018, inclusive, to provide funds for
 Eliminate the $1.00 hunting and fishing licensing operating purposes; the estimate of the
revenue the school district will collect if the
fee for members of the military, whether
millage is approved and levied in 2015 is
stationed inside or outside of Michigan, subject approximately $14,234,176 (this is a renewal of
to any lottery.
millage which will expire with the 2014 tax
 Give the NRC sole authority to regulate fishing. levy)?
JUDGE OF CIRCUIT COURT
33RD CIRCUIT
NON-INCUMBENT POSITION
Vote for not more than 1
F
Mary Beth Kur
JUDGE OF DISTRICT COURT
90TH DISTRICT
INCUMBENT POSITION
Vote for not more than 1
James N. Erhart
Should this law be approved?
YES
NO
PR
Judge of District Court
OO
Roy C. Hayes III
INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL DISTRICT
BOARD MEMBER
CHARLEVOIX-EMMET INTERMEDIATE
SCHOOL DISTRICT
Vote for not more than 3
Thelma Chellis
Mary P. Jason
Thomas Johnson
LOCAL SCHOOL DISTRICT
COUNTY
Vote for not more than 3
Mary Ling
Kathleen Reed
Keith Szajnecki
YES
NO
VETERANS MILLAGE
Vote for not more than 1
Frank Lamberti
PROPOSAL SECTION
STATE
PROPOSAL 14-1
A REFERENDUM OF PUBLIC ACT 520 OF 2012,
ESTABLISHING A HUNTING SEASON FOR
WOLVES AND AUTHORIZING ANNUAL WOLF
HUNTING SEASONS
Public Act 520 of 2012 would:
 Designate wolf as game for hunting purposes
and authorize the first wolf hunting season.
PUBLIC SCHOOLS OF PETOSKEY
BONDING PROPOSAL
Shall Public Schools of Petoskey, Emmet and
Charlevoix Counties, Michigan, borrow the sum
of not to exceed Ten Million Dollars
Shall the previously voted increase in the 15-mill tax ($10,000,000) and issue its general obligation
limitation imposed under Article IX, Sec. 6 of the
unlimited tax bonds therefor, for the purpose of:
Michigan Constitution on general ad valorem taxes
constructing, equipping, developing and
within the County of Charlevoix, State of Michigan,
be renewed at (.75) mills ($.75 per $1,000 of taxable improving the school district’s athletic facilities
value) for the period of 2015 through 2018 inclusive including, but not limited to, a stadium, track
for Grandvue Medical Care Facility operating
and play fields, tennis courts, team rooms,
purposes; shall the County levy such renewal in
dugouts and locker room additions to the high
millage for said purpose, thereby raising in the first
school; and acquiring, developing and
year an estimated $1,488,271.00?
improving
YES
the site?
NO
The following is for informational purposes
only:
PARKS MILLAGE
Mark Ashley
BOARD MEMBER
PUBLIC SCHOOLS OF PETOSKEY
Partial Term Ending 12/31/2016
NO
GRANDVUE MEDICAL CARE FACILITY
MILLAGE
Shall the tax limitation on the amount of general ad
valorem taxes which may be imposed on taxable
property in Charlevoix County, State of Michigan, be
increased by .15 mills (15 cents, $.15) per thousand
dollars ($1,000.00) of taxable value for a period of
four (4) years 2014 through 2017 inclusive, for the
purpose of parks and recreations capital purchases,
operating and programs? If approved and levied in
its entirety, it is estimated that the .15 mill would
raise an estimated $298,486 for the County when
first levied in 2014.
BOARD MEMBER
PUBLIC SCHOOLS OF PETOSKEY
4 Year Term
YES
Shall the tax limitation on the amount of general ad
valorem taxes which may be imposed on taxable
property in Charlevoix County, State of Michigan,
under Article 9, Section 6 of the Michigan
Constitution, be increased by .1 mill (10 cents, $.1)
per thousand dollars ($1,000.00) of taxable value for
a period of four (4) years 2014 through 2017
inclusive, for the purpose of authorizing Charlevoix
County to equip, operate, maintain, to provide
monetary support and assistance services to
veterans through the County of Charlevoix Veterans
Affairs department? If approved and levied in its
entirety, it is estimated that the .1 mill would raise an
estimated $198,991 for the County when first levied
in 2014.
YES
NO
 Allow the Natural Resources Commission to
schedule annual wolf hunting seasons.
 Provide criminal penalties for the unlawful
possession or taking of wolves, but shield a
person who lawfully captures or destroys a wolf
from prosecution.
 Require a person who wishes to hunt wolves to
obtain a wolf hunting license.
 Create a Wolf Management Advisory Council
for the purpose of making nonbinding
recommendations to the legislature regarding
the proper management of wolves.
Should this law be approved?
YES
NO
VOTE BOTH FRONT AND BACK OF BALLOT
BACK Card 44 RptPct 70-30 "Hayes Township, Precinct 7P"
The estimated millage that will be levied for the
proposed bonds in 2015, under current law, is
.50 mill ($0.50 on each $1,000 of taxable
valuation). The maximum number of years the
bonds may be outstanding, exclusive of any
refunding, is ten (10) years. The estimated
simple average annual millage, anticipated to
be required to retire this bond debt is 1.04 mills
($1.04 on each $1,000 of taxable valuation).
The school district does not expect to borrow
from the State to pay debt service on the
bonds. The total amount of qualified bonds
currently outstanding is $14,500,000. The total
amount of qualified loans currently outstanding
is $-0-. The estimated computed millage rate
may change based on changes in certain
circumstances.
(Pursuant to State law, expenditures of bond
proceeds must be audited, and the proceeds
cannot be used for repair or maintenance
costs, teacher, administrator or employee
salaries, or other operating expenses.)
YES
NO
OFFICIAL BALLOT
General Election
Tuesday, November 4, 2014
Charlevoix County, Michigan
Hudson Township, Precinct 8BF
PARTISAN SECTION
CONGRESSIONAL
STATE BOARDS
STRAIGHT PARTY TICKET
REPRESENTATIVE IN CONGRESS
1ST DISTRICT
TRUSTEE OF
MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY
Vote for not more than 1
Vote for not more than 2
Vote for not more than 1
Republican Party
Dan Benishek
Melanie Foster
Jerry Cannon
Jeff Sakwa
Loel Robert Gnadt
Faylene Owen
Ellis Boal
George J. Perles
Republican
Democratic Party
Republican
Democratic
Republican
Libertarian
Libertarian Party
Democratic
Green
Democratic
Libertarian
F
OO
Michael H. Miller
U.S. Taxpayers Party
LEGISLATIVE
STATE SENATOR
37TH DISTRICT
Green Party
Vote for not more than 1
Natural Law Party
PR
Vote for not more than 1
Republican
Mark Schauer
Lisa Brown
Democratic
Mary Buzuma
Scotty Boman
Libertarian
Mark McFarlin
Richard Mendoza
U.S. Taxpayers
Paul Homeniuk
Candace R. Caveny
Green
REPRESENTATIVE IN STATE
LEGISLATURE
105TH DISTRICT
Jay Calo
Michael Busuito
Democratic
Republican
Satish Jasti
Republican
Marilyn Kelly
STATE BOARDS
Democratic
MEMBER OF THE
STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION
Vote for not more than 2
Dana Alicia Thompson
Democratic
Dan Goebel
Libertarian
Brian Richard Wright
Libertarian
Maria Carl
Shari A. Matkin
Jonathan Tade Williams
Marc Joseph Sosnowski
Pamela Pugh Smith
Margaret Guttshall
Casandra E. Ulbrich
Latham T. Redding
Kimberly Moore
Yolanda Robson
Republican
Republican
Democratic
U.S. Taxpayers
U.S. Taxpayers
Green
Green
Natural Law
Gregory Scott Stempfle
Libertarian
John Adams
U.S. Taxpayers
Godfrey Dillard
Sherry A. Wells
James Lewis
Nikki Mattson
Libertarian
GOVERNOR OF
WAYNE STATE UNIVERSITY
Vote for not more than 2
Karen Adams
Democratic
Natural Law
Republican
Ruth Johnson
Republican
Green
Triston Cole
Libertarian
Vote for not more than 1
Green
Bridgette Guzman
Democratic
SECRETARY OF STATE
U.S. Taxpayers
Adam Adrianson
Phil Bellfy
Vote for not more than 1
Rick Snyder
Brian Nelson Calley
U.S. Taxpayers
Stephen J. Young
Terry Link
Democratic
GOVERNOR AND LIEUTENANT
GOVERNOR
Libertarian
Crystal Van Sickle
Wayne A. Schmidt
Republican
STATE
Raymond Moses
U.S. Taxpayers
Green
Natural Law
COUNTY
COUNTY COMMISSIONER
3RD DISTRICT
Robert Gale
Vote for not more than 1
Jason Robert Gatties
Ronald Reinhardt
U.S. Taxpayers
Natural Law
ATTORNEY GENERAL
Vote for not more than 1
Republican
REGENT OF THE
UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN
Vote for not more than 2
Tim LaCroix
Democratic
NONPARTISAN SECTION
Bill Schuette
Rob Steele
Mark Totten
Ronald Weiser
Justin M. Altman
Mike Behm
JUSTICE OF SUPREME COURT
8 Year Term
Gerald T. Van Sickle
Kathy White
Vote for not more than 2
John Anthony La Pietra
James Lewis Hudler
Bill Murphy
John Jascob
James Robert Redford
Republican
Democratic
Libertarian
U.S. Taxpayers
Green
Republican
Republican
Democratic
JUDICIAL
Democratic
Libertarian
Libertarian
Joe Sanger
CONGRESSIONAL
UNITED STATES SENATOR
Vote for not more than 1
Brian Zahra
U.S. Taxpayers
Justice of Supreme Court
Christine C. Schwartz
Richard Bernstein
Ian Swanson
Doug Dern
U.S. Taxpayers
Green
Terri Lynn Land
Republican
Gary Peters
Democratic
Jim Fulner
JUSTICE OF SUPREME COURT
Partial Term Ending 01/01/2017
INCUMBENT POSITION
Libertarian
Richard A. Matkin
U.S. Taxpayers
Chris Wahmhoff
Vote for not more than 1
Green
Deborah A. Thomas
David Viviano
Justice of Supreme Court
Kerry L. Morgan
VOTE BOTH FRONT AND BACK OF BALLOT
FRONT Card 45 RptPct 80-10 "Hudson Township, Precinct 8BF"
JUDICIAL
STATE
LOCAL SCHOOL DISTRICT
JUDGE OF COURT OF APPEALS
4TH DISTRICT
INCUMBENT POSITION
PROPOSAL 14-2
A REFERENDUM OF PUBLIC ACT 21 OF 2013,
GRANTING THE NATURAL RESOURCES
COMMISSION THE POWER TO DESIGNATE
WOLVES AND CERTAIN OTHER ANIMALS AS
GAME WITHOUT LEGISLATIVE ACTION
BOYNE FALLS PUBLIC SCHOOLS
OPERATING MILLAGE RENEWAL
PROPOSAL
Vote for not more than 3
Michael J. Kelly
Judge of Appeals Court
Amy Ronayne Krause
Public Act 21 of 2013 would:
 Allow the Natural Resources Commission
(NRC) to designate certain animals as game
for hunting purposes and establish the first
hunting season for game animals without
legislative action.
Judge of Appeals Court
Patrick Murphy Meter
Judge of Appeals Court
This proposal will allow the school district to
levy the statutory rate of 18 mills on all
property, except principal residence and other
property exempted by law, required for the
school district to receive its revenue per pupil
foundation allowance and renews millage that
will expire with the 2015 tax levy.
Shall the currently authorized millage rate
limitation of 20.5232 mills ($20.5232 on each
$1,000 of taxable valuation) on the amount of
taxes which may be assessed against all
property, except principal residence and other
 Grant the Legislature sole authority to remove a
property exempted by law, in Boyne Falls
species from the list of designated game
Public Schools, Charlevoix and Antrim
animals.
Counties, Michigan, be renewed for a period of
 Eliminate the $1.00 hunting and fishing licensing 12 years, 2016 to 2027, inclusive, to provide
funds for operating purposes; the estimate of
fee for members of the military, whether
stationed inside or outside of Michigan, subject the revenue the school district will collect if the
millage is approved and 18 mills are levied in
to any lottery.
2016 is approximately $1,861,066 (this is a
 Give the NRC sole authority to regulate fishing. renewal of millage which will expire with the
2015 tax levy)?
Should this law be approved?
YES
YES
 Continue the NRC’s designation of wolves as
game and allow the NRC to set a wolf hunting
season.
JUDGE OF CIRCUIT COURT
33RD CIRCUIT
NON-INCUMBENT POSITION
Vote for not more than 1
F
Roy C. Hayes III
JUDGE OF DISTRICT COURT
90TH DISTRICT
INCUMBENT POSITION
Vote for not more than 1
James N. Erhart
NO
PR
Judge of District Court
OO
Mary Beth Kur
INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL DISTRICT
BOARD MEMBER
CHARLEVOIX-EMMET INTERMEDIATE
SCHOOL DISTRICT
Vote for not more than 3
Thelma Chellis
Mary P. Jason
Thomas Johnson
COUNTY
GRANDVUE MEDICAL CARE FACILITY
MILLAGE
Shall the previously voted increase in the 15-mill tax
limitation imposed under Article IX, Sec. 6 of the
Michigan Constitution on general ad valorem taxes
within the County of Charlevoix, State of Michigan,
be renewed at (.75) mills ($.75 per $1,000 of taxable
value) for the period of 2015 through 2018 inclusive
for Grandvue Medical Care Facility operating
purposes; shall the County levy such renewal in
millage for said purpose, thereby raising in the first
year an estimated $1,488,271.00?
YES
NO
PARKS MILLAGE
LOCAL SCHOOL DISTRICT
Shall the tax limitation on the amount of general ad
valorem taxes which may be imposed on taxable
property in Charlevoix County, State of Michigan, be
increased by .15 mills (15 cents, $.15) per thousand
dollars ($1,000.00) of taxable value for a period of
four (4) years 2014 through 2017 inclusive, for the
purpose of parks and recreations capital purchases,
operating and programs? If approved and levied in
its entirety, it is estimated that the .15 mill would
raise an estimated $298,486 for the County when
first levied in 2014.
BOARD MEMBER
BOYNE FALLS PUBLIC SCHOOLS
Vote for not more than 3
William Cousineau
Mary K. Matelski
Kurtis Wilson
YES
NO
VETERANS MILLAGE
PROPOSAL SECTION
STATE
PROPOSAL 14-1
A REFERENDUM OF PUBLIC ACT 520 OF 2012,
ESTABLISHING A HUNTING SEASON FOR
WOLVES AND AUTHORIZING ANNUAL WOLF
HUNTING SEASONS
Public Act 520 of 2012 would:
 Designate wolf as game for hunting purposes
and authorize the first wolf hunting season.
 Allow the Natural Resources Commission to
schedule annual wolf hunting seasons.
 Provide criminal penalties for the unlawful
possession or taking of wolves, but shield a
person who lawfully captures or destroys a wolf
from prosecution.
Shall the tax limitation on the amount of general ad
valorem taxes which may be imposed on taxable
property in Charlevoix County, State of Michigan,
under Article 9, Section 6 of the Michigan
Constitution, be increased by .1 mill (10 cents, $.1)
per thousand dollars ($1,000.00) of taxable value for
a period of four (4) years 2014 through 2017
inclusive, for the purpose of authorizing Charlevoix
County to equip, operate, maintain, to provide
monetary support and assistance services to
veterans through the County of Charlevoix Veterans
Affairs department? If approved and levied in its
entirety, it is estimated that the .1 mill would raise an
estimated $198,991 for the County when first levied
in 2014.
YES
NO
 Require a person who wishes to hunt wolves to
obtain a wolf hunting license.
 Create a Wolf Management Advisory Council
for the purpose of making nonbinding
recommendations to the legislature regarding
the proper management of wolves.
Should this law be approved?
YES
NO
VOTE BOTH FRONT AND BACK OF BALLOT
BACK Card 45 RptPct 80-10 "Hudson Township, Precinct 8BF"
NO
OFFICIAL BALLOT
General Election
Tuesday, November 4, 2014
Charlevoix County, Michigan
Hudson Township, Precinct 8V
PARTISAN SECTION
CONGRESSIONAL
STATE BOARDS
STRAIGHT PARTY TICKET
REPRESENTATIVE IN CONGRESS
1ST DISTRICT
TRUSTEE OF
MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY
Vote for not more than 1
Vote for not more than 2
Vote for not more than 1
Republican Party
Dan Benishek
Melanie Foster
Jerry Cannon
Jeff Sakwa
Loel Robert Gnadt
Faylene Owen
Ellis Boal
George J. Perles
Republican
Democratic Party
Republican
Democratic
Republican
Libertarian
Libertarian Party
Democratic
Green
Democratic
Libertarian
F
OO
Michael H. Miller
U.S. Taxpayers Party
LEGISLATIVE
STATE SENATOR
37TH DISTRICT
Green Party
Vote for not more than 1
Natural Law Party
PR
Vote for not more than 1
Republican
Mark Schauer
Lisa Brown
Democratic
Mary Buzuma
Scotty Boman
Libertarian
Mark McFarlin
Richard Mendoza
U.S. Taxpayers
Paul Homeniuk
Candace R. Caveny
Green
REPRESENTATIVE IN STATE
LEGISLATURE
105TH DISTRICT
Jay Calo
Michael Busuito
Democratic
Republican
Satish Jasti
Republican
Marilyn Kelly
STATE BOARDS
Democratic
MEMBER OF THE
STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION
Vote for not more than 2
Dana Alicia Thompson
Democratic
Dan Goebel
Libertarian
Brian Richard Wright
Libertarian
Maria Carl
Shari A. Matkin
Jonathan Tade Williams
Marc Joseph Sosnowski
Pamela Pugh Smith
Margaret Guttshall
Casandra E. Ulbrich
Latham T. Redding
Kimberly Moore
Yolanda Robson
Republican
Republican
Democratic
U.S. Taxpayers
U.S. Taxpayers
Green
Green
Natural Law
Gregory Scott Stempfle
Libertarian
John Adams
U.S. Taxpayers
Godfrey Dillard
Sherry A. Wells
James Lewis
Nikki Mattson
Libertarian
GOVERNOR OF
WAYNE STATE UNIVERSITY
Vote for not more than 2
Karen Adams
Democratic
Natural Law
Republican
Ruth Johnson
Republican
Green
Triston Cole
Libertarian
Vote for not more than 1
Green
Bridgette Guzman
Democratic
SECRETARY OF STATE
U.S. Taxpayers
Adam Adrianson
Phil Bellfy
Vote for not more than 1
Rick Snyder
Brian Nelson Calley
U.S. Taxpayers
Stephen J. Young
Terry Link
Democratic
GOVERNOR AND LIEUTENANT
GOVERNOR
Libertarian
Crystal Van Sickle
Wayne A. Schmidt
Republican
STATE
Raymond Moses
U.S. Taxpayers
Green
Natural Law
COUNTY
COUNTY COMMISSIONER
3RD DISTRICT
Robert Gale
Vote for not more than 1
Jason Robert Gatties
Ronald Reinhardt
U.S. Taxpayers
Natural Law
ATTORNEY GENERAL
Vote for not more than 1
Republican
REGENT OF THE
UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN
Vote for not more than 2
Tim LaCroix
Democratic
NONPARTISAN SECTION
Bill Schuette
Rob Steele
Mark Totten
Ronald Weiser
Justin M. Altman
Mike Behm
JUSTICE OF SUPREME COURT
8 Year Term
Gerald T. Van Sickle
Kathy White
Vote for not more than 2
John Anthony La Pietra
James Lewis Hudler
Bill Murphy
John Jascob
James Robert Redford
Republican
Democratic
Libertarian
U.S. Taxpayers
Green
Republican
Republican
Democratic
JUDICIAL
Democratic
Libertarian
Libertarian
Joe Sanger
CONGRESSIONAL
UNITED STATES SENATOR
Vote for not more than 1
Brian Zahra
U.S. Taxpayers
Justice of Supreme Court
Christine C. Schwartz
Richard Bernstein
Ian Swanson
Doug Dern
U.S. Taxpayers
Green
Terri Lynn Land
Republican
Gary Peters
Democratic
Jim Fulner
JUSTICE OF SUPREME COURT
Partial Term Ending 01/01/2017
INCUMBENT POSITION
Libertarian
Richard A. Matkin
U.S. Taxpayers
Chris Wahmhoff
Vote for not more than 1
Green
Deborah A. Thomas
David Viviano
Justice of Supreme Court
Kerry L. Morgan
VOTE BOTH FRONT AND BACK OF BALLOT
FRONT Card 46 RptPct 80-20 "Hudson Township, Precinct 8V"
JUDICIAL
STATE
JUDGE OF COURT OF APPEALS
4TH DISTRICT
INCUMBENT POSITION
PROPOSAL 14-2
A REFERENDUM OF PUBLIC ACT 21 OF 2013,
GRANTING THE NATURAL RESOURCES
COMMISSION THE POWER TO DESIGNATE
WOLVES AND CERTAIN OTHER ANIMALS AS
GAME WITHOUT LEGISLATIVE ACTION
Vote for not more than 3
Michael J. Kelly
Judge of Appeals Court
Amy Ronayne Krause
Public Act 21 of 2013 would:
 Allow the Natural Resources Commission
(NRC) to designate certain animals as game
for hunting purposes and establish the first
hunting season for game animals without
legislative action.
Judge of Appeals Court
Patrick Murphy Meter
Judge of Appeals Court
 Continue the NRC’s designation of wolves as
game and allow the NRC to set a wolf hunting
season.
JUDGE OF CIRCUIT COURT
33RD CIRCUIT
NON-INCUMBENT POSITION
 Grant the Legislature sole authority to remove a
species from the list of designated game
animals.
Vote for not more than 1
Mary Beth Kur
F
 Eliminate the $1.00 hunting and fishing licensing
fee for members of the military, whether
stationed inside or outside of Michigan, subject
to any lottery.
JUDGE OF DISTRICT COURT
90TH DISTRICT
INCUMBENT POSITION
Vote for not more than 1
James N. Erhart
 Give the NRC sole authority to regulate fishing.
Should this law be approved?
YES
NO
PR
Judge of District Court
OO
Roy C. Hayes III
LOCAL SCHOOL DISTRICT
COUNTY
GRANDVUE MEDICAL CARE FACILITY
MILLAGE
BOARD MEMBER
VANDERBILT AREA SCHOOLS
Shall the previously voted increase in the 15-mill tax
limitation imposed under Article IX, Sec. 6 of the
Michigan Constitution on general ad valorem taxes
within the County of Charlevoix, State of Michigan,
be renewed at (.75) mills ($.75 per $1,000 of taxable
value) for the period of 2015 through 2018 inclusive
for Grandvue Medical Care Facility operating
purposes; shall the County levy such renewal in
millage for said purpose, thereby raising in the first
year an estimated $1,488,271.00?
Vote for not more than 5
Amber Musall
Thomas J. O'Rourke
Kim Snyder
YES
NO
PARKS MILLAGE
PROPOSAL SECTION
STATE
PROPOSAL 14-1
A REFERENDUM OF PUBLIC ACT 520 OF 2012,
ESTABLISHING A HUNTING SEASON FOR
WOLVES AND AUTHORIZING ANNUAL WOLF
HUNTING SEASONS
Public Act 520 of 2012 would:
 Designate wolf as game for hunting purposes
and authorize the first wolf hunting season.
VETERANS MILLAGE
 Provide criminal penalties for the unlawful
possession or taking of wolves, but shield a
person who lawfully captures or destroys a wolf
from prosecution.
 Require a person who wishes to hunt wolves to
obtain a wolf hunting license.
 Create a Wolf Management Advisory Council
for the purpose of making nonbinding
recommendations to the legislature regarding
the proper management of wolves.
YES
NO
YES
NO
 Allow the Natural Resources Commission to
schedule annual wolf hunting seasons.
Should this law be approved?
Shall the tax limitation on the amount of general ad
valorem taxes which may be imposed on taxable
property in Charlevoix County, State of Michigan, be
increased by .15 mills (15 cents, $.15) per thousand
dollars ($1,000.00) of taxable value for a period of
four (4) years 2014 through 2017 inclusive, for the
purpose of parks and recreations capital purchases,
operating and programs? If approved and levied in
its entirety, it is estimated that the .15 mill would
raise an estimated $298,486 for the County when
first levied in 2014.
Shall the tax limitation on the amount of general ad
valorem taxes which may be imposed on taxable
property in Charlevoix County, State of Michigan,
under Article 9, Section 6 of the Michigan
Constitution, be increased by .1 mill (10 cents, $.1)
per thousand dollars ($1,000.00) of taxable value for
a period of four (4) years 2014 through 2017
inclusive, for the purpose of authorizing Charlevoix
County to equip, operate, maintain, to provide
monetary support and assistance services to
veterans through the County of Charlevoix Veterans
Affairs department? If approved and levied in its
entirety, it is estimated that the .1 mill would raise an
estimated $198,991 for the County when first levied
in 2014.
YES
NO
VOTE BOTH FRONT AND BACK OF BALLOT
BACK Card 46 RptPct 80-20 "Hudson Township, Precinct 8V"
OFFICIAL BALLOT
General Election
Tuesday, November 4, 2014
Charlevoix County, Michigan
Marion Township, Precinct 9
PARTISAN SECTION
CONGRESSIONAL
STATE BOARDS
STRAIGHT PARTY TICKET
REPRESENTATIVE IN CONGRESS
1ST DISTRICT
TRUSTEE OF
MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY
Vote for not more than 1
Vote for not more than 2
Vote for not more than 1
Republican Party
Dan Benishek
Melanie Foster
Jerry Cannon
Jeff Sakwa
Loel Robert Gnadt
Faylene Owen
Ellis Boal
George J. Perles
Republican
Democratic Party
Republican
Democratic
Republican
Libertarian
Libertarian Party
Democratic
Green
Democratic
Libertarian
F
OO
Michael H. Miller
U.S. Taxpayers Party
LEGISLATIVE
STATE SENATOR
37TH DISTRICT
Green Party
Vote for not more than 1
Natural Law Party
PR
Vote for not more than 1
Republican
Mark Schauer
Lisa Brown
Democratic
Mary Buzuma
Scotty Boman
Libertarian
Mark McFarlin
Richard Mendoza
U.S. Taxpayers
Paul Homeniuk
Candace R. Caveny
Green
REPRESENTATIVE IN STATE
LEGISLATURE
105TH DISTRICT
Jay Calo
Michael Busuito
Democratic
Republican
Satish Jasti
Republican
Marilyn Kelly
STATE BOARDS
Democratic
MEMBER OF THE
STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION
Vote for not more than 2
Dana Alicia Thompson
Democratic
Dan Goebel
Libertarian
Brian Richard Wright
Libertarian
Maria Carl
Shari A. Matkin
Jonathan Tade Williams
Marc Joseph Sosnowski
Pamela Pugh Smith
Margaret Guttshall
Casandra E. Ulbrich
Latham T. Redding
Kimberly Moore
Yolanda Robson
Republican
Republican
Democratic
U.S. Taxpayers
U.S. Taxpayers
Green
Green
Natural Law
Gregory Scott Stempfle
Libertarian
John Adams
U.S. Taxpayers
Godfrey Dillard
Sherry A. Wells
James Lewis
Nikki Mattson
Libertarian
GOVERNOR OF
WAYNE STATE UNIVERSITY
Vote for not more than 2
Karen Adams
Democratic
Natural Law
Republican
Ruth Johnson
Republican
Green
Triston Cole
Libertarian
Vote for not more than 1
Green
Bridgette Guzman
Democratic
SECRETARY OF STATE
U.S. Taxpayers
Adam Adrianson
Phil Bellfy
Vote for not more than 1
Rick Snyder
Brian Nelson Calley
U.S. Taxpayers
Stephen J. Young
Terry Link
Democratic
GOVERNOR AND LIEUTENANT
GOVERNOR
Libertarian
Crystal Van Sickle
Wayne A. Schmidt
Republican
STATE
Raymond Moses
U.S. Taxpayers
Green
Natural Law
COUNTY
COUNTY COMMISSIONER
5TH DISTRICT
Robert Gale
Vote for not more than 1
Jason Robert Gatties
Nancy Ferguson
U.S. Taxpayers
Natural Law
ATTORNEY GENERAL
Vote for not more than 1
Republican
REGENT OF THE
UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN
Vote for not more than 2
NONPARTISAN SECTION
JUDICIAL
Bill Schuette
Rob Steele
Mark Totten
Ronald Weiser
Justin M. Altman
Mike Behm
Vote for not more than 2
Gerald T. Van Sickle
Kathy White
James Robert Redford
John Anthony La Pietra
James Lewis Hudler
Republican
Democratic
Libertarian
U.S. Taxpayers
Green
Republican
Republican
JUSTICE OF SUPREME COURT
8 Year Term
Democratic
Democratic
Brian Zahra
Libertarian
Justice of Supreme Court
John Jascob
Richard Bernstein
Joe Sanger
Doug Dern
Christine C. Schwartz
Bill Murphy
Libertarian
CONGRESSIONAL
U.S. Taxpayers
UNITED STATES SENATOR
Vote for not more than 1
U.S. Taxpayers
Ian Swanson
Green
Terri Lynn Land
Republican
Gary Peters
JUSTICE OF SUPREME COURT
Partial Term Ending 01/01/2017
INCUMBENT POSITION
Democratic
Jim Fulner
Libertarian
Richard A. Matkin
Vote for not more than 1
U.S. Taxpayers
Chris Wahmhoff
David Viviano
Green
Justice of Supreme Court
Kerry L. Morgan
Deborah A. Thomas
VOTE BOTH FRONT AND BACK OF BALLOT
FRONT Card 47 RptPct 90 "Marion Township, Precinct 9"
JUDICIAL
STATE
JUDGE OF COURT OF APPEALS
4TH DISTRICT
INCUMBENT POSITION
PROPOSAL 14-2
A REFERENDUM OF PUBLIC ACT 21 OF 2013,
GRANTING THE NATURAL RESOURCES
COMMISSION THE POWER TO DESIGNATE
WOLVES AND CERTAIN OTHER ANIMALS AS
GAME WITHOUT LEGISLATIVE ACTION
Vote for not more than 3
Michael J. Kelly
Judge of Appeals Court
Amy Ronayne Krause
Public Act 21 of 2013 would:
 Allow the Natural Resources Commission
(NRC) to designate certain animals as game
for hunting purposes and establish the first
hunting season for game animals without
legislative action.
Judge of Appeals Court
Patrick Murphy Meter
Judge of Appeals Court
 Continue the NRC’s designation of wolves as
game and allow the NRC to set a wolf hunting
season.
JUDGE OF CIRCUIT COURT
33RD CIRCUIT
NON-INCUMBENT POSITION
 Grant the Legislature sole authority to remove a
species from the list of designated game
animals.
Vote for not more than 1
 Eliminate the $1.00 hunting and fishing licensing
fee for members of the military, whether
stationed inside or outside of Michigan, subject
to any lottery.
F
Mary Beth Kur
JUDGE OF DISTRICT COURT
90TH DISTRICT
INCUMBENT POSITION
Vote for not more than 1
James N. Erhart
 Give the NRC sole authority to regulate fishing.
Should this law be approved?
YES
NO
PR
Judge of District Court
OO
Roy C. Hayes III
INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL DISTRICT
BOARD MEMBER
CHARLEVOIX-EMMET INTERMEDIATE
SCHOOL DISTRICT
Vote for not more than 3
Thelma Chellis
Mary P. Jason
Thomas Johnson
COUNTY
GRANDVUE MEDICAL CARE FACILITY
MILLAGE
Shall the previously voted increase in the 15-mill tax
limitation imposed under Article IX, Sec. 6 of the
Michigan Constitution on general ad valorem taxes
within the County of Charlevoix, State of Michigan,
be renewed at (.75) mills ($.75 per $1,000 of taxable
value) for the period of 2015 through 2018 inclusive
for Grandvue Medical Care Facility operating
purposes; shall the County levy such renewal in
millage for said purpose, thereby raising in the first
year an estimated $1,488,271.00?
YES
NO
PARKS MILLAGE
LOCAL SCHOOL DISTRICT
BOARD MEMBER
CHARLEVOIX PUBLIC SCHOOLS
Vote for not more than 4
Douglas M. Bergmann
Shall the tax limitation on the amount of general ad
valorem taxes which may be imposed on taxable
property in Charlevoix County, State of Michigan, be
increased by .15 mills (15 cents, $.15) per thousand
dollars ($1,000.00) of taxable value for a period of
four (4) years 2014 through 2017 inclusive, for the
purpose of parks and recreations capital purchases,
operating and programs? If approved and levied in
its entirety, it is estimated that the .15 mill would
raise an estimated $298,486 for the County when
first levied in 2014.
YES
NO
PROPOSAL SECTION
VETERANS MILLAGE
STATE
Shall the tax limitation on the amount of general ad
valorem taxes which may be imposed on taxable
property in Charlevoix County, State of Michigan,
under Article 9, Section 6 of the Michigan
Constitution, be increased by .1 mill (10 cents, $.1)
per thousand dollars ($1,000.00) of taxable value for
a period of four (4) years 2014 through 2017
Public Act 520 of 2012 would:
inclusive, for the purpose of authorizing Charlevoix
 Designate wolf as game for hunting purposes
County to equip, operate, maintain, to provide
and authorize the first wolf hunting season.
monetary support and assistance services to
 Allow the Natural Resources Commission to
veterans through the County of Charlevoix Veterans
schedule annual wolf hunting seasons.
Affairs department? If approved and levied in its
entirety, it is estimated that the .1 mill would raise an
 Provide criminal penalties for the unlawful
estimated $198,991 for the County when first levied
possession or taking of wolves, but shield a
person who lawfully captures or destroys a wolf in 2014.
YES
from prosecution.
PROPOSAL 14-1
A REFERENDUM OF PUBLIC ACT 520 OF 2012,
ESTABLISHING A HUNTING SEASON FOR
WOLVES AND AUTHORIZING ANNUAL WOLF
HUNTING SEASONS
 Require a person who wishes to hunt wolves to
obtain a wolf hunting license.
NO
 Create a Wolf Management Advisory Council
for the purpose of making nonbinding
recommendations to the legislature regarding
the proper management of wolves.
Should this law be approved?
YES
NO
VOTE BOTH FRONT AND BACK OF BALLOT
BACK Card 47 RptPct 90 "Marion Township, Precinct 9"
OFFICIAL BALLOT
General Election
Tuesday, November 4, 2014
Charlevoix County, Michigan
Melrose Township, Precinct 10BC
PARTISAN SECTION
CONGRESSIONAL
STATE BOARDS
STRAIGHT PARTY TICKET
REPRESENTATIVE IN CONGRESS
1ST DISTRICT
TRUSTEE OF
MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY
Vote for not more than 1
Vote for not more than 2
Vote for not more than 1
Republican Party
Dan Benishek
Melanie Foster
Jerry Cannon
Jeff Sakwa
Loel Robert Gnadt
Faylene Owen
Ellis Boal
George J. Perles
Republican
Democratic Party
Republican
Democratic
Republican
Libertarian
Libertarian Party
Democratic
Green
Democratic
Libertarian
F
OO
Michael H. Miller
U.S. Taxpayers Party
LEGISLATIVE
STATE SENATOR
37TH DISTRICT
Green Party
Vote for not more than 1
Natural Law Party
PR
Vote for not more than 1
Republican
Mark Schauer
Lisa Brown
Democratic
Mary Buzuma
Scotty Boman
Libertarian
Mark McFarlin
Richard Mendoza
U.S. Taxpayers
Paul Homeniuk
Candace R. Caveny
Green
REPRESENTATIVE IN STATE
LEGISLATURE
105TH DISTRICT
Jay Calo
Michael Busuito
Democratic
Republican
Satish Jasti
Republican
Marilyn Kelly
STATE BOARDS
Democratic
MEMBER OF THE
STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION
Vote for not more than 2
Dana Alicia Thompson
Democratic
Dan Goebel
Libertarian
Brian Richard Wright
Libertarian
Maria Carl
Shari A. Matkin
Jonathan Tade Williams
Marc Joseph Sosnowski
Pamela Pugh Smith
Margaret Guttshall
Casandra E. Ulbrich
Latham T. Redding
Kimberly Moore
Yolanda Robson
Republican
Republican
Democratic
U.S. Taxpayers
U.S. Taxpayers
Green
Green
Natural Law
Gregory Scott Stempfle
Libertarian
John Adams
U.S. Taxpayers
Godfrey Dillard
Sherry A. Wells
James Lewis
Nikki Mattson
Libertarian
GOVERNOR OF
WAYNE STATE UNIVERSITY
Vote for not more than 2
Karen Adams
Democratic
Natural Law
Republican
Ruth Johnson
Republican
Green
Triston Cole
Libertarian
Vote for not more than 1
Green
Bridgette Guzman
Democratic
SECRETARY OF STATE
U.S. Taxpayers
Adam Adrianson
Phil Bellfy
Vote for not more than 1
Rick Snyder
Brian Nelson Calley
U.S. Taxpayers
Stephen J. Young
Terry Link
Democratic
GOVERNOR AND LIEUTENANT
GOVERNOR
Libertarian
Crystal Van Sickle
Wayne A. Schmidt
Republican
STATE
Raymond Moses
U.S. Taxpayers
Green
Natural Law
COUNTY
COUNTY COMMISSIONER
1ST DISTRICT
Robert Gale
Vote for not more than 1
Jason Robert Gatties
George T. Lasater
U.S. Taxpayers
Natural Law
ATTORNEY GENERAL
Vote for not more than 1
Republican
REGENT OF THE
UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN
Vote for not more than 2
NONPARTISAN SECTION
JUDICIAL
Bill Schuette
Rob Steele
Mark Totten
Ronald Weiser
Justin M. Altman
Mike Behm
Gerald T. Van Sickle
Kathy White
Democratic
Justice of Supreme Court
John Anthony La Pietra
James Lewis Hudler
Richard Bernstein
John Jascob
Doug Dern
Joe Sanger
Bill Murphy
Christine C. Schwartz
James Robert Redford
Republican
Democratic
Libertarian
U.S. Taxpayers
Green
Republican
Republican
JUSTICE OF SUPREME COURT
8 Year Term
Vote for not more than 2
Democratic
Brian Zahra
Libertarian
Libertarian
CONGRESSIONAL
U.S. Taxpayers
UNITED STATES SENATOR
Vote for not more than 1
U.S. Taxpayers
Ian Swanson
Green
Terri Lynn Land
Republican
Gary Peters
JUSTICE OF SUPREME COURT
Partial Term Ending 01/01/2017
INCUMBENT POSITION
Democratic
Jim Fulner
Libertarian
Richard A. Matkin
U.S. Taxpayers
Vote for not more than 1
Chris Wahmhoff
Kerry L. Morgan
Green
Deborah A. Thomas
David Viviano
Justice of Supreme Court
VOTE BOTH FRONT AND BACK OF BALLOT
FRONT Card 49 RptPct 100-10 "Melrose Township, Precinct 10BC"
JUDICIAL
STATE
JUDGE OF COURT OF APPEALS
4TH DISTRICT
INCUMBENT POSITION
PROPOSAL 14-2
A REFERENDUM OF PUBLIC ACT 21 OF 2013,
GRANTING THE NATURAL RESOURCES
COMMISSION THE POWER TO DESIGNATE
WOLVES AND CERTAIN OTHER ANIMALS AS
GAME WITHOUT LEGISLATIVE ACTION
Vote for not more than 3
Michael J. Kelly
Judge of Appeals Court
Amy Ronayne Krause
Public Act 21 of 2013 would:
 Allow the Natural Resources Commission
(NRC) to designate certain animals as game
for hunting purposes and establish the first
hunting season for game animals without
legislative action.
Judge of Appeals Court
Patrick Murphy Meter
Judge of Appeals Court
 Continue the NRC’s designation of wolves as
game and allow the NRC to set a wolf hunting
season.
JUDGE OF CIRCUIT COURT
33RD CIRCUIT
NON-INCUMBENT POSITION
 Grant the Legislature sole authority to remove a
species from the list of designated game
animals.
Vote for not more than 1
Mary Beth Kur
F
 Eliminate the $1.00 hunting and fishing licensing
fee for members of the military, whether
stationed inside or outside of Michigan, subject
to any lottery.
JUDGE OF DISTRICT COURT
90TH DISTRICT
INCUMBENT POSITION
Vote for not more than 1
James N. Erhart
 Give the NRC sole authority to regulate fishing.
Should this law be approved?
YES
NO
PR
Judge of District Court
OO
Roy C. Hayes III
INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL DISTRICT
BOARD MEMBER
CHARLEVOIX-EMMET INTERMEDIATE
SCHOOL DISTRICT
Vote for not more than 3
Thelma Chellis
Mary P. Jason
Thomas Johnson
COUNTY
GRANDVUE MEDICAL CARE FACILITY
MILLAGE
Shall the previously voted increase in the 15-mill tax
limitation imposed under Article IX, Sec. 6 of the
Michigan Constitution on general ad valorem taxes
within the County of Charlevoix, State of Michigan,
be renewed at (.75) mills ($.75 per $1,000 of taxable
value) for the period of 2015 through 2018 inclusive
for Grandvue Medical Care Facility operating
purposes; shall the County levy such renewal in
millage for said purpose, thereby raising in the first
year an estimated $1,488,271.00?
YES
NO
PARKS MILLAGE
LOCAL SCHOOL DISTRICT
Shall the tax limitation on the amount of general ad
valorem taxes which may be imposed on taxable
property in Charlevoix County, State of Michigan, be
increased by .15 mills (15 cents, $.15) per thousand
dollars ($1,000.00) of taxable value for a period of
four (4) years 2014 through 2017 inclusive, for the
purpose of parks and recreations capital purchases,
operating and programs? If approved and levied in
its entirety, it is estimated that the .15 mill would
raise an estimated $298,486 for the County when
first levied in 2014.
BOARD MEMBER
BOYNE CITY PUBLIC SCHOOLS
Vote for not more than 3
Ross T. McLane
Jeff Mercer
Ken Schrader
YES
NO
VETERANS MILLAGE
PROPOSAL SECTION
STATE
PROPOSAL 14-1
A REFERENDUM OF PUBLIC ACT 520 OF 2012,
ESTABLISHING A HUNTING SEASON FOR
WOLVES AND AUTHORIZING ANNUAL WOLF
HUNTING SEASONS
Public Act 520 of 2012 would:
 Designate wolf as game for hunting purposes
and authorize the first wolf hunting season.
 Allow the Natural Resources Commission to
schedule annual wolf hunting seasons.
 Provide criminal penalties for the unlawful
possession or taking of wolves, but shield a
person who lawfully captures or destroys a wolf
from prosecution.
Shall the tax limitation on the amount of general ad
valorem taxes which may be imposed on taxable
property in Charlevoix County, State of Michigan,
under Article 9, Section 6 of the Michigan
Constitution, be increased by .1 mill (10 cents, $.1)
per thousand dollars ($1,000.00) of taxable value for
a period of four (4) years 2014 through 2017
inclusive, for the purpose of authorizing Charlevoix
County to equip, operate, maintain, to provide
monetary support and assistance services to
veterans through the County of Charlevoix Veterans
Affairs department? If approved and levied in its
entirety, it is estimated that the .1 mill would raise an
estimated $198,991 for the County when first levied
in 2014.
YES
NO
 Require a person who wishes to hunt wolves to
obtain a wolf hunting license.
 Create a Wolf Management Advisory Council
for the purpose of making nonbinding
recommendations to the legislature regarding
the proper management of wolves.
Should this law be approved?
YES
NO
VOTE BOTH FRONT AND BACK OF BALLOT
BACK Card 49 RptPct 100-10 "Melrose Township, Precinct 10BC"
OFFICIAL BALLOT
General Election
Tuesday, November 4, 2014
Charlevoix County, Michigan
Melrose Township, Precinct 10BF
PARTISAN SECTION
CONGRESSIONAL
STATE BOARDS
STRAIGHT PARTY TICKET
REPRESENTATIVE IN CONGRESS
1ST DISTRICT
TRUSTEE OF
MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY
Vote for not more than 1
Vote for not more than 2
Vote for not more than 1
Republican Party
Dan Benishek
Melanie Foster
Jerry Cannon
Jeff Sakwa
Loel Robert Gnadt
Faylene Owen
Ellis Boal
George J. Perles
Republican
Democratic Party
Republican
Democratic
Republican
Libertarian
Libertarian Party
Democratic
Green
Democratic
Libertarian
F
OO
Michael H. Miller
U.S. Taxpayers Party
LEGISLATIVE
STATE SENATOR
37TH DISTRICT
Green Party
Vote for not more than 1
Natural Law Party
PR
Vote for not more than 1
Republican
Mark Schauer
Lisa Brown
Democratic
Mary Buzuma
Scotty Boman
Libertarian
Mark McFarlin
Richard Mendoza
U.S. Taxpayers
Paul Homeniuk
Candace R. Caveny
Green
REPRESENTATIVE IN STATE
LEGISLATURE
105TH DISTRICT
Jay Calo
Michael Busuito
Democratic
Republican
Satish Jasti
Republican
Marilyn Kelly
STATE BOARDS
Democratic
MEMBER OF THE
STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION
Vote for not more than 2
Dana Alicia Thompson
Democratic
Dan Goebel
Libertarian
Brian Richard Wright
Libertarian
Maria Carl
Shari A. Matkin
Jonathan Tade Williams
Marc Joseph Sosnowski
Pamela Pugh Smith
Margaret Guttshall
Casandra E. Ulbrich
Latham T. Redding
Kimberly Moore
Yolanda Robson
Republican
Republican
Democratic
U.S. Taxpayers
U.S. Taxpayers
Green
Green
Natural Law
Gregory Scott Stempfle
Libertarian
John Adams
U.S. Taxpayers
Godfrey Dillard
Sherry A. Wells
James Lewis
Nikki Mattson
Libertarian
GOVERNOR OF
WAYNE STATE UNIVERSITY
Vote for not more than 2
Karen Adams
Democratic
Natural Law
Republican
Ruth Johnson
Republican
Green
Triston Cole
Libertarian
Vote for not more than 1
Green
Bridgette Guzman
Democratic
SECRETARY OF STATE
U.S. Taxpayers
Adam Adrianson
Phil Bellfy
Vote for not more than 1
Rick Snyder
Brian Nelson Calley
U.S. Taxpayers
Stephen J. Young
Terry Link
Democratic
GOVERNOR AND LIEUTENANT
GOVERNOR
Libertarian
Crystal Van Sickle
Wayne A. Schmidt
Republican
STATE
Raymond Moses
U.S. Taxpayers
Green
Natural Law
COUNTY
COUNTY COMMISSIONER
1ST DISTRICT
Robert Gale
Vote for not more than 1
Jason Robert Gatties
George T. Lasater
U.S. Taxpayers
Natural Law
ATTORNEY GENERAL
Vote for not more than 1
Republican
REGENT OF THE
UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN
Vote for not more than 2
NONPARTISAN SECTION
JUDICIAL
Bill Schuette
Rob Steele
Mark Totten
Ronald Weiser
Justin M. Altman
Mike Behm
Gerald T. Van Sickle
Kathy White
Democratic
Justice of Supreme Court
John Anthony La Pietra
James Lewis Hudler
Richard Bernstein
John Jascob
Doug Dern
Joe Sanger
Bill Murphy
Christine C. Schwartz
James Robert Redford
Republican
Democratic
Libertarian
U.S. Taxpayers
Green
Republican
Republican
JUSTICE OF SUPREME COURT
8 Year Term
Vote for not more than 2
Democratic
Brian Zahra
Libertarian
Libertarian
CONGRESSIONAL
U.S. Taxpayers
UNITED STATES SENATOR
Vote for not more than 1
U.S. Taxpayers
Ian Swanson
Green
Terri Lynn Land
Republican
Gary Peters
JUSTICE OF SUPREME COURT
Partial Term Ending 01/01/2017
INCUMBENT POSITION
Democratic
Jim Fulner
Libertarian
Richard A. Matkin
U.S. Taxpayers
Vote for not more than 1
Chris Wahmhoff
Kerry L. Morgan
Green
Deborah A. Thomas
David Viviano
Justice of Supreme Court
VOTE BOTH FRONT AND BACK OF BALLOT
FRONT Card 50 RptPct 100-20 "Melrose Township, Precinct 10BF"
JUDICIAL
STATE
LOCAL SCHOOL DISTRICT
JUDGE OF COURT OF APPEALS
4TH DISTRICT
INCUMBENT POSITION
PROPOSAL 14-2
A REFERENDUM OF PUBLIC ACT 21 OF 2013,
GRANTING THE NATURAL RESOURCES
COMMISSION THE POWER TO DESIGNATE
WOLVES AND CERTAIN OTHER ANIMALS AS
GAME WITHOUT LEGISLATIVE ACTION
BOYNE FALLS PUBLIC SCHOOLS
OPERATING MILLAGE RENEWAL
PROPOSAL
Vote for not more than 3
Michael J. Kelly
Judge of Appeals Court
Amy Ronayne Krause
Public Act 21 of 2013 would:
 Allow the Natural Resources Commission
(NRC) to designate certain animals as game
for hunting purposes and establish the first
hunting season for game animals without
legislative action.
Judge of Appeals Court
Patrick Murphy Meter
Judge of Appeals Court
This proposal will allow the school district to
levy the statutory rate of 18 mills on all
property, except principal residence and other
property exempted by law, required for the
school district to receive its revenue per pupil
foundation allowance and renews millage that
will expire with the 2015 tax levy.
Shall the currently authorized millage rate
limitation of 20.5232 mills ($20.5232 on each
$1,000 of taxable valuation) on the amount of
taxes which may be assessed against all
property, except principal residence and other
 Grant the Legislature sole authority to remove a
property exempted by law, in Boyne Falls
species from the list of designated game
Public Schools, Charlevoix and Antrim
animals.
Counties, Michigan, be renewed for a period of
 Eliminate the $1.00 hunting and fishing licensing 12 years, 2016 to 2027, inclusive, to provide
funds for operating purposes; the estimate of
fee for members of the military, whether
stationed inside or outside of Michigan, subject the revenue the school district will collect if the
millage is approved and 18 mills are levied in
to any lottery.
2016 is approximately $1,861,066 (this is a
 Give the NRC sole authority to regulate fishing. renewal of millage which will expire with the
2015 tax levy)?
Should this law be approved?
YES
YES
 Continue the NRC’s designation of wolves as
game and allow the NRC to set a wolf hunting
season.
JUDGE OF CIRCUIT COURT
33RD CIRCUIT
NON-INCUMBENT POSITION
Vote for not more than 1
F
Roy C. Hayes III
JUDGE OF DISTRICT COURT
90TH DISTRICT
INCUMBENT POSITION
Vote for not more than 1
James N. Erhart
NO
PR
Judge of District Court
OO
Mary Beth Kur
INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL DISTRICT
BOARD MEMBER
CHARLEVOIX-EMMET INTERMEDIATE
SCHOOL DISTRICT
Vote for not more than 3
Thelma Chellis
Mary P. Jason
Thomas Johnson
COUNTY
GRANDVUE MEDICAL CARE FACILITY
MILLAGE
Shall the previously voted increase in the 15-mill tax
limitation imposed under Article IX, Sec. 6 of the
Michigan Constitution on general ad valorem taxes
within the County of Charlevoix, State of Michigan,
be renewed at (.75) mills ($.75 per $1,000 of taxable
value) for the period of 2015 through 2018 inclusive
for Grandvue Medical Care Facility operating
purposes; shall the County levy such renewal in
millage for said purpose, thereby raising in the first
year an estimated $1,488,271.00?
YES
NO
PARKS MILLAGE
LOCAL SCHOOL DISTRICT
BOARD MEMBER
BOYNE FALLS PUBLIC SCHOOLS
Vote for not more than 3
William Cousineau
Mary K. Matelski
Kurtis Wilson
Shall the tax limitation on the amount of general ad
valorem taxes which may be imposed on taxable
property in Charlevoix County, State of Michigan, be
increased by .15 mills (15 cents, $.15) per thousand
dollars ($1,000.00) of taxable value for a period of
four (4) years 2014 through 2017 inclusive, for the
purpose of parks and recreations capital purchases,
operating and programs? If approved and levied in
its entirety, it is estimated that the .15 mill would
raise an estimated $298,486 for the County when
first levied in 2014.
YES
NO
VETERANS MILLAGE
PROPOSAL SECTION
STATE
PROPOSAL 14-1
A REFERENDUM OF PUBLIC ACT 520 OF 2012,
ESTABLISHING A HUNTING SEASON FOR
WOLVES AND AUTHORIZING ANNUAL WOLF
HUNTING SEASONS
Public Act 520 of 2012 would:
 Designate wolf as game for hunting purposes
and authorize the first wolf hunting season.
 Allow the Natural Resources Commission to
schedule annual wolf hunting seasons.
 Provide criminal penalties for the unlawful
possession or taking of wolves, but shield a
person who lawfully captures or destroys a wolf
from prosecution.
Shall the tax limitation on the amount of general ad
valorem taxes which may be imposed on taxable
property in Charlevoix County, State of Michigan,
under Article 9, Section 6 of the Michigan
Constitution, be increased by .1 mill (10 cents, $.1)
per thousand dollars ($1,000.00) of taxable value for
a period of four (4) years 2014 through 2017
inclusive, for the purpose of authorizing Charlevoix
County to equip, operate, maintain, to provide
monetary support and assistance services to
veterans through the County of Charlevoix Veterans
Affairs department? If approved and levied in its
entirety, it is estimated that the .1 mill would raise an
estimated $198,991 for the County when first levied
in 2014.
YES
NO
 Require a person who wishes to hunt wolves to
obtain a wolf hunting license.
 Create a Wolf Management Advisory Council
for the purpose of making nonbinding
recommendations to the legislature regarding
the proper management of wolves.
Should this law be approved?
YES
NO
VOTE BOTH FRONT AND BACK OF BALLOT
BACK Card 50 RptPct 100-20 "Melrose Township, Precinct 10BF"
NO
OFFICIAL BALLOT
General Election
Tuesday, November 4, 2014
Charlevoix County, Michigan
Melrose Township, Precinct 10P
PARTISAN SECTION
CONGRESSIONAL
STATE BOARDS
STRAIGHT PARTY TICKET
REPRESENTATIVE IN CONGRESS
1ST DISTRICT
TRUSTEE OF
MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY
Vote for not more than 1
Vote for not more than 2
Vote for not more than 1
Republican Party
Dan Benishek
Melanie Foster
Jerry Cannon
Jeff Sakwa
Loel Robert Gnadt
Faylene Owen
Ellis Boal
George J. Perles
Republican
Democratic Party
Republican
Democratic
Republican
Libertarian
Libertarian Party
Democratic
Green
Democratic
Libertarian
F
OO
Michael H. Miller
U.S. Taxpayers Party
LEGISLATIVE
STATE SENATOR
37TH DISTRICT
Green Party
Vote for not more than 1
Natural Law Party
PR
Vote for not more than 1
Republican
Mark Schauer
Lisa Brown
Democratic
Mary Buzuma
Scotty Boman
Libertarian
Mark McFarlin
Richard Mendoza
U.S. Taxpayers
Paul Homeniuk
Candace R. Caveny
Green
REPRESENTATIVE IN STATE
LEGISLATURE
105TH DISTRICT
Jay Calo
Michael Busuito
Democratic
Republican
Satish Jasti
Republican
Marilyn Kelly
STATE BOARDS
Democratic
MEMBER OF THE
STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION
Vote for not more than 2
Dana Alicia Thompson
Democratic
Dan Goebel
Libertarian
Brian Richard Wright
Libertarian
Maria Carl
Shari A. Matkin
Jonathan Tade Williams
Marc Joseph Sosnowski
Pamela Pugh Smith
Margaret Guttshall
Casandra E. Ulbrich
Latham T. Redding
Kimberly Moore
Yolanda Robson
Republican
Republican
Democratic
U.S. Taxpayers
U.S. Taxpayers
Green
Green
Natural Law
Gregory Scott Stempfle
Libertarian
John Adams
U.S. Taxpayers
Godfrey Dillard
Sherry A. Wells
James Lewis
Nikki Mattson
Libertarian
GOVERNOR OF
WAYNE STATE UNIVERSITY
Vote for not more than 2
Karen Adams
Democratic
Natural Law
Republican
Ruth Johnson
Republican
Green
Triston Cole
Libertarian
Vote for not more than 1
Green
Bridgette Guzman
Democratic
SECRETARY OF STATE
U.S. Taxpayers
Adam Adrianson
Phil Bellfy
Vote for not more than 1
Rick Snyder
Brian Nelson Calley
U.S. Taxpayers
Stephen J. Young
Terry Link
Democratic
GOVERNOR AND LIEUTENANT
GOVERNOR
Libertarian
Crystal Van Sickle
Wayne A. Schmidt
Republican
STATE
Raymond Moses
U.S. Taxpayers
Green
Natural Law
COUNTY
COUNTY COMMISSIONER
1ST DISTRICT
Robert Gale
Vote for not more than 1
Jason Robert Gatties
George T. Lasater
U.S. Taxpayers
Natural Law
ATTORNEY GENERAL
Vote for not more than 1
Republican
REGENT OF THE
UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN
Vote for not more than 2
NONPARTISAN SECTION
JUDICIAL
Bill Schuette
Rob Steele
Mark Totten
Ronald Weiser
Justin M. Altman
Mike Behm
Gerald T. Van Sickle
Kathy White
Democratic
Justice of Supreme Court
John Anthony La Pietra
James Lewis Hudler
Richard Bernstein
John Jascob
Doug Dern
Joe Sanger
Bill Murphy
Christine C. Schwartz
James Robert Redford
Republican
Democratic
Libertarian
U.S. Taxpayers
Green
Republican
Republican
JUSTICE OF SUPREME COURT
8 Year Term
Vote for not more than 2
Democratic
Brian Zahra
Libertarian
Libertarian
CONGRESSIONAL
U.S. Taxpayers
UNITED STATES SENATOR
Vote for not more than 1
U.S. Taxpayers
Ian Swanson
Green
Terri Lynn Land
Republican
Gary Peters
JUSTICE OF SUPREME COURT
Partial Term Ending 01/01/2017
INCUMBENT POSITION
Democratic
Jim Fulner
Libertarian
Richard A. Matkin
U.S. Taxpayers
Vote for not more than 1
Chris Wahmhoff
Kerry L. Morgan
Green
Deborah A. Thomas
David Viviano
Justice of Supreme Court
VOTE BOTH FRONT AND BACK OF BALLOT
FRONT Card 48 RptPct 100-30 "Melrose Township, Precinct 10P"
JUDICIAL
STATE
LOCAL SCHOOL DISTRICT
JUDGE OF COURT OF APPEALS
4TH DISTRICT
INCUMBENT POSITION
PROPOSAL 14-2
A REFERENDUM OF PUBLIC ACT 21 OF 2013,
GRANTING THE NATURAL RESOURCES
COMMISSION THE POWER TO DESIGNATE
WOLVES AND CERTAIN OTHER ANIMALS AS
GAME WITHOUT LEGISLATIVE ACTION
PUBLIC SCHOOLS OF PETOSKEY
OPERATING MILLAGE RENEWAL
PROPOSAL
Vote for not more than 3
Michael J. Kelly
Judge of Appeals Court
Amy Ronayne Krause
Public Act 21 of 2013 would:
 Allow the Natural Resources Commission
(NRC) to designate certain animals as game
for hunting purposes and establish the first
hunting season for game animals without
legislative action.
Judge of Appeals Court
Patrick Murphy Meter
Judge of Appeals Court
This proposal will allow the school district to
levy the statutory rate of 18 mills on all
property, except principal residence and other
property exempted by law, required for the
school district to receive its revenue per pupil
foundation allowance and renews millage that
will expire with the 2014 tax levy.
Shall the currently authorized millage rate
limitation of 18 mills ($18.00 on each $1,000 of
 Continue the NRC’s designation of wolves as
taxable valuation) on the amount of taxes
game and allow the NRC to set a wolf hunting which may be assessed against all property
except principal residence and other property
season.
exempted by law, in Public Schools of
 Grant the Legislature sole authority to remove a Petoskey ,Emmet and Charlevoix Counties,
species from the list of designated game
Michigan, be renewed for a period of 4 years,
animals.
2015 to 2018, inclusive, to provide funds for
 Eliminate the $1.00 hunting and fishing licensing operating purposes; the estimate of the
revenue the school district will collect if the
fee for members of the military, whether
millage is approved and levied in 2015 is
stationed inside or outside of Michigan, subject approximately $14,234,176 (this is a renewal of
to any lottery.
millage which will expire with the 2014 tax
 Give the NRC sole authority to regulate fishing. levy)?
JUDGE OF CIRCUIT COURT
33RD CIRCUIT
NON-INCUMBENT POSITION
Vote for not more than 1
F
Roy C. Hayes III
JUDGE OF DISTRICT COURT
90TH DISTRICT
INCUMBENT POSITION
Vote for not more than 1
James N. Erhart
Should this law be approved?
YES
NO
PR
Judge of District Court
OO
Mary Beth Kur
INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL DISTRICT
BOARD MEMBER
CHARLEVOIX-EMMET INTERMEDIATE
SCHOOL DISTRICT
Vote for not more than 3
Thelma Chellis
Mary P. Jason
Thomas Johnson
LOCAL SCHOOL DISTRICT
COUNTY
Vote for not more than 3
Kathleen Reed
Keith Szajnecki
Mark Ashley
YES
NO
VETERANS MILLAGE
Vote for not more than 1
Frank Lamberti
PROPOSAL SECTION
STATE
PROPOSAL 14-1
A REFERENDUM OF PUBLIC ACT 520 OF 2012,
ESTABLISHING A HUNTING SEASON FOR
WOLVES AND AUTHORIZING ANNUAL WOLF
HUNTING SEASONS
Public Act 520 of 2012 would:
 Designate wolf as game for hunting purposes
and authorize the first wolf hunting season.
PUBLIC SCHOOLS OF PETOSKEY
BONDING PROPOSAL
Shall Public Schools of Petoskey, Emmet and
Charlevoix Counties, Michigan, borrow the sum
of not to exceed Ten Million Dollars
Shall the previously voted increase in the 15-mill tax ($10,000,000) and issue its general obligation
limitation imposed under Article IX, Sec. 6 of the
unlimited tax bonds therefor, for the purpose of:
Michigan Constitution on general ad valorem taxes
constructing, equipping, developing and
within the County of Charlevoix, State of Michigan,
be renewed at (.75) mills ($.75 per $1,000 of taxable improving the school district’s athletic facilities
value) for the period of 2015 through 2018 inclusive including, but not limited to, a stadium, track
for Grandvue Medical Care Facility operating
and play fields, tennis courts, team rooms,
purposes; shall the County levy such renewal in
dugouts and locker room additions to the high
millage for said purpose, thereby raising in the first
school; and acquiring, developing and
year an estimated $1,488,271.00?
improving
YES
the site?
NO
The following is for informational purposes
only:
PARKS MILLAGE
Mary Ling
BOARD MEMBER
PUBLIC SCHOOLS OF PETOSKEY
Partial Term Ending 12/31/2016
NO
GRANDVUE MEDICAL CARE FACILITY
MILLAGE
Shall the tax limitation on the amount of general ad
valorem taxes which may be imposed on taxable
property in Charlevoix County, State of Michigan, be
increased by .15 mills (15 cents, $.15) per thousand
dollars ($1,000.00) of taxable value for a period of
four (4) years 2014 through 2017 inclusive, for the
purpose of parks and recreations capital purchases,
operating and programs? If approved and levied in
its entirety, it is estimated that the .15 mill would
raise an estimated $298,486 for the County when
first levied in 2014.
BOARD MEMBER
PUBLIC SCHOOLS OF PETOSKEY
4 Year Term
YES
Shall the tax limitation on the amount of general ad
valorem taxes which may be imposed on taxable
property in Charlevoix County, State of Michigan,
under Article 9, Section 6 of the Michigan
Constitution, be increased by .1 mill (10 cents, $.1)
per thousand dollars ($1,000.00) of taxable value for
a period of four (4) years 2014 through 2017
inclusive, for the purpose of authorizing Charlevoix
County to equip, operate, maintain, to provide
monetary support and assistance services to
veterans through the County of Charlevoix Veterans
Affairs department? If approved and levied in its
entirety, it is estimated that the .1 mill would raise an
estimated $198,991 for the County when first levied
in 2014.
YES
NO
 Allow the Natural Resources Commission to
schedule annual wolf hunting seasons.
 Provide criminal penalties for the unlawful
possession or taking of wolves, but shield a
person who lawfully captures or destroys a wolf
from prosecution.
 Require a person who wishes to hunt wolves to
obtain a wolf hunting license.
 Create a Wolf Management Advisory Council
for the purpose of making nonbinding
recommendations to the legislature regarding
the proper management of wolves.
Should this law be approved?
YES
NO
VOTE BOTH FRONT AND BACK OF BALLOT
BACK Card 48 RptPct 100-30 "Melrose Township, Precinct 10P"
The estimated millage that will be levied for the
proposed bonds in 2015, under current law, is
.50 mill ($0.50 on each $1,000 of taxable
valuation). The maximum number of years the
bonds may be outstanding, exclusive of any
refunding, is ten (10) years. The estimated
simple average annual millage, anticipated to
be required to retire this bond debt is 1.04 mills
($1.04 on each $1,000 of taxable valuation).
The school district does not expect to borrow
from the State to pay debt service on the
bonds. The total amount of qualified bonds
currently outstanding is $14,500,000. The total
amount of qualified loans currently outstanding
is $-0-. The estimated computed millage rate
may change based on changes in certain
circumstances.
(Pursuant to State law, expenditures of bond
proceeds must be audited, and the proceeds
cannot be used for repair or maintenance
costs, teacher, administrator or employee
salaries, or other operating expenses.)
YES
NO
OFFICIAL BALLOT
General Election
Tuesday, November 4, 2014
Charlevoix County, Michigan
Norwood Township, Precinct 11
PARTISAN SECTION
CONGRESSIONAL
STATE BOARDS
STRAIGHT PARTY TICKET
REPRESENTATIVE IN CONGRESS
1ST DISTRICT
TRUSTEE OF
MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY
Vote for not more than 1
Vote for not more than 2
Vote for not more than 1
Republican Party
Dan Benishek
Melanie Foster
Jerry Cannon
Jeff Sakwa
Loel Robert Gnadt
Faylene Owen
Ellis Boal
George J. Perles
Republican
Democratic Party
Republican
Democratic
Republican
Libertarian
Libertarian Party
Democratic
Green
Democratic
Libertarian
F
OO
Michael H. Miller
U.S. Taxpayers Party
LEGISLATIVE
STATE SENATOR
37TH DISTRICT
Green Party
Vote for not more than 1
Natural Law Party
PR
Vote for not more than 1
Republican
Mark Schauer
Lisa Brown
Democratic
Mary Buzuma
Scotty Boman
Libertarian
Mark McFarlin
Richard Mendoza
U.S. Taxpayers
Paul Homeniuk
Candace R. Caveny
Green
REPRESENTATIVE IN STATE
LEGISLATURE
105TH DISTRICT
Jay Calo
Michael Busuito
Democratic
Republican
Satish Jasti
Republican
Marilyn Kelly
STATE BOARDS
Democratic
MEMBER OF THE
STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION
Vote for not more than 2
Dana Alicia Thompson
Democratic
Dan Goebel
Libertarian
Brian Richard Wright
Libertarian
Maria Carl
Shari A. Matkin
Jonathan Tade Williams
Marc Joseph Sosnowski
Pamela Pugh Smith
Margaret Guttshall
Casandra E. Ulbrich
Latham T. Redding
Kimberly Moore
Yolanda Robson
Republican
Republican
Democratic
U.S. Taxpayers
U.S. Taxpayers
Green
Green
Natural Law
Gregory Scott Stempfle
Libertarian
John Adams
U.S. Taxpayers
Godfrey Dillard
Sherry A. Wells
James Lewis
Nikki Mattson
Libertarian
GOVERNOR OF
WAYNE STATE UNIVERSITY
Vote for not more than 2
Karen Adams
Democratic
Natural Law
Republican
Ruth Johnson
Republican
Green
Triston Cole
Libertarian
Vote for not more than 1
Green
Bridgette Guzman
Democratic
SECRETARY OF STATE
U.S. Taxpayers
Adam Adrianson
Phil Bellfy
Vote for not more than 1
Rick Snyder
Brian Nelson Calley
U.S. Taxpayers
Stephen J. Young
Terry Link
Democratic
GOVERNOR AND LIEUTENANT
GOVERNOR
Libertarian
Crystal Van Sickle
Wayne A. Schmidt
Republican
STATE
Raymond Moses
U.S. Taxpayers
Green
Natural Law
COUNTY
COUNTY COMMISSIONER
5TH DISTRICT
Robert Gale
Vote for not more than 1
Jason Robert Gatties
Nancy Ferguson
U.S. Taxpayers
Natural Law
ATTORNEY GENERAL
Vote for not more than 1
Republican
REGENT OF THE
UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN
Vote for not more than 2
TOWNSHIP
TREASURER
Partial Term Ending 11/20/2016
Bill Schuette
Rob Steele
Mark Totten
Ronald Weiser
Vote for not more than 1
Justin M. Altman
Mike Behm
Lynn Smolenyak
Gerald T. Van Sickle
Kathy White
John Anthony La Pietra
James Lewis Hudler
Republican
Democratic
Libertarian
U.S. Taxpayers
Green
Republican
Republican
Democratic
Democratic
Libertarian
John Jascob
Libertarian
Joe Sanger
CONGRESSIONAL
U.S. Taxpayers
UNITED STATES SENATOR
Vote for not more than 1
Republican
Christine C. Schwartz
U.S. Taxpayers
Ian Swanson
NONPARTISAN SECTION
JUDICIAL
JUSTICE OF SUPREME COURT
8 Year Term
Vote for not more than 2
Green
Terri Lynn Land
Richard Bernstein
Gary Peters
Doug Dern
Jim Fulner
Bill Murphy
Richard A. Matkin
James Robert Redford
Republican
Democratic
Libertarian
U.S. Taxpayers
Chris Wahmhoff
Brian Zahra
Green
Justice of Supreme Court
VOTE BOTH FRONT AND BACK OF BALLOT
FRONT Card 51 RptPct 110 "Norwood Township, Precinct 11"
JUDICIAL
STATE
TOWNSHIP
JUSTICE OF SUPREME COURT
Partial Term Ending 01/01/2017
INCUMBENT POSITION
PROPOSAL 14-2
A REFERENDUM OF PUBLIC ACT 21 OF 2013,
GRANTING THE NATURAL RESOURCES
COMMISSION THE POWER TO DESIGNATE
WOLVES AND CERTAIN OTHER ANIMALS AS
GAME WITHOUT LEGISLATIVE ACTION
FIRE AND EMS MILLAGE PROPOSAL
Vote for not more than 1
Deborah A. Thomas
Shall the limitation on the amount of ad
valorem taxes which may be levied by the
Township of Norwood, County of Charlevoix,
Michigan, against taxable property in the
Township be increased by up to one dollar
($1.00) per thousand Dollars ($1,000) (1mill) of
the taxable value on all taxable property in the
Township for four (4) years, 2014 through 2017
 Continue the NRC’s designation of wolves as
game and allow the NRC to set a wolf hunting inclusive, for the purpose of providing funds for
fire protection and EMS services, and shall the
season.
Township of Norwood be authorized to levy
 Grant the Legislature sole authority to remove a such millage for these purposes? If approved,
species from the list of designated game
and levied in its entirety, this millage would
raise an estimated $44,201 for the Township in
animals.
2014.
 Eliminate the $1.00 hunting and fishing licensing
YES
fee for members of the military, whether
stationed inside or outside of Michigan, subject
NO
to any lottery.
David Viviano
Public Act 21 of 2013 would:
 Allow the Natural Resources Commission
(NRC) to designate certain animals as game
for hunting purposes and establish the first
hunting season for game animals without
legislative action.
Justice of Supreme Court
Kerry L. Morgan
JUDGE OF COURT OF APPEALS
4TH DISTRICT
INCUMBENT POSITION
Vote for not more than 3
Michael J. Kelly
Judge of Appeals Court
Amy Ronayne Krause
Judge of Appeals Court
F
OO
Patrick Murphy Meter
Judge of Appeals Court
 Give the NRC sole authority to regulate fishing.
JUDGE OF CIRCUIT COURT
33RD CIRCUIT
NON-INCUMBENT POSITION
Vote for not more than 1
Should this law be approved?
YES
NO
PR
Roy C. Hayes III
This proposal will permit the Township to levy
up to 1 mill for the purpose of providing funds
for fire protection and EMS services.
Mary Beth Kur
COUNTY
GRANDVUE MEDICAL CARE FACILITY
MILLAGE
Shall the previously voted increase in the 15-mill tax
limitation imposed under Article IX, Sec. 6 of the
Michigan Constitution on general ad valorem taxes
within the County of Charlevoix, State of Michigan,
be renewed at (.75) mills ($.75 per $1,000 of taxable
value) for the period of 2015 through 2018 inclusive
for Grandvue Medical Care Facility operating
purposes; shall the County levy such renewal in
millage for said purpose, thereby raising in the first
year an estimated $1,488,271.00?
JUDGE OF DISTRICT COURT
90TH DISTRICT
INCUMBENT POSITION
Vote for not more than 1
James N. Erhart
Judge of District Court
INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL DISTRICT
YES
BOARD MEMBER
CHARLEVOIX-EMMET INTERMEDIATE
SCHOOL DISTRICT
NO
PARKS MILLAGE
Shall the tax limitation on the amount of general ad
valorem taxes which may be imposed on taxable
property in Charlevoix County, State of Michigan, be
increased by .15 mills (15 cents, $.15) per thousand
dollars ($1,000.00) of taxable value for a period of
four (4) years 2014 through 2017 inclusive, for the
purpose of parks and recreations capital purchases,
operating and programs? If approved and levied in
its entirety, it is estimated that the .15 mill would
raise an estimated $298,486 for the County when
first levied in 2014.
Vote for not more than 3
Thelma Chellis
Mary P. Jason
Thomas Johnson
LOCAL SCHOOL DISTRICT
YES
BOARD MEMBER
CHARLEVOIX PUBLIC SCHOOLS
NO
VETERANS MILLAGE
Vote for not more than 4
Douglas M. Bergmann
PROPOSAL SECTION
STATE
PROPOSAL 14-1
A REFERENDUM OF PUBLIC ACT 520 OF 2012,
ESTABLISHING A HUNTING SEASON FOR
WOLVES AND AUTHORIZING ANNUAL WOLF
HUNTING SEASONS
Public Act 520 of 2012 would:
 Designate wolf as game for hunting purposes
and authorize the first wolf hunting season.
Shall the tax limitation on the amount of general ad
valorem taxes which may be imposed on taxable
property in Charlevoix County, State of Michigan,
under Article 9, Section 6 of the Michigan
Constitution, be increased by .1 mill (10 cents, $.1)
per thousand dollars ($1,000.00) of taxable value for
a period of four (4) years 2014 through 2017
inclusive, for the purpose of authorizing Charlevoix
County to equip, operate, maintain, to provide
monetary support and assistance services to
veterans through the County of Charlevoix Veterans
Affairs department? If approved and levied in its
entirety, it is estimated that the .1 mill would raise an
estimated $198,991 for the County when first levied
in 2014.
YES
NO
 Allow the Natural Resources Commission to
schedule annual wolf hunting seasons.
 Provide criminal penalties for the unlawful
possession or taking of wolves, but shield a
person who lawfully captures or destroys a wolf
from prosecution.
 Require a person who wishes to hunt wolves to
obtain a wolf hunting license.
 Create a Wolf Management Advisory Council
for the purpose of making nonbinding
recommendations to the legislature regarding
the proper management of wolves.
Should this law be approved?
YES
NO
VOTE BOTH FRONT AND BACK OF BALLOT
BACK Card 51 RptPct 110 "Norwood Township, Precinct 11"
OFFICIAL BALLOT
General Election
Tuesday, November 4, 2014
Charlevoix County, Michigan
Peaine Township, Precinct 12
PARTISAN SECTION
CONGRESSIONAL
STATE BOARDS
STRAIGHT PARTY TICKET
REPRESENTATIVE IN CONGRESS
1ST DISTRICT
TRUSTEE OF
MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY
Vote for not more than 1
Vote for not more than 2
Vote for not more than 1
Republican Party
Dan Benishek
Melanie Foster
Jerry Cannon
Jeff Sakwa
Loel Robert Gnadt
Faylene Owen
Ellis Boal
George J. Perles
Republican
Democratic Party
Republican
Democratic
Republican
Libertarian
Libertarian Party
Democratic
Green
Democratic
Libertarian
F
OO
Michael H. Miller
U.S. Taxpayers Party
LEGISLATIVE
STATE SENATOR
37TH DISTRICT
Green Party
Vote for not more than 1
Natural Law Party
PR
Vote for not more than 1
Republican
Mark Schauer
Lisa Brown
Democratic
Mary Buzuma
Scotty Boman
Libertarian
Mark McFarlin
Richard Mendoza
U.S. Taxpayers
Paul Homeniuk
Candace R. Caveny
Green
REPRESENTATIVE IN STATE
LEGISLATURE
105TH DISTRICT
Jay Calo
Michael Busuito
Democratic
Republican
Satish Jasti
Republican
Marilyn Kelly
STATE BOARDS
Democratic
MEMBER OF THE
STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION
Vote for not more than 2
Dana Alicia Thompson
Democratic
Dan Goebel
Libertarian
Brian Richard Wright
Libertarian
Maria Carl
Shari A. Matkin
Jonathan Tade Williams
Marc Joseph Sosnowski
Pamela Pugh Smith
Margaret Guttshall
Casandra E. Ulbrich
Latham T. Redding
Kimberly Moore
Yolanda Robson
Republican
Republican
Democratic
U.S. Taxpayers
U.S. Taxpayers
Green
Green
Natural Law
Gregory Scott Stempfle
Libertarian
John Adams
U.S. Taxpayers
Godfrey Dillard
Sherry A. Wells
James Lewis
Nikki Mattson
Libertarian
GOVERNOR OF
WAYNE STATE UNIVERSITY
Vote for not more than 2
Karen Adams
Democratic
Natural Law
Republican
Ruth Johnson
Republican
Green
Triston Cole
Libertarian
Vote for not more than 1
Green
Bridgette Guzman
Democratic
SECRETARY OF STATE
U.S. Taxpayers
Adam Adrianson
Phil Bellfy
Vote for not more than 1
Rick Snyder
Brian Nelson Calley
U.S. Taxpayers
Stephen J. Young
Terry Link
Democratic
GOVERNOR AND LIEUTENANT
GOVERNOR
Libertarian
Crystal Van Sickle
Wayne A. Schmidt
Republican
STATE
Raymond Moses
U.S. Taxpayers
Green
Natural Law
COUNTY
COUNTY COMMISSIONER
5TH DISTRICT
Robert Gale
Vote for not more than 1
Jason Robert Gatties
Nancy Ferguson
U.S. Taxpayers
Natural Law
ATTORNEY GENERAL
Vote for not more than 1
Republican
REGENT OF THE
UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN
Vote for not more than 2
NONPARTISAN SECTION
JUDICIAL
Bill Schuette
Rob Steele
Mark Totten
Ronald Weiser
Justin M. Altman
Mike Behm
Vote for not more than 2
Gerald T. Van Sickle
Kathy White
Doug Dern
John Anthony La Pietra
James Lewis Hudler
Bill Murphy
John Jascob
James Robert Redford
Republican
Democratic
Libertarian
U.S. Taxpayers
Green
Republican
Republican
JUSTICE OF SUPREME COURT
8 Year Term
Democratic
Democratic
Libertarian
Libertarian
Joe Sanger
CONGRESSIONAL
UNITED STATES SENATOR
Vote for not more than 1
Brian Zahra
U.S. Taxpayers
Justice of Supreme Court
Christine C. Schwartz
Richard Bernstein
U.S. Taxpayers
Ian Swanson
Green
Terri Lynn Land
Republican
Gary Peters
JUSTICE OF SUPREME COURT
Partial Term Ending 01/01/2017
INCUMBENT POSITION
Democratic
Jim Fulner
Libertarian
Richard A. Matkin
Vote for not more than 1
U.S. Taxpayers
Chris Wahmhoff
David Viviano
Green
Justice of Supreme Court
Kerry L. Morgan
Deborah A. Thomas
VOTE BOTH FRONT AND BACK OF BALLOT
FRONT Card 52 RptPct 120 "Peaine Township, Precinct 12"
JUDICIAL
JUDGE OF COURT OF APPEALS
4TH DISTRICT
INCUMBENT POSITION
Vote for not more than 3
Michael J. Kelly
Judge of Appeals Court
Amy Ronayne Krause
Judge of Appeals Court
Patrick Murphy Meter
Judge of Appeals Court
JUDGE OF CIRCUIT COURT
33RD CIRCUIT
NON-INCUMBENT POSITION
PROPOSAL SECTION
COUNTY
STATE
VETERANS MILLAGE
PROPOSAL 14-1
A REFERENDUM OF PUBLIC ACT 520 OF 2012,
ESTABLISHING A HUNTING SEASON FOR
WOLVES AND AUTHORIZING ANNUAL WOLF
HUNTING SEASONS
Shall the tax limitation on the amount of
general ad valorem taxes which may be
imposed on taxable property in Charlevoix
County, State of Michigan, under Article 9,
Section 6 of the Michigan Constitution, be
increased by .1 mill (10 cents, $.1) per
Public Act 520 of 2012 would:
thousand dollars ($1,000.00) of taxable value
 Designate wolf as game for hunting purposes
for a period of four (4) years 2014 through
2017 inclusive, for the purpose of authorizing
and authorize the first wolf hunting season.
Charlevoix County to equip, operate, maintain,
 Allow the Natural Resources Commission to
to provide monetary support and assistance
schedule annual wolf hunting seasons.
services to veterans through the County of
Charlevoix Veterans Affairs department? If
 Provide criminal penalties for the unlawful
approved and levied in its entirety, it is
possession or taking of wolves, but shield a
estimated that the .1 mill would raise an
person who lawfully captures or destroys a wolf estimated $198,991 for the County when first
from prosecution.
levied in 2014.
 Require a person who wishes to hunt wolves to
obtain a wolf hunting license.
Vote for not more than 1
F
 Create a Wolf Management Advisory Council
for the purpose of making nonbinding
recommendations to the legislature regarding
the proper management of wolves.
Roy C. Hayes III
JUDGE OF DISTRICT COURT
90TH DISTRICT
INCUMBENT POSITION
Vote for not more than 1
James N. Erhart
Should this law be approved?
YES
NO
PROPOSAL 14-2
A REFERENDUM OF PUBLIC ACT 21 OF 2013,
GRANTING THE NATURAL RESOURCES
COMMISSION THE POWER TO DESIGNATE
WOLVES AND CERTAIN OTHER ANIMALS AS
GAME WITHOUT LEGISLATIVE ACTION
PR
Judge of District Court
OO
Mary Beth Kur
INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL DISTRICT
BOARD MEMBER
CHARLEVOIX-EMMET INTERMEDIATE
SCHOOL DISTRICT
Vote for not more than 3
Thelma Chellis
Mary P. Jason
Thomas Johnson
LOCAL SCHOOL DISTRICT
BOARD MEMBER
BEAVER ISLAND COMMUNITY
SCHOOLS
4 Year Term
Vote for not more than 3
Susan Myers
Public Act 21 of 2013 would:
 Allow the Natural Resources Commission
(NRC) to designate certain animals as game
for hunting purposes and establish the first
hunting season for game animals without
legislative action.
 Continue the NRC’s designation of wolves as
game and allow the NRC to set a wolf hunting
season.
 Grant the Legislature sole authority to remove a
species from the list of designated game
animals.
 Eliminate the $1.00 hunting and fishing licensing
fee for members of the military, whether
stationed inside or outside of Michigan, subject
to any lottery.
 Give the NRC sole authority to regulate fishing.
Should this law be approved?
YES
Janet C. Nank
Kathleen Speck
Angel Welke
BOARD MEMBER
BEAVER ISLAND COMMUNITY
SCHOOLS
Partial Term Ending 12/31/2016
NO
COUNTY
GRANDVUE MEDICAL CARE FACILITY
MILLAGE
Shall the previously voted increase in the 15-mill tax
limitation imposed under Article IX, Sec. 6 of the
Michigan Constitution on general ad valorem taxes
within the County of Charlevoix, State of Michigan,
be renewed at (.75) mills ($.75 per $1,000 of taxable
value) for the period of 2015 through 2018 inclusive
for Grandvue Medical Care Facility operating
purposes; shall the County levy such renewal in
millage for said purpose, thereby raising in the first
year an estimated $1,488,271.00?
YES
Vote for not more than 3
Dave Avery
Judith Gallagher
NO
PARKS MILLAGE
Shall the tax limitation on the amount of general ad
valorem taxes which may be imposed on taxable
property in Charlevoix County, State of Michigan, be
increased by .15 mills (15 cents, $.15) per thousand
dollars ($1,000.00) of taxable value for a period of
four (4) years 2014 through 2017 inclusive, for the
purpose of parks and recreations capital purchases,
operating and programs? If approved and levied in
its entirety, it is estimated that the .15 mill would
raise an estimated $298,486 for the County when
first levied in 2014.
YES
NO
VOTE BOTH FRONT AND BACK OF BALLOT
BACK Card 52 RptPct 120 "Peaine Township, Precinct 12"
YES
NO
OFFICIAL BALLOT
General Election
Tuesday, November 4, 2014
Charlevoix County, Michigan
South Arm Township, Precinct 14EJ
PARTISAN SECTION
CONGRESSIONAL
STATE BOARDS
STRAIGHT PARTY TICKET
REPRESENTATIVE IN CONGRESS
1ST DISTRICT
TRUSTEE OF
MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY
Vote for not more than 1
Vote for not more than 2
Vote for not more than 1
Republican Party
Dan Benishek
Melanie Foster
Jerry Cannon
Jeff Sakwa
Loel Robert Gnadt
Faylene Owen
Ellis Boal
George J. Perles
Republican
Democratic Party
Republican
Democratic
Republican
Libertarian
Libertarian Party
Democratic
Green
Democratic
Libertarian
F
OO
Michael H. Miller
U.S. Taxpayers Party
LEGISLATIVE
STATE SENATOR
37TH DISTRICT
Green Party
Vote for not more than 1
Natural Law Party
PR
Vote for not more than 1
Republican
Mark Schauer
Lisa Brown
Democratic
Mary Buzuma
Scotty Boman
Libertarian
Mark McFarlin
Richard Mendoza
U.S. Taxpayers
Paul Homeniuk
Candace R. Caveny
Green
REPRESENTATIVE IN STATE
LEGISLATURE
105TH DISTRICT
Jay Calo
Michael Busuito
Democratic
Republican
Satish Jasti
Republican
Marilyn Kelly
STATE BOARDS
Democratic
MEMBER OF THE
STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION
Vote for not more than 2
Dana Alicia Thompson
Democratic
Dan Goebel
Libertarian
Brian Richard Wright
Libertarian
Maria Carl
Shari A. Matkin
Jonathan Tade Williams
Marc Joseph Sosnowski
Pamela Pugh Smith
Margaret Guttshall
Casandra E. Ulbrich
Latham T. Redding
Kimberly Moore
Yolanda Robson
Republican
Republican
Democratic
U.S. Taxpayers
U.S. Taxpayers
Green
Green
Natural Law
Gregory Scott Stempfle
Libertarian
John Adams
U.S. Taxpayers
Godfrey Dillard
Sherry A. Wells
James Lewis
Nikki Mattson
Libertarian
GOVERNOR OF
WAYNE STATE UNIVERSITY
Vote for not more than 2
Karen Adams
Democratic
Natural Law
Republican
Ruth Johnson
Republican
Green
Triston Cole
Libertarian
Vote for not more than 1
Green
Bridgette Guzman
Democratic
SECRETARY OF STATE
U.S. Taxpayers
Adam Adrianson
Phil Bellfy
Vote for not more than 1
Rick Snyder
Brian Nelson Calley
U.S. Taxpayers
Stephen J. Young
Terry Link
Democratic
GOVERNOR AND LIEUTENANT
GOVERNOR
Libertarian
Crystal Van Sickle
Wayne A. Schmidt
Republican
STATE
Raymond Moses
U.S. Taxpayers
Green
Natural Law
COUNTY
COUNTY COMMISSIONER
4TH DISTRICT
Robert Gale
Vote for not more than 1
Jason Robert Gatties
Joel Evans
U.S. Taxpayers
Natural Law
ATTORNEY GENERAL
Vote for not more than 1
Republican
REGENT OF THE
UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN
Vote for not more than 2
NONPARTISAN SECTION
JUDICIAL
Bill Schuette
Rob Steele
Mark Totten
Ronald Weiser
Justin M. Altman
Mike Behm
Vote for not more than 2
Gerald T. Van Sickle
Kathy White
James Robert Redford
John Anthony La Pietra
James Lewis Hudler
Republican
Democratic
Libertarian
U.S. Taxpayers
Green
Republican
Republican
JUSTICE OF SUPREME COURT
8 Year Term
Democratic
Democratic
Brian Zahra
Libertarian
Justice of Supreme Court
John Jascob
Richard Bernstein
Joe Sanger
Doug Dern
Christine C. Schwartz
Bill Murphy
Libertarian
CONGRESSIONAL
U.S. Taxpayers
UNITED STATES SENATOR
Vote for not more than 1
U.S. Taxpayers
Ian Swanson
Green
Terri Lynn Land
Republican
Gary Peters
JUSTICE OF SUPREME COURT
Partial Term Ending 01/01/2017
INCUMBENT POSITION
Democratic
Jim Fulner
Libertarian
Richard A. Matkin
U.S. Taxpayers
Vote for not more than 1
Chris Wahmhoff
Deborah A. Thomas
Green
David Viviano
Justice of Supreme Court
Kerry L. Morgan
VOTE BOTH FRONT AND BACK OF BALLOT
FRONT Card 54 RptPct 140-10 "South Arm Township, Precinct 14EJ"
JUDICIAL
STATE
LOCAL SCHOOL DISTRICT
JUDGE OF COURT OF APPEALS
4TH DISTRICT
INCUMBENT POSITION
PROPOSAL 14-2
A REFERENDUM OF PUBLIC ACT 21 OF 2013,
GRANTING THE NATURAL RESOURCES
COMMISSION THE POWER TO DESIGNATE
WOLVES AND CERTAIN OTHER ANIMALS AS
GAME WITHOUT LEGISLATIVE ACTION
EAST JORDAN PUBLIC SCHOOLS
OPERATING MILLAGE RENEWAL
PROPOSAL
Vote for not more than 3
Michael J. Kelly
Judge of Appeals Court
Amy Ronayne Krause
Public Act 21 of 2013 would:
 Allow the Natural Resources Commission
(NRC) to designate certain animals as game
for hunting purposes and establish the first
hunting season for game animals without
legislative action.
Judge of Appeals Court
Patrick Murphy Meter
Judge of Appeals Court
This proposal will allow the school district to
levy the statutory rate of 18 mills on all
property, except principal residence and other
property exempted by law, required for the
school district to receive its revenue per pupil
foundation allowance and renews millage that
will expire with the 2014 tax levy.
Shall the currently authorized millage rate
limitation of 20.9316 mills ($20.9316 on each
$1,000 of taxable valuation) on the amount of
taxes which may be assessed against all
property, except principal residence and other
 Grant the Legislature sole authority to remove a
property exempted by law, in East Jordan
species from the list of designated game
Public Schools, Charlevoix and Antrim
animals.
Counties, Michigan, be renewed for a period of
 Eliminate the $1.00 hunting and fishing licensing 4 years, 2015 to 2018, inclusive, to provide
funds for operating purposes; the estimate of
fee for members of the military, whether
stationed inside or outside of Michigan, subject the revenue the school district will collect if the
millage is approved and 18 mills are levied in
to any lottery.
2015 is approximately $3,251,232 (this is a
 Give the NRC sole authority to regulate fishing. renewal of millage which will expire with the
2014 tax levy)?
Should this law be approved?
YES
YES
 Continue the NRC’s designation of wolves as
game and allow the NRC to set a wolf hunting
season.
JUDGE OF CIRCUIT COURT
33RD CIRCUIT
NON-INCUMBENT POSITION
Vote for not more than 1
F
Roy C. Hayes III
JUDGE OF DISTRICT COURT
90TH DISTRICT
INCUMBENT POSITION
Vote for not more than 1
James N. Erhart
NO
PR
Judge of District Court
OO
Mary Beth Kur
INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL DISTRICT
BOARD MEMBER
CHARLEVOIX-EMMET INTERMEDIATE
SCHOOL DISTRICT
Vote for not more than 3
Thelma Chellis
Mary P. Jason
Thomas Johnson
COUNTY
GRANDVUE MEDICAL CARE FACILITY
MILLAGE
Shall the previously voted increase in the 15-mill tax
limitation imposed under Article IX, Sec. 6 of the
Michigan Constitution on general ad valorem taxes
within the County of Charlevoix, State of Michigan,
be renewed at (.75) mills ($.75 per $1,000 of taxable
value) for the period of 2015 through 2018 inclusive
for Grandvue Medical Care Facility operating
purposes; shall the County levy such renewal in
millage for said purpose, thereby raising in the first
year an estimated $1,488,271.00?
YES
NO
PARKS MILLAGE
LOCAL SCHOOL DISTRICT
BOARD MEMBER
EAST JORDAN PUBLIC SCHOOLS
Vote for not more than 3
Daniel J. Harris
Laura A. Snyder
Sarah Werth Malpass
Shall the tax limitation on the amount of general ad
valorem taxes which may be imposed on taxable
property in Charlevoix County, State of Michigan, be
increased by .15 mills (15 cents, $.15) per thousand
dollars ($1,000.00) of taxable value for a period of
four (4) years 2014 through 2017 inclusive, for the
purpose of parks and recreations capital purchases,
operating and programs? If approved and levied in
its entirety, it is estimated that the .15 mill would
raise an estimated $298,486 for the County when
first levied in 2014.
YES
NO
VETERANS MILLAGE
PROPOSAL SECTION
STATE
PROPOSAL 14-1
A REFERENDUM OF PUBLIC ACT 520 OF 2012,
ESTABLISHING A HUNTING SEASON FOR
WOLVES AND AUTHORIZING ANNUAL WOLF
HUNTING SEASONS
Public Act 520 of 2012 would:
 Designate wolf as game for hunting purposes
and authorize the first wolf hunting season.
 Allow the Natural Resources Commission to
schedule annual wolf hunting seasons.
 Provide criminal penalties for the unlawful
possession or taking of wolves, but shield a
person who lawfully captures or destroys a wolf
from prosecution.
Shall the tax limitation on the amount of general ad
valorem taxes which may be imposed on taxable
property in Charlevoix County, State of Michigan,
under Article 9, Section 6 of the Michigan
Constitution, be increased by .1 mill (10 cents, $.1)
per thousand dollars ($1,000.00) of taxable value for
a period of four (4) years 2014 through 2017
inclusive, for the purpose of authorizing Charlevoix
County to equip, operate, maintain, to provide
monetary support and assistance services to
veterans through the County of Charlevoix Veterans
Affairs department? If approved and levied in its
entirety, it is estimated that the .1 mill would raise an
estimated $198,991 for the County when first levied
in 2014.
YES
NO
 Require a person who wishes to hunt wolves to
obtain a wolf hunting license.
 Create a Wolf Management Advisory Council
for the purpose of making nonbinding
recommendations to the legislature regarding
the proper management of wolves.
Should this law be approved?
YES
NO
VOTE BOTH FRONT AND BACK OF BALLOT
BACK Card 54 RptPct 140-10 "South Arm Township, Precinct 14EJ"
NO
OFFICIAL BALLOT
General Election
Tuesday, November 4, 2014
Charlevoix County, Michigan
South Arm Township, Precinct 14EL
PARTISAN SECTION
CONGRESSIONAL
STATE BOARDS
STRAIGHT PARTY TICKET
REPRESENTATIVE IN CONGRESS
1ST DISTRICT
TRUSTEE OF
MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY
Vote for not more than 1
Vote for not more than 2
Vote for not more than 1
Republican Party
Dan Benishek
Melanie Foster
Jerry Cannon
Jeff Sakwa
Loel Robert Gnadt
Faylene Owen
Ellis Boal
George J. Perles
Republican
Democratic Party
Republican
Democratic
Republican
Libertarian
Libertarian Party
Democratic
Green
Democratic
Libertarian
F
OO
Michael H. Miller
U.S. Taxpayers Party
LEGISLATIVE
STATE SENATOR
37TH DISTRICT
Green Party
Vote for not more than 1
Natural Law Party
PR
Vote for not more than 1
Republican
Mark Schauer
Lisa Brown
Democratic
Mary Buzuma
Scotty Boman
Libertarian
Mark McFarlin
Richard Mendoza
U.S. Taxpayers
Paul Homeniuk
Candace R. Caveny
Green
REPRESENTATIVE IN STATE
LEGISLATURE
105TH DISTRICT
Jay Calo
Michael Busuito
Democratic
Republican
Satish Jasti
Republican
Marilyn Kelly
STATE BOARDS
Democratic
MEMBER OF THE
STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION
Vote for not more than 2
Dana Alicia Thompson
Democratic
Dan Goebel
Libertarian
Brian Richard Wright
Libertarian
Maria Carl
Shari A. Matkin
Jonathan Tade Williams
Marc Joseph Sosnowski
Pamela Pugh Smith
Margaret Guttshall
Casandra E. Ulbrich
Latham T. Redding
Kimberly Moore
Yolanda Robson
Republican
Republican
Democratic
U.S. Taxpayers
U.S. Taxpayers
Green
Green
Natural Law
Gregory Scott Stempfle
Libertarian
John Adams
U.S. Taxpayers
Godfrey Dillard
Sherry A. Wells
James Lewis
Nikki Mattson
Libertarian
GOVERNOR OF
WAYNE STATE UNIVERSITY
Vote for not more than 2
Karen Adams
Democratic
Natural Law
Republican
Ruth Johnson
Republican
Green
Triston Cole
Libertarian
Vote for not more than 1
Green
Bridgette Guzman
Democratic
SECRETARY OF STATE
U.S. Taxpayers
Adam Adrianson
Phil Bellfy
Vote for not more than 1
Rick Snyder
Brian Nelson Calley
U.S. Taxpayers
Stephen J. Young
Terry Link
Democratic
GOVERNOR AND LIEUTENANT
GOVERNOR
Libertarian
Crystal Van Sickle
Wayne A. Schmidt
Republican
STATE
Raymond Moses
U.S. Taxpayers
Green
Natural Law
COUNTY
COUNTY COMMISSIONER
4TH DISTRICT
Robert Gale
Vote for not more than 1
Jason Robert Gatties
Joel Evans
U.S. Taxpayers
Natural Law
ATTORNEY GENERAL
Vote for not more than 1
Republican
REGENT OF THE
UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN
Vote for not more than 2
NONPARTISAN SECTION
JUDICIAL
Bill Schuette
Rob Steele
Mark Totten
Ronald Weiser
Justin M. Altman
Mike Behm
Vote for not more than 2
Gerald T. Van Sickle
Kathy White
James Robert Redford
John Anthony La Pietra
James Lewis Hudler
Republican
Democratic
Libertarian
U.S. Taxpayers
Green
Republican
Republican
JUSTICE OF SUPREME COURT
8 Year Term
Democratic
Democratic
Brian Zahra
Libertarian
Justice of Supreme Court
John Jascob
Richard Bernstein
Joe Sanger
Doug Dern
Christine C. Schwartz
Bill Murphy
Libertarian
CONGRESSIONAL
U.S. Taxpayers
UNITED STATES SENATOR
Vote for not more than 1
U.S. Taxpayers
Ian Swanson
Green
Terri Lynn Land
Republican
Gary Peters
JUSTICE OF SUPREME COURT
Partial Term Ending 01/01/2017
INCUMBENT POSITION
Democratic
Jim Fulner
Libertarian
Richard A. Matkin
U.S. Taxpayers
Vote for not more than 1
Chris Wahmhoff
Deborah A. Thomas
Green
David Viviano
Justice of Supreme Court
Kerry L. Morgan
VOTE BOTH FRONT AND BACK OF BALLOT
FRONT Card 55 RptPct 140-20 "South Arm Township, Precinct 14EL"
JUDICIAL
STATE
JUDGE OF COURT OF APPEALS
4TH DISTRICT
INCUMBENT POSITION
PROPOSAL 14-2
A REFERENDUM OF PUBLIC ACT 21 OF 2013,
GRANTING THE NATURAL RESOURCES
COMMISSION THE POWER TO DESIGNATE
WOLVES AND CERTAIN OTHER ANIMALS AS
GAME WITHOUT LEGISLATIVE ACTION
Vote for not more than 3
Michael J. Kelly
Judge of Appeals Court
Amy Ronayne Krause
Public Act 21 of 2013 would:
 Allow the Natural Resources Commission
(NRC) to designate certain animals as game
for hunting purposes and establish the first
hunting season for game animals without
legislative action.
Judge of Appeals Court
Patrick Murphy Meter
Judge of Appeals Court
 Continue the NRC’s designation of wolves as
game and allow the NRC to set a wolf hunting
season.
JUDGE OF CIRCUIT COURT
33RD CIRCUIT
NON-INCUMBENT POSITION
 Grant the Legislature sole authority to remove a
species from the list of designated game
animals.
Vote for not more than 1
Mary Beth Kur
F
 Eliminate the $1.00 hunting and fishing licensing
fee for members of the military, whether
stationed inside or outside of Michigan, subject
to any lottery.
JUDGE OF DISTRICT COURT
90TH DISTRICT
INCUMBENT POSITION
Vote for not more than 1
James N. Erhart
 Give the NRC sole authority to regulate fishing.
Should this law be approved?
YES
NO
PR
Judge of District Court
OO
Roy C. Hayes III
INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL DISTRICT
BOARD MEMBER
CHARLEVOIX-EMMET INTERMEDIATE
SCHOOL DISTRICT
Vote for not more than 3
Thelma Chellis
Mary P. Jason
Thomas Johnson
COUNTY
GRANDVUE MEDICAL CARE FACILITY
MILLAGE
Shall the previously voted increase in the 15-mill tax
limitation imposed under Article IX, Sec. 6 of the
Michigan Constitution on general ad valorem taxes
within the County of Charlevoix, State of Michigan,
be renewed at (.75) mills ($.75 per $1,000 of taxable
value) for the period of 2015 through 2018 inclusive
for Grandvue Medical Care Facility operating
purposes; shall the County levy such renewal in
millage for said purpose, thereby raising in the first
year an estimated $1,488,271.00?
YES
NO
PARKS MILLAGE
LOCAL SCHOOL DISTRICT
BOARD MEMBER
ELLSWORTH COMMUNITY SCHOOL
6 Year Term
Vote for not more than 2
Mark Edward Groenink
Christopher D. Wallace
Shall the tax limitation on the amount of general ad
valorem taxes which may be imposed on taxable
property in Charlevoix County, State of Michigan, be
increased by .15 mills (15 cents, $.15) per thousand
dollars ($1,000.00) of taxable value for a period of
four (4) years 2014 through 2017 inclusive, for the
purpose of parks and recreations capital purchases,
operating and programs? If approved and levied in
its entirety, it is estimated that the .15 mill would
raise an estimated $298,486 for the County when
first levied in 2014.
YES
BOARD MEMBER
ELLSWORTH COMMUNITY SCHOOL
4 Year Term
Vote for not more than 2
Betsy Randall
Nancy J. Russell
PROPOSAL SECTION
STATE
PROPOSAL 14-1
A REFERENDUM OF PUBLIC ACT 520 OF 2012,
ESTABLISHING A HUNTING SEASON FOR
WOLVES AND AUTHORIZING ANNUAL WOLF
HUNTING SEASONS
Public Act 520 of 2012 would:
 Designate wolf as game for hunting purposes
and authorize the first wolf hunting season.
NO
VETERANS MILLAGE
Shall the tax limitation on the amount of general ad
valorem taxes which may be imposed on taxable
property in Charlevoix County, State of Michigan,
under Article 9, Section 6 of the Michigan
Constitution, be increased by .1 mill (10 cents, $.1)
per thousand dollars ($1,000.00) of taxable value for
a period of four (4) years 2014 through 2017
inclusive, for the purpose of authorizing Charlevoix
County to equip, operate, maintain, to provide
monetary support and assistance services to
veterans through the County of Charlevoix Veterans
Affairs department? If approved and levied in its
entirety, it is estimated that the .1 mill would raise an
estimated $198,991 for the County when first levied
in 2014.
YES
NO
 Allow the Natural Resources Commission to
schedule annual wolf hunting seasons.
 Provide criminal penalties for the unlawful
possession or taking of wolves, but shield a
person who lawfully captures or destroys a wolf
from prosecution.
 Require a person who wishes to hunt wolves to
obtain a wolf hunting license.
 Create a Wolf Management Advisory Council
for the purpose of making nonbinding
recommendations to the legislature regarding
the proper management of wolves.
Should this law be approved?
YES
NO
VOTE BOTH FRONT AND BACK OF BALLOT
BACK Card 55 RptPct 140-20 "South Arm Township, Precinct 14EL"
OFFICIAL BALLOT
General Election
Tuesday, November 4, 2014
Charlevoix County, Michigan
St. James Township, Precinct 13
PARTISAN SECTION
CONGRESSIONAL
STATE BOARDS
STRAIGHT PARTY TICKET
REPRESENTATIVE IN CONGRESS
1ST DISTRICT
TRUSTEE OF
MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY
Vote for not more than 1
Vote for not more than 2
Vote for not more than 1
Republican Party
Dan Benishek
Melanie Foster
Jerry Cannon
Jeff Sakwa
Loel Robert Gnadt
Faylene Owen
Ellis Boal
George J. Perles
Republican
Democratic Party
Republican
Democratic
Republican
Libertarian
Libertarian Party
Democratic
Green
Democratic
Libertarian
F
OO
Michael H. Miller
U.S. Taxpayers Party
LEGISLATIVE
STATE SENATOR
37TH DISTRICT
Green Party
Vote for not more than 1
Natural Law Party
PR
Vote for not more than 1
Republican
Mark Schauer
Lisa Brown
Democratic
Mary Buzuma
Scotty Boman
Libertarian
Mark McFarlin
Richard Mendoza
U.S. Taxpayers
Paul Homeniuk
Candace R. Caveny
Green
REPRESENTATIVE IN STATE
LEGISLATURE
105TH DISTRICT
Jay Calo
Michael Busuito
Democratic
Republican
Satish Jasti
Republican
Marilyn Kelly
STATE BOARDS
Democratic
MEMBER OF THE
STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION
Vote for not more than 2
Dana Alicia Thompson
Democratic
Dan Goebel
Libertarian
Brian Richard Wright
Libertarian
Maria Carl
Shari A. Matkin
Jonathan Tade Williams
Marc Joseph Sosnowski
Pamela Pugh Smith
Margaret Guttshall
Casandra E. Ulbrich
Latham T. Redding
Kimberly Moore
Yolanda Robson
Republican
Republican
Democratic
U.S. Taxpayers
U.S. Taxpayers
Green
Green
Natural Law
Gregory Scott Stempfle
Libertarian
John Adams
U.S. Taxpayers
Godfrey Dillard
Sherry A. Wells
James Lewis
Nikki Mattson
Libertarian
GOVERNOR OF
WAYNE STATE UNIVERSITY
Vote for not more than 2
Karen Adams
Democratic
Natural Law
Republican
Ruth Johnson
Republican
Green
Triston Cole
Libertarian
Vote for not more than 1
Green
Bridgette Guzman
Democratic
SECRETARY OF STATE
U.S. Taxpayers
Adam Adrianson
Phil Bellfy
Vote for not more than 1
Rick Snyder
Brian Nelson Calley
U.S. Taxpayers
Stephen J. Young
Terry Link
Democratic
GOVERNOR AND LIEUTENANT
GOVERNOR
Libertarian
Crystal Van Sickle
Wayne A. Schmidt
Republican
STATE
Raymond Moses
U.S. Taxpayers
Green
Natural Law
COUNTY
COUNTY COMMISSIONER
5TH DISTRICT
Robert Gale
Vote for not more than 1
Jason Robert Gatties
Nancy Ferguson
U.S. Taxpayers
Natural Law
ATTORNEY GENERAL
Vote for not more than 1
Republican
REGENT OF THE
UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN
Vote for not more than 2
TOWNSHIP
TRUSTEE
Partial Term Ending 11/20/2016
Bill Schuette
Rob Steele
Mark Totten
Ronald Weiser
Vote for not more than 2
Justin M. Altman
Mike Behm
Richard Speck
Gerald T. Van Sickle
Kathy White
Brian Cole
John Anthony La Pietra
James Lewis Hudler
Kathleen McNamara
Republican
Democratic
Libertarian
U.S. Taxpayers
Green
Republican
Republican
Democratic
Democratic
Libertarian
Republican
Democratic
Democratic
John Jascob
Libertarian
Joe Sanger
CONGRESSIONAL
U.S. Taxpayers
UNITED STATES SENATOR
Vote for not more than 1
Christine C. Schwartz
U.S. Taxpayers
Ian Swanson
Green
Terri Lynn Land
NONPARTISAN SECTION
JUDICIAL
Gary Peters
JUSTICE OF SUPREME COURT
8 Year Term
Jim Fulner
Vote for not more than 2
Richard A. Matkin
Bill Murphy
Chris Wahmhoff
James Robert Redford
Republican
Democratic
Libertarian
U.S. Taxpayers
Green
Brian Zahra
Justice of Supreme Court
Richard Bernstein
Doug Dern
VOTE BOTH FRONT AND BACK OF BALLOT
FRONT Card 53 RptPct 130 "St. James Township, Precinct 13"
JUDICIAL
JUSTICE OF SUPREME COURT
Partial Term Ending 01/01/2017
INCUMBENT POSITION
COUNTY
STATE
VETERANS MILLAGE
PROPOSAL 14-1
A REFERENDUM OF PUBLIC ACT 520 OF 2012,
ESTABLISHING A HUNTING SEASON FOR
WOLVES AND AUTHORIZING ANNUAL WOLF
HUNTING SEASONS
Shall the tax limitation on the amount of
general ad valorem taxes which may be
imposed on taxable property in Charlevoix
County, State of Michigan, under Article 9,
Section 6 of the Michigan Constitution, be
increased by .1 mill (10 cents, $.1) per
Public Act 520 of 2012 would:
thousand dollars ($1,000.00) of taxable value
 Designate wolf as game for hunting purposes
for a period of four (4) years 2014 through
2017 inclusive, for the purpose of authorizing
and authorize the first wolf hunting season.
Charlevoix County to equip, operate, maintain,
 Allow the Natural Resources Commission to
to provide monetary support and assistance
schedule annual wolf hunting seasons.
services to veterans through the County of
Charlevoix Veterans Affairs department? If
 Provide criminal penalties for the unlawful
approved and levied in its entirety, it is
possession or taking of wolves, but shield a
estimated that the .1 mill would raise an
person who lawfully captures or destroys a wolf estimated $198,991 for the County when first
from prosecution.
levied in 2014.
Vote for not more than 1
Kerry L. Morgan
Deborah A. Thomas
David Viviano
Justice of Supreme Court
JUDGE OF COURT OF APPEALS
4TH DISTRICT
INCUMBENT POSITION
Vote for not more than 3
Michael J. Kelly
Judge of Appeals Court
Amy Ronayne Krause
 Require a person who wishes to hunt wolves to
obtain a wolf hunting license.
Judge of Appeals Court
Patrick Murphy Meter
F
 Create a Wolf Management Advisory Council
for the purpose of making nonbinding
recommendations to the legislature regarding
the proper management of wolves.
OO
Judge of Appeals Court
PROPOSAL SECTION
Should this law be approved?
JUDGE OF CIRCUIT COURT
33RD CIRCUIT
NON-INCUMBENT POSITION
Vote for not more than 1
NO
PROPOSAL 14-2
A REFERENDUM OF PUBLIC ACT 21 OF 2013,
GRANTING THE NATURAL RESOURCES
COMMISSION THE POWER TO DESIGNATE
WOLVES AND CERTAIN OTHER ANIMALS AS
GAME WITHOUT LEGISLATIVE ACTION
PR
Roy C. Hayes III
YES
Mary Beth Kur
Public Act 21 of 2013 would:
 Allow the Natural Resources Commission
(NRC) to designate certain animals as game
for hunting purposes and establish the first
hunting season for game animals without
legislative action.
JUDGE OF DISTRICT COURT
90TH DISTRICT
INCUMBENT POSITION
Vote for not more than 1
James N. Erhart
Judge of District Court
INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL DISTRICT
 Continue the NRC’s designation of wolves as
game and allow the NRC to set a wolf hunting
season.
BOARD MEMBER
CHARLEVOIX-EMMET INTERMEDIATE
SCHOOL DISTRICT
 Grant the Legislature sole authority to remove a
species from the list of designated game
animals.
Vote for not more than 3
 Eliminate the $1.00 hunting and fishing licensing
fee for members of the military, whether
stationed inside or outside of Michigan, subject
to any lottery.
Thelma Chellis
Mary P. Jason
Thomas Johnson
 Give the NRC sole authority to regulate fishing.
Should this law be approved?
YES
NO
LOCAL SCHOOL DISTRICT
COUNTY
BOARD MEMBER
BEAVER ISLAND COMMUNITY
SCHOOLS
4 Year Term
GRANDVUE MEDICAL CARE FACILITY
MILLAGE
Vote for not more than 3
Janet C. Nank
Kathleen Speck
Angel Welke
Shall the previously voted increase in the 15-mill tax
limitation imposed under Article IX, Sec. 6 of the
Michigan Constitution on general ad valorem taxes
within the County of Charlevoix, State of Michigan,
be renewed at (.75) mills ($.75 per $1,000 of taxable
value) for the period of 2015 through 2018 inclusive
for Grandvue Medical Care Facility operating
purposes; shall the County levy such renewal in
millage for said purpose, thereby raising in the first
year an estimated $1,488,271.00?
Susan Myers
YES
NO
PARKS MILLAGE
BOARD MEMBER
BEAVER ISLAND COMMUNITY
SCHOOLS
Partial Term Ending 12/31/2016
Vote for not more than 3
Dave Avery
Judith Gallagher
Shall the tax limitation on the amount of general ad
valorem taxes which may be imposed on taxable
property in Charlevoix County, State of Michigan, be
increased by .15 mills (15 cents, $.15) per thousand
dollars ($1,000.00) of taxable value for a period of
four (4) years 2014 through 2017 inclusive, for the
purpose of parks and recreations capital purchases,
operating and programs? If approved and levied in
its entirety, it is estimated that the .15 mill would
raise an estimated $298,486 for the County when
first levied in 2014.
YES
NO
VOTE BOTH FRONT AND BACK OF BALLOT
BACK Card 53 RptPct 130 "St. James Township, Precinct 13"
YES
NO
OFFICIAL BALLOT
General Election
Tuesday, November 4, 2014
Charlevoix County, Michigan
Wilson Township, Precinct 15BC
PARTISAN SECTION
CONGRESSIONAL
STATE BOARDS
STRAIGHT PARTY TICKET
REPRESENTATIVE IN CONGRESS
1ST DISTRICT
TRUSTEE OF
MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY
Vote for not more than 1
Vote for not more than 2
Vote for not more than 1
Republican Party
Dan Benishek
Melanie Foster
Jerry Cannon
Jeff Sakwa
Loel Robert Gnadt
Faylene Owen
Ellis Boal
George J. Perles
Republican
Democratic Party
Republican
Democratic
Republican
Libertarian
Libertarian Party
Democratic
Green
Democratic
Libertarian
F
OO
Michael H. Miller
U.S. Taxpayers Party
LEGISLATIVE
STATE SENATOR
37TH DISTRICT
Green Party
Vote for not more than 1
Natural Law Party
PR
Vote for not more than 1
Republican
Mark Schauer
Lisa Brown
Democratic
Mary Buzuma
Scotty Boman
Libertarian
Mark McFarlin
Richard Mendoza
U.S. Taxpayers
Paul Homeniuk
Candace R. Caveny
Green
REPRESENTATIVE IN STATE
LEGISLATURE
105TH DISTRICT
Jay Calo
Michael Busuito
Democratic
Republican
Satish Jasti
Republican
Marilyn Kelly
STATE BOARDS
Democratic
MEMBER OF THE
STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION
Vote for not more than 2
Dana Alicia Thompson
Democratic
Dan Goebel
Libertarian
Brian Richard Wright
Libertarian
Maria Carl
Shari A. Matkin
Jonathan Tade Williams
Marc Joseph Sosnowski
Pamela Pugh Smith
Margaret Guttshall
Casandra E. Ulbrich
Latham T. Redding
Kimberly Moore
Yolanda Robson
Republican
Republican
Democratic
U.S. Taxpayers
U.S. Taxpayers
Green
Green
Natural Law
Gregory Scott Stempfle
Libertarian
John Adams
U.S. Taxpayers
Godfrey Dillard
Sherry A. Wells
James Lewis
Nikki Mattson
Libertarian
GOVERNOR OF
WAYNE STATE UNIVERSITY
Vote for not more than 2
Karen Adams
Democratic
Natural Law
Republican
Ruth Johnson
Republican
Green
Triston Cole
Libertarian
Vote for not more than 1
Green
Bridgette Guzman
Democratic
SECRETARY OF STATE
U.S. Taxpayers
Adam Adrianson
Phil Bellfy
Vote for not more than 1
Rick Snyder
Brian Nelson Calley
U.S. Taxpayers
Stephen J. Young
Terry Link
Democratic
GOVERNOR AND LIEUTENANT
GOVERNOR
Libertarian
Crystal Van Sickle
Wayne A. Schmidt
Republican
STATE
Raymond Moses
U.S. Taxpayers
Green
Natural Law
COUNTY
COUNTY COMMISSIONER
3RD DISTRICT
Robert Gale
Vote for not more than 1
Jason Robert Gatties
Ronald Reinhardt
U.S. Taxpayers
Natural Law
ATTORNEY GENERAL
Vote for not more than 1
Republican
REGENT OF THE
UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN
Vote for not more than 2
Tim LaCroix
Democratic
NONPARTISAN SECTION
Bill Schuette
Rob Steele
Mark Totten
Ronald Weiser
Justin M. Altman
Mike Behm
JUSTICE OF SUPREME COURT
8 Year Term
Gerald T. Van Sickle
Kathy White
Vote for not more than 2
John Anthony La Pietra
James Lewis Hudler
Republican
Democratic
Libertarian
U.S. Taxpayers
Green
Republican
Republican
Democratic
JUDICIAL
Democratic
Brian Zahra
Libertarian
Justice of Supreme Court
John Jascob
Richard Bernstein
Joe Sanger
Doug Dern
Christine C. Schwartz
Bill Murphy
Ian Swanson
James Robert Redford
Libertarian
CONGRESSIONAL
U.S. Taxpayers
UNITED STATES SENATOR
Vote for not more than 1
U.S. Taxpayers
Green
Terri Lynn Land
Republican
Gary Peters
Democratic
Jim Fulner
JUSTICE OF SUPREME COURT
Partial Term Ending 01/01/2017
INCUMBENT POSITION
Libertarian
Richard A. Matkin
U.S. Taxpayers
Chris Wahmhoff
Vote for not more than 1
Green
David Viviano
Justice of Supreme Court
Kerry L. Morgan
Deborah A. Thomas
VOTE BOTH FRONT AND BACK OF BALLOT
FRONT Card 56 RptPct 150-10 "Wilson Township, Precinct 15BC"
JUDICIAL
STATE
JUDGE OF COURT OF APPEALS
4TH DISTRICT
INCUMBENT POSITION
PROPOSAL 14-2
A REFERENDUM OF PUBLIC ACT 21 OF 2013,
GRANTING THE NATURAL RESOURCES
COMMISSION THE POWER TO DESIGNATE
WOLVES AND CERTAIN OTHER ANIMALS AS
GAME WITHOUT LEGISLATIVE ACTION
Vote for not more than 3
Michael J. Kelly
Judge of Appeals Court
Amy Ronayne Krause
Public Act 21 of 2013 would:
 Allow the Natural Resources Commission
(NRC) to designate certain animals as game
for hunting purposes and establish the first
hunting season for game animals without
legislative action.
Judge of Appeals Court
Patrick Murphy Meter
Judge of Appeals Court
 Continue the NRC’s designation of wolves as
game and allow the NRC to set a wolf hunting
season.
JUDGE OF CIRCUIT COURT
33RD CIRCUIT
NON-INCUMBENT POSITION
 Grant the Legislature sole authority to remove a
species from the list of designated game
animals.
Vote for not more than 1
Roy C. Hayes III
F
 Eliminate the $1.00 hunting and fishing licensing
fee for members of the military, whether
stationed inside or outside of Michigan, subject
to any lottery.
JUDGE OF DISTRICT COURT
90TH DISTRICT
INCUMBENT POSITION
Vote for not more than 1
James N. Erhart
 Give the NRC sole authority to regulate fishing.
Should this law be approved?
YES
NO
PR
Judge of District Court
OO
Mary Beth Kur
INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL DISTRICT
BOARD MEMBER
CHARLEVOIX-EMMET INTERMEDIATE
SCHOOL DISTRICT
Vote for not more than 3
Thelma Chellis
Mary P. Jason
Thomas Johnson
COUNTY
GRANDVUE MEDICAL CARE FACILITY
MILLAGE
Shall the previously voted increase in the 15-mill tax
limitation imposed under Article IX, Sec. 6 of the
Michigan Constitution on general ad valorem taxes
within the County of Charlevoix, State of Michigan,
be renewed at (.75) mills ($.75 per $1,000 of taxable
value) for the period of 2015 through 2018 inclusive
for Grandvue Medical Care Facility operating
purposes; shall the County levy such renewal in
millage for said purpose, thereby raising in the first
year an estimated $1,488,271.00?
YES
NO
PARKS MILLAGE
LOCAL SCHOOL DISTRICT
Shall the tax limitation on the amount of general ad
valorem taxes which may be imposed on taxable
property in Charlevoix County, State of Michigan, be
increased by .15 mills (15 cents, $.15) per thousand
dollars ($1,000.00) of taxable value for a period of
four (4) years 2014 through 2017 inclusive, for the
purpose of parks and recreations capital purchases,
operating and programs? If approved and levied in
its entirety, it is estimated that the .15 mill would
raise an estimated $298,486 for the County when
first levied in 2014.
BOARD MEMBER
BOYNE CITY PUBLIC SCHOOLS
Vote for not more than 3
Ross T. McLane
Jeff Mercer
Ken Schrader
YES
NO
VETERANS MILLAGE
PROPOSAL SECTION
STATE
PROPOSAL 14-1
A REFERENDUM OF PUBLIC ACT 520 OF 2012,
ESTABLISHING A HUNTING SEASON FOR
WOLVES AND AUTHORIZING ANNUAL WOLF
HUNTING SEASONS
Public Act 520 of 2012 would:
 Designate wolf as game for hunting purposes
and authorize the first wolf hunting season.
 Allow the Natural Resources Commission to
schedule annual wolf hunting seasons.
 Provide criminal penalties for the unlawful
possession or taking of wolves, but shield a
person who lawfully captures or destroys a wolf
from prosecution.
Shall the tax limitation on the amount of general ad
valorem taxes which may be imposed on taxable
property in Charlevoix County, State of Michigan,
under Article 9, Section 6 of the Michigan
Constitution, be increased by .1 mill (10 cents, $.1)
per thousand dollars ($1,000.00) of taxable value for
a period of four (4) years 2014 through 2017
inclusive, for the purpose of authorizing Charlevoix
County to equip, operate, maintain, to provide
monetary support and assistance services to
veterans through the County of Charlevoix Veterans
Affairs department? If approved and levied in its
entirety, it is estimated that the .1 mill would raise an
estimated $198,991 for the County when first levied
in 2014.
YES
NO
 Require a person who wishes to hunt wolves to
obtain a wolf hunting license.
 Create a Wolf Management Advisory Council
for the purpose of making nonbinding
recommendations to the legislature regarding
the proper management of wolves.
Should this law be approved?
YES
NO
VOTE BOTH FRONT AND BACK OF BALLOT
BACK Card 56 RptPct 150-10 "Wilson Township, Precinct 15BC"
OFFICIAL BALLOT
General Election
Tuesday, November 4, 2014
Charlevoix County, Michigan
Wilson Township, Precinct 15EJ
PARTISAN SECTION
CONGRESSIONAL
STATE BOARDS
STRAIGHT PARTY TICKET
REPRESENTATIVE IN CONGRESS
1ST DISTRICT
TRUSTEE OF
MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY
Vote for not more than 1
Vote for not more than 2
Vote for not more than 1
Republican Party
Dan Benishek
Melanie Foster
Jerry Cannon
Jeff Sakwa
Loel Robert Gnadt
Faylene Owen
Ellis Boal
George J. Perles
Republican
Democratic Party
Republican
Democratic
Republican
Libertarian
Libertarian Party
Democratic
Green
Democratic
Libertarian
F
OO
Michael H. Miller
U.S. Taxpayers Party
LEGISLATIVE
STATE SENATOR
37TH DISTRICT
Green Party
Vote for not more than 1
Natural Law Party
PR
Vote for not more than 1
Republican
Mark Schauer
Lisa Brown
Democratic
Mary Buzuma
Scotty Boman
Libertarian
Mark McFarlin
Richard Mendoza
U.S. Taxpayers
Paul Homeniuk
Candace R. Caveny
Green
REPRESENTATIVE IN STATE
LEGISLATURE
105TH DISTRICT
Jay Calo
Michael Busuito
Democratic
Republican
Satish Jasti
Republican
Marilyn Kelly
STATE BOARDS
Democratic
MEMBER OF THE
STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION
Vote for not more than 2
Dana Alicia Thompson
Democratic
Dan Goebel
Libertarian
Brian Richard Wright
Libertarian
Maria Carl
Shari A. Matkin
Jonathan Tade Williams
Marc Joseph Sosnowski
Pamela Pugh Smith
Margaret Guttshall
Casandra E. Ulbrich
Latham T. Redding
Kimberly Moore
Yolanda Robson
Republican
Republican
Democratic
U.S. Taxpayers
U.S. Taxpayers
Green
Green
Natural Law
Gregory Scott Stempfle
Libertarian
John Adams
U.S. Taxpayers
Godfrey Dillard
Sherry A. Wells
James Lewis
Nikki Mattson
Libertarian
GOVERNOR OF
WAYNE STATE UNIVERSITY
Vote for not more than 2
Karen Adams
Democratic
Natural Law
Republican
Ruth Johnson
Republican
Green
Triston Cole
Libertarian
Vote for not more than 1
Green
Bridgette Guzman
Democratic
SECRETARY OF STATE
U.S. Taxpayers
Adam Adrianson
Phil Bellfy
Vote for not more than 1
Rick Snyder
Brian Nelson Calley
U.S. Taxpayers
Stephen J. Young
Terry Link
Democratic
GOVERNOR AND LIEUTENANT
GOVERNOR
Libertarian
Crystal Van Sickle
Wayne A. Schmidt
Republican
STATE
Raymond Moses
U.S. Taxpayers
Green
Natural Law
COUNTY
COUNTY COMMISSIONER
3RD DISTRICT
Robert Gale
Vote for not more than 1
Jason Robert Gatties
Ronald Reinhardt
U.S. Taxpayers
Natural Law
ATTORNEY GENERAL
Vote for not more than 1
Republican
REGENT OF THE
UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN
Vote for not more than 2
Tim LaCroix
Democratic
NONPARTISAN SECTION
Bill Schuette
Rob Steele
Mark Totten
Ronald Weiser
Justin M. Altman
Mike Behm
JUSTICE OF SUPREME COURT
8 Year Term
Gerald T. Van Sickle
Kathy White
Vote for not more than 2
John Anthony La Pietra
James Lewis Hudler
Republican
Democratic
Libertarian
U.S. Taxpayers
Green
Republican
Republican
Democratic
JUDICIAL
Democratic
Brian Zahra
Libertarian
Justice of Supreme Court
John Jascob
Richard Bernstein
Joe Sanger
Doug Dern
Christine C. Schwartz
Bill Murphy
Ian Swanson
James Robert Redford
Libertarian
CONGRESSIONAL
U.S. Taxpayers
UNITED STATES SENATOR
Vote for not more than 1
U.S. Taxpayers
Green
Terri Lynn Land
Republican
Gary Peters
Democratic
Jim Fulner
JUSTICE OF SUPREME COURT
Partial Term Ending 01/01/2017
INCUMBENT POSITION
Libertarian
Richard A. Matkin
U.S. Taxpayers
Chris Wahmhoff
Vote for not more than 1
Green
David Viviano
Justice of Supreme Court
Kerry L. Morgan
Deborah A. Thomas
VOTE BOTH FRONT AND BACK OF BALLOT
FRONT Card 57 RptPct 150-20 "Wilson Township, Precinct 15EJ"
JUDICIAL
STATE
LOCAL SCHOOL DISTRICT
JUDGE OF COURT OF APPEALS
4TH DISTRICT
INCUMBENT POSITION
PROPOSAL 14-2
A REFERENDUM OF PUBLIC ACT 21 OF 2013,
GRANTING THE NATURAL RESOURCES
COMMISSION THE POWER TO DESIGNATE
WOLVES AND CERTAIN OTHER ANIMALS AS
GAME WITHOUT LEGISLATIVE ACTION
EAST JORDAN PUBLIC SCHOOLS
OPERATING MILLAGE RENEWAL
PROPOSAL
Vote for not more than 3
Michael J. Kelly
Judge of Appeals Court
Amy Ronayne Krause
Public Act 21 of 2013 would:
 Allow the Natural Resources Commission
(NRC) to designate certain animals as game
for hunting purposes and establish the first
hunting season for game animals without
legislative action.
Judge of Appeals Court
Patrick Murphy Meter
Judge of Appeals Court
This proposal will allow the school district to
levy the statutory rate of 18 mills on all
property, except principal residence and other
property exempted by law, required for the
school district to receive its revenue per pupil
foundation allowance and renews millage that
will expire with the 2014 tax levy.
Shall the currently authorized millage rate
limitation of 20.9316 mills ($20.9316 on each
$1,000 of taxable valuation) on the amount of
taxes which may be assessed against all
property, except principal residence and other
 Grant the Legislature sole authority to remove a
property exempted by law, in East Jordan
species from the list of designated game
Public Schools, Charlevoix and Antrim
animals.
Counties, Michigan, be renewed for a period of
 Eliminate the $1.00 hunting and fishing licensing 4 years, 2015 to 2018, inclusive, to provide
funds for operating purposes; the estimate of
fee for members of the military, whether
stationed inside or outside of Michigan, subject the revenue the school district will collect if the
millage is approved and 18 mills are levied in
to any lottery.
2015 is approximately $3,251,232 (this is a
 Give the NRC sole authority to regulate fishing. renewal of millage which will expire with the
2014 tax levy)?
Should this law be approved?
YES
YES
 Continue the NRC’s designation of wolves as
game and allow the NRC to set a wolf hunting
season.
JUDGE OF CIRCUIT COURT
33RD CIRCUIT
NON-INCUMBENT POSITION
Vote for not more than 1
F
Mary Beth Kur
JUDGE OF DISTRICT COURT
90TH DISTRICT
INCUMBENT POSITION
Vote for not more than 1
James N. Erhart
NO
PR
Judge of District Court
OO
Roy C. Hayes III
INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL DISTRICT
BOARD MEMBER
CHARLEVOIX-EMMET INTERMEDIATE
SCHOOL DISTRICT
Vote for not more than 3
Thelma Chellis
Mary P. Jason
Thomas Johnson
COUNTY
GRANDVUE MEDICAL CARE FACILITY
MILLAGE
Shall the previously voted increase in the 15-mill tax
limitation imposed under Article IX, Sec. 6 of the
Michigan Constitution on general ad valorem taxes
within the County of Charlevoix, State of Michigan,
be renewed at (.75) mills ($.75 per $1,000 of taxable
value) for the period of 2015 through 2018 inclusive
for Grandvue Medical Care Facility operating
purposes; shall the County levy such renewal in
millage for said purpose, thereby raising in the first
year an estimated $1,488,271.00?
YES
NO
PARKS MILLAGE
LOCAL SCHOOL DISTRICT
Shall the tax limitation on the amount of general ad
valorem taxes which may be imposed on taxable
property in Charlevoix County, State of Michigan, be
increased by .15 mills (15 cents, $.15) per thousand
dollars ($1,000.00) of taxable value for a period of
four (4) years 2014 through 2017 inclusive, for the
purpose of parks and recreations capital purchases,
operating and programs? If approved and levied in
its entirety, it is estimated that the .15 mill would
raise an estimated $298,486 for the County when
first levied in 2014.
BOARD MEMBER
EAST JORDAN PUBLIC SCHOOLS
Vote for not more than 3
Daniel J. Harris
Laura A. Snyder
Sarah Werth Malpass
YES
NO
VETERANS MILLAGE
PROPOSAL SECTION
STATE
PROPOSAL 14-1
A REFERENDUM OF PUBLIC ACT 520 OF 2012,
ESTABLISHING A HUNTING SEASON FOR
WOLVES AND AUTHORIZING ANNUAL WOLF
HUNTING SEASONS
Public Act 520 of 2012 would:
 Designate wolf as game for hunting purposes
and authorize the first wolf hunting season.
 Allow the Natural Resources Commission to
schedule annual wolf hunting seasons.
 Provide criminal penalties for the unlawful
possession or taking of wolves, but shield a
person who lawfully captures or destroys a wolf
from prosecution.
Shall the tax limitation on the amount of general ad
valorem taxes which may be imposed on taxable
property in Charlevoix County, State of Michigan,
under Article 9, Section 6 of the Michigan
Constitution, be increased by .1 mill (10 cents, $.1)
per thousand dollars ($1,000.00) of taxable value for
a period of four (4) years 2014 through 2017
inclusive, for the purpose of authorizing Charlevoix
County to equip, operate, maintain, to provide
monetary support and assistance services to
veterans through the County of Charlevoix Veterans
Affairs department? If approved and levied in its
entirety, it is estimated that the .1 mill would raise an
estimated $198,991 for the County when first levied
in 2014.
YES
NO
 Require a person who wishes to hunt wolves to
obtain a wolf hunting license.
 Create a Wolf Management Advisory Council
for the purpose of making nonbinding
recommendations to the legislature regarding
the proper management of wolves.
Should this law be approved?
YES
NO
VOTE BOTH FRONT AND BACK OF BALLOT
BACK Card 57 RptPct 150-20 "Wilson Township, Precinct 15EJ"
NO
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