Manistee News Advocate, August 31, 2018
Libertarians to host public forum for upcoming election
By MNA staff
MANISTEE — Several candidates running in the November election have added their names to the agenda for the upcoming Libertarian Candidate Forum, including non-partisan candidates running for Manistee City Council.
The public is invited to this event, which will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Sept. 12 at the Days Inn Manistee, located at 1462 Manistee Highway in Manistee.
Candidates will be invited to speak for 5-10 minutes, regarding their reason for running and what they feel the most important issue is for Northern Michigan.
In addition to the candidates for city council, those in attendance are expected to include Libertarian candidates for governor, Secretary of State, Manistee County commissioner, Arcadia Township supervisor, and MSU Board of Trustees.
Bill Gelineau, who is the Libertarian candidate for governor, is expected to come from Grand Rapids. He recently won the “first ever” Libertarian primary for governor.
Gregory Stempfle, from the Detroit area, is the Libertarian candidate for Secretary of State.
Local Libertarian candidate David Holmer is running for a position on the Manistee County Board of Commissioners.
Robert Clark is a Libertarian running for township supervisor in Arcadia. Clark is a licensed builder and Master Excavator, and runs Arcadia Valley Enterprises.
Also expected to attend is Tim Orzchowski, Libertarian candidate for MSU Board of Trustees.
Local non-partisan candidates include city council candidates mayor James Smith and his opponent Michael Szymanski, as well as mayor pro-tem Roger Zielinski.
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