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Here are the November election hopefuls speaking at the 'Meet the Candidates' event in Ann Arbor

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ANN ARBOR – Ann Arbor residents will have an opportunity to hear from election hopefuls on Oct. 15 at the "Meet the Candidates" forum at Ann Arbor City Club (1830 Washtenaw Ave.).

The event is hosted by the Washtenaw County Medical Society and will take place from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

The candidate forum is free with an RSVP to events@wcms-mi.org.

Those interested are invited to attend the 6:30 p.m. dinner for $35 with an RSVP by Friday, October 12 to WCMS. Dinner is complimentary to WCMS members and medical students with RSVP.

Hear from candidates running for seats on city council, the Michigan House and Senate, the U.S. House and Senate, and those running for governor and county commissioner.

After each candidate has spoken, a Q&A session will follow.

Participating candidates are:

Ann Arbor City Council 

  • Ward 1: Jeff Hayner (D)
  • Ward 1: Ryan Hughes (I)
  • Ward 2 Kathy Griswold (D)
  • Ward 4: Joe Hood (I)
  • Ward 4: Elizabeth Nelson (D)

Washtenaw County Commissioner

  • District 2: Kevin Jardine (R)
  • District 2: Sue Shink (D)
  • District 8: Jason Morgan (D)
  • District 9: Katie Scott (D)

Michigan House

  • District 52: Donna Lasinski (D)
  • District 53: Jean Holland (R)
  • District 53: Yousef Rabhi (D)

Michigan Senate

  • District 18: Martin Church (R)
  • District 18: Jeff Irwin (D)
  • District 22: Adam Dreher (D)


  • Keith Butkovich (Natural Law)
  • Jennifer Kurland (Green Party) 
  • Todd Schleiger (US Taxpayers)

U.S. House

  • District 12: Debbie Dingell (D)
  • District 12: Jeff Jones (R)
  • District 12: Niles Nieumuth (Socialist Equality)
  • District 12: Gary Walkowicz (Working Class)

U.S. Senate

  • Marcia Squier (Green)

For more information, check out the event's Facebook page.

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