CANDIDATE DEBATES AND FORUMS


June 22, 2014:  Candidate Forum at Oakland University

   (Sponsored by the League of Women Voters)

   Video of All Candidates (YouTube)

 

July 8, 2014: Candidate Forum in Hamburg Township

   Ken Darga’s opening statement (video)
   Ken Darga’s Q&A (video)

(Topics covered in Q&A include: my history in the Democratic party; protecting seniors; gun rights; dealing with lack of seniority in Congress; legalizing marijuana; drug testing of welfare recipients; veterans’ health care; Obamacare; regulation of pipelines; the situation in Iraq.)

   All four Democratic candidates (video)
   Both Republican candidates (video)

INTERVIEWS

Video interviews by WLNS (Channel 6, Lansing)

    Democratic candidate Ken Darga (video)
    Democratic candidate Susan Grettenberger (video)
    Democratic candidate Jeff Hank (video)
    Democratic candidate Eric Schertzing (video)
    Republican candidate Mike Bishop (video)
    Republican candidate Tom McMillin (video)

Audio interviews by Scott Bame, for the program Under the Trees in East Lansing
(Each interview begins after approximately 2min 45sec of introductory comments.)

   Democratic candidate Ken Darga (mp3)
   Democratic candidate Susan Grettenberger (mp3)
   Democratic candidate Jeff Hank (mp3)
   Democratic candidate Eric Schertzing (mp3)
   Green Party candidate James Casha (mp3)
   Libertarian candidate James Weeks II (mp3)

(The two Republican candidates declined to be interviewed.)

CANDIDATE PROFILES

League of Women Voters

   Profile of Democratic and Republican candidates   

MLive

   MLive profile of Ken Darga
   MLive profile of all 8th District candidates

Rochester Post

   Brief profiles of all 8th District Candidates

Detroit Free Press / Lansing State Journal / Livingston Press & Argus

   Sample Ballot and Candidate Comparison

(After clicking this link, you can enter your address to view all the ballot proposals and candidates for your area.  You can also select two candidates and compare their positions on a series of issues.)

CANDIDATE WEBSITES

   Democratic candidate Ken Darga  
   Democratic candidate Susan Grettenberger
   Democratic candidate Jeff Hank
   Democratic candidate Eric Schertzing
   Green Party candidate James Casha
   Libertarian candidate James Weeks II
   Republican candidate Mike Bishop
   Republican candidate Tom McMillin

 

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