Local candidates in upcoming election to appear at campus forum

contact: Deanne Puca
| WMU News
Photo of people waiting to vote.

Get information on candidates ahead of voting Nov. 6.

KALAMAZOO—The public is invited to meet several candidates for local, state and federal office and obtain voter information on the upcoming Nov. 6 general election at a free event Thursday, Oct. 25, on the campus of Western Michigan University.

Sponsored by the Western Student Association, local candidates will be available from 7 to 9 p.m. in 157 Bernhard Center. Tables will be set up for candidates to display information and speak directly with students. WSA will be providing refreshments to candidates and attendees. The event also will feature general nonpartisan voter information.

The following is a list of confirmed participants, and additional candidates are expected to attend.


U.S. Senate

  • Scotty Bowman, Libertarian

State House 60th District

  • Sean McCann, Democrat
  • Mike Perrin, Republican

 Kalamazoo County Commissioner, District 3

  • Anthony Dugal, Republican

Kalamazoo County Commissioner, District 5

  • Julie Rogers, Democrat
  • David Worthams, Republican

Kalamazoo County Commissioner, District 6

  • Nasim Ansari, Republican
  • Tom Novak, Democrat

Kalamazoo County Drain Commissioner

  • Pat Crowley, Democrat

Kalamazoo County Prosecutor

  • Jeffery Getting, Democrat
  • Scott Pierangeli, Republican

Kalamazoo County Sheriff

  • Richard Fuller, Democrat
  • Ward Lawrence, Republican

Kalamazoo County Treasurer

  • Mary Balkema, Republican
  • Grace Borgfjord, Democrat

For more information, contact wsa-politicalaffairs@wmich.edu.