MI Election 2014: Aug. 5 Primary Could See Four Openly Gay Candidates Advance

BTL Staff
By | 2014-07-10T09:00:00-04:00 July 10th, 2014|Michigan, News|


Monday, July 7 was the last day to register to vote in the August 5 primary. This year all 83 counties will hold elections on that day so be sure you are registered and know where to vote by checking on any of the resource links below.

For BTL readers this primary season is especially exciting. We have four candidates who are openly gay and endorsed by BTL.

Garnet Lewis could be the first lesbian State Senator. She is running in the 32nd District which includes Saginaw, Zilwaukee, Tittabawassee Township, Frankenmuth and Swartz Creek. Check out the campaign website

Jon Hoadley is running for State Representative in the 60th District which includes Kalamazoo and Kalamazoo Township. Check out the campaign website

Jeremy Moss is running for State Representative in the 35th District which includes Southfield and Lathrup Village. Check out the campaign website

Rudy Serra is running for State Representative for the 27th District which is made up of several South Oakland County communities including Hazel Park, Ferndale, and Berkley. Check out the campaign website

Check here for your current status as a registered voter in Michigan

To register to vote, download and fill out this form from the Secretary of State’s website. You can also get a copy at your local Secretary of State branch located here

Register here for an absentee ballot

Check here for candidate listings in Primary on Tuesday, Aug. 5

Check here to find your senate and congressional district

Monday, July 7 – Last day to register for August 5 Primary Election
Tuesday, August 5 – Primary Election
Monday, October 6 – Last day to register for November 4 General Election
Tuesday, November 4 – General Election

Statewide Candidates

BTL Strongly Endorses the following candidates this fall:

Mark Schauer for Michigan Governor
http://markschauer.com/

Mark Totten for Michigan Attorney General
http://www.marktotten.com/

Gary Peters for U.S. Senate
http://www.petersformichigan.com/

Learn more about these and other candidates at:
The Michigan Democratic Party
http://www.michigandems.com/

Michigan Republican Party
http://www.migop.org/

Michigan Democratic LGBT & Allies Caucus
https://www.facebook.com/TheLGBTACaucusoftheMDP

About the Author:

BTL Staff
Between The Lines has been publishing LGBTQ-related content in Southeast Michigan since the early '90s. This year marks the publication's 25th anniversary.