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Date & Time        Place        Description
Monday, September 12, 2016
7 PM
Wixom Community Center
49015 Pontiac Trail
Wixom, MI 48393
District Court 52-1: Judge.
2 candidates, vote for 1 for a 6-year term
Coordinator: Judy Bateman
Co-sponsors: Oakland County Bar Association and Detroit Free Press

Watch a video of the forum at the OCBA's YouTube channel.

Tuesday, September 20, 2016
6 PM
County Commissioner's Auditorium
1200 N. Telegraph
Pontiac, MI 48341
Oakland County Probate and Circuit Court: Judges.
6-7 PM Probate Court
2 candidates, vote for 1 for a 6-year term
7:30-8:30 PM Circuit Court
2 candidates, vote for 1 for a 6-year term
Coordinator: Judy Bateman
Co-sponsors: Oakland County Bar Association and Detroit Free Press

Watch a video of this forum at CMNTV's website

Monday, September 26, 2016
7 PM
Doyle Center
7273 Wing Lake Road
Bloomfield Hills, MI 48301
Bloomfield Hills Schools Board of Education.
5 candidates, vote for 3 for a 4-year term
Coordinator: Judy Bateman
Tuesday, September 27, 2016
 
Farmington Hills City Hall Farmington HIlls COHA Candidates Night.
A forum introducing voters to candidates running for several offices was held on September 27, 2016. A video of the forum is available to watch via the SWOCC's YouTube channel. The forum featured candidates running for the following offices:

- County Executive
- State Representative District 37
- County Commission Districts 13, 14 and 21

Sponsor: COHA (Council Of Homeowner Associations)
Co-sponsors: League of Women Voters Oakland Area and Committee to Increase Voter Participation

Tuesday, September 27, 2016
7 PM
Sylvan Lake Community Center
2456 Pontiac Dr
Sylvan Lake, MI 48320
City Council: Sylvan Lake.
4 candidates, vote for 2 for 6-year terms
Coordinator: Judy Bateman

Watch this forum via West Bloomfield Civic Center TV's website

Thursday, September 29, 2016
7 PM
West Bloomfield High School
in the ICenter
4925 Orchard Lake Road
West Bloomfield, MI 48323
West Bloomfield School Board.
4 candidates, voter for 2 for 6-year terms
Coordinator: Jerry Burden

Watch this forum via West Bloomfield Civic Center TV's website

Friday, September 30, 2016
TBD
Cable TV 10 Farmington School Board.
Coordinator: Judy Bateman
The 13 candidates for Farmington Public School's Board of Education will be recording 3-minute individual interviews at the TV 10 facility. These will be played on TV 10 and on the District's Video-on-Demand site.
Monday, October 3, 2016
7 PM
Novi Community School District
Administration Building
25345 Taft Rd, Novi 48374
Novi Board of Education.
4 candidates, vote for 2 for 6-year term
Coordinator: Jerry Burden
Wednesday, October 5, 2016
7 PM
Birmingham Public Schools Administration Office
(adjacent to Groves High School)
31301 Evergreen
Beverly Hills, MI
Birmingham School Board.
7 candidates, vote for 4. The 2 highest vote totals have a 6-year term, the 3rd & 4th highest vote totals have 4-year terms.
Coordinator: Judy Bateman

Watch a video of this forum via BCTV's website.

Wednesday, October 5, 2016
7 PM
Geisler Middle School - Media Center
46720 W. Pontiac Trail
Commerce Township, MI 48390
Walled Lake Consolidated School Board.
6 candidates for 6-year terms, vote for 3
Coordinator: Judy Bateman
Co-sponsor: Walled Lake PTSA Council

Check the program guide at the Walled Lake Schools TV website for replay times of this forum.

Wednesday, October 19, 2016
7 PM
Milford High School
Media Center
2380 S. Milford Road
Highland, MI 48357
Huron Valley School Board.
9 candidates for 4-year terms, vote for 4
Coordinator: Jerry Burden