As we look ahead to November’s elections, Dexter Patch is devoted to bringing you the information you need about every race in town. Here are five that locals are already talking about:
U.S. Rep. Tim Walberg: Rep. Walberg ousted incumbent Mark Schauer in 2010 and has since been crusading on a platform of health care reform. Walberg represents Michigan's 7th Congressional District and will face challenger Kurt Haskell of Newport for his seat in November.
Dexter Township Supervisor Pat Kelly: The township supervisor has been an adamant in Dexter. Kelly is seeking re-election to the board and will face challengers Kathryn M. Bowring, and James L. Drolett for township supervisor.
Lima Township Supervisor Ken Unterbrink: The township supervisor has been in office for 12 years and faces two Republican challengers in August.
County Commissioner Rob Turner: Commissioner Turner has operated Turner Electric Service, Inc. an electrical contracting company in Dexter, for the past 23 years. Turner will face Democrat opponent Kent Martinez-Kratz in November.