109th District candidate

MARQUETTE, MI--   Democratic candidate for Michigan’s 109th House seat, Sara Cambensy, is speaking out against campaign contribution bills headed to Governor Rick Snyder’s desk. 

The bills would let political candidates ask for unlimited amounts of money for Super PACs. Super PACs aren’t allowed to give money to candidates or political parties, but can spend as much as they want independent of the campaigns.


MARQUETTE, MI--   A Republican has announced his candidacy for the Michigan House of Representatives 109th District. 

Marquette Area Public Schools Board President Rich Rossway says he wants to put an end to partisan politics and the “us-vs-them” mentality. In a press release Rossway said he wants to focus on adequate funding for U.P. schools and seamless access to health care for veterans.

Rossway is the fifth person to announce a run for the seat left open when John Kivela passed away in May.

LIMESTONE TOWNSHIP, MI--   Tom Curry, a Democrat of Limestone Township in Alger County, has declared his candidacy for the 109th District of the Michigan State House of Representatives, formerly held by the late John Kivela. 

Curry’s 200-plus nominating petition signatures were turned in to Lansing on May 30th for the primary election to be held on August 8, 2017.


Marquette, MI - A Marquette City Commissioner has thrown her hat in the ring for the 109th State House of Representatives seat. Sara Cambensy made her announcement yesterday (Tuesday at the Peter White Library in Marquette. Cambensy says she chose the date of her announcement to coincide with ‘Tax Day’ because – quote - the most important issues our state needs to address revolve around our tax dollars and how they are being spent in Lansing – end quote.