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A Star Studded Picnic

With a cast of 10 Democratic Candidates and elected officials this was the strongest showing at a Grand Traverse Democratic Picnic in memory. From LEFT to that other direction (of which we do not speak) Tom Wertz for County Commission, Bob Cooney for Judge, Dan O'Neil for State House, Kelly Tebay for MSU Trustee, Steve Horn for County Commission, Jim Page for State Senate, Linda Pepper for County Commission, Matt Morgan for US House, Teri Lyn Bernero for MSU Trustee, Paul Jarboe for Judge. Also present were Melissa Hogan for TCAPS Schoolboard, and Senator Gary Peters. Great food and great times.

Grand Opening for Dan O’Neil’s Campaign Office

If all the enthusiasm from those attending the opening of Dan O’Neil’s campaign office is any indication of the political environment heading toward November, Larry Inman has a big fight on his hands. The campaign office, located at 601 East State Street in Traverse City, was filled with people anxious to get busy spreading Dan’s message. City officials and politicians were also there in support. While nibbling on snacks, the group talked with campaign officials about how they can get involved. Matt and Angie Morgan showed up to take part in the celebration and offer their support to ensure the Blue Wave we are working for washes over the state this fall. Senator Gary Peters spoke about the

Joyful Dems Greet Senator Peters

On Wednesday, Aug 8, Senator Gary Peters held a “Dinner with Senator Peters” as part of his around the state motorcycle tour. It was a perfect night for the event. Dems had a strong turn out for the primary, Matt Morgan set a historical record for write in votes, we had a nearly full house for the event, and even the weather was excellent. We had a room full of buoyant candidates including Matt Morgan for US Congress, Jim Page for Michigan Senate, Dan O’Neil for Michigan House, Steve Horne for County Commission, and Tom Wertz for County Commission. After a delightful time mixing and chatting, the Senator gathered us for a Q&A session. I was able to capture some of the discussion: Social S

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