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                                  Lansing Regional

                                  Chamber Endorsed

                                  Candidates Score Big

                                  Wins in August Primary


        CANDIDATES ENDORSED BY THE LANSING REGIONAL   Ingham County Board of Commissioners
        CHAMBER OF COMMERCE POLITICAL ACTION      1st District: Vic Celentino (D)
        COMMITTEE (LRC-PAC) scored big wins during the   3rd District: Derrell Slaughter (D)
        Aug. 4 primary election. 96 percent of LRC-PAC   4th District: Bryan Crenshaw (D)
        endorsed candidates have successfully advanced to   9th District: Erin Graham (D)
        the November general election.            12th District: Mark Polsdofer (D)
                                                  13th District: Randy Schafer (R)
        “We are pleased that voters are clearly aligned
        with the priorities we announced in making our   Delhi Township
        endorsements earlier this summer,” said  Tonia   Supervisor: John Hayhoe (R)
        Olson, chair, LRC-PAC Board of Directors. “We   Trustee: Patrick Brown (D)
        need elected officials ready to do the hard work of   Trustee: Stuart Goodrich (R)
        overcoming the setbacks that have occurred due
        to the COVID-19 pandemic, and are prepared   Delta Township:
        to ensure local budgets are fiscally sound  while   Supervisor: Ken Fletcher (D)
        continuing to provide core services to residents.”  Clerk: Mary Clark (D)
                                                  Treasurer: Dennis Fedewa (D)                   Become a business
        “In  these  uncertain  times,  voters  certainty  made   Trustee: Fonda Brewer (D)
        it clear that experience and effective leadership   Trustee: Andrea Cascarilla (D)       member today!
        matters,” said Steve Japinga, vice president of public   Trustee: Karen Mojica (D)
        affairs, Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce.
        “The primary results are a step in the right direction   Meridian Township:              •  Business checking and savings
        for our region. Now, it is on to November.”   Supervisor: Ron Styka (D)                  •  Business VISA  credit card options
                                                   Clerk: Deborah Guthrie (D)
        The bipartisan list LRC-PAC endorsed candidates   Treasurer: Phil Deschaine (D)          •  SBA-guaranteed business loans
        that secured victory in the primary election includes:  Trustee: Patricia Herring-Jackson (D)
                                                  Trustee: Dan Opsommer (D)                      •  Treasury management/ACH
        Clinton County Board of Commissioners     Trustee: Courtney Wisinski (D)
        1st District: Kam Washburn (R)                                                           •  Business lines of credit
        2nd District: David Pohl (R)              The LRC- PAC’s endorsement process includes a
        3rd District: Bruce DeLong (R)             review of a candidate’s past performance, a written   Whether you’re a budding entrepreneur
        4th District: Ken Mitchell (R)             questionnaire, and in some cases, an in-person   or a generations-old shop, CASE Credit
        5th District: Bob Showers (R)              interview.  Only after this process is completed   Union has a business solution for you.
        6th District: Dwight Washington (D)        and a vote of the LRC-PAC Board is taken can
        7th District: Adam Stacey (R)              a candidate be endorsed and be considered for   Call 517.393.7710, visit
                                                   financial support.  LRC-PAC will be making    or stop into one of our seven branch
        Eaton County Board of Commissioners        additional general election endorsements after the
        1st District: Rob Piercefield (D)          primary.  n                                   locations for more information.
        3rd District: Terrance Augustine (D)
        13th District: Jim Mott (R)

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