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Wednesday, August 3, 2016

For Township Supervisor: Leo Savoie bests Dave Thomas by votes 452 votes out of 8042 votes cast..

It was Satchel Page who famously said don't look back something may be gaining on you.  In it's edition published just the election before Tuesday's  election. Downtown Magazine dismissed David Thomas as  one  more than willing to  accept the half truth by the Township Treasurer and has shown himself to be part of the fringe group of malcontents who either do not seek the truth or do not understand it.

  The surprising thing is that  most people outside Bloomfield Township prior to the yesterday's election had never heard of Dave Thomas and those  inside the township by the votes cast  apparently did did not consider him the evil incarnate.

A Year and a half ago ,  Supervisor Leo  Savoie was at the top of his game, as the Man who stood up to DTE and unannounced Ground to Sky Tree trimming, The Law's laid down  by Leo for future  dealings with the utility by the Township  were copied far and wide and for lack of a better term. could be called Leo Laws.

This publication liked Leo because  his well orchestrated  meetings ran under  two hours and he gave the dissidents their due in terms time of  at public hearings.





The  4244  votes Thomas did not get may have been from voters who realized Leo was still need to land the and plane take off  again.The 3792 votes Dave Thomas recieved gets him,  and what he says serious consideration in a Township of 40,000.

Buckley, Barnett, Schostak, and Walsh win seats on Township Board.









Here is where the candidates won or lost.

Choice
Precinct
Absentee
Total
Percent
Jeffrey Axt
1,741
1,542
3,283
11.91%
Neal Barnett
1,808
1,765
3,573
12.96%
Kirk R. Brannock
1,820
1,574
3,394
12.31%
David B. Buckley
2,125
1,897
4,022
14.59%
Geoff Hockman
1,480
1,438
2,918
10.58%
Corinne Khederian
1,548
1,572
3,120
11.32%
Michael Schostak
1,915
1,905
3,820
13.85%
Dani Walsh
1,838
1,586
3,424
12.42%
 David Buckley was overwhelming at both the precinct and with absentee voters.   His  2125  precinct votes was unequalled.the best record vote. Maybe he should have run for supervisor.  Michael Schostak had almost perfect balance between his absentee and  precinct which is good for style points.  Dani Walsh was  a heavy hitter at the polls indicating a good election day get out  the vote organization.
Here you begin to see a pattern.  Incumbents do their best with the presumed older stay at home voter who  might have voted months  earlier. when Leo was the gold standard.

Candidates Axt,  and Brannock did well at the precinct level but came up approximately 300 votes short with the  write ins.That  is traditionally a rookie mistake which should  not discourage them from  future campaigns.

Candidates Hockman and  incumbent Khederain also achieved the perfect balance championed by skating coaches and Political advisors but too few votes to make it matter. later was hampered by an illness in the family. the former by being new. Both ran  the "Together we can keep good going ! " Leo Savoie inspired slate.
If the not always loyal opposition needed a moniker Downtown Magazine had plenty. The Publisher of Downtown in edition before the Election wrote, "(Dan) Devine has managed to assemble a  
assembled a clown car of candidates for all the offices in August GOP Primary."

That by itself  accomplished on short notice in the dog days of summer by a much maligned leader is rather impressive and the election returns indicate that.






WARD
Jeffrey Axt
Neal Barnett
Kirk R. Brannock
David B. Buckley
Geoff Hockman
Corinne Khederian
Michael Schostak
Dani Walsh
Total
1
75
128
68
87
103
103
151
70
785
2
43
85
53
58
66
75
75
46
501
3
104
156
107
137
122
130
168
117
1,042
4
126
102
140
160
85
100
102
135
951
5
71
118
66
79
76
86
141
61
698
6
176
113
156
217
95
97
138
169
1,162
7
50
53
47
60
49
55
62
53
430
8
169
288
189
221
357
281
342
178
2,025
9
152
183
148
187
170
152
181
141
1,314
10
115
170
114
156
91
132
168
162
1,108
11
143
160
152
168
121
126
160
153
1,183
12
159
88
178
167
66
74
81
145
958
14
89
107
118
110
100
103
123
95
845
15
193
130
157
190
117
123
143
156
1,211
16
60
90
67
64
77
85
106
73
622

Jeffrey Axt
Neal Barnett
Kirk R. Brannock
David B. Buckley
Geoff Hockman
Corinne Khederian
Michael Schostak
Dani Walsh
Total
17
69
128
84
85
100
100
137
94
802
18
49
46
62
58
36
37
47
48
383
19
131
71
128
141
46
56
69
133
777
20
74
147
91
114
114
120
153
73
887
21
88
63
104
125
46
66
60
94
646
22
180
113
161
188
98
107
109
176
1,132
23
103
149
107
132
110
122
155
123
1,002
24
63
171
57
83
123
150
167
70
884
25
94
111
86
108
84
98
108
97
786
26
13
14
14
17
7
11
16
13
105
27
123
85
130
170
52
68
72
127
828
28
49
32
49
57
23
28
41
46
325
29
55
72
49
81
78
61
78
61
535
30
115
82
132
127
71
77
93
123
820
31
107
181
145
148
135
165
202
136
1,220
Precinct
Jeffrey Axt
Neal Barnett
Kirk R. Brannock
David B. Buckley
Geoff Hockman
Corinne Khederian
Michael Schostak
Dani Walsh
Total
32
101
78
104
128
65
70
102
112
760
33
144
59
131
199
35
62
70
144
845
Total:
3,283
3,573
3,394
4,022
2,918
3,120
3,820
3,424
27,572
WARD
Jeffrey Axt
Neal Barnett
Kirk R. Brannock
David B. Buckley
Geoff Hockman
Corinne Khederian
Michael Schostak
Dani Walsh
Total
1
75
128
68
87
103
103
151
70
785
2
43
85
53
58
66
75
75
46
501
3
104
156
107
137
122
130
168
117
1,042
4
126
102
140
160
85
100
102
135
951
5
71
118
66
79
76
86
141
61
698
6
176
113
156
217
95
97
138
169
1,162
7
50
53
47
60
49
55
62
53
430
8
169
288
189
221
357
281
342
178
2,025
9
152
183
148
187
170
152
181
141
1,314
10
115
170
114
156
91
132
168
162
1,108
11
143
160
152
168
121
126
160
153
1,183
12
159
88
178
167
66
74
81
145
958
14
89
107
118
110
100
103
123
95
845
15
193
130
157
190
117
123
143
156
1,211
16
60
90
67
64
77
85
106
73
622

Jeffrey Axt
Neal Barnett
Kirk R. Brannock
David B. Buckley
Geoff Hockman
Corinne Khederian
Michael Schostak
Dani Walsh
Total
17
69
128
84
85
100
100
137
94
802
18
49
46
62
58
36
37
47
48
383
19
131
71
128
141
46
56
69
133
777
20
74
147
91
114
114
120
153
73
887
21
88
63
104
125
46
66
60
94
646
22
180
113
161
188
98
107
109
176
1,132
23
103
149
107
132
110
122
155
123
1,002
24
63
171
57
83
123
150
167
70
884
25
94
111
86
108
84
98
108
97
786
26
13
14
14
17
7
11
16
13
105
27
123
85
130
170
52
68
72
127
828
28
49
32
49
57
23
28
41
46
325
29
55
72
49
81
78
61
78
61
535
30
115
82
132
127
71
77
93
123
820
31
107
181
145
148
135
165
202
136
1,220
Precinct
Jeffrey Axt
Neal Barnett
Kirk R. Brannock
David B. Buckley
Geoff Hockman
Corinne Khederian
Michael Schostak
Dani Walsh
Total
32
101
78
104
128
65
70
102
112
760
33
144
59
131
199
35
62
70
144
845
Total:
3,283
3,573
3,394
4,022
2,918
3,120
3,820
3,424
27,572