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Andrew Roth
Now serving as a reporter for the hyperlocal news website Flint Beat, Andrew Roth is a student journalist with a passion for politics, technology, culture, and their intersection. Andrew spent three years on the staff of his high school newspaper, The Blazer, holding the positions of head of business operations, digital editor-in-chief, and production manager. While serving on The Blazer’s staff, Andrew achieved a number of accolades, including becoming a four time White House press pooler and being the only high school student credentialed as press for the 2016 Republican National Convention, 2016 Democratic National Convention, Hillary for America’s election night event, and the 2017 Michigan State of the State address. If you have any questions, comments, concerns, queries, criticisms, or conundrums, you can email Andrew at rothreporter@gmail.com.
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Flint City Council Candidate Jerri Winfrey-Carter

Jerri Winfrey-Carter – Ward 5  Education:     B.S. in Chemistry; M.A. in Curriculum & Instruction; Ed.S. in Adult Education; Doctoral Candidate in Adult Education Occupation:   Associate Director of the St. Luke N.E.W. Life Adult Literacy Center Why do you feel you are a good fit for Flint City Council? I am a good fit for City […]

Flint City Council Incumbent Kate Fields

Kate Fields – Ward 4 Occupation: Flint City Councilwoman Why do you feel you are a good fit for Flint City Council? I have an extensive background (both academic and experiential) in Public Administration. BA and MPA in Public Administration from UM-Flint (Master’s is Rackham in Ann Arbor). I created and was Executive Director of a Flint […]

Flint City Council Incumbent Kerry Nelson

Kerry L. Nelson – Ward 3 Age: 53 Family: Father, Grandfather and a Family of 8 Siblings Occupation: Retired Banker Why do you feel you are a good fit for Flint City Council? I have been a Flint resident all my life and I have lived in the 3rd Ward for approximately 40 years. I can remember […]

Flint City Council Incumbent Eric Mays

Eric Mays – Ward 1 Age: 58 Family: Son of the late pastor Louis H. Mays and Rosie B. Mays, and I have a son Eric Mays Education: Graduated high school class of 1976, graduated Michigan State University with a Bachelor’s in Political Science and Pre-Law in the class of 1981 Occupation: Currently serves as […]

Attorney General Bill Schuette will be a “fantastic Governor” tweets President Trump

MICH. – President Donald Trump took to Twitter on Saturday, Sep. 16 to lend his support to Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette, who announced his bid to win the Republican nomination for governor on Wednesday, Sep. 13. “Attorney General Bill Shuette will be a fantastic Governor for the great State of Michigan,” Trump tweeted. “I […]

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Abdul El-Sayed has plans for Flint’s water crisis

FLINT, MI – Democratic gubernatorial candidate Abdul El-Sayed spoke to members of the Genesee County Democratic Party during their monthly meeting on Thursday, Sep. 14 about what he would do as governor to guide Flint through its ongoing water crisis. El-Sayed spent much of his time focusing on groups that he feels were disproportionately affected […]

Online fundraisers help Flint bookstore give back to the community

FLINT, MI – Citing the need to fund several community programs, Flint’s only bookstore, Totem Books, recently launched an online fundraising campaign. While Totem Books is involved in several charitable programs, including offering a section in their store of free books for “visitors who may not always have extra dollars in their budget to make […]

“We can’t undo the damage that has been done by the Snyder,” says candidate for governor

FLINT, MI – Four Democrats vying to be Michigan’s next governor met in Flint, Mich. on Saturday, Aug. 12 evening with messages of hope for the residents who have been affected by the city’s ongoing water crisis. “We need to elect a governor who will give the [Flint water] crisis the attention it demands. This […]