MARCH 2013

Lon Johnson is our new MDP Chair.

For our proposed SADC bylaws changes,
please click on "About Us" and then "Bylaws"

For our county party's Events Calendar, please go to http://www.saginawdems.org     

Local Offices & Candidates
Michael P. O'Hare
District 1 County Commissioner
Local
Reelected in 2008. O'Hare is our current Chair of the Saginaw County Commissioners Board. - A retired GM worker and U.S. Army veteran, he has also served as Chesaning Township Supervisor.

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Cheryl M. Hadsall
District 3 County Commissioner
Local
The Board Chairperson for 2006-2008, Cheryl Hadsall was first appointed to the Board in February 2002 and has served there since.

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Pat Campbell
District 5 County Commissioner
Local
A thirty year employee at Saginaw Steering Gear/ Delphi, Pat Campbell has served on the Board of Directors of Health Plus of Michigan.

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Eddie F. Foxx
District 6 County Commissioner
Local
Reelected in 2010 - Employed as an engineer at Delphi Saginaw Steering Systems, Foxx is a former County Commissioner and longtime community activist.

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Robert M. (Moe) Woods, Jr.
District 7 County Commissioner
Local
Reelected in 2008 - "Moe" Woods has been elected to the County Board of Commissioners for ten two year terms, and has represented District 7 continuously since 1993. He is a barber shop owner.

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Carl E. Ruth
District 8 County Commissioner
Local
Reelected in 2008 - A Delta College Academic Advisor, Carl Ruth is a graduate of Western Michigan University (B.S. in Political Science) and Central Michigan University (Masters in Education Adm.).

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Michael J. Hanley
District 9 County Commissioner
Local
First elected County Commissioner in 2008 and Reelected in 2010. He is a former Saginaw City councilman, state House Democratic Leader and current President of UAW Local 699.

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Bregitte Braddock
District 10 County Commissioner
Local
Elected as the County Board Chairperson for 2009. On the board since 1995, Bregitte Braddock is a Production Control and Logistics Manager at Delphi Steering Systems.

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Timothy M. Novak
District 15 County Commissioner
Local
The newly elected Vice Chairman of the Board, he was first elected in 2002. He also won elections in 2004, 2006, and 2008.

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Janet Boes
Circuit Court Judge
Local
In 2008, Governor Jennifer Granholm appointed Janet as judge for the State of Michigan Tenth Judicial Circuit – Saginaw County. Judge Boes will be on the ballot for the first time in 2010.

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Candidate Details
Eddie F. Foxx
District 6 County Commissioner
Local

Background
Eddie Foxx previously served as County Commissioner for 10 years (2000-2010). He has also been a Bridgeport Township Trustee (4 years), Bridgeport Planning Commissioner (10 years)- including 4 years as Chairman, and President of the Southfield Village Improvement Association (21 years).

His civic involvement includes service with:
Community Action Committee (CAC), Saginaw County Public Health Board, Saginaw County Substance Abuse Treatment and Prevention Services, Michigan State Extension Council, Courts & Public Safety Committee, 911 Authority, Michigan Works: Job Training Consortium Committee, Bridge Center for Racial Harmony, Bridgeport Liberty Park Improvement Committee, Bridgeport Library Expansion Committee, Bridgeport Community Improvement Task Force, Southfield Village Improvement Association, Zion Baptist Church - Deacon Board and Usher Board, Buena Vista First Robotic Lego League, and the Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity.

He earned a Bachelor's Degree in Industrial Technology from North Carolina A & T in Greensboro (1971). He was a 1967 graduate of Chatham High School in Siler City, N.C.

Statement
"I believe County government should be proactive in issues such as safety, health care, environment, economic development and jobs. I believe our residents have a right to a high quality of life in all of our communities. I have worked for these goals in the past. I come before you with years of proven leadership and experience in our community and in local and county governments. I am asking for your support in this election so that I can work for the betterment of the citizens of the 6th District and Saginaw County."

"I have been a Saginaw County resident about 30 years. I am employed with Delphi Automotive as a Sr. Engineer. My wife and I have been married for 33 years and raised our three children in Saginaw County. I have been and I still am active in community issues throughout the 6th District."

"My community involvement is a trait I believe I got from my Grandmother, who was active and involved in her community for most of her 99 years of life. I know how important it is to get involved for the improvement and well being of the communities in which we live."

Candidate or campaign can contact sadc_communications@yahoo.com or call (989) 497-0217 to provide further biographical material.

Comments
Eddie Foxx is a SADC member.

Opposing Candidate Information
Unopposed.

The district includes northern Bridgeport Township, southeastern Buena Vista Township and south eastern Saginaw.

Proposals
Campaign Message:

"Eddie Foxx: For Positive and Progressive Change for County Government".