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Grand Rapids Politics

Information about politics and local officials in Grand Rapids.

Officials

Mayor - George Heartwell

Website: http://www.grand-rapids.mi.us/index.pl...

Email: mayor@grcity.us

Phone: (616) 456-3000

The cleanup is hosted by Wyoming Mayor Jack Poll, Grandville Mayor Steve Maas, Walker Mayor Mark Huizenga, and Grand Rapids Mayor George Heartwell.
The Ice Bucket Challenge that has been making the rounds on social media continues to raise money for ALS research.
Mayor George Heartwell's office announced Monday he'd take part in the annual Labor Day event dubbed Grand Crossings.
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City Manager - Kurt Kimball

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City Clerk - Lauri S. Parks

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Commissioner - Pete Hickey

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Commissioner - Dennis W. Swartout

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Commissioner - Dean Agee

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Commissioner - Richard Vander Molen

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Commissioner - Bill Hirsch

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Commissioner - Gordon Schrotenboer

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Commissioner - Tom Antor

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Commissioner - Jane M. Ruiter

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Commissioner - Walt Gutowski

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Commissioner - James Jendrasiak

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Commissioner - Bob Synk

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Commissioner - Brandon Dillon

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Commissioner - James Vaughn

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Commissioner - Jim Talen

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Commissioner - Matthew Hehl

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Commissioner - Roger Rycenga

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Commissioner - James Holtvluwer

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Commissioner - Robert Karsten

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Commissioner - Joyce Kortman

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Commissioner - Elias Lumpkins

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Commissioner - James B. White

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Commissioner - Roger C. Morgan

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Commissioner - Donald Disselkoen

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Commissioner - Dick Bulkowski

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Commissioner - Arthur S. Tanis

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Commissioner - Stan Ponstein

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Commissioner - Sandi Frost Parrish

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Commissioner - Keith Courtade

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Commissioner - Rosalynn Bliss

The days may be numbered for Rosalynn Bliss and other city commissioners if Grand Rapids voters choose Nov. 4 to enact municipal term limits.
Looking over the site plan for an expansion of Calvary Church, one thing jumped out at Second Ward City Commissioner Rosalynn Bliss: "It's all parking," she said.
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Commissioner - David LaGrand

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Commissioner - Theodore J. Vonk

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Commissioner - Philip Kuyers

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Commissioner - Harold Voorhees

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Commissioner - James C. Holtrop

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Commissioner - Carol Hennessy

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Commissioner - Gary Rolls

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County Administrator - Alan G. Vanderberg

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County Administrator - Daryl J. Delabbio

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County Clerk - Daniel C. Krueger

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County Clerk and Registrar - Mary Hollinrake

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Representative - Justin Amash

Party: Republican

He's not somebody who sits there and waits his turn, following the polite convictions of Congresses of old - Susan Demas, MLive political columnist U.S. Rep. Justin Amash said Brian Ellis ran a "disgusting despicable smear campaign" during Amash's victory speech in downtown Grand Rapids Tuesday, Aug. 5, 2014.
Aug. 06--U.S. Rep. Justin Amash survived a challenge Tuesday from businessman Brian Ellis in a west Michigan primary that, if nothing else, showed just how popular Amash is despite alienating some powerful elements of the mainstream Republican Party.
Amash after win: Ellis is 'what's wrong with politics' - GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. - After Republican U.S. Rep. Justin Amash beat challenger Brian Ellis in the Third Congressional District primary, he said Ellis's campaign was "disgusting" and "despicable."
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Representative - Bill Huizenga

Party: Republican

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State Representative - Peter MacGregor

Party: Republican

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State Representative - Roy Schmidt

Party: Democratic

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State Representative - Brandon Dillon

Party: Democratic

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State Representative - David Agema

Party: Republican

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State Representative - Lisa Posthumus Lyons

Party: Republican

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State Representative - Thomas Hooker

Party: Republican

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State Representative - Ken Yonker

Party: Republican

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State Senator - Arlan Meekhof

Party: Republican

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State Senator - Mark Jansen

Party: Republican

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State Senator - David Hildenbrand

Party: Republican

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