Highland Results: Meet Your New Supervisor Rick Hamill
Rick Hamill (R) won the general election and will serve as Highland Township Supervisor for the next four years.
The results are in, and while unofficial, residents in Highland have elected Rick Hamill (R) as Highland Township Supervisor.
With 8 of 8 precincts reporting in Highland, Republican Rick Hamill garnered 68.96 percent of the vote, while Democratic challenger Doug Bourgeois earned 30.78 percent of the vote.
The Highland Township Library Board will also see a new face with Christina Hamill being elected to the board, earning 17.85 percent of the vote.
Despite the large turnout and lines at precincts in Highland. Many voters reported a positive experience Tuesday.
"My wife and I voted at Highland Elementary, and it was, by far, the most pleasant voting experience we've ever had!," Darin Grosser said on the White Lake-Highland Patch Facebook page. "The staff was friendly and efficient ... and they had as many voting 'booths' as they had room for. Thank you for your service!"
Grosser said there were also several teenage volunteers helping out at the precinct, "(It was) very encouraging for the future! Their efforts were recognized."
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The following are the unofficial results of the local races in Highland:
|Highland Township Supervisor
|Rick Hamill||68.96% 6,564 votes
||30.78% 2,930 votes
|Highland Township Clerk||Results|
||98.55% 7,485 votes
|Highland Township Treasurer||Results|
|Judith Cooper||98.70% 7,354 votes
|Highland Township Trustee, 4 Positions
|Mary Pat Chynoweth||26.14% 6,489 votes
|Charles Dittmar||24.28% 6,027 votes
|Brian Howe||25.10% 6,230 votes
|Russ Tierney||23.86% 5,924 votes
|Library Board Director, 6 Positions||Results|
|Janey C. Bach||16.00% 3,417 votes
||18.71% 3,996 votes
|Christina Hamill||17.85% 3,812 votes
|Dawn Mecklenborg||15.95% 3,406 votes
|Gail D. Perrin||15.28% 3,263 votes
|Kathy Polidori||15.61% 3,333 votes|