FLINT, MI – At least three districts will have a new representative on the Genesee County Board of Commissioners next year, and other seats are also up for grabs in the Nov. 3 election.
In Districts 1 and 2, incumbent Bryant Nolden and Charles Winfrey — both Democrats — are unopposed and on the ballot. Newcomer Domonique Clemons, also a Democrat, is unopposed in District 4, and incumbent Shaun Shumaker, R-Fenton Twp., also has no opposition.
There are contested races in Districts 3, 5, 7, 8 and 9.
The nine-member county commission is the governing board and policy-making body of county government with each commissioner representing a specific area of the county. It is in charge of developing and approving county policy, including setting of the county’s budget.
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