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If Donald Trump is a drag on the Republican ticket it could become very apparent in one Southwest Michigan state House race. 



Iden, Hoadley Propose Active Shooter Alert Bills

Mar 14, 2016

There’s a bipartisan effort at the state Capitol to create a statewide active shooter alert system. It comes after a shooting spree in Kalamazoo last month that left six people dead and two seriously injured.
State Rep. Brandt Iden (R-Oshtemo Twp.) lives near Kalamazoo.

“I was on Stadium Drive getting gas at about the same time that the shooter would have been traveling down Stadium Drive,” said Iden.

"PORTAGE, MI -- A United Methodist pastor announced he will try again to win the seat representing the 61st District of the Michigan House as a Democrat." (Kalamazoo Gazette)

Margaret O'Brien did not seek re-election to House so she could run for state Senate


Brandt Iden is one of the youngest members ever on Kalamazoo County's Board of Commissioners. The owner of a small real estate management firm says job growth and the economy are the main reasons he's running for state house.