Kalamazoo City Commission

Sehvilla Mann / WMUK

About 20 people gathered in front of Kalamazoo City Hall Monday evening to say they want to see more women in elected office. In particular, they said, they want to see more women serve on the Kalamazoo City Commission. The only female incumbent, Barb Miller, is not running again.

"KALAMAZOO, MI — Kalamazoo City Commission candidate Daniel VanSweden has withdrawn his candidacy, leaving the field of candidates for the Nov. 3 election at 14. VanSweden, a Westnedge Hill resident, withdrew his candidacy in a letter to the Kalamazoo Gazette dated Aug. 14, citing family reasons." (Kalamazoo Gazette)

"KALAMAZOO, MI - A memorial service for former Kalamazoo City Commission member and community volunteer Edward G. Gordon Jr. is set for Sept. 25 in Kalamazoo. Gordon died Wednesday July 29 in Kalamazoo." (MLive/Kalamazoo Gazette

"The Kalamazoo City Commission may have agreed to sell Eastern Hills Golf Course, but it doesn't appear the course will be shutting down any time soon. JTM Management agreed to buy the 27-hole course for $2.19 million with plans to redevelop the 230-acre property into commercial and residential properties." (Kalamazoo Gazette)

"KALAMAZOO, MI -- Kalamazoo voters will choose from packed field of 16 Kalamazoo City Commission candidates when they head to the polls Nov. 3 in what will be the first election where commissioners are elected separately from the city's mayor." (Kalamazoo Gazette)

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