Traverse Connect Candidate Forum
Please join us for a discussion with candidates hoping to represent Northern Michigan in the state legislature. We will cover issues that are critical to the business community in Northern Michigan, like talent attraction, housing and childcare.
Joining us for the conversation will be:
Based in Grand Rapids, Eric Lloyd travels the state following politicians and stories at the state and federal level. Eric worked for 9&10 News, covering a variety of topics in Northern Michigan from 2010 - 2015 and returned in 2018 in his current position. Eric works to give Northern Michigan insight and a voice in the political side of the state that they haven't had before. He has covered more than a dozen Presidential rallies, interviewed Governor Whitmer nearly 100 times and moderated a Republican gubernatorial primary in May. A lifelong Michigander, he grew up in the Detroit area and graduated from Central Michigan University.
For additional information on the new legislative districts and background information on candidates, please visit the following links:
Running for Senate District 37
Representative John Damoose
Running for House District 103
Commissioner Betsy Coffia
Representative Jack O'Malley
Running for House District 104
Representative John Roth