Royal Oak November 2 Election Results

View election results for Royal Oak mayor, city commissioner and local proposals.

Local communities across the region head to the polls on November 2 to cast their ballots for city officials and local proposals. 

Royal Oak voters will cast their ballots for mayor, city commissioners, charter amendment proposals and a ballot proposal regarding the city’s Veterans War Memorial.

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Mayor
Commissioner
Commissioner – Partial Term
Proposal 1
Proposal 2
Proposal 3
Proposal 4
Proposal 5
Veterans War Memorial Preservation and Protection


Mayor

4 year term

Precincts reporting: 16 of 16 (100%)
Candidate Votes
Michael Fournier 9,328
Thomas Roth 5,299
TOTAL 14,627

*Includes write-ins


Commissioner

4-year term, 3 positions

Precincts reporting: 16 of 16 (100%)
Candidate Votes
Sharlan Douglas 7,729
Derrick George 4,642
Richard Karlowski 5,251
Brandon Kolo 8,046
Pamela Lidell 5,444
Melanie Macey 8,568
TOTAL 39,680

*Includes write-ins


Commissioner – Partial Term

Partial term ending 11/27/2023

Precincts reporting: 16 of 16 (16%)
Candidate Votes
Wililam Barnes 4,914
Monica Hunt 8,773
TOTAL 13,687

*Includes write-ins


Proposal 1

Proposal to Amend the City of Royal Oak Charter to Acknowledge Michigan State Law, Public Act 116 of 1954, as amended, controls elections in Michigan.

Precincts reporting: 16 of 16 (16%)
Response Votes
Yes 10,903
No 3,523
TOTAL 14,426

Proposal 2

Proposal to Amend the City of Royal Oak Charter allowing the City Assessor to designate a designee to attend meetings of the Board of Review

Precincts reporting: 16 of 16 (100%)
Response Votes
Yes 7,671
No 6,743
TOTAL 14,414

Proposal 3

Proposal to Amend the City of Royal Oak Charter concerning the Public Health Department and City Health Officer

Precincts reporting: 16 of 16 (100%)
Response Votes
Yes 8,634
No 5,616
TOTAL 14,250

Proposal 4

Proposed Amendment to Chapter 8, Section 11 of the Royal Oak City Charter to Allow for a Police, Fire and Emergency Medical Service Millage Renewal.

Precincts reporting: 16 of 16 (100%)
Response Votes
Yes 11,646
No 3,099
TOTAL 14,745

Proposal 5

Proposed Amendment to Chapter 8, Section 11(B) of the Royal Oak City Charter to Allow for a Renewal Refuse Collection, Disposal and Curbside Recycling Program Millage.

Precincts reporting: 16 of 16 (100%)
Response Votes
Yes 11,425
No 3,226
TOTAL 14,651

Ordinance 2021-07

Veterans War Memorial Preservation and Protection

Precincts reporting: 16 of 16 (100%)
Response Votes
For the ordinance 4,325
Against the ordinance 9,937
TOTAL 14,262

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