Oakland County Executive Dave Coulter wins Democratic nomination

Posted at 11:44 AM, Aug 05, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-05 11:45:01-04

OAKLAND COUNTY, Mich. (WXYZ) — Oakland County Executive Dave Coulter won the Democratic primary against opponent Andy Meisner.

Meisner, who is the Oakland County Treasurer was vying for the nominee for the partial term that would end Dec. 31, 2020, and the next four-year term.

“I am grateful that voters judged me by my record as County Executive and validated the work we are doing to manage the COVID-19 pandemic, recover economically and bring progressive change to Oakland County,” Coulter said in a press release.

“I believe my collaborative leadership style – and record of accomplishments with the Board of Commissioners – around our “Oakland Together” vision is what citizens want to see from their public officials. We certainly have more work to do and I’m looking forward to making our case to voters in November.”

Coulter will face Republican challenger Mike Kowall in the November election.