By Jim Jacek
This week’s meet the candidate feature is Michael I. Mizzi, running for city clerk. Michael has been in the city clerk’s office since December 1995 starting as a part timer. Beverly Kelley was the city clerk back then, and she brought Michael aboard to help out. In August 1999, He was appointed by the mayor and council as the deputy elections clerk, until 2002 when he was appointed the deputy city clerk. John Weise came into office in 2003 and served under him for 4 years. Michael ran for the office of city clerk in 2007 and won. He also won the next two elections after that. In 2019 Michael Mizzi is running for his 4th term as city clerk. Michael went to Cabrini for both grade school and high school, graduating in 1994. After high school, he went to Henry Ford Community College for 2 years, and then Western Michigan University. Michael worked on Fridays and weekends during election time in the clerk’s office while attending school. In 2001, Michael married Jennifer McDonald. They now have 3 children, Matthew is 13 and attends Allen Park Middle School. Jacob is 8 years old and attends Bennie Elementary, and just as of April 19, 2019, has a daughter Maya. He is an assistant leader in both Cubscouts and Boyscouts. He lives on Cortland in Allen Park, and lived in southern Allen Park on Kennebec Street during his childhood . He is running for city clerk again, because he loves what he does, and he loves serving the citizens of Allen Park. Be sure to vote for him on November 5.
Michael feels out of the many functions of the Clerk’s Office the most important is election security, from voter registration to the equipment used on election day. Michael will always strive to improve the integrity of security throughout the entire election process.
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