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Newaygo City & Grant Township Annexation Question (November 2011)

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A Newaygo City & Grant Township Annexation Question was on the November 8, 2011 ballot in the Newaygo city and Grant township areas which are in Newaygo County.

This measure was defeated

  • YES 428
  • NO 703 Defeatedd[1]

This measure sought to allow the township of Garfield to annex the designated area of Newaygo city which would be detached from the city.[2]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

Shall the following described property located in the City of Newaygo be detached and jurisdiction transferred to Garfield Township:

678.84 acres, most of which is located immediately to the northwest of the Muskegon River and the center of downtown Newaygo including all or parts of the plats of Pike’s Addition to the Village of Newaygo, Wood’s Addition to the Village of Newaygo and River Hills Estates and all of Government Lots 2, 3, 4, 8, and 9, the latter two being located south of the Muskegon River, as generally depicted on the map in the polling station and as specifically described in the following legal description?[3]


  1. Newaygo County Elections, Current Election Results
  2. Newaygo County Clerk, November Candidate and Proposal List (dead link)
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.