Don’t Just Take Our Word For It

Here’s state and local news coverage of Chuck’s time in office and his professional work as a community organizer.

Chuck Warpehoski pursues peace and justice in the Trump era [Concentrate].  A profile of Chuck’s work for peace and justice, both in his day job as a community organizer and on City Council.

From The Daily: Vote Chuck Warpehoski [Michigan Daily].  The Daily describes why they endorsed Chuck in 2016 (they haven’t made endorsements in 2018).

A2 Fix It: The city’s new complaint system tackles the Arborview Stench [Ann Arbor Observer]. An example of Chuck helping improve essential services in the 5th Ward.

OpEd: Why Saying “Yes” to Transit Improvement Millage was Best [Concentrate].  In Chuck’s 2014 op-ed, he describes how the transit millage won and the implications of improved access to transit.

Local interfaith groups launch campaign in support of refugees and Muslim community [Michigan Radio].  NPR coverage of Chuck’s work to make Ann Arbor a more welcoming place for marginalized groups.

Prohibitions against outdoor smoking in Ann Arbor win approval from City Council [MLive].  Coverage of Chuck’s successful push to make public parks and bus stops smoke-free zones.

Students engage in poverty simulation [Michigan Daily]. Coverage of Chuck leading a workshop to increase awareness of poverty in Washtenaw County and advocating for relief.

Ann Arbor to recognize Indigenous Peoples Day instead of Columbus Day [MLive].  Partnering with local indigenous groups and allies, Chuck successfully introduced legislation to recognize Native Peoples on the 2nd Monday in October.

Criminal conviction check-off box to be removed from Ann Arbor city job applications [Michigan Radio]. NPR coverage of Chuck’s successful resolution to reduce discrimination against those with past criminal convictions.

“Chat with Chuck” office hours

What’s on your mind regarding Ann Arbor City Government issues?

Feel free to stop by one of my upcoming “Chat with Chuck” office hours:

  • Monday, June 25, 9:30-10:30 a.m., Sweetwaters Coffee & Tea at Westgate, 2503 Jackson Ave
  • Monday, July 23, 9:30-10:30 a.m., Mighty Good Coffee, 217 N. Main.
  • Monday, August 20, 9:30-10:30 a.m., Sweetwaters Coffee & Tea at Westgate, 2503 Jackson Ave
  • Monday, September 24, 9:30-10:30 a.m., Mighty Good Coffee, 217 N. Main.
  • Monday, October 22, 9:30-10:30 a.m., Sweetwaters Coffee & Tea at Westgate, 2503 Jackson Ave

Those dates don’t work for you? You can always email me at or call 734-972-8304.

Vote for Chuck 2018 Kickoff

Come help launch the 2018 “Vote for Chuck” campaign to support strong core services, social justice, and environmental protection in Ann Arbor.

Where: Wolverine State Brewing Co., Gulo Room, 2019 W Stadium Blvd, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48103

When: Wednesday, May 23, 5-7pm

Suggested donation levels:

Host: $500
Sponsor: $250
Friend: $100
Ticket: $50

Please make checks payable to “Committee to Elect Chuck Warpehoski” or donate online at

“Chat with Chuck” Office Hours

What’s on your mind? You can always email me at or call 734-972-8304. In addition I’ve scheduled the following “Chat with Chuck” office hours:

  • UPDATED: Monday, March 28, 5:00-6:00pm, Arbor Brewing Company
  • Monday, April 25, 9:30-10:30am, Might Good Coffee, N. Main Street.
  • Wednesday, May 25, 9:00-10:00am, Mighty Good Coffee, N. Main Street
  • Monday, June 27, 4:00-6:00pm, Wolverine State Brewing Company, 2019 W. Stadium
  • Wednesday, July 27, 9-10am, Arbor Farms Market in the Cafe, 2103 W. Stadium

2016 Campaign Kickoff

Join Chuck Warpehoski as he launches his re-election bid to serve Ann Arbor’s 5th Ward. We’ll have yummy food, awesome people, a cash bar, and an exciting announcement about our plans to expand our outreach and ensure all voices are heard. Don’t miss it!

The suggested donation levels are:
Host: $250
Supporter: $100
Friend: $50
Ticket: $25

Pay at the door or online.

When: Wednesday, March 30, 5:30-7:30

Where: Arbor Brewing Company, 114 E Washington St, Ann Arbor, MI 48104

The value of the arts for Ann Arbor, told in verse

Today the  Arts Alliance of Ann Arbor had a candidate forum. The moderator, Mary Morgan of the Ann Arbor Chronicle, had encouraged people to suggest questions in iambic pentameter. That got me thinking, if we can have questions in verse, why not candidate remarks?

Obviously I won’t be quitting my day job, my rhymes and delivery would have been better hand I not written them only the night before, but it was the most fun I’ve ever had at a candidate forum. Continue reading

March with Chuck

Chuck will join the Ann Arbor Dems in the 4th of July Parade. You can come along, too. We will have Vote for Chuck shirts and signs. We’ll meet at 9:30am on Friday, July 4th on South Maynard between Jefferson and Williams closer to the front of the Student activities building, #70 in the parade. Email or call 734-972-8304 for details.

Vote for Chuck Fundraiser June 23

Vote for ChuckWhen: Monday, June 23, 5-7pm

Where: Arbor Brewing Company Tap Room, 114 E. Washington St.

What: Fundraiser and candidate meet-and-greet. Share what’s on your mind about Ann Arbor issues and help re-elect Chuck to City Council.

How Much: All welcome. $50 suggested donation, $150 host committee (in formation). Donate online, at the door, or by mail to Committee to Elect Chuck Warpheoski, 2020 Winewood, Ann Arbor, MI 48103

Details:, 734-972-8304


Holiday Reception & Fundraiser

Monday, December 16
SH/aut/, 325 Braun Court
(4th Ave, Across from the Farmers Market, map)
$50 suggested donation, all welcome

Come celebrate the season, share your hopes for what the new year will bring for Ann Arbor, and contribute to help re-elect Chuck Warpehoski to City Council.

The 2013 election cycle has concluded, and we saw that local campaigns are more expensive than ever – one race had a combined cost of more than $30,000.  Starting strong now will enable us to get going early and run a strong campaign through the spring and summer.

Cash bar, appetizers provided. Pay at the door or Donate Now.