Leadership for a Stronger Community

Joel Langlois is a longtime West Michigan businessman and former owner of the DeltaPlex Arena in Walker, current owner of a manufacturing company, major real estate holdings and a live music venue in Grand Rapids.

In addition to his businesses, he is a volunteer Reserve Deputy for the Kent County Sheriff Department. He and his wife, Lee Anne, have been foster parents and have served on many boards and committees throughout Kent County including the Kent County Sheriff Traffic Squad, West Michigan Habitat for Humanity, Catholic Charities West Michigan and others. Joel and Lee Anne live in Alpine Township and have 4 adult children and 6 grandchildren.

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Joel Langlois is a longtime West Michigan businessman and former owner of the DeltaPlex Arena in Walker, current owner of a manufacturing company, major real estate holdings and a live music venue in Grand Rapids.

In addition to his businesses, he is a volunteer Reserve Deputy for the Kent County Sheriff Department. He and his wife, Lee Anne, have been foster parents and have served on many boards and committees throughout Kent County including the Kent County Sheriff Traffic Squad, West Michigan Habitat for Humanity, Catholic Charities West Michigan and others. Joel and Lee Anne live in Alpine Township and have 4 adult children and 6 grandchildren.

“I understand what it takes to raise a family in our community. I am often frustrated by the feeling that we are unimportant to our County and Municipal officials. I will work to hold our government accountable. Residents of the 2nd district deserve and should expect full and effective representation.”

“I am looking forward to serving the people of Kent County. I will support our farmers, small business people and the residents of District 2. I will work to solve problems and improve the lives of our residents.

Joel Langlois' Priorities

Joel Langlois is committed to enhancing public safety, ensuring fiscal accountability, scrutinizing millage issues, championing small business growth, supporting community needs, and providing effective representation for District 2 residents to improve their lives and solve local problems.

Public Safety

Support and strengthen the Sheriff Department with adequate budget and funding for staffing, training, and equipment.

Fiscal Accountability

Analyze discretionary spending and prioritize essential services to ensure effective use of taxpayer dollars.

Millage Scrutiny

Question issues leading to additional millages and advocate for lowering millage rates through fiscal stewardship.

Small Business Growth

Promote small business growth and prosperity, recognizing its vital role in the local economy.

Community Support

Analyze discretionary spending and prioritize essential services to ensure effective use of taxpayer dollars.

Effective Representation

Ensure residents receive full, effective representation by holding government accountable to community needs.

Endorsements

Joel Langlois is proudly endorsed by local community leaders, business owners, and public safety officials who trust his commitment to enhancing public safety, fiscal accountability, and small business growth for the betterment of Kent County.
Tom Antor Kent County Commissioner

“Joel has been a business leader in our district for his entire life. He will carry on my mission of asking the tough questions to keep Kent County the community we all want to live in. I support Joel and hope everyone can get behind him as he works to improve our district and County.”

Kevin Green Algoma Township Supervisor / Former State Representative

‘As a conservative, small business owner, Joel Langlois has been a staunch advocate for our families and job providers for decades. Joel is a caring leader whose dedication to helping our community is unmatched. We need proven leaders like Joel more than ever and I urge you to vote for Mr. Langlois as our next County Commissioner!”

Tommy Brann Michigan State Representative

“I am happy to Endorse my friend Joel Langlois. I have known Joel for many years and found him to have the integrity necessary to lead our community in a positive way. He is the right choice for Kent County.”

Commercial Alliance of Realtors

The Commercial Alliance of REALTORS Board of Directors has approved the recommendation of the Political Affairs/Government Committee to endorse Joel Langlois for Kent County Commission District 2.

West Michigan Taxpayers Association

Joel understands the need to question spending and will not be afraid to do so. Taxpayers deserve representation that is not going to just go along to get along. We believe he is the right choice for Kent County.

Right to Life of Michigan PAC

"The RLM-PAC is honored to endorse your candidacy in the August 6, 2024 Primary election."

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