Seems there are citizens and non-citizens voting in the great state of Michigan. But let’s look a little closer before we start another cycle of rhetoric and fear.
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It’s bad enough we’re under the national spotlight for epic fails in politics these days, be it a race-baiting spending ad, a stolen Secret Service VP U-Haul, or everything Thad McCotter. It’s just another thing when I honestly forgot about the MI-11 special election today. I am happy that I’m not voting in this strange hybrid … Continue Reading →
Well, this is interesting news. Now it is okay to cancel elections and primaries.
Rep. Thaddeus McCotter just ended his write-in campaign. I think he’s decided to join The Avengers’ sequel.
To hear the MIGOP trying to sell this idea of “write-in,” I wonder why they’re selling you empty promises. Follow along, folks. This is what Michigan law actually says: MCL 168.541 District primary elections; not held when no opposition; certification of candidates; notice to city and township clerks. “If upon the expiration of the time for … Continue Reading →
I’m not picking a horse in this MI-11 race, but let’s be clear about a couple things. 1. From the Detnews’ awesome reporting, we learn that only 244 of the 2,000 petition signatures submitted by Rep. Thaddeus “Rocks-in-Head” McCotter were valid. Fake TEA petitions beat him by tens of thousands of at-least-close-to-valid signatures (I checked … Continue Reading →
Rep. Thaddeus McCotter is going to run as a write-in. In a redistricted-for-GOP 11th, you’d think this was a good idea. They cherry-picked conservative towns and threw them into the tidy-bowl swirl that surrounds the North Woodward corridor. From Birmingham to Troy, there are 3 Congressional districts within a mile of each other. All drawn … Continue Reading →