House Speaker Jase Bolger does not plan to create a formal defense fund to pay for his legal representation in an election rigging investigation – and that’s prompting another legal complaint against the Marshall Republican, The Detroit News has learned.
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As promised, the Michigan Democratic Party is planning to keep an election-rigging scandal involving House Speaker Jase Bolger and party-switching Rep. Roy Schmidt in the spotlight leading up to the November election. The state Democratic Party on Friday launched a website highlighting Bolger and Schmidt’s foiled attempt to plant a fake Democrat in a Grand … Continue Reading →
Lansing – The Michigan Democratic Party on Thursday resurrected allegations that House Speaker Jase Bolger used taxpayer resources to help state Rep. Roy Schmidt defect to the Republican Party and plant a fake Democrat to be Schmidt’s opponent in a Grand Rapids district. The complaint seeks a new elections probe by Secretary of State Ruth … Continue Reading →
In Michigan’s Feb. 28 Republican presidential primary, Secretary of State Ruth Johnson added a check-off for voters to affirm their U.S. citizenship at the polls in effort to stop non-citizens from voting. There are an unknown number of legal permanent residents in the state who are not U.S. citizens but have been registered to vote … Continue Reading →