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5 GOP Michigan governor candidates failed to file enough valid petition signatures, officials say

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Five Michigan Republican candidates for governor failed to file enough nominating signatures. The Board of Elections said thousands of signatures were forged by the people paid to collect the signatures. In late April, Michigan GOP governor candidates were already being challenged due to alleged fraud. Many of the running candidates used the same firm to collect ballot signatures.
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Two top Republicans in the Michigan governor’s race face disqualification over forged petitions, officials say.

The Bureau of Elections moved to exclude James Craig and Perry Johnson from the primary ballot, finding that they had failed to collect the required signatures.

1 month ago·New York, United States
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5 GOP Michigan governor candidates failed to file enough valid petition signatures, officials say

On Monday, five Michigan Republican candidates for governor failed to file enough nominating signatures that would qualify them for the August primary.

1 month ago·Detroit, United States
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Michigan GOP candidates in gubernatorial race face possible disqualification over fake petitions: report

Five Republican gubernatorial candidates in the state of Michigan are facing the possibility of disqualification over fraudulent petitions, HuffPost reports.According to the Michigan Bureau of Elections' report filed on Monday, May 23, recommendations have been made to disqualify nearly half of the gubernatorial hopefuls representing the state's Republican Party. The bureau has reportedly identified a total of "36 people who circulated candidate…

1 month ago·Washington, United States
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michiganradio.org

Michigan GOP expects dispute over candidate petition signatures to go to court

The bureau’s review found 68 thousand signatures — all or most collected by paid circulators — that were likely forged, duplicates, or otherwise invalid.

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Michigan GOP calls for recount of petition signatures, five candidates disqualified

The Michigan Republican Party is calling for a thorough recount after a total of five GOP candidates running for governor, including front runners James Craig and Perry Johnson, didn't collect enough petition signatures to get on the primary ballot according to the Michigan Bureau of Elections.

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