Lyons has been the Kent County Clerk since 2016. Schuette says she brings a wealth of experience to the ticket.
“She comes from a family who has a history of service, which I admire greatly.”
That family includes her father – himself a former Lieutenant Governor and Governor Rick Snyder’s current chief of staff. Snyder has yet to endorse Schuette after a contentious race with Snyder’s own Lieutenant Governor. But Schuette says that didn’t play into his decision.
“This is about the qualifications of a person named Lisa Posthumus Lyons, and she’s eminently qualified.”
Democratic candidate Gretchen Whitmer hasn’t announced her pick yet.
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