Michigan Republicans Call For Unity At Convention – Get A Mixed Bag
The Michigan Republican party has it’s ticket finalized for the November election. While multiple people called for unity, there is still some discontent within the party.
The theme was “Results Not Resistance.” The Michigan GOP has been somewhat fractured since the primary. Governor Rick Snyder has yet to endorse gubernatorial candidate Bill Schuette. That’s after a contentious primary battle between Schuette and Snyder’s Lieutenant Governor.
Snyder didn’t attend the convention – but Lieutenant Governor Brian Calley did attend. He called on the supporters of the losing candidates to support the GOP ticket.
“So as lovingly as I can, I just want to say this. I’m really going to need you to suck it up. Please.”
Multiple people also booed and jeered Supreme Court nominee Elizabeth Clementfor some decisions she’s made on recent cases. Republicans chose current Speaker of the House Tom Leonard for Attorney General and Mary Treder Langfor Secretary of State.
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