NPV Gets GOP #Resistance In Northern Michigan

Wayne Schmidt more likely to withdraw sponsorship of SB1117?

Nothing is guaranteed folks.

State Senator Wayne Schmidt may not withdraw his sponsorship of SB1117, a bill that if ultimately effected, would have made it possible for Hillary Clinton to win the 2016 election.  He may not change his mind after looking at the reality of what is being peddled to GOP lawmakers just in time to create dissension within the party.

But Wayne Schmidt does have folks in Grand Traverse County wondering what he was thinking.  He has fellow party members raising eyebrows, and asking “why on earth ..?”  And Wayne has a decent sense of political measure, so..

The Grand Traverse County Republican party executive committee today offered up and passed unanimously, a “simple resolution in opposition to the National Popular Vote, with notices to be sent to our representatives.”

This is Wayne’s ‘home team.’  These are the folks who must rally the troops, and the response to this particular NPV effort has seriously damaged the volunteer hours and interest.

It was an easy vote.

We encourage other county parties to follow suit and remind our GOP legislators that NPV is a bad enough idea, but bringing it out when the debate alone will have the worst possible effect on the GOP ground game, is really the true intent of it’s lobbyists.

Where have we heard this before?

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  2 comments for “NPV Gets GOP #Resistance In Northern Michigan

  1. Mary
    September 14, 2018 at 12:08 am

    You are correct. Iam a volunteer and Republican Trump activitist and this dissension with the NPV has taken the wind out of my sail to work on this midterm. They want Mi to go democratic . Our own has hurt us deep.

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  2. Corinthian Scales
    September 14, 2018 at 10:47 am

    Every six years we have to go through this? And, it's not just the 'show-pony' Schmidt cosponsoring Dave Hildenbrand's traitorous progressive Left legislation.

    Mike Green
    Kenneth Horn
    Darwin Booher
    Geoff Hansen
    Jim Stamas
    Mike Shirkey
    Peter MacGregor
    Phillip Pavlov
    Mike Kowall
    Jack Brandenberg
    James Marleau

    Absolutely shameful.

    And here I sit, mislead to believe that elephants have long memories. Apparently not, because this NPV garbage is what put end to Saul Anuzis, and got Dave Agema's tit in a ringer.

    The Lansing swamp needs to be drained.

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