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    Tag: Independence Caucus of Kent County

    Michigan Faith & Freedom Coalition Kent County Town Hall

    By Kevin Rex Heine, Section News
    Posted on Tue Jul 12, 2011 at 12:38:39 PM EST
    Tags: Michigan Faith & Freedom Coalition, Republican presidential nominee selection process, town hall forums, Kent County, Oakland County, Grand Traverse County, potentially five additional public policy forum events, MIGOP State Policy Committee, Mike Cox, Independence Caucus of Kent County (all tags)

    The Michigan Republican Party's State Committee is scheduled to choose a method of selecting the Republican Presidential Nominee for Michigan on Saturday, August 13th, 2011.  Additionally, the Michigan GOP's Policy Committee is slated to make a decision on Tuesday, July 12th.  Their vote will recommend to the full State Committee which process should be followed in Michigan regarding selecting the GOP's nominee by Michigan Republicans and possibly the general public.  However, many feel that we have not yet had an open and transparent process to solicit the opinions of grassroots activists and concerned Republicans across the state.

    Therefore, concerned citizens, MIGOP State Committee members, and grassroots activists are being invited to voice their opinion in a series of town-hall style forums.  (Details on the Kent County event follow the break.)

    (10 comments, 645 words in story) Full Story

    MIGOP 2011 State Convention - Vice-Chair Election Results

    By Kevin Rex Heine, Section News
    Posted on Sat Jan 29, 2011 at 08:16:47 PM EST
    Tags: Michigan Republicans, 2011 MIGOP State Convention, State Party Chair, Bobby Schostak, State Party Co-Chair, Sharon Wise, Coalitions Vice-Chair, Victor Diaz, Outreach Vice-Chair, Eileen McNeil, Grassroots Vice-Chair, Steven Kuivenhoven, Ethnic Vice-Chair, Linda Lee Tarver, Administrative Vice-Chair, Jon Nunn, Youth Vice-Chair, Sarah Ledford, Prevailing Wage Law, Debbie Stabenow, DeVos Place, Tea Party of West Michigan, Independence Caucus of Kent County, Right-to-Work, Michigan FairTax Proposal (all tags)

    Just before the 2011 MIGOP State Convention, Troy Rolling, who was Bobby Schostak's challenger for MIGOP State Chair (and who was running without a Co-Chair candidate) withdrew his name from consideration, and his withdrawal letter was presented at the district caucuses on Friday night.  This left now-Chairman Schostak running unopposed.  After he and his co-chair Sharon Wise were unanimously approved by the General Session on Saturday, and a few speeches (Ron Weiser actually referenced my interview with him during his address), the convention got down to the business of nominating, supporting, and electing the MIGOP vice-chairs for the 2011 - 2012 term.  Those results, and some other observations, are below the fold.

    (4 comments, 777 words in story) Full Story

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