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Tag: Sarah Ledford
By Corinthian Scales, Section News
Santorum's campaign said Wednesday it expected a 15-15 tie with the delegates because both candidates won seven congressional districts. There was confusion over how the two at-large delegates would be distributed.
Amazing how quickly MI-GOP Chair Schostak can mobilize for their chosen son Elder Romney in regards to Michael Moore, but responding to their vote to violate already established delegate rules? Nah. Not a peep.
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By Kevin Rex Heine, Section News
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.
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With the 2011 MIGOP State Convention right around the corner, so to speak, the candidates for the various state party offices have been touring the various county and regional events relentlessly in order to engage Convention Delegates and attempt to secure their votes. Sunday afternoon I sat down with Sarah Ledford, one of the candidates for MIGOP Youth Vice-Chair.
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By Kevin Rex Heine, Section News
As the state's chief executive, Rick Snyder has a long-standing right accorded to all such chief executives: that being the right to indicate his preference for his party's state chairmanship. Should he choose to exercise that right, as he has done in endorsing Robert Schostak (the sitting MIGOP Finance Chair), then it is with the expectation that his preference will be respected. Moreover, of the seven or nine names that I've heard tossed about as possible challengers, none save Troy Rolling (the sitting MIGOP Grassroots Vice-Chair) has emerged as an actual candidate, and I'm not sure that Rolling's challenge should be taken seriously.
But Mr. Schostak is a wise man, and he is well aware that the voting delegates of the Michigan Tea Party Alliance (who will carry considerable clout on the state convention floor) require some convincing before they'll buy into his candidacy. It was with this very thing in mind that he scheduled a couple of events - occurring on December 28th - with the leader of the Congressional Tea Party Caucus, Michelle Bachmann.
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