Michigan’s McCotter May Mount Write-In Campaign

Saturday, 26 May 2012 11:04 PM

By Paul Scicchitano

Share:
  Comment  |
   Contact Us  |
  Print  
|  A   A  
  Copy Shortlink
Incumbent Republican Rep. Thaddeus McCotter of Michigan has acknowledged that he may not have collected enough valid signatures to get his name on the Aug. 7 GOP primary ballot.

mccotter.jpg
Thaddeus McCotter
(AP Photo)
Citing a source close to the campaign, the Detroit Free Press reports that McCotter may run as a write-in candidate.

“He’s the only one with the name recognition and the cash on hand to win a write-in race,” the source told the Free Press, which noted the availability of $193,000 in cash based on McCotter’s most recent filing with the Federal Election Commission.

Michigan election rules require congressional candidates to collect at least 1,000 valid signatures to have their names placed on the ballot. In the case of duplicate signatures, both signatures are discounted, the Free Press reported.

© 2014 Newsmax. All rights reserved.

Share:
  Comment  |
   Contact Us  |
  Print  
  Copy Shortlink
Around the Web
Join the Newsmax Community
Please review Community Guidelines before posting a comment.
>> Register to share your comments with the community.
>> Login if you are already a member.
blog comments powered by Disqus
 
Email:
Retype Email:
Country
Zip Code:
 
Hot Topics
Follow Newsmax
Like us
on Facebook
Follow us
on Twitter
Add us
on Google Plus
Around the Web
You May Also Like

Michelle Obama to Democrats: Get Hungry for Midterms

Monday, 28 Jul 2014 11:34 AM

First lady Michelle Obama is pleading with Democrats in a new video to be "more passionate and more hungry" as she pushe . . .

WSJ: Republicans Could Win up to 10 Senate Seats in November

Monday, 28 Jul 2014 07:24 AM

Republicans are running competitively for 10 Senate seats now held by Democrats, heightening chances for the party to ca . . .

Analysts: Hispanic Voters Care About More Than Immigration

Monday, 28 Jul 2014 06:35 AM

To make inroads among Hispanic voters the GOP needs to emphasize its economic platform, particularly education, writes J . . .

Most Commented

Newsmax, Moneynews, and Independent. American. are registered trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc. Newsmax TV, NewsmaxWorld, NewsmaxHealth, are trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc.

 
NEWSMAX.COM
America's News Page
©  Newsmax Media, Inc.
All Rights Reserved