Overturning petition ruling Judge puts John Conyers on primary ballot

Associated Press
via The Washington Examiner

A judge on Friday ordered U.S. Rep. John Conyers to be placed on the August primary ballot, overturning a decision by Michigan election officials who found the Detroit Democrat ineligible because of problems with his nominating petitions.

Many petitions were thrown out because the people who gathered signatures weren’t registered voters or listed a wrong registration address. That put Conyers more than 400 short of the 1,000 needed to run for re-election.

But U.S. District Judge Matthew Leitman issued an injunction reinstating Conyers, two days after hearing arguments from the American Civil Liberties Union and Conyers’ lawyer challenging Michigan’s law…



The article continues at The Washington Examiner.



Update:   Twitter in disbelief


‘The fix was in’: Activist judge puts disqualified Rep. John Conyers on primary ballot Read the whole thing.





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