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John Conyers ruled ineligible for the ballot
The Right Scoop ^ | 05-13-2014

Posted on 05/13/2014 9:21:31 PM PDT by Kevin in California

In a final judgement issued Tuesday, Wayne County Clerk Cathy Garrett ruled that Conyers did not collect enough petition signatures to appear on the primary ballot, a major setback for the man who stands to be the longest serving member of Congress if reelected this year.


TOPICS: Politics/Elections; US: Michigan
KEYWORDS: conyers; johnconyers
Another POS bites the dust!
1 posted on 05/13/2014 9:21:31 PM PDT by Kevin in California
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To: Kevin in California

This is tragic comedy/farce, isn’t it?

What can you say about a career politician, who can’t even get his people to meet the minimal requirements to get his name on the ballot to run for re-election? What does that say about his management skills, organizational skills, etc. Which if he had good skills in those areas, would make him an effective congressman???? I wonder how the Democrats will spin this????


2 posted on 05/13/2014 9:29:30 PM PDT by Dilbert San Diego
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To: Kevin in California

Gads! Is this the true end of Droolin’ John Conyers?


3 posted on 05/13/2014 9:29:47 PM PDT by kiryandil (turning Americans into felons, one obnoxious drunk at a time (Zero Tolerance!!!))
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To: Kevin in California

Another ‘retired’ politician whom we get to pay for the rest of our lives...


4 posted on 05/13/2014 9:32:11 PM PDT by kingu (Everything starts with slashing the size and scope of the federal government.)
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To: Kevin in California

I wish that BO had been ruled ineligible for the ballot...


5 posted on 05/13/2014 9:40:04 PM PDT by thecodont
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To: kingu
Another ‘retired’ politician whom we get to pay for the rest of our lives...

Far better that we pay him to do nothing than that we pay him to sit in Congress.

6 posted on 05/13/2014 9:41:56 PM PDT by CurlyDave
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To: Kevin in California

Are we sure there isn’t another Dem judge somewhere who will say, oh, the heck with it, that’s racist disenfranchisement and put him back on? That’s how they got Obama through - friendly judges did it all for him.


7 posted on 05/13/2014 9:42:44 PM PDT by I still care (I miss my friends, bagels, and the NYC skyline - but not the taxes. I love the South.)
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To: I still care

Was thinking the same thing.


8 posted on 05/13/2014 9:50:45 PM PDT by funfan
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To: Kevin in California

Wait a minute - they haven’t counted the signatures that are en route from Cook County ... Illinois !!!


9 posted on 05/13/2014 9:52:17 PM PDT by Lmo56 (If ya wanna run with the big dawgs - ya gotta learn to piss in the tall grass ...)
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To: Kevin in California

cue Nelson: HA HA~!


10 posted on 05/13/2014 9:58:43 PM PDT by Mr. K (If you like your constitution, you can keep it...Period. PALIN/CRUZ 2016)
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To: Lmo56

That’s what I’m thinkin. Don’t count this POS out yet. Dems know of more than one way to skin a cat.


11 posted on 05/13/2014 9:58:50 PM PDT by X-spurt (CRUZ missile - armed and ready.)
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To: I still care

He will run as a write in. Remember Lisa Murkowski from Alaska?

In 2010 she did not win her primary but she ran as a write in candidate in the general election anyway. She and her people were at the polls and were helping people choose her name on the ballot. She ended up winning in the end beating out a Tea Party candidate Joe Miller who had actually won the primary she lost.


12 posted on 05/13/2014 10:00:12 PM PDT by funfan
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To: Kevin in California

“Another POS bites the dust!”

Don’t count on it. After 49 very long years in Congress in a District cut out for him, he can probably win as a write-in.


13 posted on 05/13/2014 10:01:32 PM PDT by EDINVA
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To: funfan

When it comes to the DIMS getting their way, we have indeed become an outlaw nation, where laws are bent to broken, and nobody gets penalized. I suspect much of this behavior will become less frequent after President O. leaves office.


14 posted on 05/13/2014 10:06:40 PM PDT by lee martell
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To: Kevin in California

Yes, yes, yes, yes, and yes to the googleplex power! “How sweet it is!” Jackie Gleason.


15 posted on 05/13/2014 10:09:30 PM PDT by Fungi
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To: EDINVA

unfortunately, there are likely enough brain-dead zombie voters who gobble up the party line without question.
This group will have to be removed by ‘natural attrition’ (gradually dying off and not being replaced in the same numbers), which may take 15 to 20 years.


16 posted on 05/13/2014 10:11:08 PM PDT by lee martell
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To: Mr. K

17 posted on 05/13/2014 10:14:30 PM PDT by Enterprise ("Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities." Voltaire)
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To: Kevin in California

Rev. Horace Sheffield III is probably not going to be any better. He supports obamacare and the rest of the liberal agenda.


18 posted on 05/13/2014 10:15:08 PM PDT by boycott
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To: Dilbert San Diego
"What can you say about a career politician, who can’t even get his people to meet the minimal requirements to get his name on the ballot to run for re-election?"

Senile old coot.

19 posted on 05/13/2014 10:15:55 PM PDT by Enterprise ("Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities." Voltaire)
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To: Kevin in California

How will he afford process now?


20 posted on 05/13/2014 10:22:11 PM PDT by clintonh8r (#Don't give up! The liberals are buggering and aborting themselves into extinction.)
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To: I still care; funfan

Already being appealed per one of yd’s threads.


21 posted on 05/13/2014 10:26:03 PM PDT by jiggyboy
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To: Kevin in California
Good. That should make him available to serve in a capacity more in line with his qualifications.


22 posted on 05/13/2014 10:53:48 PM PDT by clearcarbon
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To: Kevin in California

I’ll bet he is re-elected anyway.


23 posted on 05/13/2014 11:02:02 PM PDT by Mike Darancette (Do The Math)
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To: funfan
He will run as a write in. Remember Lisa Murkowski from Alaska?

That is assuming, of course, that his people know how to write!

24 posted on 05/14/2014 12:01:47 AM PDT by TexasRedeye (Eschew Obfuscation)
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To: EDINVA
In a normal city (not Detroit) in a normal state (not Michigan), this man should have been hounded out of office or never elected in the first place.

He represents the very best of what it takes to be a city dog catcher. He (and his family) have managed to survive and thrive for an inordinate amount of time at the expense of tax payers! He was corrupt then and he is corrupt now.

He reminds of the likes of the late, former “marbles in his mouth” Coleman Young and the radical Kenneth Cockrel from the Detroit City Council and others who DESTROYED Detroit from within.

Conyers represents the radical African-American 60’s agenda combined with GRAFT and corruption on a seismic scale, leading his constituents to the poor house for decades.

25 posted on 05/14/2014 1:17:11 AM PDT by Netz
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To: Kevin in California

He will find a liberal judge to over rule this County Clerk.


26 posted on 05/14/2014 2:08:40 AM PDT by Iron Munro (Malaysia Flight MH370 Black Box signals reported in Bermuda Triangle)
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To: Kevin in California

It’ll be overturned on appeal...


27 posted on 05/14/2014 2:18:54 AM PDT by maddog55 (I'd be Pro-Choice if we could abort liberals.)
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To: Kevin in California
Don't you know who I am? I'm John Conyers. Yes, THE John Conyers, Democrat representative from Michigan and longest serving member of the House of Representatives.

What do you mean I didn't get enough signatures to qualify for the primary ballot? I'm THE john Conyers and that's my seat. I'll do a write-in campaign if I have to, but I own that seat in Congress and I want it back. You fools can't deny me my rightful seat. I'll get my revenge on you yet. You just watch.

28 posted on 05/14/2014 2:28:37 AM PDT by MasterGunner01
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To: thecodont

Obammy is ineligible, he got a homer judge.


29 posted on 05/14/2014 3:11:18 AM PDT by Joe Boucher ((FUBO) obammy lied and lied and lied)
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To: Kevin in California

Nah, he’ll just break out his emergency reserve of write in votes and win again. He’s sure to have the dead people’s vote.


30 posted on 05/14/2014 3:56:29 AM PDT by NTHockey (Rules of engagement #1: Take no prisoners. And to the NSA trolls, FU)
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To: NTHockey

Write-Ins do work and work very well IF, the candidate is the one people want to have represent them. Since Conyers failed to get enough signatures to get his name on the ballot does not mean people won’t vote for him. Name recognition is a major issue and NOT having his name on the ballot will make his election far more difficult.


31 posted on 05/14/2014 4:29:17 AM PDT by DaveA37
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To: funfan
He will run as a write in. Remember Lisa Murkowski from Alaska?

You're assuming his supporters know how to write.

32 posted on 05/14/2014 4:34:59 AM PDT by DoodleDawg
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To: All

they’ll find a left-wing hack judge that deems this law “unfair” and put him back on the ballot.


33 posted on 05/14/2014 4:39:07 AM PDT by newnhdad (Our new motto: USA, it was fun while it lasted.)
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To: Kevin in California

HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA......
(cough)
.....HAHAHAHAHAHAHA


34 posted on 05/14/2014 4:43:10 AM PDT by AppyPappy
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To: Kevin in California

I agree with those who say the Demoncrats will find a way to keep this jackwipe in office. Never, ever underestimate the depths they’ll sink to and the illegalities they’ll commit to retain power. And never, ever underestimate the fecklessness of the GOP to let them.


35 posted on 05/14/2014 4:57:22 AM PDT by workerbee (The President of the United States is DOMESTIC ENEMY #1!)
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To: Kevin in California

Sometimes things work out OK. :-)


36 posted on 05/14/2014 7:23:21 AM PDT by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose o f a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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37 posted on 05/14/2014 7:24:16 AM PDT by trisham (Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
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To: DaveA37

I don’t expect his followers to correctly spell his name, or even bring their own pen.


38 posted on 05/14/2014 7:49:40 AM PDT by MaxMax (Pay Attention and you'll be pissed off too! FIRE BOEHNER, NOW!)
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To: DaveA37

Actually, he got enough signatures; just not enough legit signatures to qualify to be on the ballot. Many were disqualified because the person wasn’t a registered voter and some because the signature collector wasn’t a registered voter in the District....That’s why candidates usually look for half again as many signatures as they need, if not twice as many.


39 posted on 05/14/2014 1:15:55 PM PDT by EDINVA
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To: DaveA37

Didn’t hurt Murkowski in AK; plus Conyers hs been representing that district and those people for 47 years. Add in that he is a Democrat and you have a sure fire win for him.


40 posted on 05/14/2014 2:00:38 PM PDT by NTHockey (Rules of engagement #1: Take no prisoners. And to the NSA trolls, FU)
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