Friday, June 17, 2016

Engler Backs Leonard's Bid For Speaker As Race To Replace Cotter Heats Up

State Rep. Tom Leonard

By Brandon Hall
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The race to replace Michigan Speaker of the House Kevin Cotter is heating up, with former Governor John Engler throwing his support behind State Rep. Tom Leonard.

Engler joins nearly 20 House GOP members publicly supporting Leonard, who is battling for the Speakership against State Rep. Rob VerHulen.

Leonard is the favorite, but sources say not to count VerHulen out, stay tuned...

Brandon Hall is a lifelong political nerd from Grand Haven, and is the Managing Editor of West Michigan Politics.

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Photo By Darlene Dowling Thompson

1 comment:

  1. Wow. The dead are not dead. Establishment types need to go.