Voters in part of Genesee County picked another Republican to replace a recalled GOP lawmaker in the Michigan House on Tuesday, while a Democrat will take the place of a party colleague in a district representing part of Oakland County.
A Michigan election board is scheduled to certify election results that will formally remove from office a Republican legislator who was recalled in a union-backed campaign.
A second-term Republican – State Representative Paul Scott chairs the House Education Committee.
Recall elections involving state officials are relatively rare. But when they happen, it’s a barometer of voter discontent, and it’s a good idea to pay attention.
A Republican state legislator from Genesee County has lost another appeal in his effort to avoid facing a recall election.