LANSING (AP) – An effort to recall a state lawmaker from Lenawee County has failed after organizers missed the deadline to get petition signatures to the Michigan secretary of state.
State Representative Nancy Jenkins’ foes claim they had plenty of names to force a recall election in November, but the petitions didn’t get to Lansing by Friday.READ MORE: 5-Year-Old Injured In Eastpointe Accidental Shooting; Gun Safety Instructor Says Lock Up Your Guns
Jenkins, who is a Republican from Clayton, said she was told that the person with the petitions suddenly had a family member in a car wreck and couldn’t drive to the Capitol. She said she’s praying for the family.READ MORE: Ballot Initiative To Strike Detroit's Adult-Use Ordinance Rejected, Opponents Continue To Fight
Recall leader Victoria Powell tells The Daily Telegram in Adrian that a “trusted person” didn’t submit the petitions.MORE NEWS: 5-Year-Old Accidentally Shoots Self In Foot At Eastpointe Home
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