MONROE (AP) – A petition to recall the Republican majority leader of the Michigan Senate has been rejected by a Monroe County board.

The Board of Canvassers met Wednesday and said the petition language is unclear. Jeff Andring can’t start collecting signatures against Sen. Randy Richardville of -Monroe until the petition is approved.

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Monroe County Clerk Sharon Lemasters says the petition was rejected because at least one section was vague. Another part of the petition refers to Richardville’s support for a new U.S.-Canada bridge in Detroit.

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Lemasters says the 3-0 decision can be appealed to circuit court or the petition for a recall election can be changed and submitted again.

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