mark brewer

Michigan Democratic Party
10:31 am
Fri February 22, 2013

State Democrats pick chairman at convention this weekend

Mark Brewer - file photo
Credit The Associated Press

Michigan Democratic Party Chairman Mark Brewer faces the strongest challenge in his 18 year stint. The state party will pick its chairman during a convention this weekend in Detroit. Democratic activist Lon Johnson is challenging Brewer to lead the Michigan Democratic Party. 

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6:42 am
Wed February 20, 2013

New approved delegates could influence battle over state Democratic party leadership

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Long time state party chairman Mark Brewer faces a challenge ahead of this weekend's state convention
Lansing - A Michigan Democratic Party appeals committee has cleared the way for more than 1,300 new members to vote in Saturday's contentious chairman's election at the party's state convention. The new party members, submitted and paid for by the United Auto Workers, could be used to help the UAW and Democratic congressional delegation overthrow longtime party chairman Mark Brewer.
7:26 am
Tue February 5, 2013

Michigan Democratic Party chairman faces challenge to keep job

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Mark Brewer has led the state Democratic Party since 1995. Leaders of the UAW and some members of Michigan's Congressional delegation are leading effort to oust him.
After the 2012 election, in which Democrats scored some big wins and Republicans some embarrassing defeats, you might think state Democratic Party chairman Mark Brewer's job would be safe, and state GOP chairman Bobby Schostak would be in hot water. But with just three weeks out from the state party conventions on Feb.