Tea Party Leader Launches New Effort for Lieutenant Governor Nomination

7:46 pm
Mon May 5, 2014

Tea Party Leader Launches New Effort for Lieutenant Governor Nomination

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Wes Nakagiri appears to have enough signatures to challenge Lieutenant Governor Brian Calley at State Republican Convention
LANSING, MI -- Tea party leader Wes Nakagiri is expected to challenge Lt. Gov. Brian Calley's nomination this fall after all. Nakagiri, whose first attempt to qualify for the Michigan Republican Party convention ballot fell short, confirmed Monday that he has submitted signatures from 33 state party committee members in 13 out of 14 congressional districts.