Wayne County Clerk Says Conyers Short of Signatures Needed for Ballot

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Wed May 14, 2014

Wayne County Clerk Says Conyers Short of Signatures Needed for Ballot

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Long time Congressman plans to challenge law that requires people gathering petition signatures to be registered voters
U.S. Rep. John Conyers does not have enough signatures to remain on the Aug. 5 ballot, Wayne County Clerk Cathy Garrett said Tuesday - a decision that puts his half-century career in Congress at risk. The Conyers campaign plans an appeal to both the Secretary of State's office and the federal courts.