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    Who are the NERD fund donors Mr Snyder?

    Raise the curtain.


    Whom do you support for the Michigan Republican nomination for U. S. Senator in 2012?
    Scott Boman (Detroit)
    Roi Le Chinn (Bloomfield Hills)
    Clark Durant (Detroit)
    Gary Glenn (Midland)
    Randy Hekman (Grand Rapids)
    Pete Hoekstra (Holland)
    Peter Konetchy (Roscommon)
    Chuck Marino (Howell)
    Rick Wilson (Grand Blanc)

    Votes: 202 | Comments: 16
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    Signatures (5.00 / 1) (#1)
    by Conservative First on Tue Oct 04, 2011 at 10:35:51 PM EST
    Keep in mind that Senate candidates need 10000 signatures to actually make the ballot, so not all those listed will actually do so.

    Roi Chinn is out . . . (none / 0) (#3)
    by Kevin Rex Heine on Sat Oct 08, 2011 at 11:34:45 AM EST
    . . . according to an e-mail that I received from Mr. Chinn two days ago (punctuation and spelling corrected):

    I just wanted to inform you that I have stayed my bid to run for U.S. senate as I am needed here in Michigan.  Washington is for talkers; I have decided to run for Detroit mayor where I can act with Detroiters and where my new leadership can help build new dreams and new ways together with Detroiters for a new future.  Detroit deserves a mayor with no strings attached!

    So now we're down to eight.

    Pipeline Update: (none / 0) (#7)
    by Kevin Rex Heine on Wed Oct 12, 2011 at 10:10:07 PM EST
    I spoke with Don Jakel earlier tonight, and of the eight candidates who are still in this primary contest, all but Wilson have RSVPed to the invitation to participate in the vetting process.  Four candidates (Glenn, Hekman, Konetchy, and Marino) have already completed the Candidate Qualifying Questionnaire . . . the remainder have until close-of-business on this Friday to do so.

    Phase One Update: (none / 0) (#8)
    by Kevin Rex Heine on Sat Oct 29, 2011 at 08:07:35 PM EST
    I spoke with Don Jakel earlier tonight, and he told me that six of the eight candidates currently in the race have completed the Candidate Qualifying Questionnaire.  (He didn't say which two hadn't yet, or if their window of opportunity is considered expired.)  For those that have completed the CQQ, the I-Caucus is doing the background checks and viability verifications.

    Phase Two Update: (none / 0) (#9)
    by Kevin Rex Heine on Fri Dec 16, 2011 at 05:55:14 PM EST
    I was at a meeting of the I-Caucus of Central-West Michigan earlier this week.  A few items of note were discussed.

    Rick Wilson failed to make the deadline for participation, so he's out of consideration.

    While Pete Hoekstra did score the lowest of the qualifying candidates on the CQQ (84%), all of the seven candidates who aren't Rick Wilson have completed their interview . . . and none are outright "throwaways."

    Endorsement Vote Finally Being Called (none / 0) (#16)
    by Kevin Rex Heine on Mon Jul 09, 2012 at 02:37:20 PM EST
    An e-mail sent out this morning by Jeff Roys (iCaucus Michigan Affiliate Group & Volunteer Coordinator) and Paul Hales (iCaucus Michigan Vetting Coordinator):

    Your participation in the political process has yielded some very positive and even profound effects on the political landscape here in Michigan. This year iCaucus members played a key role in the election of a true constitutional conservative; Dave Agema (IC endorsed candidate 2010) to the position of committeeman of the Republican Party.

    Our members were also responsible for the defeat of the National Popular Vote (NPV). This movement was seeking to eliminate the constitutionally authorized Electoral College and replace it with an inferior system. Thanks to you and your support we are on the move and making a difference.

    The selection of the next Senator from Michigan might end up being one of the most important votes of the 2012 election. Our Senator might very well be the 51st vote necessary to repeal Obama care once and for all, or sadly we may see its continuation.

    Electing anyone but our current Senator, Debbie Stabenow might be the difference between victory and defeat. To that end we invite you to partake in choosing the candidate you feel is most qualified to accomplish this goal and who will best represent our constitutionally conservative ideas in Washington DC.

    About the iCaucus Vetting Process:

    Due to some last minute plans and decisions, the caucus period for the Senatorial Race in Michigan starts right away and the endorsement vote will be from July 12th through the 14th.  This will allow the campaign team to have more time to help our endorsed candidate.

    Some of you Michigan Patriots receiving this notice are only subscribed to this newsletter.  To take part in the caucus period, and to cast your endorsment vote you must register with the iCaucus website at www.icaucus.org.  This will allow iCaucus to track votes and protect our candidates and the integrity of the iCaucus Endorsement.

    After you complete and submit the iCaucus.org registration form, you will receive a confirmation e-mail with a link to validate the registration.  If you do not see that confirmation email, please check your spam or bulk mail folders.  If for some reason, you do not receive the confirmation e-mail soon after you submit your registration, please send a request for confirmation to: vettinginfo@icaucus.org.

    For the integrity of the voting process we ask that you please take the time to read the Candidate Bio, listen to the Citizen Led Candidate Job Interview audios, and take part in the caucus by commenting on the Michigan Race Page which is found under the Vetting menu, top of all pages at iCaucus.org, when logged into the website, then select Michigan on the U.S. map or from the list.

    The voting is going to take place July 12th through 14, and I expect that the results will be made public sometime next week.

    This isn't the only race that the iCaucus will be getting involved in.  Stay tuned.

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