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    Tag: Cameron Brown

    SOS and AG races?

    By JGillman, Section News
    Posted on Wed Jun 23, 2010 at 10:03:02 PM EST
    Tags: Michigan, AG, SOS, Campaigns, Delegates, Republicans, Democrats, Ruth Johnson, Cameron Brown, Jocelyn Benson, Anne Norlander (all tags)

    I am in the unusual position of being on a ballot twice.  I had filled out the paperwork for a delegate spot, and the last minute decision to run for county commission doubled my exposure..

    And I have found that running for delegate is like putting on a perfume that attracts a certain species of politico.  All of a sudden, mailings from prospective SOS, and AG candidates appear, and special surveys for delegates become a part of the daily calls coming in.

    And I was never one of the popular kids in school.

    I have to say, the ability to cast a vote for a strong Attorney General Candidate as well as the Secretary of State to go forward and face the choice of the Dems is quite a special deal.  At least the attention paid to those who might would suggest it is.

    And they are right.

    (6 comments, 749 words in story) Full Story


    By apackof2, Section News
    Posted on Fri Jan 22, 2010 at 11:41:15 AM EST
    Tags: 2010, ACORN, attorney general, incumbent, ballot, Michigan Campaign Central, county meeting, Cameron Brown, Anne Norlander, congressional district, current events, Democrat, elections, Michelle McMannus, Michigan, michigan governor race, Mike Bishop, Mike Bouchard, Mike Cox, Mike Rogers, out of control spending, Paul Scott, Pete Hoesktra, politics, progressives, Republican, Senate, tea party 2009, grassrootsinmichigan Bill Schuette, Tom George, Dillion, Granholm, election 2010, precinct delegate, campaign (all tags)

    (3 comments, 1159 words in story) Full Story

    A Message To Our Legislators - Beware False Choices

    Right Michigan Exclusive: Cameron Brown announces Secretary of State bid

    By Nick, Section News
    Posted on Wed Feb 11, 2009 at 08:36:50 AM EST
    Tags: 2010, Secretary of State, Cameron Brown, new media (all tags)

    Its officially 2009 which means Election Day 2010 is practically right around the corner.  This year in Michigan just about everything is up for grabs.  110 seats in the House, 38 seats in the Senate, the Governor and Lieutenant Governor, the Attorney General, the Secretary of State, two Supreme Court Justices and heaven knows what kinds of ballot initiatives will be before Michigan voters when they head to the polls this cycle.

    And with the new year, primary races begin to shape up and take form for many of those offices.  One race is way out ahead of the field... but this right here, this is a RightMichigan first.

    Senator Cameron Brown is making an official announcement to the state-at-large tomorrow but he reached out to your friendly neighborhood conservative blogging community before going to the same old gatekeepers.  Every cycle candidates make their announcements at giant rallies, at fundraisers, via press release... not this announcement.  That's right... you're reading it here FIRST!

    As we move through the year Right Michigan will be working hard to bring you profiles, updates and interviews with the men and women who will occupy all of our political discussions throughout the cycle and we're today is no different.  

    So without further ado, check out our interview with Senator Brown and his big announcement below the break!

    (4 comments, 2429 words in story) Full Story

    The Caucus Courier: Bipartisan Senate Majority votes to kill MBT surcharge (and more)

    By Nick, Section News
    Posted on Thu Jan 29, 2009 at 05:42:16 PM EST
    Tags: Senate, GOP, caucus, MBT surcharge, Cameron Brown, Mark Jansen, Gretchen Whitmer (all tags)

    One of the frustrating but not unexpected consequences of electoral defeats in legislative races is a significantly more difficult time both influencing and moving legislation and generating any sort of public awareness about your efforts.

    The mainstream media, particularly in Michigan, is naturally inclined to avoid anything positive Republicans are doing anyways, and extreme-minority status gives editors one extra excuse to flash a thumbs down when it comes to covering GOP legislative efforts.

    Even the Republican controlled Senate has a hard time breaking through the gatekeepers in the MSM because, after all, whatever they're doing is going to get scuttled by Andy Dillon in the House or Jennifer Granholm and John Cherry in the Governor's office anyways.

    To the casual observer it might appear that our friendly neighborhood GOPers are unimaginative, asleep at the wheel or just plain lazy.  Nothing could be further from the truth.  There are a good number of genuinely rock-ribbed conservatives in Lansing fighting every single day on the side of working moms and dads, job makers and Michigan families against the big government liberals running this town.  

    But, at the risk of frivolously paraphrasing one of the most important lessons in Christendom, "how will voters hear if no one tells them?"

    Beauty of the blogosphere is we can go around our friends in the mainstream press and talk about the things they and the Democrats would rather we didn't.  So, going forward here at RightMichigan, on and around session days, we'll be posting a regular column, tentatively called the Caucus Courier, highlighting the various happenings from members on the right side of the aisle.

    Read on...

    (2 comments, 898 words in story) Full Story

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