All in the Family
The Detroit News looks at the Michigan House field in the Aug. 5 primaries and considers that term limits, which is forcing out 44 state reps, has ...
The Detroit News looks at the Michigan House field in the Aug. 5 primaries and considers that term limits, which is forcing out 44 state reps, has led to an odd kind of nepotism. Multiple family members are looking to take over vacated legislative seats.
o Todd LaJoy, son of Rep. Philip LaJoy, R-Canton, is running to succeed his dad. Ditto Bryan Brandenburg, who wants to move into the seat of Rep. Jack Brandenburg, R-Harrison Township.
o Linda Steil is running for the seat of husband Rep. Glenn Steil, Jr., R-Grand Rapids. Eileen Kowall of White Lake is running for a seat once held by her husband Mike.
o Jim Stamas, a Midland Republican vying for a House seat, could join his brother, Sen. Tony Stamas, R-Midland. Mike McManus, running for a House seat, could share rides to Lansing with his daughter, Sen. Michelle McManus, R-Lake Leelanau.
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