Schuette to Announce McCotter Investigation Results
Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette will announce results of the criminal investigation into allegations of fraud related to the May 2012 submission of nominating petitions to place former Congressman Thaddeus McCotter on the ballot for the 11th Congressional District.
McCotter’s campaign turned in almost 2,000 signatures to get him back on the ballot for re-election. However, all but around 250 were deemed invalid. Michigan’s election leader, Secretary of State Ruth Johnson, turned the case over to the AG office to investigate.
The Detroit News reports, “felony and misdemeanor charges will be leveled against more than one individual, according to a source close to the investigation.”
Schuette will make the announcement at 11 a.m. this morning in Detroit.