Tag: Recall Rick Snyder

INTERVIEW: David Alexander Bullock talks about the effort to recall Gov. Snyder and how people can get involved

INTERVIEW: David Alexander Bullock talks about the effort to recall Gov. Snyder and how people can get involved

On March 27th, David Alexander Bullock took on a project nobody has yet dared to do: To see if he can collect nearly 790,000 valid petition signatures in just 60 days to put the recall of Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder on the ballot. Prior to 2012, signatures had to be gathered in 90 days but Republicans were tired of people […]

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Snyder recall petition language approved but is it a tea party sham?

Snyder recall petition language approved but is it a tea party sham?

After over a dozen attempts by several people to have petition language approved for the recall of Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder, the State Board of Canvassers finally approved one this week. This one is based on Snyder’s creation of the the State School Reform/Redesign Office which he later moved from the Department of Education to the Department of Treasury, a […]

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Michigan Rising’s effort to recall Michigan Governor Rick Snyder ends

Michigan Rising’s effort to recall Michigan Governor Rick Snyder ends

The good fight was fought After the devastating result on Tuesday to recall Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker, Michigan Rising, the group who organized two efforts to recall Michigan Governor Rick Snyder, has decided to end its signature gathering. It’s a smart decision given the apparent lack of enthusiasm, interest and level of involvement by Michiganders from the highest levels of […]

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Michigan Rising to submit Snyder recall petition language this week

Michigan Rising to submit Snyder recall petition language this week

Let’s try that again, shall we? Inspired by the success of Wisconsin Democrats (though lacking the support of the state-level Democratic Party), Michigan Rising is gearing up to take another shot at recalling Michigan Governor Rick Snyder: During our last petition drive to recall Rick Snyder we collected nearly 500, 000 signatures. We did this with very little material support, […]

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Michigan Rising’s effort to recall Gov. Rick Snyder moves ahead despite friendly fire from detractors

Michigan Rising’s effort to recall Gov. Rick Snyder moves ahead despite friendly fire from detractors

After reading a number of disparaging comments on the Facebook page of First Shift with Tony Trupiano, aimed at the organizers of Michigan Rising (formerly known as the Committee to Recall Rick Snyder, CRRS), I thought it would be a good idea to dig deeper and sort out truth from fiction. I have a piece up today at A2Politico titled […]

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LIVEBLOG: MLK Day march on home of Mich Governor Rick Snyder

LIVEBLOG: MLK Day march on home of Mich Governor Rick Snyder

This afternoon is an anti-Emergency Manager law march on the home of Michigan Governor Rick Snyder. Stop back regularly for photos and updates. Rick Snyder recall group Michigan Rising on the scene (along with media). Buses starting to roll in. Lots of ominous-looking black SUVs along the march route. Weird. 3:55 pm – The crowd gathers. Several hundred and its […]

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Wisconsin Solidarity Singers show solidarity with Michigan Snyder recall supporters

My friend Bruce Fealk, Michigan Rising Communications Director, got the ball rolling on this one: Today, January 13, 2012, is the last day for signatures for the recall of Governor Scott Walker in Wisconsin. For 260 days, the Solidarity singers have been singing in the Rotunda and outside the Capitol in Madison, WI. Today I asked Chris Reed, the leader […]

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Don’t expect the UAW to help with the recall of Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder

In spring of 2012, Michigan Rising (formerly Fire Rick Snyder) will start a second recall attempt against Governor Rick Snyder. The first recall effort was done without the formal help of the unions or the Michigan Democratic Party (MDP). Considering a piece published last week in the Detroit Free Press, I think it’s safe to say that the UAW, at […]

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Michigan Governor Rick Snyder’s poll numbers sinking like a rock

Michigan Governor Rick Snyder’s poll numbers sinking like a rock

Today we get some unsurprising news: Michigan Governor Rick Snyder’s poll numbers are crashing. Less than 20 percent of Michigan residents believe Gov. Rick Snyder is doing an excellent or good job running the state, a survey to be released Monday afternoon shows. The Fall 2011 State of the State survey conducted by the Institute for Public Policy and Social […]

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Recall Rick Snyder organization turning into a Super PAC – “Michigan Rising”

Recall Rick Snyder organization turning into a Super PAC – “Michigan Rising”

The organization that tried, albeit unsuccessfully, to recall Republican Governor of Michigan Rick Snyder has reformed into a Super PAC called “Michigan Rising”. Yes, the times are certainly exciting and the optimist in us says that they are also changing for the better. Nationwide November election results clearly indicate a shift in public opinion when it comes to radical legislation. […]

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Effort to recall Rick Snyder has failed to gather enough signatures

The Committee to Recall Rick Snyder announced this morning that they have failed to gather enough signatures in the amount of time allotted by the Michigan Constitution to place the recall of Rick Snyder on the ballot. It is with a measure of sadness that we announce that the bid to recall Gov. Rick Snyder will come up short in […]

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