Sunday, August 27, 2006

That's the ticket

The Michigan Republican State Convention took place on Friday and Saturday in Novi, Michigan. The convention was largely perfunctory since all of the races were uncontested. Anyone interested in a summary of what happened there can find it on the Michigan GOP blog.

This is the slate that was nominated:

Republican slate

Governor Dick Devos, 50, of Ada Township, president of The Windquest Group and former president of Alticor Inc. (parent company of Amway).

Lt. Governor Oakland County Clerk Ruth Johnson, 51, of Holly

U.S. Senator Oakland County Sheriff Mike Bouchard, 50, of Birmingham

Attorney General Mike Cox, 44, incumbent of Livonia

Secretary of State Terry Lynn Land, 48, incumbent of Bryon Center

Michigan Supreme Court
Maura Corrigan, 57, incumbent of Grosse Pointe Park.
Marc Shulman, 54, attorney and former Michigan House member of West Bloomfield.

Michigan State University Board of Trustees
Dolores "Dee" Cook, 74, incumbent of Greenville
Dave Porteous, 53, incumbent and attorney of Reed City

University of Michigan Board of Regents
David Brandon, 53, incumbent and Chairman and CEO of Domino's Pizza from Ann Arbor.
Susan Brown, 65, owner of interior design company from Kalamazoo

Wayne State University Board of Governors
Andrew McLemore, 51, executive vice president of AMAC Construction Services, from Detroit
John Akouri, 41, CEO of the Lebanese Chamber of Commerce from Farmington Hills.

State Board of Education
Tom McMillin, 41, president of a charter school in Mt. Clemens and former mayor of Auburn Hills
Eileen Wieser, 56, incumbent and executive committee member of the Michigan Council for the Arts and Cultural Affairs from Ann Arbor.

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