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Brian Calley files signatures to run for governor

Lt. Gov. Brian Calley
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Lt. Gov. Brian Calley

Lieutenant Governor Brian Calley filed petition signatures Tuesday to appear on the Republican primary ballot in August. He’s running to replace Governor Rick Snyder, who cannot run again due to term limits.

Calley says he wants to keep up the work started by Snyder over the past seven years. He says that’s fueled Michigan’s recovery from the Great Recession.

“I’m running to continue this comeback. I’m running to add the next half a million jobs. I’m running to hit new lows in unemployment, and new highs in income growth.”

Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette, state Senator Patrick Colbeck, and Doctor Jim Hines have also filed to appear on the GOP ballot in August.

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