Michigan judge orders injunction against Republican Party leader, ending battle for control

A Michigan judge ruled against the state’s Republican leader on Tuesday, issuing a temporary injunction that bans the GOP chairwoman from conducting party business.

The ruling from Kent County Circuit Judge Joseph Rossi is considered a victory for former Rep. Pete Hoekstra, who was elected to replace Chairwoman Kristina Karamo. Rossi dated the order back to a Jan. 6 meeting of the state party, during which Karamo was ousted.

Kristina Karamo speaks to Michigan Republican Party delegates, on Sunday, Feb. 18, 2023, in Lansing, Michigan. Karamo was properly removed as chairwoman of the Michigan Republican Party, a judge said Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2024, the same day that voters participated in the state’s presidential primary. The national Republican Party earlier declared Pete Hoekstra as the state party’s new chairman. (AP Photo/Joey
Read more…

Please follow and like us: