Peter Meijer announces GOP Senate bid

Posted on AllSides November 7th, 2023
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Former Congressman Peter Meijer announced on Monday that he is seeking the Republican nomination for Michigan’s open U.S. Senate seat. Meijer is an Iraq War veteran and an heir to his family’s supermarket chain. He is attempting a comeback after serving one term in Congress but losing a Republican primary following his vote to impeach then-President Donald Trump. Representative Hillary Scholten (D-Grand Rapids) went on to defeat GOP nominee John Gibbs in the 2022 election. The district, redrawn following the 2020 U.S. Census, leans slightly Democratic. Meijer told Michigan Public...

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