McCotter indicated he had no knowledge of the problems with his petitions until the secretary of state alerted him Friday. But Michigan insiders say the situation doesn’t inspire much promise for his prospects in a write-in campaign.
“If McCotter was this disorganized and incompetent,” said Bill Ballenger, publisher of Inside Michigan Politics, “I don’t hold out much hope for him.”
Terri Henderson, 6, center, whose mother is El Salvador, attends a rally with members of Congress at Union Station's Columbus Circle to announce the Restore Opportunity, Strengthen, and Improve the Economy (ROSIE) Act on July 29, 2014. The legislation provides incentives for government contractors to pay a living wage and other benefits that would help low-income workers.