“I would like to thank everyone who has been encouraging me to run for US Senate. Representing our magnificent state of Michigan and your interests in Congress would be the greatest honor. We need conservative leadership now more than ever because of high unemployment, huge deficits, and a spendthrift Congress. Beginning today, I am putting together a campaign strategy and a policy team. I will be filing the appropriate paper work by July 1 to become a Republican primary candidate. Now is our chance to win. I eagerly look forward to speaking with you face-to-face about ways to launch our country to prosperity while defending our liberty and freedoms.”
Terri Lynn Land
Michigan’s former Secretary of State, Terri Lynn Land, has announced that she plans to seek the Republican nomination to run for Democrat Carl Levin’s United States Senate seat. She is the first Republican candidate to officially declare her intention to run.
She made her announcement in a post on her Facebook page, and is expected to file her paperwork as a candidate by July 1. Gary Peters, D-Bloomfield announced that he was running for Levin’s seat in May.
Land was Michigan’s Secretary of State from January 1, 2003 – January 1, 2011, and has been a member of the Republican National Committee since the 2012 Republican Convention.