Nation | Elections

After Nearly 50 Years In Office, Conyers Might Not Make The Ballot

NPR | May 18, 2014 12:11 p.m.

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Don Gonyea

A local elections official has ruled that Rep. John Conyers of Detroit, who’s served in the House for nearly 50 years, has failed to collect enough valid signatures to appear on the Democratic primary ballot. He’s appealing the decision; if he loses, it could be an ignominious end to a distinguished career.


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