Video: Todd Courser announces he’ll run for his old House seat

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LAPEER, Mich. — It appears former State Representative Todd Courser plans to run for the seat he resigned from one week ago in the Michigan House.

Courser resigned from his seat representing the Lapeer area last week after a scandal involving his affair with fellow Representative Cindy Gamrat of Plainwell and the ensuing cover up.  After about a month of hearings and  press conferences, Courser resigned his seat and Gamrat was expelled.

In an interview on CNN Friday, Courser said he would run again for his seat in a special election.  The primary for the special election is in November and the deadline to enter the race is Sept. 18.

In a tweet, Courser said: "My wife said 'yes run!'"

Gamrat announced Thursday that she would again run for her seat and has since filed her application.

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4 comments

  • Bruce

    This just proves that no matter what our elected officials want us to believe about all the hard work involved to fulfill their duties to the people, the benefits by far outweigh the so called ” hard work”. Things need to change people, we are being fleeced/robbed

  • steve thomas

    If his sniveling, skanky lover decided to run again, he figures it must be good for him as well. Maybe they’ll share an office again. Good Lord.

  • algerdave

    In this theater of the absurd, I can only kick myself for not seeing this coming. Courser and Gamrat however, rise to a totally new level of absurd. Only apologizing after attempting to blame others and then finally admitting what they’d done – the ink is barely dry on their mea culpa’s before they once again violate their voters with their complete lack of decency and decorum with this new run. But probably the worst single part of this is that they call themselves Christians and then do almost everything possible to demean what most folks think that badge means in their lives. Regardless of what they think about this, the public obviously sees it very differently. And that’s what they simply don’t seem to get or care about. Please don’t vote for these two – do yourself, their families and our State a big favor.