World of Bizarro: Gamrat Runs for Her Vacant Seat

September 17, 2015, 3:12 PM

Rep. Cindy Gamrat

Here we go, just as you thought this Lansing scandal couldn't get more amusing -- or absurd.

Kathleen Gray of the Detroit Free Press reports that State Rep. Cindy Gamrat, R-Plainwell, filed Thursday with the Allegan County Clerk to run for the seat she just had taken away from her last week following a a state House expulsion vote.

She joins at least five other candidates in a Nov. 3 primary, the Freep says. The general election is next May. 

Gamrat was expelled for wasting taxpayer funds to help cover up an affair with ex-state Rep. Todd Courser, who quit just before he was about to be expelled. 

Read more:  Detroit Free Press

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