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Nessel files charges against three connected to fraudulent signatures scandal

Malachi Barrett

Metro Detroit businessman Perry Johnson was among the candidates who did not qualify for the 2022 primary ballot in the race for governor after turning in thousands of fraudulent signatures.

Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel announced felony charges yesterday (Thur) against three people connected to the fraudulent signatures.

Johnson – who is in Iowa campaigning for the Republican nomination for President – says he’s happy with the indictments…

When asked Johnson said, “The fact that we have a Justice Department that is going after the criminals to prevent this kind of thing from happening again is really a wonderful thing because it certainly helps add credibility to the process.”

Johnson is currently polling around one percent - with former President Donald Trump and Florida Governor Ron DeSantis leading the pack.