Ex-Detroit Chief James Craig Considers Write-in Campaign for Governor

May 28, 2022, 7:18 AM

Former Detroit police Chief James Craig, one of five GOP gubernatorial candidates bounced from the ballot because of apparently forged petition signatures, isn't giving up.

James Craig (Photo: Michael Lucido)

He vows to challenge the matter in court  and to consider a write-in campaign if Plan A fails.

"Because I respect the people who have supported me, I will fight until the end," Craig said, accorrding to The Detroit News.

Craig made it clear he doesn't want to run as the lieutenant governor on a rival's ticket. 

Write-in campaigns usually fail, though Mayor Mike Duggan was one of those exceptions. After being kicked off the ballott, he went on to defeat Benny Napoleon by around 20 percentage points in the August 2013 primary. 

Read more:  The Detroit News

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