Last week, the Detroit Free Press published new text messages and emails in the BolgerGate scandal that read “dirty as hell” and “I can pretty much guarantee it is shady because I know the players involved.”

BolgerGate is dirty. And shady. And the only way we’re going to clean up this mess is with a little sunshine. So today, Progress Michigan and We are the People, Michigan have filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request seeking the complete text of the BolgerGate police report.

It’s almost hard to believe: while Ruth Johnson and the Michigan GOP went on a crusade to eliminate voter fraud, Speaker Jase Bolger and Rep. Roy Schmidt hatched a devious scheme to rig an election in the 76th District. As William Forsyth said – embarrassing.

Ruth Johnson, Jase Bolger, and the entire Michigan GOP should practice what they preach and hold those responsible for this fiasco accountable:

Disgusted? Sign our petition calling on Jase Bolger to resign as Speaker of the Michigan House of Representatives!

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