Godfrey Dillard

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Godfrey Dillard
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Former candidate for
Michigan Secretary of State
PartyDemocratic
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Godfrey Dillard was a Democratic Party candidate for Michigan Secretary of State in the 2014 elections. Godfrey Dillard lost the general election on November 4, 2014.

He previously ran for office in 2012, as a Democratic candidate for U.S. House to represent the 13th Congressional District of Michigan. At the end of May, Wayne County ruled that he had not collected the required number of valid signatures to earn a spot on the primary ballot.[1]

Elections

2014

See also: Michigan secretary of state election, 2014

Dillard ran for election as Michigan Secretary of State in 2014. He initially pursued the attorney general position, but switched races in late July 2014. In a party conference call, Dillard noted that his decision avoided an intra-party fight with attorney general candidate Mark Totten and filled an empty spot on the ballot for Democrats.[2] The general election took place November 4, 2014.

Results

Secretary of State of Michigan, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngRuth Johnson Incumbent 53.6% 1,640,267
     Democratic Godfrey Dillard 42.9% 1,313,941
     Libertarian James Lewis 2% 60,885
     U.S. Taxpayer Robert Gale 1.1% 34,203
     Natural Law Jason Gatties 0.4% 13,104
Total Votes 3,062,400
Election Results via New York Times. Vote totals above are unofficial and reflect 100% precincts reporting.

2012

See also: Michigan's 13th Congressional District elections, 2012

Dillard attempted a run in the 2012 election for the U.S. House, representing Michigan's 13th District. Officials in Wayne County ruled that he had not collected the required number of valid signatures to earn a spot on the primary ballot.[1]

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