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Bolger re-elected Michigan House speaker

AP Wire • Jul 21, 2015 at 12:02 PM

He was elected by his colleagues Wednesday on a 107-2 vote.

Such votes typically are unanimous, but two Democrats voted against Bolger leading the chamber for two more years.

An Ingham County judge acting as a one-person grand jury is collecting evidence to decide whether to charge Bolger or anyone else with crimes in a Democratic lawmaker's switch to the Republican caucus in May. The Kent County prosecutor said Bolger and then-Rep. Roy Schmidt broke no laws, but that their actions represented a fraud on the public.

Bolger has apologized, but insists he broke no laws.

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