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Virgil Smith

Michigan Supreme Court
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The Michigan Supreme Court has agreed to decide whether prosecutors can force elected lawmakers to give up their seats as part of a plea deal.  That decision won’t come in time to determine whether a former state senator should be removed from the November ballot. 


Virgil Smith
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State Senator Virgil Smith has submitted his resignation from the Legislature as he begins a 10-month jail sentence


Virgil Smith
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The state Senate could expel Senator Virgil Smith if he does not resign. 

New Wave Of Michigan Lawmakers Elected

Mar 9, 2016
Michigan State House of Representatives
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The Michigan Legislature has three new members after special elections Tuesday.