Michigan City Council Candidate Ends Campaign After Racist Remarks

Maria Perez
Aug 28, 2019 - 8:00

The Michigan city council candidate who garnered nationwide criticism for saying she wanted to keep her community white has withdrawn from the race.

Jean Cramer from Marysville, Michigan dropped out of the city council race on August 26 after she said she wanted to keep the city “a white community as much as possible,” during a candidate forum. She made the racist remarks after the candidates were asked how the city could attract foreign-born residents to their community.

Cramer then expanded on her comment: “White. Seriously. In other words, no foreign-born, no foreign people.” In an

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