Macomb County Clerk removed from office

A St. Clair County judge has ruled a clerk who rode the coattails of President Donald Trump into office be removed from office for lying about her residence on campaign documents. Republican Macomb County Clerk Karen Spranger left work without talking to reporters. She won the 2016 election with 53% of the vote. Judge Daniel Kelly released an opinion Tuesday afternoon that said Spranger is disqualified from the office. Opponents and lawyers for Macomb County said there was no way Spranger could live at the address she put on election documents because the home
had no power or water. Spranger said she was poor, but still able to spend time at the house. A group of Macomb County judges will appoint an interim clerk.