AP: Democrats hoping to flip Michigan US House seats from GOP

DETROIT (AP) — Just as Michigan helped propel Donald Trump to the White House, the state could play a role in tipping the balance of control in the U.S. House back in favor of the Democratic Party from a Republican majority. Republican incumbents face strong challenges in two congressional races, while a third open House district appears to be up …

Voter Guide: Cooper’s Views on Top Issues

1. PRIORITIES: What are your top three national legislative priorities and how would you address them? I want Congress to serve citizens instead of special interests. It will be done by three reform-focused bills: The American Anti-Corruption Act to stop bribery by lobbyists, block politicians from fundraising during working hours, close the revolving door, outlaw secret money, and end gerrymandering. …

New Poll: Americans Profoundly Unhappy with Two-party Politics

Michigan’s youngest congressional candidate ready to step up and challenge major party candidates in the 11th District   Commerce, Michigan (September 27, 2018)—New polling released this morning reveals Americans prefer independent candidates over those who belong to either of the major parties. According to new data released by ScottRasmussen.com and the Job Creators Network, only 24 and 22 percent believe Republicans and Democrats …

WHMI: Independent Candidate For MI-11 Runs Against Two-Party System

An independent candidate for Congress is running on a platform that includes limiting money in politics and abolishing the income tax. At 26 years old, Cooper Nye is the youngest candidate running for the U.S. House in Michigan. Nye is campaigning for the 11th District, which covers parts of Wayne and Oakland Counties, including South Lyon, Milford, and New Hudson. …

The Two-Party System Doesn’t Work for You. I Will.

Cooper Nye’s Platform for Candidacy Cooper Nye is Michigan’s youngest congressional candidate, running as an independent for the U.S. House of Representatives (MI-11). This year, Cooper dropped his career in Washington D.C.—where he saw our rigged system firsthand—to come home and disrupt the two-party system. Cooper is a pro-liberty, anti-corruption candidate fighting to unite the district on bold reforms that …

New Gallup Survey Shows Strong Disapproval of Federal Government

Results reveal a need to disrupt D.C., says the Cooper Nye Campaign    Commerce, Michigan (September 6, 2018)—The federal government is very unpopular among Americans, says Cooper Nye, an independent candidate for the U.S. House of Representatives (MI-11). According to a new Gallup poll, which measures favorability ratings of 25 major U.S. industries, 53 percent of Americans view the federal government negatively—the lowest of …

Interview: Cooper on Michigan’s Big Show

Cooper joined Michael Patrick Shiels on Michigan’s Big Show, a syndicated program reaching the entire state of Michigan, to talk about officially making the ballot as Michigan’s youngest Congressional candidate.  

The Detroit News: Independent Candidate in Michigan’s 11th

Cooper Nye of Commerce Township says he’s the youngest candidate this year running for U.S. House in Michigan. The 26-year-old independent candidate made it onto the general election ballot this fall after submitting 4,000 signatures to the state — 3,000 are required under state law for non-affiliated candidates. He is running againstEpstein of Bloomfield Township and Stevens of Rochester Hills in the 11th …

Youngest Michigan Congressional Candidate Makes General Election Ballot

Independent Cooper Nye aims to unite a divided district   Commerce, Michigan (August 29, 2018)—Michigan’s Secretary of State has confirmed that 26-year-old Cooper Nye, a reform-focused independent candidate for the U.S. House of Representatives (MI-11), will appear on the general election ballot this November. Without party affiliation, Nye’s campaign was required by state ballot access rules to file at least 3,000 valid …

Video: Cooper Talks About his Campaign and Platform

Cooper recently made his TV debut. He joined Paul Taros to talk about his campaign, and answered questions—on the spot—about the key issues that will be top-of-mind for voters this November. Below is a short clip covering Cooper’s decision to run. To watch the full 30-minute interview, click here.