John Conyers III
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|John Conyers III|
|Born||John Conyers III|
|Occupation||Financial investor relations|
John Conyers III is an American investor relations professional, and the son of long-time U.S. congressman John Conyers. Conyers was endorsed by his father to fill his seat, following his resignation from Congress in December 2017.
Domestic abuse arrest
On February 15, 2017, Conyers was arrested on domestic violence charges stemming from an argument with his girlfriend. However, he was not charged and has denied all allegations related to his arrest.
Vacant Congressional Seat
Following his father's retirement from Congress, due to a slew of sexual harassment allegations, Conyers was endorsed by his father to succeed him representing Michigan's 13th congressional district.
- "Conyers' son arrested but not charged after domestic incident" (in en). NBC News. https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/john-conyers-iii-was-arrested-domestic-abuse-not-prosecuted-n827151.
- "Conyers retires from Congress amid harassment scandal" (in en). NBC News. https://www.nbcnews.com/storyline/sexual-misconduct/john-conyers-announces-retirement-congress-endorses-son-amid-harassment-scandal-n826616.
- Alcindor, Yamiche (2017-12-06). "John Conyers III Was Arrested in February, Accused of Stabbing His Girlfriend" (in en-US). The New York Times. ISSN 0362-4331. https://www.nytimes.com/2017/12/06/us/politics/john-conyers-iii-stabbing-domestic-violence.html.