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  • Convicted

  • Ran for Office

Ryan KelleyLast Updated: February 9, 2024


Allendale, Michigan

Insurrection Related Information

  • Present at Capitol on 1/6

Litigation Details

  • Arrested in Allendale, Michigan
  • Sentenced on Jan 1, 2024

Executive Summary

Ryan Kelley climbed on scaffolding, helped a man moving a police barricade and repeatedly waved fellow protesters toward the Capitol riots in Washington, D.C., on Jan. 6 and is now running for Governor of Michigan.

Previously Ran for Office(s)

Ran for Governor of Michigan in 2022

Litigation Details

Case File:



  • Knowingly Entering or Remaining in any Restricted Building or Grounds Without Lawful Authority,
  • Disorderly and Disruptive Conduct in a Restricted Building or Grounds,
  • Knowingly Engage in any Act of Physical Violence Against Person or Property in any Restricted Building or Grounds,
  • Willfully injure or commit any Depredation Against any Property of the United States.

Timeline of Litigation

  • Charged

    June 8, 2022 "Complaint filed 6/8/22."
  • Arrested

    Allendale, Michigan | June 9, 2022
  • Charged

    June 22, 2022 "Information filed 6/22/22."
  • Sentenced

    January 1, 2024 "Sentenced to 60 days’ incarceration 12 months’ supervised release $5,000 fine $500 restitution"

Sentencing Details

  • Prison: 60 day(s)
  • Parole/Supervised Release: 12 month(s)
  • Fine/Restitution: $5,500

Press Coverage

  • Ryan Kelley pushed to arrest lawmakers, then stormed the Capitol. Now he wants to be Michigan’s governor.

    Published on May 27, 2021 Read at MLive
  • They were at the Capitol riot. Now, these Michigan Republicans want your vote

    Published on May 25, 2021 Read at Bridge Michigan

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