Stories tagged: "2020 election"


Michigan Lt. Gov. Garlin Gilchrist opens the states Electoral College session at the state Capitol, December 14, 2020 in Lansing, Michigan. - Joe Biden's US election victory was set for formal confirmation by the Electoral College, further closing the door on angry efforts by President Donald Trump to overturn the 2020 vote.
Here’s How Michigan Could Help End the Electoral College

An archaic system that has for centuries held back true democracy in the United States has now fueled violence in the halls of the Capitol itself.

Reps Bergman, McClain and Walberg
Three Michigan Reps Have Blood on Their Hands From Their Votes to Overturn Election Results

As the dust settled on Capitol Hill, three Michigan Republicans voted to reject the election results—including their own victories.

In this image from video, Rep. Paul Mitchell, R-Mich., speaks on the floor of the House of Representatives at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, Thursday, April 23, 2020. Mitchell said Monday, Dec. 14, 2020 he is leaving the Republican Party and becoming an independent to protest efforts to overturn Democrat Joe Biden's victory over President Donald Trump.
Rep. Paul Mitchell Is Just the Latest Michigan Republican to Ditch the GOP

"It is unacceptable for political candidates to treat our election system as though we are a third-world nation," said the now-former Republican.

Cynthia Johnson, Lee Chatfield and Jocelyn Benson have all received threats or intimidation in the past week.
The Violent Storm Brewing in the Aftermath of Trump’s Michigan Loss

Threats, racism and an armed protest at an elected official's home are the latest in the rising potential of political violence in Michigan.

John James speaking at an election night event in August 2018. (Photo by Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)
John James Finally Concedes to Gary Peters in Senate Race

After casting doubt on the legitimacy of the election, two-time Republican Senate hopeful John James conceded after the Michigan Board of Canvassers certified the election results.

Photo by Brian Rozman
Detroit Moves Toward Certifying Election Results as Trump Lawsuits Collapse

Trump's lawsuits to stop election certification aren't just meritless, argues Attorney General Dana Nessel, but also racist.

Photo from the White House, via Wikimedia Commons
There Was No Evidence of Voting Impropriety in Michigan. Or Wisconsin. Or Pennsylvania. Or Anywhere Else.

Efforts by the Trump campaign to cast doubt on the legitimacy and legality of the election have failed in court from Michigan to Arizona.