Stories tagged: "Jocelyn Benson"


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.

A Detroit polling site. Photo by Montez Miller.
Just What the Hell Is Going On With Wayne County’s Election Results, Explained

Michigan's election results are on track to be finalized despite a roller coaster week in Wayne County filled with Republican opposition.

Inside Detroit's counting location at the TCF Center. Photo by Montez Miller.
The Three Ways Detroit’s Election Results Ensured Accuracy

Detroit prepared for a record-breaking Election Day, and state leaders are confident in its results.

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How Well Do You Know Michigan’s 2020 Election Results? Take Our Quiz.

New faces, familiar names, and marijuana gains—Michigan's ballots had it all. Test your results knowledge for some supreme 'Gander bragging rights.

Photo by Montez Miller.
SOS Benson ‘Very Confident in Our Processes’ as Election Counting Wraps in Michigan

Despite expected challenges, Michigan election officials from the Secretary of State's office to local county clerks say they are confident in a secure, accurate count.

A Detroit polling site. Photo by Montez Miller.
It’s a Good Thing that We Don’t Know Who Took Michigan Tonight

The 'Gander's political reporter unpacks why election night's uncounted ballots could tip the scales later in the week.

FILE - In this Sept. 24, 2020, file photo, Michigan Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson wears a mask before talking about voting and the upcoming elections in Detroit. Benson said Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2020, that the 1.5 million people with absentee ballots still in hand should put them in a drop box or take them to their local clerk's office rather than use the mail with two weeks to go until the presidential election. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)
Secretary of State: Michigan Should Know Unofficial Election Results Friday

A full and accurate count of Michigan's votes should take about 80 hours, estimates the State Department.