Stories tagged: "Jocelyn Benson"

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The Lessons Michigan Is Learning From Other States’ Summer Primaries

Michigan is learning from other state’s struggles of balancing voting in person with voting by mail.

Voters fill out their ballots at a primary polling place, Saturday, Feb. 29, 2020. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
Republicans Say Michigan County Voter Registration Is Too High. So They’re Suing.

Officials from Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson’s office said the lawsuit uses debunked claims and bad statistics to delegitimize our elections.

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All 131 Secretary of State Offices Will Open By Appointment Only on Monday

They go beyond wearing a face mask, but the regulations all 131 Michigan Secretary of State offices are putting in place will help keep you safe while the state begins to approach a return to normal operations.

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Michigan Should Be Able to Mail Absentee Ballots On Election Day, Lawsuit Says

While President Trump argues against the right to vote by mail, Michiganders are suing to make it easier during the coronavirus pandemic.

A worker processes mail-in ballots at the Bucks County Board of Elections office prior to the primary election, Wednesday, May 27, 2020 in Doylestown, Pa. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
Why Election Day In Michigan Could Become Election Week

Michigan’s Democratic secretary of state Jocelyn Benson is calling for patience from Michiganders ahead of time as experts predict mail-in voting will slow 2020 election results.

FILE - March 10, 2020, file photo, Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden speaks to members of the press at the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia. Biden is the presumptive Democratic nominee. But the process of making it official is anything but settled. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
Biden Focuses On Voter Protection as Trump Makes Incorrect Claims About Mail-in Voting

The Biden campaign seeks to empower voters this election season, with special focus on people of color — who have been the most disenfranchised during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Jocelyn Benson’s 3 Biggest Moves as Secretary of State So Far

Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson is President Trump’s latest target on Twitter. But her milestones in office speak for themselves.