Stories tagged: "presidential election"


WASHINGTON, MICHIGAN - APRIL 02:  Matthew DePerno speaks at a rally hosted by former President Donald Trump on April 02, 2022, in this file photo. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
Michigan’s GOP Candidate for Attorney General Met With Top Trump Officials to Discuss Election Conspiracies

“It speaks volumes as to why Trump so heavily backs Matt DePerno’s candidacy,” Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel said.

FILE - In this Sept. 24, 2020, file photo, Michigan Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson speaks in Detroit. More than 5.5 million people voted in Michigan's presidential election — the most ever and the highest percentage of voting-age residents to cast a ballot in 60 years. Benson said Thursday, Nov. 5, 2020, it was "particularly inspiring and encouraging" that more than 28,000 people took advantage of a new option and registered and voted on Election Day. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)
Michigan Secretary of State to Receive JFK ‘Profile in Courage Award’ for Defending 2020 Elections Results

Benson was one of five political figures who “put their careers on the line to defend democracy," including Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy and U.S. Representative Liz Cheney.

Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel (AP Photo/Paul Sancya File)
Michigan Is Investigating People Who Spread Lies About the 2020 Election. Here’s What That Means.

Attorney General Dana Nessel is leading the bipartisan effort to hold those who lied about the 2020 election accountable, and investigating how they profited from tricking Michiganders.

Vice President Mike Pence and Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi stand on a podium in front of a large American flag. They are masked and solemn.
Sign, Sealed, Delivered: Biden Officially Confirmed By Congress as Next President of United States

President-elect Joe Biden received the official stamp of victory Thursday, when Congress certified the Electoral College votes. Far-right rioters had stormed the Capitol, delaying the process.

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Kamala Harris Kicks Off Virtual VP Campaign in Detroit

Black women from across metro Detroit to talk breaking barriers, Joe Biden, and building back better than ever. Here’s why.

In a leap forward for voter access, Oakland County is the first county in the state that will pay for postage on all ballots returned by mail. (Photo via Shutterstock)
Oakland County Will Pay for Postage on Absentee Ballots in November Election

Democrats and Republicans on the county board unanimously agreed the up to $1.10 cost per ballot was worth ensuring all residents’ ability to vote by mail.

Marcia McCoy drops her ballot into a box outside the Cuyahoga County Board of Elections, Tuesday, April 28, 2020, in Cleveland, Ohio. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)
Michigan’s Average Poll Worker Is 74 Years Old. That’s a Problem During the Pandemic.

The politics surrounding voting by mail and staffing up with poll workers worry clerks who have to conduct an election during a global health crisis.