Stories tagged: "Protect Your Vote"

Photo courtesy Rep. Jon Hoadley
How Michigan’s New Redistricting Commission Brings Us Closer to a Better Legislature

State Rep. Jon Hoadley feels inspired by the new Independent Citizen's Redistricting Commission, and sees potential to address other systemic issues with the same energy and enthusiasm.

Sec. of State Benson and Attorney General Nessel. Photos via the Associated Press.
Michigan’s New Intimidating Robocalls Are Part of a Long History of Racist Voter Suppression

Robocalls are spreading false information about mail-in voting ahead of the election. Here’s what Michigan’s leaders are doing to stop it.

Donald Trump, Jr. speaking with supporters of President of the United States Donald Trump at a "Keep America Great" rally. Photo by Gage Skidmore.
Trump Jr. Claimed Dead People Voted in Michigan’s August Primary. They Didn’t.

President Trump's son claimed that 8% of the votes in the August primary came from the dead. The Detroit Free Press fact checked that claim. (Spoiler alert: It’s not true.)

A common theme among participants was that the USPS is not for sale, and is to be protected by the public, for the public.
JUST IN: Dingell, Lawrence Call on Senate to Save the Postal Service

Two Michigan congresswomen led a call to action encouraging the Senate to take up legislation to protect the postal service. One of them is a former postal worker.

AG Dana Nessel and Sen. Gary Peters. Photos courtesy their offices.
No, the USPS Isn’t Safe Yet — And Michigan’s Investigation Still Matters

Michigan's Sen. Gary Peters and AG Dana Nessel are both pursuing investigations into the Postal Service, while the Postmaster General delays policies that have been causing mail to slow down.