Stories tagged: "voting and elections"

This exhibit from video released by the House Select Committee, shows handwritten notes by Richard Donoghue, former acting Deputy Attorney General, displayed at a hearing by the House select committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol, Thursday, June 23, 2022, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (House Select Committee via AP)
Six Key Takeaways From Jan. 6 Committee Hearing No. 2

The Trump campaign used the Big Lie to ask supporters for money - but didn't use it to contest the 2020 election results, according to testimony heard Monday in the US House Committee’s investigation into the Jan. 6 attack. Here’s what else you need to know. 

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Conservative Organizers Haven’t Collected Enough Signatures for Petitions. That Won’t Stop Them, Yet.

A group of conservative organizers is still hoping to bypass voters on key issues after a missed deadline. They’re not giving up.

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)
MI Republican Convention Results: Trump Allegiance, Division in Party

Conservatives worried about the future of Michigan’s Republican Party had their fears realized this weekend, as the state GOP held a divisive 2022 endorsement convention at DeVos Place in Grand Rapids. 

Michigan Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson speaks in Detroit. (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.

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Everything You Need to Know About Michigan’s May 3rd Elections

Proposed state budget cuts to education will significantly affect funding to public schools, making this year's school board elections especially important if you have kids.

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The List of Voters in Michigan Is ‘More Accurate Than Ever,’ State Officials Say

Election officials say they’re well poised to handle the influx of coming ballots for the May 3 elections, especially with an up-to-date count of Michigan’s 8 million registered voters.

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New Proposed Voting Legislation Would Allow Early In-Person Voting, Ban Guns From Polls

Michigan House Democrats have introduced a package of nine bills that would make voting easier and safer for Michiganders.