2020 Michigan election
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This continuously updated post includes details of Michigan's elections, campaigns, politics and voting news.
Joe Biden, who is inaugurated as president Wednesday, made four specific promises to Michigan. But even with a majority in Congress, some of his agenda faces tough sledding.
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Workers in this small town said they followed safety protocols, only to see their beloved city manager succumb to the virus. The four infections underscore the risks faced by election officials as they worked through a pandemic.
The “morning after” the U.S. Capitol riots, a Michigan educator found his 13-year-old students wanting him to address their questions for which, in many cases, there were no answers.
Nobody in Michigan can say they didn't see this coming. We've been broadcasting the previews in Michigan for months, the Wayne County Executive writes.
Dominion Voting Systems has been under relentless attack by Trump and his supporters since November, including the president’s speech just minutes before the Capitol riots this week.
‘When it’s over, it’s over.’ President Donald Trump’s allies abandon him in Congress and acknowledge his loss in Michigan and other states. Early Thursday, Joe Biden was certified as 46th president.
U-M Regent Ron Weiser, the presumptive co-chair of Michigan Republicans, is sticking with running mate Meshawn Maddock after she organized bus trips to the Capitol and addressed Trump supporters before this week’s chaos.
Michigan needs a sequel for the 2022 ballot to build on Proposal 3’s democratic safeguards.
High drama is expected in Washington on Wednesday, as 140 Republicans, including three from Michigan, try to deny Joe Biden the presidency and keep Donald Trump in office. Spoiler alert: They will fail.
Voters asked about photo identification, same-day registration, and if previously incarcerated people are eligible to vote.
U.S. Reps. Jack Bergman and Tim Walberg will object to certification of Electoral College results, while Lisa McClain says she has ‘grave concerns’ over unsubstantiated fraud claims.
Michigan Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson refused an invitation to speak before a House oversight committee that hosted Trump attorney Rudy Giuliani, saying it amplified “conspiracy theories.” The GOP chair said Benson’s playing “cheap political games.”
“No Cuba. No China. No Venezuela,” and no, the Dominion Voting Systems isn’t programmed to steal elections, its CEO testifies. But President Trump’s lies are endangering workers, he says.
As mail-in voting could become the norm, Democrats see the need for tweaks. But Republicans say broader changes are needed to preserve the integrity of elections.
Michigan’s 16 electors are set to cast their votes for Joe Biden on Monday, in a process that will recur throughout the nation and cement the Democrat as the next president. But Trump isn’t expected to go quietly.
Rep. Gary Eisen told a radio interviewer of plans to disrupt Monday’s Electoral College vote and wouldn’t rule out the possibility of violence at the Michigan Capitol.
Weeks of protests and false fraud claims culminate as Michigan’s 16 electors vote for Democrat Joe Biden. That makes his election official, but President Trump isn’t going quietly.