Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel’s office has filed felony criminal charges against at least three people linked to a false fraud scandal that kept five Republican gubernatorial hopefuls off the ballot in 2022.
A judge sanctions the Michigan GOP chair her attorney and other plaintiffs following a 2022 election lawsuit that sought to nullify Detroit’s absentee ballots. A judge called the case ‘rife with speculation.’
It made for a good narrative, but there was no youth surge in November, records show. In fact, turnout among voters under 30 fell from 2018, when legalizing pot was on the ballot, particularly among men.
Despite a solid victory for Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and fellow Democrats in the Michigan Legislature, Republicans increased their share of county commission seats, where maps are still drawn by local politicians.
While running for re-election, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer created a parents’ council. Now, the group has issued vague recommendations for Michigan schools that haven’t dampened criticism about the council from Republicans.
The donation keeps the Patmos Library in Jamestown Township open longer after residents defeated tax requests over objections to sexually charged books. But the library’s fate is uncertain without public funding.