President Biden supports making Michigan one of the first states in the nation to host primaries. Republicans say doing so could hurt state delegates and is like ‘spitting in the face of half of the state.’
The party is wasting no time after regaining control of the Senate and the House. Republicans grouse the breakneck pace is reckless, but Democrats say the GOP is getting a ‘taste of their own medicine.’
Candidates vying to lead the Michigan Republican Party now embrace absentee ballots to compete with Democrats. But election officials say that ‘ballot harvesting’ — having a political operative collect ballots from multiple voters — remains illegal in the state.
The Michigan Supreme Court upholds Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson’s guidance to clerks barring poll challengers from bringing phones into absentee counting stations. It’s Republicans’ second court loss involving voting rules in as many days.