Michigan election law

LANSING, MI -- Michigan would eliminate February elections under legislation approved Thursday by the Michigan House, limiting local and statewide elections to three dates a year. Supporters say optional February elections often feature single-issue ballot questions on school millages or bonds but are marked by low voter turnout. (MLive)

WMUK

Democratic state lawmakers are again hoping to allow no-reason absentee voting in Michigan. 

Michigan Secretary of State Ruth Johnson has said recently that more people who have died or moved out of state must be removed from the state’s voter registration database before lawmakers will agree to stop putting conditions on who can vote absentee.

The state Bureau of Elections says significant progress has been made to clean up Michigan’s voter files.

State Dismisses Campaign Finance Complaint Against Snyder

Feb 4, 2015
WMUK

(MPRN-Lansing) The Michigan Bureau of Elections says Governor Rick Snyder did not break campaign finance laws during his State of the State speech last month. 

Case against Timothy Stoepker dismissed by Attorney Discipline Board

The Associated Press

Jocelyn Benson is the Dean of Wayne State University's Law School and has written a book on the role of state Secretaries of State. 

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