michigan secretary of state

6:20 am
Tue October 14, 2014

Michigan License Plate Changed After Complaints From Police

Law enforcement officials said plate with orange sunset was not visible enough
LANSING, MI - A license plate once voted the world's best was quietly replaced last month after law enforcement officers complained they weren't the world's most visible. Michael Yott, Jr. is a law enforcement officer with St. Clair Shores Police. He started an online petition to replace the plates, which got more than 700 signatures.
Election 2014
8:36 am
Thu October 9, 2014

WSW: Secretary of State Ruth Johnson Hopes for Four More Years

Ruth Johnson
Credit WMUK

Ruth Johnson says she would like to spend the next four years following through on pilot projects launched in her first term.

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11:23 am
Mon April 21, 2014

Michigan Secretary of State Ruth Johnson Launches Re-Election Campaign

Democrats have to announce a challenger for Republican Secretary of State
LANSING - Michigan Secretary of State Ruth Johnson is kicking off her campaign for a second four-year term with a series of events around the state today. Johnson plans to visit Waterford Township this morning, Lansing at noon and Holland tonight, said campaign spokesman Nick DeLeeuw.
Election Law
9:13 pm
Mon March 17, 2014

WSW: How Could Michigan Elections be Improved?

Voters standing in line in Miami for early voting in 2012 - file photo
Credit 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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Campaign finance
9:23 am
Fri November 15, 2013

State Senate moves to limit Secretary of State's proposed disclosure rules

State Capitol - file photo
Credit WKAR, Kevin Lavery


Secretary of State Ruth Johnson proposed changing disclosure requirements for so-called "issue ads," but the state Senate moved quickly on Thursday to nullify any changes. 

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