Politics

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(MPRN-Lansing) Supporters of continuing the statewide presidential ballot recount maintain the slimmest of hopes that it might resume once the Michigan Supreme Court weighs in. 

File photo of Recount of Kalamazoo County State Senate Race in 2014
WMUK

(MPRN-Lansing) Michigan’s statewide recount of ballots cast in the 2016 presidential election is on hold – maybe for good. A federal judge lifted his order that the state continue with the recount until it’s completed. 

Voter Identification Bills Pass Through House

Dec 8, 2016
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(MPRN-Lansing) The State House passed three bills late Wednesday to make Michigan’s voter ID law stricter. The legislation would require people who show up at the polls without a photo ID to cast a provisional ballot. 

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(MPRN-Lansing) More courtroom drama is expected Wednesday as Michigan Republicans and the campaign of President-elect Donald Trump continue try to shut down the statewide ballot recount. 

Rick Pluta, The Michigan Public Radio Network

(MPRN-Mason) The statewide recount of ballots cast in the presidential election is underway. That’s after a federal judge ruled overnight the state had until noon Monday to begin.

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