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

(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.

State Capitol - file photo
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(MPRN-Lansing) The presidential recount is still looming in Michigan, and lawmakers want to make sure Green Party nominee Jill Stein – who filed for the recount – picks up the tab.