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Michigan SOS: There is ‘no legal mechanism to rescind’ Wayne Co....

Two Republicans on the Wayne County Board of Canvassers are trying to rescind their vote to certify the county’s presidential election results, but a...

Detroit NAACP chief: ‘We’re not going to let them steal the...

Several Detroit residents remain fired up about GOP efforts to discredit presidential election results.  The Wayne County Board of Canvassers on Tuesday evening certified the...

Nessel issues cease-and-desist letters over voter misinformation

While baseless claims and lawsuits about voter fraud in the recent election are hurled at Michigan, Attorney General Dana Nessel has issued a number...

In wild meeting, Wayne Co. board certifies Biden as winner after...

Updated, 10:15 p.m. 11/17/20 The Wayne County Board of Canvassers on Tuesday evening certified the Nov. 3 presidential election results, but also directed the Secretary...

SOS provides election docs, while AG blasts GOP lawmakers’ probe

After the GOP-led Michigan Legislature issued a subpoena to state election officials and launched an investigation into alleged presidential election irregularities that Republicans have...

Longtime Judge Dalton Roberson Sr. dies after COVID-19 diagnosis

In 1937, Wes Johnson, an 18-year-old Black man, was accused of assaulting a white woman and arrested. He was later snatched from a Henry...

‘I went to the polls for humanity’: Immigrant voters want DACA...

In the days leading up to the Nov. 3 election, Deysi Cordoba took to her keyboard: “Vote,” the 19-year-old nursing student from Grand Rapids...

Detroit group using $1M for food aid amid COVID-19 pandemic  

A Detroit nonprofit agency has been awarded a $1 million state grant to help Michiganders residents offset food access struggles exacerbated by the COVID-19...

LGBTQ voters relieved about Biden win, uncertain over the future of...

Feelings of relief, but not necessarily joy, filled the hearts and minds of some Michigan LGBTQ voters following the 2020 presidential election. “I’m still processing...

GOP election challengers complain about social distancing, ‘Karen’ quips in affidavits

In a lawsuit filed in Michigan federal court by President Donald Trump’s reelection campaign, more than 100 people allege problems in the processing and...

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