Voting

Secretary of State settles in favor of ballot selfies

Michigan Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson settled a lawsuit Wednesday that challenged Michigan’s law banning “ballot selfies,” or photographs taken of a ballot in...

Harris shakes off ‘electability’ argument during Detroit NAACP address

U.S. Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) has made African American voters a key target early in the presidential race – she’s visited more Historically Black...

Tim Ryan: Dept. of Defense should be ‘held responsible’ for PFAS...

As one of 22 Democratic candidates presently running for president, U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan (D-Ohio) appears to recognize that it’s an uphill battle to...

Michigan Senate GOP appeals gerrymandering case to SCOTUS

Updated: 5/2, 10:16 A.M. The Republican majority in the Michigan Senate has, as promised, appealed to the U.S. Supreme Court a federal court’s order that...

Susan J. Demas: Michigan GOP’s redistricting scam is part of national...

In politics, coverage is almost exclusively driven by the horserace: who’s winning and who’s losing. But in Michigan, a federal three-judge panel just unanimously ruled...

Law of unintended consequences: Gerrymandering ruling could cut senators’ terms short

A federal court decision Thursday that ordered Michigan to hold special elections in at least 10 state Senate districts next year could cut short...

Federal court rules congressional maps invalid, orders state Senate elections

Updated: 4:23 p.m., 5:00 p.m., 5:19 p.m., 5:56 p.m. Judges from the U.S. Eastern District Court ruled Thursday that Michigan must redraw maps of 34...

Stevens, Benson talk voting rights with high schoolers

U.S. Rep. Haley Stevens (D-Rochester) held a roundtable discussion Tuesday on voting with some Michiganders who aren’t even eligible to cast a ballot. She was...

Dingell delivers Dems’ weekly address, stresses kitchen-table issues, not Mueller report

U.S. Rep. Debbie Dingell (D-Dearborn) delivered the Democrats' official weekly address and stressed the party's "For the People" agenda over the redacted report from...

Gerrymandering doc featuring Voters Not Politicians founder debuting at Tribeca Film...

Katie Fahey, like many people in the immediate aftermath of now-President Donald Trump’s election, was not happy. “My disappointment makes me not trust the rest...

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