Elections

Benson refuses invite to House panel, says GOP-led proceedings are ‘wounding...

Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson declined an invitation from state Rep. Matt Hall (R-Marshall) to speak with the House Oversight Committee because she said...

Detroit seeks sanctions against ‘Kraken’ attorney for ‘frivolous’ suit

Pro-President Trump attorney and QAnon conspiracy theorist Sidney Powell and other lawyers could face legal sanctions and fines over the Michigan election lawsuit that...

There’s no evidence of voter fraud, but a GOP-led committee will...

The GOP-led state House passed a resolution Tuesday that will give the Oversight Committee power to issue subpoenas for Nov. 3 general election-related issues,...

19 GOP lawmakers still dodging questions after Biden wins Electoral College

The four GOP congressmen and 15 Republican state House members who backed a failed Texas lawsuit seeking to overturn the election for President Donald...

Retiring congressman leaves GOP, fears Trump’s ‘harm to democracy’

U.S. Rep. Paul Mitchell (I-Dryden Twp.) announced Monday he was leaving the Republican Party, saying that President Donald Trump’s attempts to dismantle the election...

It’s official in Michigan: Electoral College affirms Biden and Harris

Michigan’s Electoral College on Monday unanimously voted for Democratic President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris during its meeting at the state Capitol.  It...

AG calls GOP lawmaker’s Electoral College comments ‘open sedition’

Updated, 1:28 p.m., 12/14/20 with new comments from Eisen Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel on Monday said that a state lawmaker’s announcement of a counter...

Republican says closing Capitol is ‘bad judgment,’ but Capitol panel VP...

After Senate Majority Leader Mike Shirkey (R-Clarklake) said the Capitol and other legislative buildings will be closed Monday due to a “credible threat” during...

Capitol building closed during Electoral College vote over threats, Detroit elector...

The state Capitol building, Anderson House Office Building and Binsfield Senate Office Building will be closed Monday as Michigan's 16 electors are set to...

Michigan Supreme Court denies Trump campaign lawsuit

Outgoing GOP President Donald Trump’s lawsuit against Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson, which had sought to overturn Michigan’s election results, was unanimously denied Friday...

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