Last Thursday, the Michigan Court of Appeals affirmed a lower court decision requiring Michigan’s top election officials to alter a set of 2022 rules regulating partisan election challengers.
A series of recent audits and investigations across three states have revealed close to a thousand polling places that are non-compliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) or are otherwise inaccessible to voters with disabilities.
On Thursday, Sept. 28, Michigan Republican legislators filed a federal lawsuit seeking to resurrect the rejected independent state legislature (ISL) theory as the basis for nullifying two pro-voting constitutional amendments.
On Wednesday, Sept. 27, the Democratic-controlled Michigan House of Representatives passed five bills that would expand voting rights in the state.
On Friday, Aug. 11, pro-voting groups filed a lawsuit challenging a Michigan statute that makes it a misdemeanor to “hire a motor vehicle” to transport voters to the polls.
On Tuesday, Aug. 2, a federal judge dismissed a lawsuit brought by Michigan Republicans that sought to “re-run” and overturn the results of the 2020 presidential election in the state.
On Tuesday, July 18, Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel (D) announced charges against 16 Michigan residents for their role in a false electors plot to overturn the results of the 2020 presidential election.
On Thursday, June 22, Michigan Senate Democrats introduced Senate Bills 401, 402, 403 and 404, which collectively would establish the Michigan Voting Rights Act.
On Wednesday, June 14, the Michigan House and Senate both passed a package of eight election bills implementing large parts of Proposition 2, a ballot measure passed with wide support by voters in November 2022.
This week, the Washington Post reported that the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) subpoenaed local election officials in Arizona, Michigan, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin, four key swing states at the center of former President Donald Trump’s efforts to stop certification of the 2020 presidential election results.