Secretary of State

Off the Record: Tim Skubick
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EAST LANSING, Mich. -- The major party candidates for Trustee of Michigan State University and for Secretary of State have agreed to debate on upcoming episodes of Off the Record, Michigan’s only weekly statewide political analysis television show. 

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The Office of the Secretary of State says it expects long lines Monday as it eliminates driver responsibility fees.


Mary Treder Lang
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Republican Mary Treder Lang says she seeks to launch a mobile app and expand online services for registering to vote and renewing driver's licenses and plates if she's elected Michigan's next secretary of state.

Voting Ballot
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The state plans to fight a lawsuit filed in federal court by a group of Michigan college students. Capital correspondent Cheyna Roth reports the students say a law discriminates against young voters.


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The Michigan Secretary of State says an independent candidate should not appear on the November ballot. Capital Correspondent Cheyna Roth reports the Secretary of State is appealing a federal judge’s order to put Christopher Graveline on the ballot as an independent.


Joseph Guzman and Mary Treder Lang
Dr. Joseph Guzman for Secretary of State, Mary Treder Lang / Facebook

Republicans hoping to extend their 24-year reign at the helm of the secretary of state's office will choose between an academic who co-chaired Donald Trump's Michigan campaign and an accountant with business and nonprofit experience.

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A group called Promote the Vote says it wants to improve Michigan residents’ access to the voting booth. Capital correspondent Cheyna Roth reports the coalition submitted more than 400-thousand signatures to get a measure the 20-18 ballot.


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Michigan officials are looking for accomplished motorcyclists who could teach others to ride.

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The 2010 Democratic candidate for Michigan Secretary of State says she will try again in 2018. We have more from Michigan Public Radio’s Rick Pluta.

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Election law expert Jocelyn Benson is expected to run again to be Michigan's next secretary of state.

Rosemarie Robertson

In 2016, 1,300 Michigan residents received the gift of sight because of the generosity of others. A mother shared how her son's loss of life is helping others gain vision.  


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A Washington-based civil rights organization is suing the state of Michigan over what it says is a case of "wealth-based" discrimination.

Dwight Burdette

The Michigan Secretary of State offices are back in business following a computer system outage earlier today.