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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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Organizers of a Michigan initiative to allow same-day voter registration and no-reason absentee voting filed a federal lawsuit Wednesday demanding that the state certify their measure for the November ballot.

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A billionaire took his fight to impeach President Donald Trump to Lansing Monday. This time with a slightly new message.


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Congresswoman Debbie Dingell is calling for a thorough investigation into election problems in Wayne County during Tuesday's primaries. 

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The big story for Michigan Primary 2018 may be the heavy turnout. 


Ex-Offenders Can Vote In Michigan

Aug 7, 2018
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A prison reform advocacy group says formerly incarcerated people do have the right to vote in Michigan.

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New voting machines in Michigan may cause problems for residents with a visual disability.

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As both parties continue pumping funds into the 2018 race, Michigan Democrats hope to cash in on another kind of green.

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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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Today is the last day to register to vote in Michigan’s August primary. 

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You might soon be able to register to vote from the comfort of your home. Capital correspondent Cheyna Roth reports lawmakers in the state Senate passed a bill Thursday for online voter registration.

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Groups wanting to expand access to voting and boost Michigan's renewable energy requirement have seen the form of their ballot initiatives approved by the state elections board.

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Nearly half of local officials in Michigan's large municipalities report struggling to find enough people with the necessary skills to work at the polls on Election Day.

Eaton County To Decide On 911 Surcharge

Nov 6, 2017
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Eaton County voters will decide on a 9-1-1 surcharge ballot proposal Tuesday.

If passed, a surcharge of up to $1.75 would be assessed on all devices subscribed to an Eaton County address which are capable of placing a call to 911.

According to Eaton County’s website, the county operates on eight different radio systems, which causes lapses in communication. Additionally, the technology is outdated and experiencing failures.

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Michigan's secretary of state says she will comply with some requests for voter information from President Donald Trump's voting commission, but personal data won't be released. 

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