Abigail Censky

Politics/Government Reporter

Abigail Censky is the politics and government reporter at WKAR.

Abigail joined WKAR in December 2018.

Prior to joining WKAR, Abigail served as news intern at St. Louis Public Radio, covering the Missouri 2018 midterm elections; and covered Colorado politics as a reporter with the Colorado Springs Gazette.

Abigail Censky has a bachelor's degree from Colorado College.

The Senate Oversight Committee hearing into ballot counting at the TCF center in Detroit lasted seven hours. The hearing was filled with conspiracy theories and debunked claims.
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In a conspiracy laden seven-hour hearing, Republican poll challengers and watchers testified in front of the Michigan Senate Oversight Committee. Despite accusations, they did not provide evidence of widespread voter fraud. 

Hours after Michigan's Board of State Canvassers voted to certify the November election, people waited to publicly comment. Connie R. Mitchell, top, Robin Smith, center, and Johanna Bogater, bottom, all commented in the last hour.
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Many stopped watching the Board of State Canvassers meeting after canvassers voted 3-0 to certify Michigan's November election results, but hundreds of people who were worried about being disenfranchised stayed on the line to comment.

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The Michigan Board of State Canvassers meets Monday at 1 p.m.
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From personal calls with a Wayne County Canvasser, to meeting with Republican state lawmakers in Washington, The president's strategy questioning Michigan's election, which President-Elect Joe Biden won, continues as time runs short.

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Following reports that Republican leaders from the Michigan state legislature would fly to Washington Friday to meet with President Donald Trump, Governor Gretchen Whitmer implored them to put country over party.

Courtesy / Michigan House Republicans

After holding a majority in the Michigan House of Representatives for the sixth time in a row, Republicans elected new leadership Thursday.

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The Associated Press has called the race for Congresswoman Elissa Slotkin in Michigan’s battleground eighth congressional district

When it comes to the presidency and the U.S. Senate, Democrats are largely playing offense. That's true further down the ballot, too, for the offices where many of the policies that affect our daily lives are made: state legislatures.

Abigail Censky / WKAR-MSU

Trailing behind Former Vice President Joe Biden in statewide polls, President Donald Trump stood on stage at the Capital Region International Airport for more than an hour Tuesday a week ahead of the 2020 election.


The Michigan Board of State Canvassers meets Monday at 1 p.m.
Maxim Jenkins / WKAR-MSU

It’s been ten years since Democrats had control of the Michigan House of Representatives. Now, they’re trying to take back control of the lower chamber.

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