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Today ‘Marks The Next Step For Voting Reform’ in Michigan Following Placement of Promote the Vote 2022 on the Ballot

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Voting & Elections 09.9.2022

Today ‘Marks The Next Step For Voting Reform’ in Michigan Following Placement of Promote the Vote 2022 on the Ballot

LANSING, Mich. — Yesterday, the Michigan Supreme Court ruled in favor of allowing Promote the Vote 2022 (of which Common Cause Michigan is a supporter) on the upcoming general election ballot.

Voting & Elections 08.26.2022

Common Cause Michigan Says ‘Michiganders — Not Former Presidents’ — Choose Our Candidates, Ahead of Republican Convention

"While Common Cause Michigan remains staunchly nonpartisan, we must denounce the lies about our elections that have been disproven over and over again. That includes those who refuse to uphold the will of the people and violate our election laws to do so."

Common Cause Files Amicus Brief Requesting Review of Michigan State Senate Voting Map for Racial Gerrymandering

LANSING, MI — Today, Common Cause filed a joint amicus brief with Michigan State University professor Jon X. Eguia in Agee v. Benson, a case in which plaintiffs argue that Michigan’s state legislative maps violate the U.S. Constitution and the Voting Rights Act.

Voting & Elections 08.8.2022

Common Cause Michigan Renews Call for Special Prosecutor After Matthew DePerno Found Involved in Voting-System Breach

LANSING, MI — Yesterday, GOP Michigan Attorney General candidate Matthew DePerno was found to have allegedly been involved in the breach of a voting system in Western Michigan. DePerno led a team that gained unauthorized access to voting equipment, then is reported to have used that access in an attempt to substantiate the false claims that Donald Trump won the 2020 presidential election.

Voting & Elections 07.18.2022

Deadline to Register by Mail and Online, Recommended Mail-in Date for Absentee Ballots in Michigan Approaches

LANSING, MI — Common Cause Michigan reminds Michiganders that the last day to register to vote online/by mail before the August 2 primary is Monday, July 18. Additionally, Tuesday, July 19 is the recommended date for voters to mail in their absentee ballot so it can arrive on time.

Voting & Elections 06.9.2022

Common Cause Michigan Issues Statement After FBI Arrest of GOP Gubernatorial Candidate Ryan Kelley

This afternoon, the FBI arrested Michigan gubernatorial candidate Ryan Kelley in Allendale. Kelley has been charged with a misdemeanor in relation to the Jan. 6 attack at the U.S. Capitol. Kelley is alleged to have entered and engaged in disorderly conduct, as well as physical violence during the insurrection.

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