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Questions relating to the government or politics of Michigan, a state of the United States.

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Disqualification to hold US office for having "given aid or comfort to the enemies" of the United States

Section 3 of the 14th Amendment to the US Constitution reads: No person shall be a Senator or Representative in Congress, or elector of President and Vice-President, or hold any office, civil or ...
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How do I find a schedule for my local government elections?

I would like to have a say in who is on the counsil in my small village in Michigan. How can I find out when the next election is? The village website doesn't say anything about an election schedule. ...
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If I do not have an ID, how can Michigan check that I did not attempt to vote multiple times at different locations?

Background In Michigan, if someone did not bring their photo ID with them, they are free to sign an affidavit as state below on the Michigan Secretary of State website: Voting Without Photo ID If ...
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Has the Michigan risk-limiting election audit process completed for the 2020 election?

Background On January 11th, a risk-limiting election audit for the 2020 election was conducted in the State of Michigan to confirm the integrity of the 2020 election in Michigan. The beginning of the ...
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Why was/is Wayne County Michigan so consistent in support for Democratic presidential candidates?

There is a county in Michigan called Wayne County. It holds Detroit. It has consistently given Democrats majorities of its vote since 1932. Why has this county been voting Democrat for so long? Was it ...
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How far out of balance are Wayne County's absentee counting boards?

Michigan's GOP is calling for an audit in the 2020 election because "70% of the Detroit absentee counting boards were out of balance". Do we know how far out of balance they were? I mean, ...
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Can members of the Wayne County Canvassing Board rescind their votes?

A couple days ago, all four members of the Board of Canvassers of Wayne County, Michigan voted to certify the results of the 2020 Presidential Election. Now the two Republican members of the ...
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Could Michigan Republicans have given the electoral college votes to Trump?

According to the news, for a brief period, Wayne county board of canvassers had a 2-2 tie over whether to certify the election results. What would have been the effect (next steps) had the tie not ...
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Why is the Michigan Supreme Court's refusal to hear a case a bar to publishing the Court of Appeals' decision?

MCR 7.215(D)(4) says that The Court of Appeals shall not direct publication if the Supreme Court has denied an application for leave to appeal under MCR 7.305. What is the purpose of this rule?
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Will most Michigan families get a tax hike due to the new tax bill?

Debbie Stabenow, US Senator for Michigan, claimed Thanks to President Trump and the Republicans, most Michigan families will get a tax hike. Looking at the proposed tax brackets I don't understand ...
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Michigan Results- Provisional Ballots

As of writing this, Trump won Michigan by just about 13,000 votes. Is it known how many provisional ballots there are in Michigan that might tip the state to Hillary?
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