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Secretary of State Ruth Johnson demonstrates her office's new time-saving technology.  (credit: Michigan Secretary of State's Office)

New Service To Reduce Waiting Time At Secretary of State

It’s good news for Michigan motorists who are tired of waiting in long lines at the Secretary of State office.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/22/2014

www.michigan.gov/sos

Select Undocumented Workers Granted Michigan Licenses

Ruth Johnson had been opposed to granting licenses and IDs to undocumented immigrants in the state.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/19/2013

Michigan Lays Out Initiatives To Benefit Veterans

Michigan Secretary of State Ruth Johnson has announced her support to establish special identification cards for the state’s 670,000 military vets.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/06/2013

Secretary of State Ruth Johnson (credit: Beth Fisher)

Secretary of State Releases New Android App For Michigan Campaign Finance Filings

Transparency into Michigan state campaign finances expanded Wednesday. Michigan Secretary of State Ruth Johnson announced the launch of a free Android application, “Michigan CFS” (Campaign Finance Search). This application provides the same mobile access as the iPhone version released in April.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/14/2012

(WWJ Photo/Ron Dewey, File)

SOS Reminds Voters Of Election Day Rules

The Michigan Secretary of State is trying to head off any confusion for voters on election day Tuesday.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/05/2012

Voting machines in Florida (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Unfazed By Courts, Secretary Of State Says She’ll Pursue Citizen Check-Off Box After Elections

A judge last week said the added requirement would cause confusion among voters.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/12/2012

John Vandermark wears his " I Voted" sticker after voting on primary day  as Michigan heads to the polls on February 28, 2012 in Royal Oak, Michigan.  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Court: Citizenship Check Box Unconstitutional

A major win for the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) as a federal judge issues an injunction against the citizenship check off box.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/05/2012

Citizenship Box On Ballot Goes To Court

Michigan Secretary of State Ruth Johnson has been ordered to court next week as critics try to stop the use of a citizen check-off box on the Nov. 6 ballot.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/29/2012

Voting machines in Florida (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Macomb County Clerk Objects To Citizenship Box Check-Off

Sabaugh visited the Charlie Langton Talk Radio 1270 show this week to explain why she’s defying Michigan Secretary of State Ruth Johnson, who added the citizenship check-off box on the form.

CBS Detroit–09/19/2012

Macomb County Clerk Carmella Sabaugh. (County Office)

Area Election Officials Refusing To Put U.S. Citizenship Question On Ballot Applications

Some area election officials are refusing Secretary of State Ruth Johnson’s call for them to put a question regarding U.S. citizenship on ballot applications.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/15/2012

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