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Republican Ruth Johnson Wins Secretary Of State Seat

Oakland County Clerk Ruth Johnson has kept Michigan’s secretary of state office in Republican hands, handily defeating Democratic candidate Jocelyn Benson. Johnson received 52 percent of the vote to Benson’s 44 percent with 67 percent […]


Johnson, Benson Look To Boost Vote In SOS Race

Oakland County Clerk Ruth Johnson and Wayne State University associate law professor Jocelyn Benson both are making a get-out-the-vote push as the race for Michigan secretary of state draws to a close.


New Web Site For Oakland Clerk-Register Office

The Oakland County Clerk/Register of Deeds Web site has a fresh new look, a new online genealogy search and more tools that make it easier than ever before to order public records. The redesigned site […]


Benson, Johnson Meet In Secretary Of State Debate

The two major party candidates seeking to become Michigan’s next secretary of state, Democrat Jocelyn Benson and Republican Ruth Johnson, traded barbs and offered sharp policy contrasts during a Friday debate.


Elections, Campaign Finance Issues In Secretary of State Race

The secretary of state is Michigan’s top elections official, but concerns over information embedded in enhanced driver’s licenses and hefty fees for bad drivers have made other aspects of the job equally visible.


Debate Oct. 8th In Michigan Secretary of State Race

Michigan secretary of state candidates Ruth Johnson and Jocelyn Benson are expected to meet for a debate next month.