Benson: Appointment-Only Visits To Secretary Of State Here To StayMichigan residents who visit secretary of state offices will always need an appointment, Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson said Thursday, making permanent a change that was made to help slow the spread of the coronavirus.
Benson: Michigan Voting Bills More Restrictive Than GeorgiaMichigan’s top election official on Thursday blasted Republican-backed voting bills that are pending in the Legislature, calling them an “un-American” affront to voters and saying some would be more restrictive than a controversial new law in Georgia.
SOS Jocelyn Benson Pushes To Make Voting EasierMichigan Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson said in a call with media that she’s looking to keep that momentum going and make it easier to vote.
SOS Benson Says She Will Not Appear In House Oversight Committee HearingMichigan's Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson says she will not testify in a house oversight committee hearing.
Bureau Of Elections To Complete Statewide Audit By Mid-JanuaryMichigan's Bureau of Elections will conduct an audit of the state's election results.
Michigan SOS Plans To Intervene In Atrium County Voter Fraud LawsuitMichigan's Secretary of State is preparing to intervene in a voter fraud lawsuit filed in Atrium County.
Michigan Secretary Of State Speaks Out On Threats, Acts Of IntimidationSecretary Benson is speaking out about the encounter and says threats and acts of intimidation won’t change the outcome of the election.
Here's Why Over 15K Absentee Ballots Were Rejected In Michigan During The Nov. 3 ElectionMichigan Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson said more than 15,000 absentee ballots were rejected during the Nov. 3 election.
Secretary of State Benson To Do Performance Edit Audit of Wayne County VotesIn Lansing Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson announced she will direct her agency to do a post-election performance edit in Wayne County.
Michigan GOP Backtracks After Blocking Vote CertificationA bipartisan panel in Michigan's largest county unanimously certified its presidential results on Tuesday night, a stunning reversal hours after Republicans had temporarily blocked certification based on dubious claims of voting irregularities in Detroit.
Secretary Benson: Michigan’s Count Can Be TrustedOver five million votes were cast in Michigan. Roughly three million were absentee and as the tallies pour in from Michigan’s 83 counties, Secretary Jocelyn Benson says every vote is valid and accurate.
Election Officials Project Detroit Voter Turnout Highest In More Than 20 YearsElection officials said Tuesday night voter turnout in Detroit is projected to be the highest it's been in more than 20 years
A Look At In-Person Voting, Michigan S.O.S Talks Detroit TurnoutDuring Benson's stop she announced that 3.1 million people voted absentee in the state as of Tuesday morning but that number is expected to soar during exit counts.
S.O.S. Ensures Election Security, AccuracyTwo-point-nine million absentee ballots have already been returned and Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson is predicting a large voter turn-out of two-million people showing up to the polls to cast their ballots on Election Day.
SOS, Attorney General Appealing Injunction On Election Day Open CarryMichigan Secretary Of State Jocelyn Benson is not going down without a fight, the state's chief election officer and Attorney General Dana Nessel filed an emergency hearing with the court of appeals to challenge the decision.