Michigan Legislative Consultants

Voting Reforms Pass Senate

Apr 21, 2023

The Senate took its first steps to implement election reform legislation related to Proposal 2 of 2022. Introduced by Senator Paul Wojno (D-Warren), a bill was passed by the Senate allowing for absentee voter ballots for military members, their spouses, and voting-age dependents to be counted if they are signed and dated by Election Day […]

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House Republicans Name Campaign Leadership

Feb 24, 2023

The House Republican Campaign Committee (HRCC) named its leadership team for the 2023-2024 cycle. Serving as chair will be Representative Andrew Beeler (R-Port Huron), who also serves as the assistant House Republican leader. The additional members of the team are: Vice Chair – Representative Bill Schuette (R-Midland) Finance Chair – Representative Graham Filler (R-St. Johns) […]

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Presidential Primary Date Set to Change

Feb 03, 2023

Michigan’s presidential primary will occur in February under legislation signed into law this week. Sponsored by Senator Jeremy Moss (D-Southfield), the bill moves Michigan’s presidential primary from the second Tuesday in March to February 27, 2024, and to the fourth Tuesday in February for each presidential primary election afterwards. The date change was allowed by […]

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Voter List Maintenance Moves Forward

Feb 03, 2023

Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson launched the next phase of the ongoing voter registration list maintenance, announcing the Bureau of Elections will make available the list of voter registrations to be cancelled in accordance with federal law. Nearly 100,000 registrations are slated for cancellations because the voter no longer lives at the registration address. Either […]

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Coalition Announces Election Protections

Jan 20, 2023

Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson was joined by members of the Senate and House Elections Committees to announce legislative plans to protect elections workers and voters. The group plans to work on: Reintroducing and passing legislation to ban and increase the penalty for threatening, harassing, or doxxing election workers and for pressuring election officials to […]

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2022 General Election Audit Announced

Jan 13, 2023

The Michigan Bureau of Elections and bipartisan county and local election clerks will conduct more than 200 public audits of last November’s general election.  Precinct-level audits will be conducted by Bureau staff and county clerks to review election administration procedures carried out and identify best practices for future elections. Additionally, the Bureau and dozens of […]

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MLC Election Contest Winner Announced

Nov 18, 2022

This election cycle was tough to predict, and many pundits were off on their forecasts on what the outcome would look like. At our biannual “MLC Election Briefing,” our clients participated in a contest, making predictions on the outcome of this year’s general election. In a tough year, one client did remarkably well. This year’s […]

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General Election Results

Nov 09, 2022

While votes continue to be counted, some competitive seats are being called. Below please find the winning candidate in those seats, however, please keep in mind that absentee ballots are still being counted and these results could change. Election results aren’t final until certified by the Board of State Canvassers. The below information is current […]

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