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New Elections Director Named

Jun 30, 2017

This week, Secretary of State Ruth Johnson announced Sally Williams as the next director of the Michigan Bureau of Elections.  She currently serves as the bureau’s Election Liaison Division director, assisting county and local clerks in their election administration duties.  Prior to that, Ms. Williams served in the executive offices of Secretaries Candice Miller and […]

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Elections Director Announces Retirement

Mar 03, 2017

This week, State Elections Director Christopher Thomas announced that he will retire in June.  In 1981, then-Secretary of State Richard Austin (D), appointed Mr. Thomas as the state’s elections director, a position he has held since the initial appointment.  He began his career in elections administration in 1974 by working for the United States House […]

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Pew Center Releases Elections Systems Study

Aug 12, 2016

This week, The Pew Center called Michigan’s elections system a “high performer” based on multiple objective measures of election performance, according to a press release from Secretary of State Ruth Johnson.  The study calculated and averaged a state’s overall performance by measuring more than a dozen separate indicators that make up the overall score.  Indicators […]

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