Secretary of State
Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson today in Detroit discussed a new traffic safety campaign – “Motorcyclists Are Hard to See. Look Twice. Save a Life.” – to inform motorists about how best to prevent crashes with motorcyclists.
“A common misconception is that most crashes involving motorcyclists and vehicles occur on highways,” Benson said. “Actually, 84% of motorcycle-vehicle crashes happen on streets, not highways. That’s why it’s important . . .
Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson today announced the Secretary of State Mobile Office will visit the Charlotte Community Library in early June.
The Mobile Office will be open from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday, June 6, and noon to 4 p.m. Friday, June 7, at . . .
Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson today unveiled a traffic safety campaign – “Motorcyclists Are Hard to See. Look Twice. Save a Life.” – to inform motorists about how best to prevent crashes with motorcyclists.
“Many drivers mistakenly believe most crashes with motorcyclists happen on highways. But, in reality, about 84% of all crashes happen on city streets,” Benson said. “That’s why it’s important to be aware of motorcyclists no matter where you’re driving . . .
Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson reminds residents that all Secretary of State offices and the Office of the Great Seal will be closed in observance of Memorial Day on Monday, May 27. Secretary of State Super Centers normally offer Saturday hours but also will be closed Saturday, May 25 . . .
As part of National Military Appreciation Month, Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson today announced plans to improve voting rights for members of the military and their families and new efforts to recognize the service of veterans across Michigan . . .
Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson announced the Secretary of State Mobile Office will visit the Mackinac Island Public Library on Tuesday, May 28 and Wednesday, May 29.
The Mobile Office will be open from noon to 4 p.m. at . . .
WASHINGTON – Michigan Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson today gave congressional testimony on election security before the Committee on House Administration.
Benson emphasized the federal government’s important role as a partner for work in securing elections to succeed at any level . . .
Subject to court approval, the secretary of state today settled a federal lawsuit challenging Michigan’s restrictions on ballot photography, sometimes known as “ballot selfies.”
Under the settlement, in which both parties to the suit agreed to dismiss the case, voters will be allowed to take a photograph of their own ballot but only while in the voting booth. The agreement doesn’t affect other prohibitions . . .
Alabama Secretary of State John H. Merrill and Michigan Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson this week will host a nonpartisan voting rights history tour in Alabama with 18 other secretaries of state from across the nation.
This group of statewide election officials – eight Democrats and 12 Republicans – will spend three days . . .
The Michigan Department of State has issued a temporary cease and desist order against a repair shop in Bay County for operating without a facility registration in violation of the law.
R&N Auto, 1101 Cass Ave. in Bay City, owned by Nikolas Perreault and Ryan Perreault, was served with the order April 8. After receiving a complaint, a Department of State regulation agent attempted an inspection . . .
DETROIT – Michigan Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson today testified before the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Michigan Advisory Committee during a Public Briefing on Civil Rights and Voting Rights in Michigan.
Benson focused her testimony on accessible hours and times for voting . . .