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Statement from MDOS spokesperson Jake Rollow
in response to comments by MIGOP Chair Ron Weiser
"The people of Michigan deserve more than a half-apology when the leader of one of our two major political parties suggests violence over democracy."
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Secretary Benson signs legislation on behalf of Governor Whitmer to improve election efficiency, ensure every vote counts
Today, Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson signed a bill into law while serving as acting governor that improves election efficiency and protects equal access to the ballot box.
Secretary Benson, area officials launch newest Secretary of State mobile office serving Macomb County
Today, Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson launched Michigan’s fifth mobile Secretary of State office at a ribbon-cutting ceremony in Warren.
Secretary of State hosts final Road to Restoration driver's license clinic of 2023 in Dearborn Heights
The Michigan Department of State (MDOS) joined partners at Hype Athletics in Dearborn Heights on Thursday for the final Road to Restoration driver’s license clinic of 2023.
Statement of Secretary Benson on Michigan primary ballot rulings issued today
Today, Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson made the following statement regarding the Michigan Court of Claims’ rulings in three lawsuits regarding Donald Trump’s eligibility to appear on the 2024 Presidential Primary ballot in Michigan
Secretary Benson calls for federal, state laws to protect elections at bipartisan U.S. Senate AI Insight Forum
Michigan Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson today represented the nation's secretaries of state at U.S. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer's bipartisan AI Insight Forum on Democracy and Elections.
Early voting period complete in participating communities, polls open tomorrow for local elections
Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson announced the successful conclusion of the early voting period at jurisdictions that conducted early voting pilots ahead of elections tomorrow, Nov. 7, 2023.
Department of State takes action against Dearborn driver education provider
The Michigan Department of State (MDOS) has suspended a Wayne County driver education provider’s authorization to operate for alleged violations of the Driver Education Provider and Instructor Act.