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Statement from Jake Rollow, spokesman for the Michigan Department of State, on President Trump's inaccurate tweet
"President Donald Trump's statement is false. The Bureau of Elections is mailing absent voter applications, not ballots. Applications are mailed nearly every election cycle by both major parties and countless advocacy and nonpartisan organizations. Just like them, we have full authority to mail applications to ensure voters know they have the right to vote safely by mail."
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Secretary of State office in Bad Axe to close for remodeling project until June 19
The Secretary of State office at 33 Patrick Dr. in Bad Axe will be closed for two weeks for a remodeling project, but most residents can go online to Michigan.gov/SOS instead for their transactions.
Board of State Canvassers to meet May 19
The Board of State Canvassers will meet at 10 a.m. Friday, Apr. 28, at the Binsfeld Office Building Room 1100, 201 Townsend Street in Lansing.
Department of State, community partners serve more than 200 local residents at Kalamazoo Road to Restoration clinic
The Michigan Department of State (MDOS) joined partners in Kalamazoo on Friday for a Road to Restoration clinic, serving more than 200 Michiganders looking to understand the necessary steps to regain their driver's licenses.
Benson urges legislators to support military families overseas, voters with disabilities, and parents seeking elected office
Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson today testified before the House Elections Committee in favor of bills that would support military families deployed overseas and parents who choose to run for office.
Benson: Mechanic certification tests now better, more accessible
Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson today announced improvements to the mechanic certification process.
Benson urges motorists to share the road with motorcyclists as Michigan's riding season gets underway
Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson today reminded motorists to be alert and attentive while sharing the road with motorcyclists as she relaunched the Michigan Department of State’s (MDOS) annual “Look Twice. Save a Life.” public education campaign.
Statement from Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson on new law supporting military absentee voters
Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson today made the following statement regarding the signing of Senate Bill 259 (Wojno), which has been filed and given immediate effect as Public Act 25 of 2023:
Secretary of State downtown Flint office closed May 8-12 during move to new location
The Secretary of State office at 408 S. Saginaw St. in Flint will permanently close at 5 p.m. Friday, May 5, as it moves to a new location.
Department of State, partners assist nearly 300 local residents at Downriver Road to Restoration Clinic
The Michigan Department of State (MDOS) and community partners served nearly 300 area residents at a free Road to Restoration clinic in Taylor on Wednesday.