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Statement from Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson on the passing of Sheriff Benny Napoleon
"I am deeply saddened to hear of the passing of Sheriff Napoleon, and to learn we've lost yet another giant of the Detroit community to coronavirus. While we mourn his passing, I am grateful for his grace, kindness and steadfast commitment to serving and protecting the citizens of Wayne County and Detroit. As his family, like far too many across the state and nation, grieve the passing of a dear loved one this season, we are again reminded of the importance of staying home, staying safe, and wearing a mask."
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Secretary of State office in Dearborn to close for remodeling project until Dec. 18
The Secretary of State office at 5090 Schaefer Road in Dearborn will be closed for a week during a remodeling project, but most residents can go online to Michigan.gov/SOS instead for their transactions.
Secretary Benson shares resources for National Older Driver Safety Awareness Week
In recognition of Older Driver Safety Awareness Week, Dec. 4-8, Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson is reminding residents that resources are available through the Michigan Department of State (MDOS) for residents to educate themselves on safe driving at any age.
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.