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Secretary Benson's statement on the signing of bipartisan legislation expanding voting rights

Today, Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson made the following statement on Governor Gretchen Whitmer's signing of bills to implement comprehensive election reforms approved by Michigan voters last November as Proposal 2:
“This is what it means to have a government that works for the people.
Last November, Michiganders turned out in record numbers to expand our voting rights. Legislative leaders worked collaboratively with my office, local clerks, and voting rights advocates from around the state to make sure these bills provide the flexibility and resources we need to carry out the will of the voters. This was a thoughtful, bipartisan effort and I’m grateful to the leaders in both chambers for getting this done.
"We are ready to work with Michigan’s clerks to implement these new laws in time for next year’s elections.”

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