Category: Michigan

Michigan Judge Extends Deadline 2 Weeks for Mail-in Ballots Postmarked by November 2
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Michigan Judge Extends Deadline 2 Weeks for Mail-in Ballots Postmarked by November 2

Mail-in ballots postmarked by November 2 must be counted up to two weeks after the presidential election, a Michigan judge ruled this week. The ruling also authorizes the temporary use of ballot harvesting. Michigan Court of Claims Judge Cynthia Stephens essentially extended the deadline for mail-in ballots to be counted, even if they arrive after…

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Mike Pence in Michigan: Joe Biden Would ‘Stifle Automotive Jobs’
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Mike Pence in Michigan: Joe Biden Would ‘Stifle Automotive Jobs’

TRAVERSE CITY, Michigan — Vice President Mike Pence said during a campaign event on Friday that former Vice President Joe Biden would “stifle” Michigan’s automative jobs and prevent America’s economic recovery. Pence said that Biden’s economic policies would harm America’s manufacturing jobs and prevent an economic recovery as the country begins to come back from…

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Michigan Rejects 846 Mailed Ballots ‘Because the Voter Was Dead’
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Michigan Rejects 846 Mailed Ballots ‘Because the Voter Was Dead’

Michigan clerks rejected 10,694 mailed ballots during the August 4 primary. Of those, 846 ballots were not accepted “because the voter was dead,” the Detroit News reported. Further, 2,225 ballots were denied because there was no voter signature on the envelope, and 1,111 votes were discarded because the voter moved to a new address after…

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Michigan Teacher: I Was Fired After Saying ‘Trump Is Our President’
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Michigan Teacher: I Was Fired After Saying ‘Trump Is Our President’

A Michigan school teacher claims he was fired from his Walled Lake Consolidated Schools job after posting “[Trump] is our president” on Twitter. Justin Kucera, a social studies teacher and baseball coach at Walled Lake Western High School, was confronted by school administrators for tweets he posted July 6. “I’m done being silent,” he wrote.…

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Michigan Gov. Whitmer on Reopening: ‘I’m Not Going to Be Bullied into Moving Before It’s Safe’
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Michigan Gov. Whitmer on Reopening: ‘I’m Not Going to Be Bullied into Moving Before It’s Safe’

After dialing back reopening right before the July 4 holiday, Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer (D) affirmed Tuesday on CNN’s “New Day” that she will not be “bullied” into reopening her state too quickly amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Whitmer said the state is going to continue to monitor the numbers, as Michigan has seen an…

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Report: 34% of Michigan Coronavirus Deaths Linked to Nursing Homes
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Report: 34% of Michigan Coronavirus Deaths Linked to Nursing Homes

The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services revealed on Monday that 34 percent of all coronavirus deaths in the state are linked to nursing homes. According to the Detroit News, there have been “1,947 deaths among patients in nursing facilities and 20 deaths among staff.” Last week, Whitmer defended her policy of sending coronavirus…

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Michigan Sheriff Won’t Enforce Whitmer’s Stay-at-Home Order
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Michigan Sheriff Won’t Enforce Whitmer’s Stay-at-Home Order

A Michigan sheriff announced Monday that his office will not enforce Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s (D) stay-at-home order implemented due to the Chinese coronavirus outbreak, as residents and lawmakers continue to accuse the governor of infringing on civil liberties. Shiawassee County Sheriff Brian BeGole wrote in a statement shared to Facebook that he decided against enforcing the order after…

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Michigan Pilot Gives an ‘F U’ Flyover to Democrat Gov. Whitmer
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Michigan Pilot Gives an ‘F U’ Flyover to Democrat Gov. Whitmer

A frustrated Michigan pilot flew an “F U” pattern over Grand Rapids to spell out his message to Democrat Gov. Gretchen Whitmer about her lockdown order. Ed Frederick, 45, spent an hour charting out the flightpath to give his simple message to Whitmer over her handling of the coronavirus, with an arrow pointing directly at…

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