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Too little, too late

The House unanimously approved a bill on Wednesday that addresses the election fraud scheme Speaker Jase Bolger and Rep. Roy Schmidt cooked up. Speaker Bolger’s audacity never ceases to amaze. Bolger says we need higher election standards, “me included.” Michigan residents need to see this move exactly for what it is: an overt attempt to […]


What has ALEC been up to?

If you’re reading this, you probably already know about the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) and the influence they wield over Lansing politicians. Just a few weeks ago, we were able to turn up the pressure on General Motors until they dropped their ALEC membership! Last October, we uncovered an outrageous ALEC model bill introduced […]


Ruth Johnson: Yesterday’s Biggest Loser

“Offensive.” “Wrong…lousy.” “Shameful.” Those aren’t movie reviews. They’re reviews of the job done by Michigan Secretary of State Ruth Johnson in her first big test as the state’s elections chief. What happened? Well, back in February Secretary Johnson added a citizenship checkbox to the ballot application, saying that it was only a matter of time […]

Voters Denied Ballots Over Johnson’s Citizenship Checkbox

Voters Denied Ballots Over Johnson’s Citizenship Checkbox

The Progress Michigan office has already received reports of some voters being denied ballots in today’s primary election, after refusing to fill out the citizenship checkbox that was unilaterally implemented by Secretary of State Ruth Johnson. As expected, there is confusion with voters and election officials over the U.S. citizen checkbox requirement following Governor Snyder’s […]