Secure MI Vote: Creating Insecurity for Community Polling Places

November 10, 2021 How a Republican ballot initiative could eliminate 20 percent of Michigan polling places by prohibiting the use of donated spaces: an analysis of religious spaces used as polling places in the 2020 election. This report includes an outline of how communities across the state could be affected and the challenges this would…

The Right’s Fight against Fair Maps

October 26, 2021 Spending millions, filing lawsuits, spreading misinformation, and telling lies: how Michigan Republicans and right-wing groups have fought the historic effort to bring transparency and fairness to our state through an Independent Citizens Redistricting Commission. They have opposed and continue to oppose independent redistricting, nonpartisan maps, and an equal voice for all voters.…

Michigan Republican Party Administrative Account

September 26, 2021 A review of campaign finance disclosures reveals how the Michigan Republican Party has used an account intended only for non-election activities to funnel undisclosed donations into ballot initiative battles. This report shows known administrative account expenditures on ballot initiatives over the past decade, opposing collecting bargaining rights for workers and independent redistricting.…

Michigan Republicans and the Big Lie

July 26, 2021 An analysis of Michigan Republican County Party Facebook pages and groups from November 3, 2020 through June 30, 2021, shows how tightly Michigan Republicans are clinging to the myth of election fraud. The Big Lie, a conspiracy theory about widespread voter fraud that resulted in the 2020 election being stolen from former…