State Rep. Ann Bollin today released the following statement after the Secretary of State announced her legislative goals for the year:
“Election integrity is my top priority heading into this year, and I’m committed to leading the way in restoring the public’s trust by improving our elections process.
“Secretary Benson expressed a desire to work on reforms with legislators on both sides of the aisle. Unfortunately, so far, she has only demonstrated an interest in partnering with legislators who happen to be members of her own political party.
“If her goal is truly to work together in a bipartisan manner, I can’t imagine why she would continue to bring up emotionally charged policy proposals that have already been struck down by our courts.
“Our focus must be on improving transparency, protecting election integrity and restoring the public’s trust – not on constitutionally questionable proposals that advance the Secretary of State’s own political agenda.”
State Rep. Ann Bollin, chair of the House Elections and Ethics Committee, today released the following statement on the House’s efforts to work with local clerks and election administrators to strengthen Michigan’s elections: