Michigan GOP Introduces 39 Voter Suppression Bills

MSNBC reports:

The bills introduced by Michigan Republicans on Wednesday stand as a greatest-hits list amid a nationwide effort led by Republican legislatures to restrict access to the ballot box. But the sheer number of bills introduced – 39 – eclipses states like Arizona, Georgia and Pennsylvania, where legislators have been hard at work advancing measures to change election rules.

In the months after the 2020 election, Michigan Republican lawmakers repeatedly undermined confidence in the state’s elections procedures, raised debunked claims of widespread fraud and launched investigations that have so far failed to turn up any evidence of improper voting. Republicans said Wednesday their package of bills were meant to restore the confidence they themselves had helped undermine.

Read the full article. Photo: Michigan Senate Majority Leader Mike Shirkey, who last month called the Capitol riot a “hoax.” He later apologized.