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Michigan Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson (center) rejects allegations that she has refused to remove dead voters from the rolls. She's seen here on Jan. 6, 2023, receiving a Presidential Citizens Medal from President Joe Biden. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

A GOP claim that Michigan purposely tried to encourage voter fraud doesn’t fit with facts

BY: - May 5, 2023

Republicans at a recent congressional hearing accused Michigan’s chief election official of deliberately leaving tens of thousands of dead voters on the rolls in order to encourage illegal voting. Even at a time of intense partisan conflict over election policies, it was a strikingly direct charge against a sitting official — and one made not […]