Jocelyn Benson

Top Michigan Democrats Questioned Election Outcomes That Favored Republicans

Michigan Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson (D) is set to receive an award next month for “defending democracy” against those who raised concerns about the 2020 election results. Meanwhile, Benson and other Michigan Democrat leaders have a history of expressing concern about Republican-won elections or exploiting the electoral college process.

FILE - In this Sept. 24, 2020, file photo, Michigan Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson speaks in Detroit. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)

MI Sec of State Benson on ‘Meritless’ Trump Lawsuit: ‘An Attempt to Sow Seeds of Doubt’ in Election Process

In a Thursday appearance on ABC News’ “Good Morning America,” Michigan Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson reacted to President Donald Trump’s campaign filing lawsuits in Pennsylvania, Michigan and Georgia over the 2020 presidential election. The filings demand better access for campaign observers to locations where ballots are being processed and counted and raise concerns about absentee ballots.

Michigan Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson speaks at a news conference about election security and later-than-typical results being expected in the state's presidential primary next week on Thursday, March 5, 2020, at the Romney Building in Lansing, Mich. Benson said clerks will face challenges because it is the first major …