Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein’s attorneys wrote a letter to Attorney General Loretta Lynch requesting the Department of Justice to launch an investigation into the country’s election process.
Amid an ongoing recount of Michigan's vote launched by Jill Stein, the former Green Party presidential nominee, University of Michigan professors and local Democrats are saying they think such efforts are highly unlikely to change the results of the election.
The race in Michigan was officially certified for President-elect Donald Trump Monday, with a winning margin of 10,704 votes.
Stein also filed in Wisconsin last week and is currently attempting to file in Pennsylvania, other states Trump won, for a recount.
Cynthia Wilbanks, the University of Michigan’s vice president for government relations, was selected as the United Way of Washtenaw County’s 2017 Woman of the Year Monday afternoon and will be honored at the UWWC’s “Power of the Purse” event in March.
According to a press release, Wilbanks was selected because of her leadership in the community and efforts to improve Washtenaw County, including serving four years as the University’s United Way campaign chair.
Following the unexpected victory of President-elect Donald Trump early Wednesday morning, in addition to issues of safety, racism and hateful speech, many students and faculty on the University of Michigan campus are worried about
In an extremely close race nationwide, for a period of time Election Day all eyes were on Michigan, but the state ultimately wasn’t the one to hand President-elect Donald Trump his victory. However, many of the trends seen in the state around turnout and voter enthusiasm are similar to those in the other close states that did hand Trump his win.
While Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump won an unexpected victory in the general election Tuesday night, on the state and congressional level Democrats dominated in traditionally blue Ann Arbor.
Rep. Debbie Dingell (D–Mich.) won her bid for re-election in Washtenaw County with 65 percent of the vote. Dingell has represented Michigan’s 12th District since January 2015.
In a statement, Dingell said she plans to continue to work to aid middle-class families, focusing on issues such as the economy and college affordability.
In a large upset victory, Republican nominee Donald Trump won the presidential election after capturing Wisconsin, North Carolina and Pennsylvania, which Democrats had considered crucial to their victory. The race was called at 2:30 a.m. by the Associated Press.
In his victory speech, Trump framed the United States as needing to unite together under his leadership.