Fact-checking claims made in support of Michigan's GOP-backed election bills
Michigan’s Senate Elections Committee has held three hearings so far on GOP-backed election bills that would place new requirements on voters.
Republicans have sold their 39-bill legislative push as an effort to beef up election security and restore faith in the election process. Voting rights advocates and election officials say some of the proposals would disenfranchise voters by making it harder to vote.
The bills include measures that would impose stricter voter ID requirements, shorten the deadline for returning ballots via drop boxes, prohibit clerks from providing prepaid postage for...