City of Detroit Office of Inspector General investigates Detroit city clerk campaign
The Michigan Inspector General is out with a new report saying a deputy of Detroit city clerk, Janice Winfrey, abused their authority. That report states that Reuben Washington used the clerk’s office to organize petition signatures for Winfrey’s campaign for congress.
Michigan lawmakers issue subpoenas to Detroit, Livonia city clerks for information on 2020 primary, general elections
DETROIT – The Michigan House and Senate Oversight committees subpoenaed Detroit City Clerk Janice Winfrey and Livonia City Clerk Susan Nash. Both cities had a number of precincts where the poll books did not match the vote tally and are not explained. Both city clerks have until Jan. 12 to present documents explaining how the election was handled. The Michigan House and Senate are holding hearings on alleged voting irregularities, which have found no proof of fraud at this point and nothing to suggest the vote in Michigan was not secure or accurate. House Oversight Chair Matt Hall, of Marshall, issued the following statement Tuesday after a joint hearing of the House and Senate Oversight committees:
Livonia and Detroit clerks subpoenaed for election information by Michigan lawmakers
DETROIT – On Tuesday, the Michigan House and Senate Oversight Committees voted to issue subpoenas to Livonia City Clerk, Susan Nash, and Detroit City Clerk, Janice Winfrey, for information related to the 2020 general and primary elections. Under the subpoenas both Winfrey and Nash have until 5 p.m. Jan. 5, 2021 to provide information and documents on how they ran the elections. Tuesday’s vote was made only one day after Michigan electors unanimously cast 16 Electoral College votes for Joe Biden for president. House Oversight Chair, Matt Hall, of Marshall issued the following statement after the joint hearing of the House and Senate Oversight Committees. “The House and Senate Oversight Committees have heard testimony and claims about this election.
Detroit city clerk reassures voters ahead of election: ‘You’ve got this'
DETROIT – All eyes are on the city of Detroit ahead of the Nov. 3 General Election. Detroit City Clerk Janice Winfrey said things will be different this time around. Winfrey has been city clerk since 2005. “Our issues in August stemmed from the lack of poll workers that we were able to recruit from. She believes that she has done a “better than good” job in her years as city clerk.
Detroit city clerk, postmaster urge voters to trust ballot security process
DETROIT – On Friday, Detroit’s city clerk and postmaster discussed the process of how ballots already in the mail will be handled this year. “Every ballot will reach its intended destination,” said Detroit Postmaster, Darron Bray. “We will timely deliver all election mail, and we will do that definitely securely,” Bray said. Winfrey is urging voters to trust that everything will go smoothly on Election Day. Trust the process,” Winfrey said.
What to expect at the polls during Michigans Primary Election
DETROIT Polls open tomorrow morning for the primary election and there are several key races were following. READ: Michigan Secretary of State addresses concerns ahead of primary electionA record number of people will be voting absentee, but the polls will still be open for anyone voting in person. Thats a lot for us, especially for a primary, a state primary, Detroit City Clerk Janice Winfrey said. READ: COVID-19 creates spike in absentee ballot requests ahead of Michigan Primary ElectionWinfrey said Tuesday will be a huge day for voters in Michigan. READ: Michigan Primary Election on Aug. 4, 2020: What to knowIf an individual pulls up to the precinct and says I want to vote today but I dont want to go inside.
LIVE STREAM: Detroit city clerk to discuss election reparations, voting for Michigan Primary Election
DETROIT Detroit City Clerk Janice Winfrey will hold a news briefing at 11 a.m. Thursday to discuss election reparations, absentee voting and safety protocols for voting in person for the Michigan Primary Election on Aug. 4. This live stream has ended. In-person voting will still be available for the 2020 Michigan Primary Election on Aug. 4 amid the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic -- however, all Michigan voters now have the option to vote by mail with an absentee ballot. Officials are encouraging Michigan voters to return absentee ballots in person instead of by mail as election day approaches.
Flashpoint 9/17/17: Detroit City Clerk candidates Janice Winfrey and Garlin Gilchrist debate
DETROIT Detroit City Clerk candidates Janice Winfrey and Garlin Gilchrist debated. Winfrey is the current clerk. Also, see what came from Detroit's Homecoming event last week, including investments in the city's housing. Flashpoint is hosted by WDIV Local 4 anchor Devin Scillian. Watch Flashpoint on WDIV at 10 a.m. on Sundays.